In Mexico, and probably anywhere else, you can find abandoned places with different layers of archaeological evidence of human settlements hundreds of years apart, of people that came and went to an already ancient place.
I never thought i'd see it happening in real time
Fleeing a Modern War, Syrians Seek Refuge in Ancient Ruins https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/19/world/middleeast/fleeing-a-modern-war-syrians-seek-refuge-in-ancient-ruins.html
"Extending lifespan of smartphones [by one year] would cut same CO₂ as eliminating two million cars"
Cool, make it more than just one year then.
Hey Europeans, there's a European citizens initiative going round right now for universal/unconditional basic income.
The deadline has just been extended to the start of May.
Be cool if you signed it!
I'm floored, because DuoLingo launched a beta for Navajo!
It's honestly making me a little emotional, because my family never inherited our ancestral language. My grandfather's generation were taken from their families and forced into indian boarding schools where they beat you for practicing your culture.
Seeing an indigenous language preserved in a mainstream tool is incredible.
food, climate change (+)
Sea grass is a huge carbon sink, more than tropical rain forests. It is a declining ecosystem, but one with huge potential. A Spanish chef has discovered that a type of sea grass has edible seeds, requires no freshwater and no fertilizer and has 50% more protein than rice and helps restore ecosystems. The Seri of Mexico also eat sea grass grain, but it's not a commonly used food item and hasn't been intentionally cultivated before.
Words that are not distinguished in German; food mention
-Sweet and cute
procyonidae are underappreciated lil buddies
here is a coati enjoying a snack in the sunshine
Today is International Romani Day, a day to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the issues facing Romani people. Here are some (external) posts from Romani people (containing mentions of racism, genocide, deportation, enslavement, slurs, etc.)
Opre Roma: Worldwide Celebration of International Roma Day
"Today however, is also International Romani Day, a day designed to raise awareness of the issues faced by the Roma population, but to also celebrate their culture and heritage."
"since international romani day is coming to a close i’d like to remind non-romani of a few things"
10 Myths About Romani Identity
The “G” Word Isn’t for You
Scholarship Programs (also has donation links)
"Give back to the organizations and people who fight endlessly for Romani rights."
Oh wow, the nyt suggests getting into tarot now
>How to Get Started With Tarot https://nyti.ms/3dp2QdN
Today is the first #InternationalAsexualityDay and our mascot want's to spread the word and support all asexual people!
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