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 2 days ago

Rivers have vital ecological, social and cultural values. This victory disrupts the exploitation of the Mekong, and gives hope that another future is possible for our natural resources twitter.com/intlrivers/sta…

Arcadia Fund 3 days ago

Check out these @googlearts exhibitions for a 360 view of London's illuminated bridges at night🌉 artsandculture.google.com/partner/illumi… @IlluminatedRiv's blog post reveals how the team captured these images from the middle of the Thames illuminatedriver.london/discover/illum…

Arcadia Fund 5 days ago

The @dreamsea_mss project is working hard to digitize Southeast Asia’s endangered manuscripts. So far it has recorded 57 collections in Indonesia, Laos & Thailand. High res images from almost 600 manuscripts are now available #openaccess & many more are coming! Congratulations! twitter.com/dreamsea_mss/s…

Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

Listen to @ColumbaStewart and his team on their remarkable work in Mali. By preserving the manuscripts of Mali and making them available online to a worldwide readership, @visitHMML and their partners are helping to reveal the unique tradition of Islam in West Africa. twitter.com/bbcworldservic…

Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

In its brilliant 'Money to Burn' report @Global_Witness exposed the involvement of global finance in mass deforestation. Voluntary commitments are not enough to halt this disaster. Legislation & transparency are essential to protecting our precious forests globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/f… twitter.com/Global_Witness…

Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Earlier this month, @parismusees made 150,000 images of artworks #openaccess hyperallergic.com/536360/images-… For more stories related to our work, check out and subscribe to our monthly digest mailchi.mp/8b8855017fff/a… 📸Berthe Morisot, Dans le parc, c.1874

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Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

“Our system for looking after our oceans is entirely broken. We are utterly failing to protect marine life from the destructive practices of industrial fishing” theguardian.com/environment/20…

Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

Environmental exploitation in the Peruvian Amazon threatens indigenous peoples' land, but also their culture. @ELARarchive has supported 9 projects to document languages in the region, incl that of the Urarina community, who were affected by oil drilling elar.soas.ac.uk/Collection/MPI… twitter.com/Reuters/status…

Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

From 2006 to 2011 @bl_eap grantee Hans Georg Berger worked to secure the Buddhist Photography Archive in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Luang Prabang. He identified & preserved 35k photographs. Tomorrow he will tell the story of this remarkable collection bl.uk/events/monks-a…

test Twitter Media - From 2006 to 2011 @bl_eap grantee Hans Georg Berger worked to secure the Buddhist Photography Archive in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Luang Prabang. He identified & preserved 35k photographs. Tomorrow he will tell the story of this remarkable collection https://t.co/TsEVDDbvCR https://t.co/ffsJFH79Hc
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

The @Oceana winter magazine is out and features a Q&A with our co-founder, Lisbet Rausing: “Biodiversity loss is one of the greatest environmental challenges we face, yet the impacts of ecological breakdown are regularly ignored or underestimated.” oceana.org/sites/default/…

test Twitter Media - The @Oceana winter magazine is out and features a Q&A with our co-founder, Lisbet Rausing: “Biodiversity loss is one of the greatest environmental challenges we face, yet the impacts of ecological breakdown are regularly ignored or underestimated.”
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Arcadia Fund 3 months ago

From January 1st 2020, seven journals from the Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences series will be leaving Elsevier and instead publishing with the non-profit @CentreMersenne. Great news for fair and ethical open access publishing #OpenAccess journals.elsevier.com/comptes-rendus…

Arcadia Fund 3 months ago

Thailand has one official language but 70 more are still spoken by the country's ethnic minority groups. At least 14 are endangered. @ELARarchive has trained 4 local researchers in language documentation and set up an archive where community members can record their own languages

test Twitter Media - Thailand has one official language but 70 more are still spoken by the country's ethnic minority groups. At least 14 are endangered. @ELARarchive has trained 4 local researchers in language documentation and set up an archive where community members can record their own languages https://t.co/mNfZpJWxfk