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Indigenous people and place

Humans Sustainably Managed Much of Earth’s Lands for Thousands of Years, Study Affirms - EcoWatch

Humans Sustainably Managed Much of Earth’s Lands for Thousands of Years, Study Affirms

A new study affirms the awareness among scientists and conservationists that Indigenous societies are the best caretakers of biodiversity. ​Maps of human habitation over the last 12,000 years showed that almost three-quarters of Earth's land had been sustainably shaped and managed by Indigenous or traditional societies during that time.

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Plague planet: the Sony world photography awards 2021 – in pictures

A locust invasion, a unisex karate school, a final resting place for pets and a barbecue on the moon … these are just some of the professional category winners in the Sony world photography awards, all looking for new perspectives in troubled times

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‘Forests are not renewable’: the felling of Sweden’s ancient trees

Forests cover 70% of the country, but many argue the Swedish model of replacing old-growth forests with monoculture plantations is bad for biodiversity

Indigenous peoples by far the best guardians of forests – UN report | Trees and forests | The Guardian Forest People, Good Things, Things To Come, Tribal People, Sustainable Food, Rural Area, Medicinal Herbs, The Guardian, Natural Resources

Indigenous peoples by far the best guardians of forests – UN report

Preserving Latin America’s forests is vital to fight the climate crisis and deforestation is lower in indigenous territories

'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil | Global development | The Guardian Damien Hirst, Fernando Collor, Yanomami, Fondation Cartier, Human Dimension, Infrared Photography, Contemporary Photography, Double Exposure, Norte

'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil

Andujar lived with the tribe and fights for them. A timely show of her images comes to London soon

'We had no paper, but we had our bodies': the sacred and symbolic in Polynesian tattoos | Samoa | The Guardian Samoan Tattoo, I Tattoo, Polynesian Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos, Hand Tattoos, Samoan Women, Facial Tattoos, Traditional Ink, Maori

'We had no paper, no pens, but we had our bodies': the sacred and symbolic in Pasifika tattoos | Lagipoiva Cherelle

The New Zealand foreign minister’s moko has become international news, but beyond an identifier, our tatau are a link to ancestors, a vessel for our cultures’ stories, and a tribute to those who have gone before

Epiphany celebrations and a big clean: Wednesday's best photos | News | The Guardian Pretty Pictures, Cool Photos, China People, Workers Party, Bridal Headdress, Picture Editor, Flower Market, Epiphany, S Pic

Epiphany celebrations and a big clean: Wednesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

A Cosmology of Conservation: Ancient Maya Environmentalism | ClimateCultures - creative conversations for the Anthropocene Forest Resources, Agricultural Practices, Mayan Cities, City C, National Science Foundation, Environmental Change, Environmentalism, Water Management, Sustainable Practices

A Cosmology of Conservation: Ancient Maya Environmentalism | ClimateCultures - creative conversations for the Anthropocene

Lisa Lucero shares extensive research into how ancient Mayan culture adapted to environmental change, whose cosmology can help us rethink our worldview.

A facepaint mask and rutting season: Thursday's best photos | News | The Guardian Antonio Garcia, Rocky Horror Show, Hindu Rituals, Richmond Park, Picture Editor, Durga Goddess, Tampa Bay Rays, A Cartoon, Ballet Dancers

A facepaint mask and rutting season: Thursday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

The Last Ice | Take One Action! Polar Bear On Ice, Indigenous Peoples Day, Environmental Change, National Weather, Food Insecurity, Sea Ice, Action Film, The Millions, Way Of Life

The Last Ice | Take One Action!

Visually stunning portrait of two Inuit youth grappling with their future as their communities face the challenges of (neo)colonialism and climate change.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peruvians are facing exceptional challenges as individuals and communities throughout the country… Food Policy, Sustainable Food, Environmentalist, Health And Safety, The Locals, Pumpkin, Outdoor, Diversity, Sustainability

In Peru, ancestral values shine during COVID-19 crisis - Local Futures

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peruvians are facing exceptional challenges as individuals and communities throughout the country confront job losses and food shortages in addition to the virus itself. However, these difficult times have an upside, in that they bring out the best in each of us, generating acts of solidarity; in the […]

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Indigenous Peoples and the Future of the Food System

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, a day to reflect on the Indigenous cultures that help protect biodiversity.

India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields | India | The Guardian Renewable Energy Companies, Energy Industry, Tribal People, Coal Mining, Natural Resources, The Guardian, Ecology, Environment, India

India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields

Narendra Modi’s dream of a ‘self-reliant India’ comes at a terrible price for its indigenous population

On October 9, 2019, 16 people from diverse expertises and worldviews gathered in Toronto. Together, we explored socio-ecological pathways that weave civic and Indigenous imaginations to better… Indigenous Knowledge, Pathways, Ecology, Flourish, Diversity, Toronto, Weave, Cities, October

Civic-Indigenous 7.0

7 points of convergence towards civic and Indigenous futures

What Listening Means in a Time of Climate Crisis | Literary Hub Waiting In The Wings, Fight For Us, The Expendables, Ecology, Diversity, Native American, Environment, Action, Science

What Listening Means in a Time of Climate Crisis

Koko’s fingers move through the bit of tobacco I’ve handed her, sifting to an answer. The afternoon sun dapples the lines on her cheeks. I’ve asked about giniw, the golden eagle who flies between t…

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Bandiagara Escarpment, Mopti Region, Mali

Bandiagara Escarpment, Mopti Region, Mali, is a wonderful place that will allow you to admire the most incredible views from the top of a cliff.

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The Living Archive

The Living Archive | Extinction Stories from Oceania

The world’s first mass deportation took place on American soil – Claudio Saunt Forced Migration, The Republic, Oppression, First World, History, American, Places, People, Diversity

The world’s first mass deportation took place on American soil – Claudio Saunt | Aeon Essays

One of the first mass deportations in the modern world, administered by state bureaucrats, took place on American soil

 Worn as an overshoe to protect more costly leather shoes, birch bark shoes lasted about a week. Louis Xiv, Shoe Boots, Shoes Sandals, Flat Shoes, Narrow Shoes, Weaving Designs, Shoe Last, Birch Bark, Weaving Art

Top 10 Most Bizarre Shoes in History - Listverse

Shoes date back to the 8,000s BC - a very long history indeed. Over the millennia all manner of styles and materials have been used for shoes. Some successful (the modern athletic shoe) and some not successful at all (lotus shoes). This list looks at ten bizarre styles of shoe from early to modern history.

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Home Stylings | Off The Grid

Offgridquest.com is the place where old world living meets modern technology, and the two together create an exciting version of Living Off The Grid as we are known on Facebook.

Most of the women are wearing riukkilakki caps, so are more likely to be Kveeni than Sami. The men are not wearing traditionally Sami headwear either. (Previous description: Northern Sweden Nomad Sami people about Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Lappland, We Are The World, First Nations, World Cultures, Scandinavian

Flickriver: Photoset 'Sami people - Samene' by saamiblog

Flickriver - view images as a 'river of photos' and more...

'Whisper of the Stars: Traditional Life in the Arctic' Siberia, by photographer Bryan Alexander. Nenya Vanuito, a two-year-old Nenets girl, approaches a reindeer at her family's winter camp on the tundra near Tambey. Camping 3, Winter Camping, Family Camping, Camping Hacks, Christmas Style, Nordic Christmas, Modern Christmas, Siberia Russia, The Guardian

Traditional life in the Siberian Arctic - in pictures

Photographer Bryan Alexander has travelled Siberia revealing aspects of the lives of the Chukchi, Dolgan, Even, Khanty, Komi, Nenets, and Nganasan people, showing how they live today in their native communities, their traditional camps, transportation and dress as well as activities such as herding, hunting and fishing

Photographer visits lost tribe of Reindeer Herders in Mongolia. Mongolia, We Are The World, People Of The World, Folklore, Le Vent Se Leve, Wow Photo, Photo Libre, Places To Go, Creatures

These photos of a lost Mongolian tribe are incredible

The Dukha people of Mongolia have a connection to nature which allows them to interact with reindeer, wolves, eagles, and even bears.

The Christian Science Monitor - an independent daily newspaper providing context and clarity on national and international news, peoples and cultures, and social trends. Anti Capitalism, Social Trends, Environmental Science, Anthropology, Social Justice, Natural World, Ecology, Conservation, Science Fiction

Is culture missing from conservation? Scientists take cues from indigenous peoples.

We typically think of conservation as removing humans from the ecosystem to return it to its 'natural' state. But the practices of many indigenous cultures offer a different way to view humanity's relationship with the natural world.

Indian heritage

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Best photos of the day: Cape Cod sunset and Tuscan drought

The Guardian’s picture editors bring photo highlights from around the world, including a crowded Moroccan beach and Philippines unrest

thefeetofkali: “ Century painting depicting Kali Ma as the Supreme Deity, being worshipped by Indra, Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva ” Mother Kali, Divine Mother, Mother Goddess, Kali Hindu, Hindu Art, Om Namah Shivaya, Arte Shiva, Indiana, Kali Ma

Kali as the Supreme Deity, circa 1800. Indra, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Chamba, India. OM KRIM KALYAI NAMAH

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The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design

Steve McCurry has been a photojournalist for over 30 years. He is the recipient of the Robert Capa Gold Medal, the National Press Photographers Award and four first prize awards in the World Press Photo contest. (Photo by Steve. We Are The World, People Of The World, Magnum Photos, Steve Mccurry Photos, Steve Mccurry Portraits, Fotojournalismus, World Press Photo, Pfaff, Afghan Girl

World view: the spirit of India, captured by Steve McCurry – in pictures

The Magnum photographer’s new book draws together iconic images he has taken in 40 years of visiting India, showcasing the people and extraordinary settings of one of the most spiritual countries on Earth

Kolkata, India A woman buys rakhi, or traditional Indian sacred thread, at a market stall. Rakhi is also the name of a Hindu festival during which a sister ties the threads onto her brother’s wrist to ask him for her protection Hindu Festivals, Harvest, Rakhi, Traditional, Kolkata, Diversity, Day, Ties, Brother

Photo highlights of the day: Erawan shrine and harvest festivities

A ceremony at the Erawan Shrine and harvest festivities in Kerala

sisterwolf: “intox: “ “An unusual depiction of Shiva in which he embraces numerous adorers who shower their love and affection on him.” (The Illustrated Kama Sutra ed. Krishna Hindu, Shiva Shakti, Tantra Art, Spiritual Paintings, Apocalypse Art, Lord Shiva Family, Lord Shiva Painting, Tibetan Art, Ganesha Art

Hindu Cosmos: Photo

“An unusual depiction of Shiva in which he embraces numerous adorers who shower their love and affection on him.” (The Illustrated Kama Sutra ed. Lance Dane, p.51)

Utka Nayika - A lady awaits her lover in the forest. Gouache painting on paper Punjab Hills Pahari School Kangra Style ca British Museum Mughal Miniature Paintings, Mughal Paintings, Indian Paintings, Oil Paintings, Abstract Paintings, Painting Abstract, Landscape Paintings, Art Indien, Art Asiatique

Heaveninawildflower: Photo

Floral notes, pressed petals, likes, loves, the occasional greyhound. Sorry, not really a chatty blog. Don't feel obliged to 'follow' me because you 'like' or re-blog my posts. However, please retain my links and credits (usually, just click on the picture for the source).

 Deity riding elephant composed of female orchestra and acrobatic dancing girls. Painted in gouache on paper. Dancing Girls, British Museum, Ganesha, Indian Art, Deities, Orchestra, Gouache, Diversity, Elephants

album | British Museum

Album leaf. Deity riding elephant composed of female orchestra and acrobatic dancing girls. Painted in gouache on paper.

Gaṇesha holding his mount, Musika (mouse), by a leash. Painted in Gujarat, India The British Museum Shri Ganesh, Ganesha Art, Hanuman, Durga, Lord Ganesha, Ganesha Painting, Phad Painting, Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha, Mandalas

Bharat Dreams

centuriespast: “ Representation of Gaṇeśa Painted in Gujarat 17thC The British Museum ”

Illustration to the Ottoman poet Lami’i Celebi’s “Serefu’l-Insan”, a morality in which the animals complain of their ill-treatment by man (detail). (via British Museum) Tiger Drawing, Painting & Drawing, Fabulous Beasts, International Cat Day, Lion Illustration, Casual Art, Old Art, Illuminated Manuscript, British Museum

A London Salmagundi

Illustration to the Ottoman poet Lami'i Celebi's "Serefu'l-Insan", a morality in which the animals complain of their ill-treatment by man (detail). Style of Miskin; India, ca. 1590-1620. (via British...

Vishnu - Kanauj, Dynastie des Chandella: Vishnu, British Museum, Londres Vishnu, l Shiva, Krishna, Hindu Art, Buddhist Art, Gods And Goddesses, Religious Art, British Museum, Indian Art, Art And Architecture

Vishnu - Kanauj, Dynastie des Chandella - LANKAART

Vishnu, British Museum, Londres Vishnu, l'Omniprésent, est déja présent dans les Veda, comme personnage secondaire, il est devenu progressivement l'un des trois aspect de l'Absolu, avec Shiva et Brahma, et l'un des dieux les plus vénéré en Inde. Vishnu...

Varanasi The sacred city of India situated in the Ganga valley and along the banks of Ganges. Religion, Amazing India, India Culture, Varanasi, People Of The World, Pilgrimage, Indian Art, Namaste, Cool Photos

Varanasi by Suchet Suwanmongkol / 500px

Varanasi The sacred city of India situated in the Ganga valley and along the banks of Ganges. As the holy place of pilgrimage, it is regularly visited by Hindus, who come to have a dip in the holy water. The birth place of many great scholars, it plays host to many foreigners. #seatsofthegoddess

IN VARANASI In case you were wondering, this Indian shop sells tea.In case you were wondering, this Indian shop sells tea. Lhasa, Have A Nice Afternoon, Budapest, India Street, Amazing India, Darjeeling, Jolie Photo, Varanasi, India Travel

TEASHOP IN VARANASI

Explore toyaguerrero's photos on Flickr. toyaguerrero has uploaded 9963 photos to Flickr.

Golden Tringle with Rafting and Wildlife Tour Package 8 nights and 9 days. Haridwar Rishikesh with Golden Triangle Tour. Haridwar And Rishikesh spiritual destinations of India - 9 Days Itinerary Haridwar, Namaste, Kumbh Mela, North India, India Tour, Tourist Places, Varanasi, India Travel, Holiday Destinations

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How to Make Ganesha Statues, British Museum online exhibition and video clip Sri Ganesh, Ganesha Art, Indian Gods, Indian Art, Shiva, Buddha India, Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha, Statues, Ganesh Statue

Celebrating Ganesha

Information about the small display in Room 3 at the British Museum

As debates over culture and nationalism rage in India, these new translations of classic early texts are needed as never before India, Culture, Reading, Diversity, Rage, Texts, Books, Articles, Classic

The Murty Classical Library of India review – great literary works for a new generation

As debates over culture and nationalism rage in India, these new translations of classic early texts are needed as never before

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Human Zoos at the Turn of the 20th Century - Sociological Images

The Society Pages (TSP) is an open-access social science project headquartered in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota

Harihara - Vishnu et Shiva Shiva, Krishna, India Art, Mythological Creatures, Buddhist Art, Gods And Goddesses, Religious Art, British Museum, Asian Art

Harihara - Vishnu et Shiva - LANKAART

Shiva, British Museum, Londres Shiva est l'une des manifestations de l'absolu, au même titre que Brahma et Vishnu dans la tradition des Veda. Destructeur et créateur du cosmos il est celui par qui les choses viennent et meurent, dieu imprévisible il...

Back in photographer Charles Fréger travelled to India to snap photos of elephants. Instead of finding them in the army, Fréger found elephants – all dressed up to the nines – at an annual festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan. At this particular festival, Indian Elephant, Elephant Love, Elephant Art, Elephant Family, Matilda, Charles Freger, Cultures Du Monde, Elephants Photos, Elephant Pictures

The extraordinary painted elephants of India – in pictures

The Elephant Festival takes over the city of Jaipur every year. The animals are draped with jewellery and given majestic multicolour makeovers (complete with pedicures)

of AD Classics: Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn - 2 Gallery - AD Classics: Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn - - AD Classics: Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn - 2 Louis Kahn, A As Architecture, Futuristic Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, Old Abandoned Houses, Built Environment, Marimekko, Brutalist, Architectural Photography

AD Classics: Indian Institute of Management / Louis Kahn

Completed in 1974 in Ahmedabad, India. While Louis Kahn was designing the National Assembly Building in Bangladesh in 1962, he was approached by an admiring Indian architect, Balkrishna...

Black Lives Matter

Climate change threatens to displace millions worldwide. This is a museum exhibit of a fictional city, Leeside, that welcomes climate migrants in the US. Mass Migration, My Future Career, Oil Refinery, Sea Level Rise, Flood Zone, Tybee Island, Black Families, Museum Exhibition, Extreme Weather

Welcome to Leeside, the US’s first climate haven

Climate change threatens to displace millions worldwide. This is a museum exhibit of a fictional city, Leeside, that welcomes climate migrants in the US.

#BlackLivesMatter - UK & US Resources for Anti-Racist Education & Solidarity – O N C A Black Feminist Thought, Police Brutality In America, Change Maker, Reading Groups, Hip Hop Artists, Triptych, Black History Month, Art For Sale, Education

#BlackLivesMatter - UK & US Resources for Anti-Racist Education & Solidarity – O N C A

We at stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement and commit to using our platforms to support anti-racist struggles across the world. Image Credit: US-based artist Matice Moore painted this triptych during a residency at in 2018. Part of the proceeds from their Black Lives Matter art sales go to bail funds and […]

Sacred places

africandiversity: “Lalibela, Ethiopia’s rock-hewn Bet Gabriel-Rufael church. Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s. Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Places To Visit, Travel Destinations, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Magic Places, Place Of Worship, Travel Memories

Lalibela, Ethiopia.

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage …

Female myths & figures

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Inuit art

Brooklyn Museum: Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas Environmental Change, Anthropology, Diversity, South America, Art Museum, Brooklyn, Folk, Lion Sculpture, Statue

Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas

The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City's second largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

"There’s little chance for the wider, more-than-human world to break through our collective trance. And yet it is breaking through, every day, and all around us" 'Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet', David Abram Global Warming, Ecology, Zine, Techno, Planets, How Are You Feeling, This Or That Questions, Trance, Diversity

Creaturely Migrations on a Breathing Planet – Emergence Magazine

Through his observations of cranes, butterflies, and salmon in the course of their annual migrations, cultural ecologist and philosopher David Abram questions the deep intelligence that lies at the heart of migration patterns. Artwork by David Boxley.

Mandela Madiba

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Brigid/Bridget

Raven Blessing Bowl by artist, Beth Menczer Crow Art, Raven Art, Bird Art, Ceramic Pottery, Ceramic Art, Jackdaw, Crows Ravens, Sgraffito, Bird Feathers

Raven Blessing Bowl

bowl by artist, Beth Menczer: beth.menczer.com/bowls.htm Bowl is owned by Architectural Professor and labyrinth expert, Ben Nicholson.

Humans Sustainably Managed Much of Earth’s Lands for Thousands of Years, Study Affirms - EcoWatch

Humans Sustainably Managed Much of Earth’s Lands for Thousands of Years, Study Affirms

A new study affirms the awareness among scientists and conservationists that Indigenous societies are the best caretakers of biodiversity. ​Maps of human habitation over the last 12,000 years showed that almost three-quarters of Earth's land had been sustainably shaped and managed by Indigenous or traditional societies during that time.

  World Photography, Photography Contests, Photography Awards, Street Photography, Sony, Cultures Du Monde, Photo D Art, Portrait Images, Portraits

Plague planet: the Sony world photography awards 2021 – in pictures

A locust invasion, a unisex karate school, a final resting place for pets and a barbecue on the moon … these are just some of the professional category winners in the Sony world photography awards, all looking for new perspectives in troubled times

  Anthropology, Diversity, Folk, Culture, Popular, Anthropologie, Forks, Folk Music

‘Forests are not renewable’: the felling of Sweden’s ancient trees

Forests cover 70% of the country, but many argue the Swedish model of replacing old-growth forests with monoculture plantations is bad for biodiversity

Indigenous peoples by far the best guardians of forests – UN report | Trees and forests | The Guardian Forest People, Good Things, Things To Come, Tribal People, Sustainable Food, Rural Area, Medicinal Herbs, The Guardian, Natural Resources

Indigenous peoples by far the best guardians of forests – UN report

Preserving Latin America’s forests is vital to fight the climate crisis and deforestation is lower in indigenous territories

'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil | Global development | The Guardian Damien Hirst, Fernando Collor, Yanomami, Fondation Cartier, Human Dimension, Infrared Photography, Contemporary Photography, Double Exposure, Norte

'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil

Andujar lived with the tribe and fights for them. A timely show of her images comes to London soon

Brooklyn Museum: Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas Environmental Change, Anthropology, Diversity, South America, Art Museum, Brooklyn, Folk, Lion Sculpture, Statue

Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas

The Brooklyn Museum is an art museum located in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. At 560,000 square feet, the museum is New York City's second largest in physical size and holds an art collection with roughly 1.5 million works.

'We had no paper, but we had our bodies': the sacred and symbolic in Polynesian tattoos | Samoa | The Guardian Samoan Tattoo, I Tattoo, Polynesian Tattoos, Tribal Tattoos, Hand Tattoos, Samoan Women, Facial Tattoos, Traditional Ink, Maori

'We had no paper, no pens, but we had our bodies': the sacred and symbolic in Pasifika tattoos | Lagipoiva Cherelle

The New Zealand foreign minister’s moko has become international news, but beyond an identifier, our tatau are a link to ancestors, a vessel for our cultures’ stories, and a tribute to those who have gone before

Epiphany celebrations and a big clean: Wednesday's best photos | News | The Guardian Pretty Pictures, Cool Photos, China People, Workers Party, Bridal Headdress, Picture Editor, Flower Market, Epiphany, S Pic

Epiphany celebrations and a big clean: Wednesday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

A Cosmology of Conservation: Ancient Maya Environmentalism | ClimateCultures - creative conversations for the Anthropocene Forest Resources, Agricultural Practices, Mayan Cities, City C, National Science Foundation, Environmental Change, Environmentalism, Water Management, Sustainable Practices

A Cosmology of Conservation: Ancient Maya Environmentalism | ClimateCultures - creative conversations for the Anthropocene

Lisa Lucero shares extensive research into how ancient Mayan culture adapted to environmental change, whose cosmology can help us rethink our worldview.

A facepaint mask and rutting season: Thursday's best photos | News | The Guardian Antonio Garcia, Rocky Horror Show, Hindu Rituals, Richmond Park, Picture Editor, Durga Goddess, Tampa Bay Rays, A Cartoon, Ballet Dancers

A facepaint mask and rutting season: Thursday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

The Last Ice | Take One Action! Polar Bear On Ice, Indigenous Peoples Day, Environmental Change, National Weather, Food Insecurity, Sea Ice, Action Film, The Millions, Way Of Life

The Last Ice | Take One Action!

Visually stunning portrait of two Inuit youth grappling with their future as their communities face the challenges of (neo)colonialism and climate change.