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.
Integrated approaches are needed to understand and respond to changes in tropical mountain ecosystems and communities brought about by receding glaciers and changes in land use.
The Minnesota Geological Survey has contributed to the dispossession of homelands from Indigenous Peoples. The agency is creating more just policies.
Nontraditional sources of data could assist in charting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, helping design appropriate policies and investments to improve the state of the environment.
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.
A climate scientist finds her dream job not far from home.
Pipeline infrastructure disproportionately burdens America’s most vulnerable communities.
Los complejos sistemas hidráulicos construidos por los Muisca ayudaron a desarollar los vibrantes humedales urbanos de la capital de Colombia.
Clues in sediments show that once humans arrived on Great Abaco Island, they hunted large reptiles to extinction and burned the old hardwoods and palms, leading to new pine- and mangrove-dominated lands.