Many Icelandic women fished in the 18th and 19th centuries, but their work has been largely unrecognized. Why did these female seafarers fade from the country’s memory?
Archaeologists are plumbing the human experience to find out how various societies have responded to existential challenges to their survival.
In the American Southwest, the loss of juniper trees at the hands of mining and development could cost the Hopi a crucial part of their heritage.
In Peru, a chef and an agronomist are using the kitchen of a five-star hotel to create an appetite for threatened varieties of a traditional crop.
An anthropologist's search for answers to her own cancer diagnosis raises questions for all of us.
Secular and religious Indians are butting heads over the origin of an important limestone shoal that connects India and Sri Lanka.