This week, we learned …
… how to map 1.7 billion stars. Resource of the week!
… ice-road truckers in Siberia are saying ‘Brother, we need Greenpeace out here.’
Russia isn’t the only landscape that’s melting.
… how to navigate the ‘third space’ of grocery stores.
What are the regions of a grocery store?
… how to hunt a giant sloth.
Would you bring back giant sloths? Would you hunt them?
… deep-water trawling has caught more fish than anyone ever thought.
What is the footprint of global fisheries?
… indigenous scientists are re-evaluating the concept of invasive species.
… Alaskans are asking what happened to winter.
Learn how M Jackson explores the complex relationship between communities and ever-retreating ice.
… archaeologists discovered what may have been the largest ritual of child sacrifice in history.
Where else are our explorers discovering evidence of grisly ancient sacrifice?
… humans have been upstanding citizens for more than 3.6 million years.
Why is bipedalism one of the characteristics that “make us human”?
… ancient Mesopotamians probably got high.
Where else have psychotropic drugs played a role in spirituality?
… what life was like in New York City in 1911.
What was life like in the Arctic in 1911? What about the Antarctic?