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 1 week 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 2 weeks 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
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Three grassroots projects are helping to protect threatened cultural heritage across the MENA region. Read about the work of this year’s @GlobalHeritage @BritishCouncil award recipients - and @EAMENA123 trainees - in Jordan, Iraq and Tunisia & Libya (links in comments)

test Twitter Media - Three grassroots projects are helping to protect threatened cultural heritage across the MENA region. Read about the work of this year’s @GlobalHeritage @BritishCouncil award recipients - and @EAMENA123 trainees - in Jordan, Iraq and Tunisia & Libya (links in comments) https://t.co/20qjIECPjA
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Our grantees @Oceana and @ClientEarth have teamed up with others to request transparency in ongoing EU negotiations on fishing limits. Read ClientEarth CEO @JamesThorntonCE’s letter to the @EUCouncil below #endoverfishing #openaccess documents.clientearth.org/library/downlo…

test Twitter Media - Our grantees @Oceana and @ClientEarth have teamed up with others to request transparency in ongoing EU negotiations on fishing limits. Read ClientEarth CEO @JamesThorntonCE’s letter to the @EUCouncil below #endoverfishing #openaccess https://t.co/xFCNbrea6M https://t.co/E30xk5Yzos
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Tropical African plants often lack extinction risk assessments. A new study suggests that more than a third are potentially threatened with extinction, and those in Ethiopia, West Africa, central Tanzania & southern DRC are most at risk advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/11/e…

test Twitter Media - Tropical African plants often lack extinction risk assessments.  A new study suggests that more than a third are potentially threatened with extinction, and those in Ethiopia, West Africa, central Tanzania & southern DRC are most at risk
https://t.co/lQwb3x4ZiB https://t.co/0HDDnwQY30
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

Reproductions of public domain works should remain in the public domain. There are better, more appropriate technical tools to give credit for digitization of works, rather than misapplying CC licenses @creativecommons creativecommons.org/2019/11/20/rep…

test Twitter Media - Reproductions of public domain works should remain in the public domain. There are better, more appropriate technical tools to give credit for digitization of works, rather than misapplying CC licenses @creativecommons
https://t.co/JTOVkGsYE1 https://t.co/bDo0tafpKa
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

Historically, a canal & series of lakes connected the Red Sea to the Nile. Opening the #SuezCanal 150 yrs ago enabled direct navigation between the Red Sea & the Mediterranean. Our @MarEA_project is documenting the canal's historic landscapes & importance in the maritime world

test Twitter Media - Historically, a canal & series of lakes connected the Red Sea to the Nile. Opening the #SuezCanal 150 yrs ago enabled direct navigation between the Red Sea & the Mediterranean. Our @MarEA_project is documenting the canal's historic landscapes & importance in the maritime world https://t.co/zVQTisHgAk
test Twitter Media - Historically, a canal & series of lakes connected the Red Sea to the Nile. Opening the #SuezCanal 150 yrs ago enabled direct navigation between the Red Sea & the Mediterranean. Our @MarEA_project is documenting the canal's historic landscapes & importance in the maritime world https://t.co/zVQTisHgAk
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

The Endangered Languages Documentation Programme @ELARarchive & our Endangered Material Knowledge Programme @EMKP_BM have announced a joint call for grant applications that combine language & material knowledge documentation. Closes 15 Jan 2020. emkp.org/emkp-and-eldp-…

test Twitter Media - The Endangered Languages Documentation Programme @ELARarchive & our Endangered Material Knowledge Programme @EMKP_BM have announced a joint call for grant applications that combine language & material knowledge documentation. Closes 15 Jan 2020.
https://t.co/N0owAjEukY https://t.co/0kqfSAvMIg
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Social media was instrumental in the 2009 Iranian protests. 10 years on, content preserved by the International Digital Ephemera Project helps us understand the Green Movement, but preserving born-digital ephemera remains a challenge #WDPD2019 idep.library.ucla.edu/green-movement/

test Twitter Media - Social media was instrumental in the 2009 Iranian protests. 10 years on, content preserved by the International Digital Ephemera Project helps us understand the Green Movement, but preserving born-digital ephemera remains a challenge #WDPD2019
https://t.co/RwpVC1eLnt https://t.co/OknHIBOUMm
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Today we signed the #FunderCommitment. The scale of the crisis we face & scale of solutions needed, leave no time & no room for 'business as usual'. We must all play part in addressing the causes of climate breakdown & supporting adaptation to its effects fundercommitmentclimatechange.org

test Twitter Media - Today we signed the #FunderCommitment. The scale of the crisis we face & scale of solutions needed, leave no time & no room for 'business as usual'. We must all play part in addressing the causes of climate breakdown & supporting adaptation to its effects https://t.co/x8wa76XXqo https://t.co/E4bVCOUjqb
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Wonderful news: the UK government extends the Cultural Protection Fund with additional £10m. Our grantees @EAMENA123 and @palmuseum are among the many supported by the Fund to safeguard at-risk cultural heritage across the Middle East & North Africa gov.uk/government/new…

test Twitter Media - Wonderful news: the UK government extends the Cultural Protection Fund with additional £10m. Our grantees @EAMENA123 and @palmuseum are among the many supported by the Fund to safeguard at-risk cultural heritage across the Middle East & North Africa https://t.co/CiKMuIdwjc https://t.co/ef0jpuoCdo