This week, we learned …
… the last speaker of Taushiro is exhausted. “Sometimes, I don’t care anymore.” Read of the week!
How are indigenous organizations creating social change in the Amazon?
… the caldera beneath Naples is more dangerous than Vesuvius and Etna combined.
… how America moves its homeless.
How can biking across the U.S. raise awareness about homelessness?
… the strange, secret history of the Russian consulate in San Francisco.
… collapsing fisheries are threatening Costa Rica’s reputation for crime-free ecotourism.
How is Costa Rica working to preserve its marine biodiversity?
… the collapse of the Soviet Union has led to the collapse of Russia’s centuries-old village culture.
How is Russia addressing its Soviet legacy?
… Jakarta, Indonesia, is the world’s fastest-sinking city.
… Estonia may be the world’s first digital republic.
Do you think Estonia’s top-ranked school system is contributing to its digital citizenry?
… animals can be intersex.
How are our explorers working to save sharks with sanctuaries?
… these futuristic street lights use prisms, and no energy.
How are scientists using bioluminescence to mitigate our energy use?
… what the biggest education stories will be next year.
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