News from EWA networks


In March we released a podcast in the Creative Multilingualism series. Check it out: Understanding Our Natural World

Felice put out this article in The Conversation: How Birds Are Used to Reveal the Future



In August, Andy published this article on folk names for birds in British Wildlife.







EWA co-sponsored this symposium in 2019 at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 6th and 7th to explore Intersections of Language and Nature: Conservation, Documentation, and Access. [click the link for recordings of the event]

The two-day symposium brought together scholars from indigenous communities, conservation practice, the arts, and academia to address the parallel threats facing linguistic and biological diversity and explore opportunities for collaboration.




Members of EWA Secretariat attended the International Society of Ethnobiology Congress in  Bumthang, Bhutan. (F. Wyndham, J. Fanshawe, K. Park)


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