A variety of clues can tip off archaeologists about a promising spot for excavation.
Archaeologists used to dig primarily at sites that were easy to find thanks to obvious visual clues. But technology – and listening to local people – plays a much bigger role now.
Our medicine, cosmetics and other everyday products contain compounds taken from nature. But Traditional Owners may not have given permission for the materials or their knowledge to be used.
A child in The Willows land-based program in the Humber Valley, Toronto, walks with his group alongside GabeKanang Ziibi (Humber River).
In a land-based early childhood program sustained and enriched by relationships with Indigenous Knowledge Holders, children learn that 'water is us.'
A black marlin in the sea. These apex predators can grow to 800 kilograms.
A giant ocean fish swims into the heart of industrial Port Kembla looking for food. What if we take its presence, a few km from an ancient, living midden, as a symbol of both new and old ways to learn in the age of the Anthropocene?
Mukurtu is a Warumungu word meaning “dilly bag” or a safe keeping place for sacred materials.
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Mukurtu: an online dilly bag for keeping Indigenous digital archives safe.
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Mukurtu - Warumungu word meaning 'dilly bag' or a safe keeping place for sacred materials - is an online system helping Indigenous people conserve photos, songs and other digital archives.
Tourism is putting some natural sites under increasing pressure.
Can tourism ever be sustainable? Only if operators and consumers start looking beyond the idyllic postcard images and take undesirable consequences of tourism into account.
The study of caribou ecology in the Sahtú region of Canada’s Northwest Territories shows how western science and Indigenous Traditional Knowledge are used together.
Science is a multicultural enterprise that benefits from and indeed requires competing views.