Tag: Peru

Peru: Empowering mountain communities | Global Ideas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0mQT5wpYAQVillagers in the Manu Biosphere Reserve are actively engaged in protecting the environment while developing ways to make a sustainable and decent living. New crops, new farming methods, new kinds of jobs, and the arrival of the Internet are all…

/ January 13, 2021

The 10 Most Astonishing Archaeological Discoveries of 2020, From an Ancient Cat Carving to the Amazon Rock Paintings

Despite its many difficulties, 2020 gave us some incredible discoveries. Shortly after scientists confirmed that the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC, owned Dead Sea Scroll forgeries, putting the authenticity of some 70 other known fragments in question, the…

/ December 30, 2020

Who Is Fanny Eaton? The Jamaican Model Who Inspired the Pre-Raphaelites Is the Latest Art-World Figure to Get a Google Doodle

The Google Doodle for November 18 honors Fanny Eaton, a muse to the Pre-Raphaelites who helped redefine Victorian standards of beauty. Born in Jamaica on June 23, 1835, Eaton moved to London in the 1840s with her mother, Matilda Foster, who had been freed…

/ November 18, 2020

What a Biden presidency means for world trade and allies like Australia

Back in March, Joe Biden lamented “the international system that the United States so carefully constructed is coming apart at the seams”. “As president,” he declared, “I will take immediate steps to renew US democracy and alliances, protect the United…

/ November 16, 2020

In praise of glaciers, those dragons of ice viewed with concern and fascination

As global temperature records are set one after the other, we are becoming increasingly concerned about the fate of our glaciers, these emblematic victims of climate change. We are worried by the sudden change in the colour of the ice,…

/ November 15, 2020