Digital Geography

maps on the web: fortified regions

To echo the  recent tragedies in the island of  Lampedusa, I invite you to discover Philippe Rekacewicz’s map collection on the subject. This helps having a global sight of these fortified areas (which are not necessarily walls) built around our rich and westernized countries and show how much we isolate ourselves gradually against the outer misery and how, in fact, thousands of migrants die each year to our doors.