Earth's Population Density. Reddest areas show the greatest number of people per square kilometer.
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Earth's City Lights. Brightest areas are the most urbanized, but not necessarily the most populated.
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Key Places

80+1 will be traveling to 20 Key Places which most intensely represent our 20 Topics. Welll also be traveling to special places for Art Projects and School Projects addressing these topics.

Bangalore, India

Topic: Progress
Schedule: Week 9 (August 12 - August 18)
Art Project: Digitie (Istanbul, Turkey)
School Project: TBD

Over the last few decades, India has modernized and developed on an extraordinary level. In many ways, Bangalore is the embodiment of such change – the population…

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Beijing, China

Topic: Food
Schedule: Week 2 (June 24 - July 1)
Art Project: Blowing
School Projects: BHAK Steyr
Partner Schools: International School (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

With a population of over 17 million people, Beijing is one of the oldest and largest cities in the entire world.…

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Breidjing Camp, Chad

Topic: Coexistence
Schedule: Week 7 (July 29 - August 4)
Art Project: Soundshelters (Gaza City, Gaza ; Sderot, Israel)
School Project: HAK des Stift Lambach
Partner School: St. Benedict’s College (Johannesburg, South Africa)

Established in May 2004, Breidjing Camp is the 7th refugee camp in Chad…

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Topics: Markets
Schedule: Week 3 (July 1 - July 8)
Art Project: Markets
School Project: BAKIP Vöcklabruck
Partner School: Primary School (Dhaka, Bangladesh)

While Dhaka is known as the “City of Mosques” for the numerous houses of worship that dot its skyline, it is full…

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Topics: Growth
Schedule: Week 4 (July 8 - July 15)
Art Project: Topology of Dubai
School Project: BG/BRG Ramsauerstraße Linz
Partner School: International School of Tehran (Tehran, Iran)

Dubai has experienced phenomenal growth in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Forty years ago, the…

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Field Station La Gamba, Costa Rica

Topic: Biological Diversity
Schedule: Week 6 (July 22 - July 29)
Art Project: TBD

Founded in 1991, the Austrian non-profit organization, “Rainforest of the Austrians” purchased over 3200 hectares of rainforest to give to the Costa Rican government. In 1993, the Republic of…

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Gadani, Pakistan

Topic: Recycling
Schedule: Week 9 (August 12 - August 18)
Art Project: Tug of War
School Project: HS Steinerkirchen
Partner School: School of Pakao Macka (Pakao Macka, Senegal)

Gadani is one of the world’s largest sites for “ship-breaking,” — the dismantling of cargo and tanker…

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International Space Station

Topic: Exploration
Schedule: Week 11 (August 31 - September 5)
Art Project: TBD

The International Space Station is the largest human-made satellite orbiting the Earth. Sponsored by the United States, Canada, Japan, Russia and the European Space Agency, the ISS is set to…

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Jerusalem, Israel

Topic: Heritage
Schedule: Week 7 (July 29 - August 4)
Art Project: TaxiLink
School Project: BG/BRG Ramsauerstraße Linz
Partner School: Haifa, Israel

Jerusalem is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world – its history goes back over six millennia. The city, known…

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Topic: Civil Society
Schedule: Week 8 (August 4 - August 12)
Art Project: Urbanet: JHB-LNZ
School Project: BORG Honauerstraße Linz
Partner School: Moi Girls High School (Eldoret, Kenya)

Johannesburg is one of the most vibrant cities in southern Africa. The city is one of the…

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Kilpisjärvi, Lapland, Finland

Topic: Climate Change
Schedule: Week 5 (July 15 - July 22)
Art Project: 80+1 Kilpisjärvi
School Project: BHAS Rudigierstraße Linz

Situated 1200 kilometers from the Finnish capital, Helsinki, the town of Kilpisjärvi is in the far northwest corner of Finland. The town sits on…

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Koulouninko, Mali

Topic: Water
Schedule: Week 2 (June 24 - July 1)
Art Project: WIA WIA
School Projects: VS II Linz
Partner Schools: School of Bamako (Bamako, Mali)

Koulouninko village is very close to the Malian capital, Bamako. Many people, if they can afford it, commute the…

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Lampedusa, Italy

Topic: Migration
Schedule: Week 4 (July 8 - July 15)
Art Project: White Shadow (Mexico City)
School Project: Hauptschule 17 Linz
Partner School: TBD

This tiny Mediterranean island has become a locus for illegal immigration, refugees and asylum-seekers into the European Union, as it is along…

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Topic: Cultural Diversity
Schedule: Week 6 (July 22 - July 29)
Art Project: Arrorró (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
School Project: Georg von Peuerbach Gymnasium (Linz, Austria)

Founded in 1718, this city remains one of the most unique of all American cities. The city began after being…

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Okinawa, Japan

Topic: Aging
Schedule: Week 8 (August 4 - August 12)
Art Project: 8,000 Princesses Dancing
School Project: Grafik HTL Linz
Partner School: University of Okinawa (Okinawa, Japan)

Okinawa is an island between Taiwan and southern Kyushu that hosts the world’s highest ratio of centenarians, or…

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St. Gotthard Tunnel, Switzerland

Topic: Traffic
Schedule: Week 5 (July 15 - July 22)
Art Project: Movement and Impact
School Project: BORG Honauerstraße Linz
Partner School: Zürcher Hochschule der Künste (Zürich, Switzerland)

This tunnel is actually three tunnels in a single location, all of which serve to connect the…

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The Internet

Topic: Identity
Schedule: Week 10 (August 24 - August 31)
Art Project: Microblogging (Pitesti, Romania)

The Internet is the world’s largest telecommunications network ever built and is the fastest way to transfer any type of data between any two points on the globe. Originally…

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Thimphu, Bhutan

Topic: Happiness
Schedule: Week 1 (June 17 - June 23)
Art Project: Grand Mutual Smiles
School Project: BORG Honauerstraße Linz
Partner School: Pangtokha Primary School (Pangtokha, Bhutan)

For centuries, Bhutan was one of the most isolated and exotic countries in Asia. In 1972, as a…

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Three Gorges Dam, China

Topics: Energy
Schedule: Week 3 (July 1 - July 8)
Art Projects: Three Gorges Dam of the Future
School Projects: TBD
Partner Schools: TBD

The Three Gorges Dam is the largest hydroelectric energy-producing facility in the entire world. Once fully complete in 2011, the entire…

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Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Topic: Education
Schedule: Week 1, (June 17 - June 23)
Art Project: LinkCube (New York, USA)
School Project: Hauptschule Stadl Paura
Partner School: Mongolian-German School (Ulan Bator, Mongolia)

While Mongolia is largely known for Genghis Khan, yaks and being a stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway between…

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