The Climate Crisis Likely Caused Mass Die-Off of Puffins
As many as 8,800 birds died over the course of a few months in 2016 due to a severe food shortage.
1 Million Species Are Threatened with Extinction Thanks to Humans, UN Report Says
A comprehensive United Nations report compiled by more than 450 researchers warns of a dire future for both humans and nature if business continues as usual.
This Queer, Native Photographer Uses 'Cowthem' Culture to Decolonize Gender
"I see these self-portraits as a form of visual sovereignty."
Canadian Cops Will Scan Social Media to Predict Who Could Go Missing
Critics say that predictive models will lead to false positives and could disproportionately affect vulnerable communities.
For Indigenous and Afro-Colombians, Carnaval Is More Than a Party
Faced with stigmatization and targeted threats, Colombia's marginalized communities have found a respite in the Barranquilla Carnaval: a means of preservation and celebration in the midst of violence.
Americans Are Literally Flushing Canada’s Forests Down the Toilet
The United States rolls through more toilet paper per year than any other nation, according a report co-written by the NRDC.
'I Thought He Was a Fake': Why Yalitza Aparicio Almost Left Her 'Roma' Audition
Her Oscar nomination broke ground, but it almost didn't happen over a suspected catfishing situation.
European Genocide of Indigenous Peoples in the Americas Cooled Earth’s Climate
Some 50 million Indigenous peoples died during the 16th century, a collapse that caused atmospheric carbon dioxide levels to drop.
This Photographer Captured What Canada’s Military Looks Like at the Arctic Front
Philip Cheung’s new series looks at what Canadian soldiers are doing post-Afghanistan.
The NIH Is Bypassing Tribal Sovereignty to Harvest Genetic Data From Native Americans
NIH’s plan to collect DNA from Native Americans without properly consulting them is “biocolonialism,” Indigenous leaders say, arguing that tribes must be in control of their data.
DNA Can Help Return Indigenous Remains to Ancestral Sites
“We propose that our approach can be used now and will be used routinely in the future to return remains to their rightful kin.”
How Activists Are Resisting a Megadam That Threatens ‘Cultural Genocide’
Indigenous protesters are engaging in civil disobedience and facing arrest to fight the $12.7 billion Muskrat Falls hydroelectricity project in Newfoundland.