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.
Reducing fires lit for agricultural management and deforestation, which unduly affect poorer populations, could help prevent 59,000 premature deaths per year.
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.
Satellite observations have long been used to detect deforestation, and a new study shows that giving Indigenous groups greater access to these data can improve response times and reduce tree cover loss.
Astronomer bridges academic and social media outreach.
A climate scientist finds her dream job not far from home.
In our special issue on STEM careers, meet 17 scientists who’ve forged creative paths to a rewarding pursuit of Earth and space science.
The historic disproportionate attrition of women among geoscience faculty is decreasing, but how long will it take to reach gender parity if current trends of progress continue?
Un estudio de caso en Brasil apunta a una profunda brecha de género que aún debe abordarse en el debate sobre la formulación de políticas.