Founded by lisbet rausing and peter baldwin, arcadia supports charities and scholarly institutions to preserve cultural heritage, protect the environment, and promote open access. Since 2002, we have awarded more than $663 million in grants to projects around the world.

Arcadia Fund 4 days ago

Unread, undocumented & scattered – most Medieval archives are still unknown. Joining #darkarchives conf tmrw to discuss digitizing cultural heritage @DarkArchives aevum.space/darkarchivesImage: Lectionary for Holy Week (c.1470) Marawe Krestos monastic archives, Tigray, Ethiopia

test Twitter Media - Unread, undocumented & scattered – most Medieval archives are still unknown. Joining #darkarchives conf tmrw to discuss digitizing cultural heritage @DarkArchives https://t.co/UG0uNO7RR3Image: Lectionary for Holy Week (c.1470) Marawe Krestos monastic archives, Tigray, Ethiopia https://t.co/pJ36qsm2pK
Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

Our new project @MarEA_project builds on the success of @EAMENA123 and will assess and record threatened maritime archaeology in the MENA region.This historic Red Sea port of Suakin in Sudan is one of a network of port sites the project is examining.arcadiafund.org.uk/new-grant-to-t…

test Twitter Media - Our new project @MarEA_project builds on the success of @EAMENA123 and will assess and record threatened maritime archaeology in the MENA region.This historic Red Sea port of Suakin in Sudan is one of a network of port sites the project is examining.https://t.co/lH4rCSVO7L https://t.co/DltY9k6WFU
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Science publishing is slow, expensive and ineffective. This week's #eLifeSprint @eLifeInnovation hackathon will explore tools & technologies to improve the discovery, sharing, use & review of important scientific research. Delighted to support it again! sprint.elifesciences.org

test Twitter Media - Science publishing is slow, expensive and ineffective. This week's #eLifeSprint @eLifeInnovation hackathon will explore tools & technologies to improve the discovery, sharing, use & review of important scientific research. Delighted to support it again! https://t.co/8i1CnzESjK https://t.co/JH4n5qQp69
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Positive high-quality stock photos to promote accurate information about immunization, made openly available for use with our grantee @creativecommons licensing #VaccinesSaveLives creativecommons.org/2019/08/26/sel…Photo: Heather Hazzan, SELF (CC BY) @HeatherHazzan

test Twitter Media - Positive high-quality stock photos to promote accurate information about immunization, made openly available for use with our grantee @creativecommons licensing #VaccinesSaveLives
https://t.co/5sytWM4nUWPhoto: Heather Hazzan, SELF (CC BY) @HeatherHazzan https://t.co/4dSuSlp7Tf
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

The World Health Organization is the first UN agency to join #cOAlitionS mandating full and immediate #openaccess to WHO-funded research from 2021. An important day for health research, practitioners and patients! @cOAlitionS_OA @WHO who.int/news-room/deta…

test Twitter Media - The World Health Organization is the first UN agency to join #cOAlitionS mandating full and immediate #openaccess to WHO-funded research from 2021. An important day for health research, practitioners and patients! @cOAlitionS_OA @WHO https://t.co/blwKVgwrus https://t.co/Gi1ftVM7JS
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

The UN is negotiating a new treaty for #biodiversity conservation beyond national waters #BBNJ. But with ~95% of fish species in the #highseas not monitored, a new #openaccess publication warns that the treaty may fail to achieve its most basic goal nature.com/articles/s4155…

test Twitter Media - The UN is negotiating a new treaty for #biodiversity conservation beyond national waters #BBNJ. But with ~95% of fish species in the #highseas not monitored, a new #openaccess publication warns that the treaty may fail to achieve its most basic goal https://t.co/hBZf6SOj3O https://t.co/NkYQiKJWrv
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

At this crucial moment for the world’s tropical forests, @ELTI_Yale is working with practitioners, decision-makers & landholders across the tropics to restore & protect these threatened landscapes environment.yale.edu/news/article/e…vimeo.com/350435911?ref=…

Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

This weekend marks 792 yrs since Genghis Khan’s death. He was so impressed by Bukhara's 12th century Kalyan minaret that he ordered to preserve it when his soldiers destroyed the city. @uclcaal is documenting #Bukhara & other cultural sites in Central Asia uclcaal.org

test Twitter Media - This weekend marks 792 yrs since Genghis Khan’s death. He was so impressed by Bukhara's 12th century Kalyan minaret that he ordered to preserve it when his soldiers destroyed the city. @uclcaal is documenting #Bukhara & other cultural sites in Central Asia https://t.co/3dvRIUsJXb https://t.co/VJsVzCiXSm
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

UN experts urge decade of action to aid survival of indigenous languages shar.es/aXfhP7Since 2002, our Endangered Languages Documentation Programme @ELARarchive @SOAS has recorded more than 430 at-risk languages around the world.#IndigenousPeoplesDay

test Twitter Media - UN experts urge decade of action to aid survival of indigenous languages https://t.co/XTY8qTboLNSince 2002, our Endangered Languages Documentation Programme @ELARarchive @SOAS has recorded more than 430 at-risk languages around the world.#IndigenousPeoplesDay https://t.co/1Z3E6dZWCb
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

US bans timber imports from Peruvian company WCA after investigations by @Global_Witness & others exposed illegally-harvested timber in their supply chains ustr.gov/about-us/polic…More about how timber exporters are complicit in plundering Peru’s Amazon globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/f…

test Twitter Media - US bans timber imports from Peruvian company WCA after investigations by @Global_Witness & others exposed illegally-harvested timber in their supply chains
https://t.co/quE3mgQsdlMore about how timber exporters are complicit in plundering Peru’s Amazon https://t.co/TOqr7xi6Qb https://t.co/eICBzR0ScJ
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

A project with @ZJU_China & @UCLarchaeology documenting endangered temple wall paintings is helping to understand how Buddhism, Taoism & Chinese folk beliefs have influenced each other in #Shanxi, home to some of China’s richest architectural heritage arcadiafund.org.uk/university-col…

test Twitter Media - A project with @ZJU_China & @UCLarchaeology documenting endangered temple wall paintings is helping to understand how Buddhism, Taoism & Chinese folk beliefs have influenced each other in #Shanxi, home to some of China’s richest architectural heritage https://t.co/SaJ330eXHU https://t.co/0AtOfwec3a
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

A beautiful documentary about the Tompkins’ work to rewild #Patagonia @KrisTompkins_ @TompkinsConservaljazeera.com/programmes/ear…