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How Elders Make Us Human

[no-caption] Matthias Zomer/Pexels On March 23, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick sparked controversy and outrage by suggesting that older people in the …


Why the Earth Must Be Mapped

A lidar scan of a site in Mexico reveals the boundaries of a ceremonial area. Chris Fisher The climate crisis represents humanity’s …


When Harmony Silences Resistance

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong hold up their hands to represent their five demands for the city’s government. Vivek Prakash/Getty Images Since …


Why Are Languages Worth Preserving?

This illustration represents how Indigenous peoples around the globe, as highlighted by depictions of a few specific communities, are striving to keep …


Why Land Acknowledgments Matter

[no-caption] Fred Harvey/Library of Congress This article was originally published at The Conversation and has been republished under Creative Commons. In Toronto, before …