A bison restoration project in Oklahoma on lands of the Cherokee Nation, one of the largest Native American tribes.
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Efforts are being made to develop the capacity of Native tribes to manage bison and bison habitats. An Indigenous scholar explains their sacred significance.
A Black schoolroom in Mississippi in 1939.
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During the civil rights era, Black teachers were valued members of the community and often taught generations of family members.
COVID-19 mengubah cara kita bekerja dan belajar secara radikal. Hal ini memberikan peluang bagi institusi untuk memikirkan kembali masa depan pendidikan tinggi. Tapi, seperti apa masa depan tersebut?
COVID-19 radically shifted the way we work and learn. It presented an opportunity for institutions to rethink the future of higher education. But, what does this future look like?
Vista de la devastación en Lahaina, Hawái, tras los incendios forestales de agosto de 2023.
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La región de Maui ha sido venerada por sus pueblos indígenas como lugar sagrado durante generaciones. Se cree que es el hogar de Kihawahine, una mujer que se transformó en diosa.
A view of the devastation in Lahaina, Hawaii, following the wildfires in August 2023.
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The region of Maui has been revered by its Indigenous peoples as a sacred place for generations. It is believed to be the home of Kihawahine, a woman who transformed into a goddess.
Americans have come to expect abundant clean water, but there are many stressors on water quality and availability.
A webinar hosted by The Conversation brings together experts in law, health, policy and Indigenous affairs to explain some of the most pressing problems related to water in the US.
Charging at home is more convenient for apartment dwellers, too.
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Illinois passed the latest law requiring new apartment buildings to be wired for EV chargers. Now apartment communities are figuring out the best ways to make shared charging work for everyone.
Travis Goldtooth, a member of the Navajo Nation, was the reigning Miss Montana Two-Spirit in 2019.
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An Indigenous scholar writes that Indigenous peoples have historically recognized multiple gender identities, which they believe are a result of divine intervention.
The stress of experiencing high levels of community violence harms entire families.
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Chronic stress from living with systemic racism and gun violence can lead to increased symptoms of PTSD and depression as well as elevated cortisol levels.
Stonehenge has long been the site of some of the most famous solstice celebrations.
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The dead of winter, when the longest night of the year takes place, has also traditionally been celebrated as a time of renewal and reverence.
Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano in Hawaii, with an observatory visible on its summit. Native Hawaiians consider the mountain sacred and object to construction on it.
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Native Hawaiians see Mauna Kea mountain as sacred. Scientists use its summit for research. A new policy called co-management may help resolve this land conflict and similar ones across the US.
Brad Pitt, en 2008, con una de las primeras casas construidas en Nueva Orleans por su fundación, Make It Right.
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La mayoría de las casas ‘Make It Right’ tienen problemas serios como moho, termitas, podredumbre e inundaciones. El constructor, a pesar de lo que su nombre pueda sugerir, no resuelve estos problemas.
Permafrost and ice wedges have built up over millennia in the Arctic. When they thaw, they destabilize the surrounding landscape.
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Ground is collapsing and massive lakes are draining in a matter of days. Thawing permafrost is having profound effects on the region and its infrastructure.
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Opening these libraries up promises to re-balance the continent’s place in world history when it comes to its intellectual life.
Some resorts have launched diversity efforts to try to appeal to a wider community.
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As temperatures warm, ski and snowboard resorts are investing more in snowmaking and seeing their seasons shrink. Those costs roll down to customers in an already expensive sport.
Brad Pitt walks past one of the first homes built in New Orleans by his Make It Right Foundation in this 2008 photo.
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So much went wrong with the homes built by the Make It Right Foundation that its low-income homebuyers were deprived of the financial security they were promised.
The Sun rises in Midland, Michigan, shortly after 8a.m. on Jan. 13, 2017.
The winter solstice is past, but bundle up – January is when winter really arrives in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere.
Delivered under the eyes of history.
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Rioters at the Capitol represented a ‘dagger against the throat’ of American democracy, President Biden said in an address laden with imagery.
Pembangunan PLTN dapat menjadi solusi untuk memenuhi target pemenuhan energi rendah karbon sebesar 57% pada 2035.