Stories of Extraction

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Towards a digital collecting project to surface collections & heritage of Extractivism (to help create its opposite, Regenerative culture)

Climate Museum UK
Experiences of extractivism & climate
Stories of Regenerative culture
Illuminating extractivism
Digital Commons Collections

Experiences of extractivism & climate

THE SPIRIT OF THE BEOTHUK

Story Map Journal

THE SPIRIT OF THE BEOTHUK

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

Liz Hyder: 'It’s extraordinary exploitation - kids are still working in mines' | Young adult | The Guardian

Liz Hyder: 'It’s extraordinary exploitation - kids are still working in mines'

Visiting a mining museum in Wales introduced the debut author to a shocking history. She explains how these horrors inspired her acclaimed novel

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us - YouTube

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us - YouTube

15 Years After Katrina, a Fight Against 'the Jim Crow of Climate Change' Rages On in the Gulf Coast | OneZero

15 Years After Katrina, a Fight Against ‘the Jim Crow of Climate Change’ Rages on in the Gulf Coast

After inequitable responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey, climate activists are preparing their communities for the next storm

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Extracting Us

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The Russian Scientists that starved to death in a room full of food

The Russian Scientists that starved to death in a room full of food

Few military actions are as brutal as sieges. Often long, slow, drawn out affairs that claim the lives of thousands, they are some of the bloodiest moments in human history. One siege stands above…

Tina Ngata – The Non-Plastic Maori

Article 6 and Carbon Credit Denial: We’re More Trumpy Than We Admit.

I’ve been watching the events at COP25 in Madrid, as always, am very proud of those representing our Indigenous interests. In particular I am noting Article 6 of the Paris Agreement featuring…

What Listening Means in a Time of Climate Crisis | Literary Hub

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…

The murder of George Floyd well over a week ago now has sent shockwaves across the USA and now parts of Europe. Protests have run for 8… [Health impacts of living with extractive industries & social/racial injustice]

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The murder of George Floyd well over a week ago now has sent shockwaves across the USA and now parts of Europe. Protests have run for 8… [Health impacts of living with extractive industries & social/racial injustice]

Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine | Australia news | The Guardian

Rio Tinto blasts 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site to expand iron ore mine

Mining company was given permission to blast Juukan Gorge cave, which provided a 4,000-year-old genetic link to present-day traditional owners

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories' | Environment | The Guardian

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories'

The Living Archive aims to help people worldwide see the significance of species loss as it affects individual lives and places

Stories of Regenerative culture

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peruvians are facing exceptional challenges as individuals and communities throughout the country…

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 […]

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

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.

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

15 Years After Katrina, a Fight Against 'the Jim Crow of Climate Change' Rages On in the Gulf Coast | OneZero

15 Years After Katrina, a Fight Against ‘the Jim Crow of Climate Change’ Rages on in the Gulf Coast

After inequitable responses to Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey, climate activists are preparing their communities for the next storm

What Listening Means in a Time of Climate Crisis | Literary Hub

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…

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees | Environment | The Guardian

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees

A suburb of the country’s capital is showing how urban planning can be harnessed to benefit both humans and wildlife

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees | Environment | The Guardian

'Sweet City': the Costa Rica suburb that gave citizenship to bees, plants and trees

A suburb of the country’s capital is showing how urban planning can be harnessed to benefit both humans and wildlife

Narrative — How We Thrive

Narrative — How We Thrive

Narrative — How We Thrive

KarunaVirus | Responding with Compassion

Love Knows No Borders: Couple In Their 80s Meet Daily Across The Border Of Denmark And Germany

KarunaVirus | Responding with Compassion

Illuminating extractivism

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness | Environment | The Guardian

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness | Environment | The Guardian

Surinamese freedman, Graman Kwasimukambe (also known as Kwasi, Quasi, Quassi and Quacy) is just one of many natural scientists and collectors whose important contributions have been neglected or overwritten in the canon of Western scientific history.

Who was Graman Kwasi?

Surinamese freedman, Graman Kwasimukambe (also known as Kwasi, Quasi, Quassi and Quacy) is just one of many natural scientists and collectors whose important contributions have been neglected or overwritten in the canon of Western scientific history.

So many of the injustices we, as Black people, experience find their roots in historic… Amahra Spence needs your support for Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund

Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund, organized by Amahra Spence

So many of the injustices we, as Black people, experience find their roots in historic… Amahra Spence needs your support for Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund

Friction - Public Seminar

Friction - Public Seminar

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing has just published a brilliant book on the global trade in a certain kind of mushroom. As much as I’d like to report on it, I feel like I have to get my head around a previous landmark work of hers before attempting it. Here I’m thinking of her book Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection (Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2005). Tsing: "Capitalism, science, and politics all depend on global connections.......Read More

Online Exhibition: Extracting Us – O N C A

Online Exhibition: Extracting Us – O N C A

Extracting Us: online exhibition and conversation on the feminist political ecologies of extractivism. The online exhibition and conversation brings together creative contributions working on different experiences of extractivism around the world, and responses to the contributions from artist and activists, such as the Women and Mining Network in Asia (WAMA) network. Viewers will also be […]

Britain beyond lockdown: can social and climate justice come together? | Environment | The Guardian

Britain beyond lockdown: can social and climate justice come together?

Communities in Bristol are devising their own solutions to problems linked with the city’s role in slavery

Boris Johnson says we shouldn't edit our past. But Britain has been lying about it for decades | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

Boris Johnson says we shouldn't edit our past. But Britain has been lying about it for decades | George Monbiot

If we really shouldn’t lie about our history, as the prime minister says, let’s finally open up about the atrocities of empire, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

The National Trust cares for places and collections on behalf of the nation, and many have direct and indirect links to slavery

The National Trust cares for places and collections on behalf of the nation, and many have direct and indirect links to slavery

Orion Magazine | United in Change

Orion Magazine | United in Change

For the past couple of years, I traveled across my country, falling in love with strangers. I sought them out—farmers, ranchers, fly fishermen,

Opinion: If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy | Grist

If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy

Opinion: If you care about the planet, you must dismantle white supremacy | Grist

We are not only disproportionately affected by the climate crisis, but we carry a pain that comes from a long history of racial terror.

People of Color Experience Climate Grief More Deeply Than White People

We are not only disproportionately affected by the climate crisis, but we carry a pain that comes from a long history of racial terror.

[Postcard] Perhaps the World Ends Here, by Julian Brave NoiseCat | Harper's Magazine

[Postcard] Perhaps the World Ends Here, by Julian Brave NoiseCat | Harper's Magazine

Climate disaster at Wounded Knee

Lose Your Kin – The New Inquiry

Lose Your Kin

White people must refuse reconciliation to ongoing brutality; they must rend the fabric of the kinship narrative

Scientists’ warning on affluence | Nature Communications

Scientists’ warning on affluence

Current environmental impact mitigation neglects over-consumption from affluent citizens as a primary driver. The authors highlight the role of bottom-up movements to overcome structural economic growth imperatives spurring consumption by changing structures and culture towards safe and just systems.

The COVID19 pandemic has exposed a strange anomaly in the global economy. If it doesn’t keep growing endlessly, it just breaks. Grow, or die. But there’s a deeper problem. New scientific research…

Capitalism is destroying ‘safe operating space’ for humanity, warn scientists

The COVID19 pandemic has exposed a strange anomaly in the global economy. If it doesn’t keep growing endlessly, it just breaks. Grow, or die. But there’s a deeper problem. New scientific research…

Civic-Indigenous 7.0 - Cities for People - Des villes pour tous - Medium

Civic-Indigenous 7.0

7 points of convergence towards civic and Indigenous futures

Our histories of slavery and colonialism statement | National Trust

Our histories of slavery and colonialism statement | National Trust

Blood at the Root: Black Americans, Southern Soil, and Shared Trauma

Blood at the Root: Black Americans, Southern Soil, and Shared Trauma

Like my grandfather and his father, I was born in Alabama. I grew up between Birmingham and rural southwest Mississippi — the Miss-Lou, those of you who are familiar. My childhood was punctuated by…

The Apocalypse of Settler Colonialism | Black Agenda Report

Author Gerald Horne demonstrates that modernity arrived in the 17th century on the three horsemen of the apocalypse: slavery, white supremacy, and capitalism. “Horne makes clear that transnational solidarity is as old as colonialism and remains the greatest opponent of transnational settler colonialism and imperialism.”

London Mining Tour led by London Mining Network | Arts Catalyst

London Mining Tour led by London Mining Network

London Mining Tour led by London Mining Network | Arts Catalyst

Brooklyn Museum Presents a "Hemispheric" Survey of Indigenous Responses to Climate Change - Metropolis

Brooklyn Museum Presents a "Hemispheric" Survey of Indigenous Responses to Climate Change - Metropolis

Brooklyn Museum's, Climate in Crisis: Environmental Change in the Indigenous Americas, presents indigenous responses to climate change.

Ten best photographs of the day

Each day the picture editor of the Guardian brings you a selection of photo highlights

a ship shipping ships

14748 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

Digital Commons Collections

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time

The National Archives has scanned more than 300 agreements between the United States and Indigenous tribes

The Earth Museum

The Earth Museum

The Earth Museum

Storiiies — Cogapp

Storiiies — Cogapp

Storiiies — Cogapp

A People's Story of Wales

Unveiling the Henry Richard monument, Tregaron

Crowds attending the unveiling of the Henry Richard mon...

Wikidata:WikiProject Climate Change - Wikidata

Wikidata

Wikidata:WikiProject Climate Change - Wikidata

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Capturing Climate Change

Capturing Climate Change - The Australian Museum

Wikispecies, free species directory

Wikispecies, free species directory

Wikispecies, free species directory

Pompeii Live: they didn't see catastrophe coming – and neither did we | Culture | The Guardian

Pompeii Live: they didn't see catastrophe coming – and neither did we

Available onlineThe British Museum has resurrected its blockbuster show about the deadly volcanic eruption. In the age of coronavirus, it’s more chilling and vital than ever

Art UK | My Curations, climate and weather

Art UK

Art UK | My Curations, climate and weather

Art UK | Discover Curations

Discover Curations

Art UK | Discover Curations

The Botanical Mind - Camden Arts Centre digital project

Adam Chodzko - O, you happy roots, branch and mediatrix

The Botanical Mind - Camden Arts Centre digital project

Connect Digital Collections

#CollectionsUnited campaign aims to connect digital collections

Connect Digital Collections

The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.

Zooniverse

The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research.

The Living Archive | Extinction Stories from Oceania

The Living Archive

The Living Archive | Extinction Stories from Oceania

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories' | Environment | The Guardian

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories'

The Living Archive aims to help people worldwide see the significance of species loss as it affects individual lives and places

Más de 150,000 ilustraciones gratuitas de hongos, plantas y animales

Más de 150,000 ilustraciones gratuitas de hongos, plantas y animales

La Biblioteca del Patrimonio de la Biodiversidad o BHL (por sus siglas en inglés: Biodiversity Heritage Library) contiene la mayor colección de archivos e ilustraciones relacionados con la diversid…

OMEKA - Contribution plug-in

Contribution

OMEKA - Contribution plug-in

Bringing the world together through sound, #StayHomeSounds collects sounds and stories from the global coronavirus lockdown onto a global map for all.

#StayHomeSounds - Sounds from the global Covid-19 lockdown

Bringing the world together through sound, #StayHomeSounds collects sounds and stories from the global coronavirus lockdown onto a global map for all.

A crowdsourced set of tech, tools and data relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Contents | Coronavirus Tech Handbook | JoeDocs

A crowdsourced set of tech, tools and data relating to the Coronavirus Pandemic

NESTA is developing an evolving resource including collecting Covid-19 stories.

Unprecedented times

NESTA is developing an evolving resource including collecting Covid-19 stories.

KarunaVirus | Responding with Compassion

KarunaVirus | Responding With Compassion

KarunaVirus | Responding with Compassion

Be part of Europeana Network Association action on climate change | Europeana Pro

Be part of Europeana Network Association action on climate change | Europeana Pro

Be part of Europeana Network Association action on climate change | Europeana Pro

Call for isolated Britons to help digitise historical rainfall data | Science | The Guardian

Call for isolated Britons to help digitise historical rainfall data

Climate change scientists planning to transcribe paper records from 1820s to 1950s

#MassIsolation: Experiences of COVID-19 | QUAD

#MassIsolationFormat: Experiences of COVID-19

#MassIsolation: Experiences of COVID-19 | QUAD

DIY curators let loose on huge online collection of British art | Art and design | The Guardian

DIY curators let loose on huge online collection of British art

Public invited to create own exhibitions from 216,000 paintings and sculptures

Climate Museum UK enquiry into extractivism and digital commons collecting.

Stories of Extraction – Medium

Climate Museum UK enquiry into extractivism and digital commons collecting.

The Cleveland Museum of Art Digitized 30,000 Artworks in the Public Domain

The museum is now offering unrestricted access to nearly half of its collection. As an added bonus, metadata for more than 61,000 works is also available without restriction.

Artists write about three objects that represent the past, present & future of the anthropocene. History of the Anthropocene, artists' thoughts on deep time and environmental change

History of the Anthropocene, artists' thoughts on deep time and environmental change

What objects represent the Anthropocene for you: past, present and future? Share your version and explore others' histories of the Age of Human.

150,000 Illustrations Available for Free Download from Biodiversity Heritage Library

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness | Environment | The Guardian

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness

Revealed: the full extent of Trump’s ‘meat cleaver’ assault on US wilderness | Environment | The Guardian

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Pictures | Download Free Images on Unsplash

Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time | Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine

Hundreds of Native American Treaties Digitized for the First Time

The National Archives has scanned more than 300 agreements between the United States and Indigenous tribes

Surinamese freedman, Graman Kwasimukambe (also known as Kwasi, Quasi, Quassi and Quacy) is just one of many natural scientists and collectors whose important contributions have been neglected or overwritten in the canon of Western scientific history.

Who was Graman Kwasi?

Surinamese freedman, Graman Kwasimukambe (also known as Kwasi, Quasi, Quassi and Quacy) is just one of many natural scientists and collectors whose important contributions have been neglected or overwritten in the canon of Western scientific history.

THE SPIRIT OF THE BEOTHUK

Story Map Journal

THE SPIRIT OF THE BEOTHUK

The Earth Museum

The Earth Museum

The Earth Museum

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

There are many Mayflowers – Mayflowers Kill - Survival International

Liz Hyder: 'It’s extraordinary exploitation - kids are still working in mines' | Young adult | The Guardian

Liz Hyder: 'It’s extraordinary exploitation - kids are still working in mines'

Visiting a mining museum in Wales introduced the debut author to a shocking history. She explains how these horrors inspired her acclaimed novel

So many of the injustices we, as Black people, experience find their roots in historic… Amahra Spence needs your support for Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund

Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund, organized by Amahra Spence

So many of the injustices we, as Black people, experience find their roots in historic… Amahra Spence needs your support for Black Land & Spatial Justice Fund

Friction - Public Seminar

Friction - Public Seminar

Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing has just published a brilliant book on the global trade in a certain kind of mushroom. As much as I’d like to report on it, I feel like I have to get my head around a previous landmark work of hers before attempting it. Here I’m thinking of her book Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection (Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2005). Tsing: "Capitalism, science, and politics all depend on global connections.......Read More

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peruvians are facing exceptional challenges as individuals and communities throughout the country…

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 […]

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

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.

Online Exhibition: Extracting Us – O N C A

Online Exhibition: Extracting Us – O N C A

Extracting Us: online exhibition and conversation on the feminist political ecologies of extractivism. The online exhibition and conversation brings together creative contributions working on different experiences of extractivism around the world, and responses to the contributions from artist and activists, such as the Women and Mining Network in Asia (WAMA) network. Viewers will also be […]

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us - YouTube

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us

Nadirah, coal woman | Extracting Us - YouTube

Storiiies — Cogapp

Storiiies — Cogapp

Storiiies — Cogapp