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.
The Minnesota Geological Survey has contributed to the dispossession of homelands from Indigenous Peoples. The agency is creating more just policies.
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.
Historian finds the liberal arts support a deeper study of science.
The history of geoscience is filled with racist ideology and problematic foundational figures. A new set of modules aims to help educators by offering more inclusive context for inequities in the field today.
Indigenous Knowledges can be accurate, rigorous, and precise, say researchers in New Zealand, and they can help geomorphologists see landscapes in a new, richer way.
Un nuevo modelo de trabajo podría ayudar a los científicos a diseñar y facilitar la investigación que cumpla tanto los estándares de ética científica como los culturales, al trabajar con conocimiento indígena acerca del clima y el ambiente.
A new working model could help scientists design and facilitate research that adheres to both scientific and cultural ethics standards when working with indigenous knowledge about climate and the environment.
Attracting and retaining women in the sciences require action on all fronts: stopping outright harassment, changing institutional cultures, and ensuring that women are included, recognized, and heard.
Childhood recreational experiences help explain gender disparity and other differences in undergraduate students’ spatial abilities, researchers found.