Women

I have a theory. Taiwan’s waste management system is dependent on a subtle, strong, yet almost invisible force–women. Walk into a bathroom in any Taipei City subway stop and you’ll see an older woman in a bright green or orange vest moving seamlessly in and out of the stalls, a pair of tongs in hand….

Changing Planet, Human Journey

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From March 8 through 10, thousands of women from around the world converged in southern Mexico for the Zapatistas’ First International Gathering of Women Who Struggle. The meeting took place at the Caracol of Morelia, a completely autonomous region of Chiapas. In 1994, on the same day that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)…

Human Journey

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By Jensine Larsen Women everywhere are claiming power and linking networks to restore the Earth and address climate change. They are harnessing digital media and in-person convenings to accelerate the movement, operating as an immune system to boost the Earth’s resilience.   It was that moment on stage when Jane Goodall turned to Vandana Shiva and…

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There’s no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men. We now have female doctors, soldiers, and pilots. But biases and challenges persist, especially for women in the sciences. When the mind behind the popular Facebook page I F**ing Love Science revealed earlier this year that she…

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There’s no question that women have made strides in careers that were once the exclusive province of men. We now have female doctors, soldiers, and pilots. But biases and challenges persist, especially for women in the sciences. When the mind behind the popular Facebook page I F**ing Love Science revealed earlier this year that she…

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Every week, embark with host Boyd Matson on an exploration of the latest discoveries and interviews with some of the most fascinating people on the planet, on National Geographic Weekend. Please check listings near you to find the best way to listen to National Geographic Weekend, or pick your favorite segments and listen now below! Episode: 1305 – Air Date:…

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