Extractive and exploitive practices erode trust in Western science among Indigenous communities. Changing funding structures is one way to develop reciprocity and respect and repair relationships.
Brutal university cuts are putting at risk an industry crucial to addressing climate change Down Under and around the world. Saving geoscience will require a community reckoning.
Earth and environmental sciences have some of the least diverse racial and ethnic representation in academia. To face profound future challenges, the fields need to address the inequities of the past and how they inform the present.
The scientific community cannot claim it is becoming a diverse and inclusive culture based on numbers alone—not if professionals who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color must leave themselves behind to be part of it.
Students and faculty in higher education have faced countless disruptions since early 2020, exacerbating problems with mental health but also revealing positive ways to reshape teaching and learning.
Core libraries store a treasure trove of data about the planet’s past. What will it take to sustain their future?
Los humanos pueden estar en una nueva época geológica, el Antropoceno, pero diferentes grupos definen su comienzo en diferentes momentos. ¿Cuándo debería haber comenzado el Antropoceno?
The need to address harassment in field campaigns is growing more urgent. A new workshop provides scientists with a broad set of tools to create more inclusive, safe, and functional field teams.
Contributions are invited to a new cross-journal special collection that describe novel advances in critical zone research, with specific consideration for transferable and broadly applicable science.
A contemporary approach to today’s science careers looks less like a structured pipeline and more like a collection of paths that change and adapt to the needs of the individual.