Glass Wings Blog: People

1 billion people left dangerously exposed to heat stress by gaps in climate monitoring
1 in 3 people are lonely. Will AI help, or make things worse?
70 years ago, an Anglo-US coup condemned Iran to decades of oppression – but now the people are fighting back
A 10-panel comic explores a subtle kind of racism many people of color experience.
A B.C. study gave 50 homeless people $7,500 each. Here's what they spent it on.
A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.
‘A death sentence’: More than 600 people die after catching COVID in hospital
A Fight for Salmon Fishing Rights Connects Indigenous Peoples Across the Pacific Ocean
A successful energy transition depends on managing when people use power. So how do we make demand more flexible?
‘A symbol of what humans shouldn’t be doing’: the new world of octopus farming
A user's guide for the people API
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people must be at the centre, not the margins, of LGBTQIA+ plans and policies
AI systems have learned how to deceive humans. What does that mean for our future?
Air pollution from fossil fuels ‘kills 5 million people a year’
Albania’s brain drain: why so many young people are leaving and how to get them to stay
The animal sounds in most nature documentaries are made by humans – here’s how they do it and why it matters
Antibiotic-resistant bacteria in NZ’s wild cockles and watercress put people at growing risk of serious illness
Artificial intelligence is already in our hospitals. 5 questions people want answered
As The Social Media Moral Panic Continues, People Keep Highlighting How Much Value It Actually Provides
Australia to immediately begin releasing people held in indefinite immigration detention
Australian government urged to ‘stop playing with people’s lives’ as people returned to detention
Australia’s air pollution hotspots hit disadvantaged people harder
Australia’s first mobile cooling hub is ready for searing heat this summer – and people who are homeless helped design it
Autistic people often feel they’re ‘doing love wrong’ – but there’s another side of the story
Beyond Juukan Gorge: how First Nations people are taking charge of clean energy projects on their land
Bhutan took a step towards queer rights, but its LGBTIQ+ people want a giant leap
‘Biblical proportions’: 3 months’ worth of rainfall floods Nova Scotia, forcing evacuations as crews search for missing people
Big W has withdrawn Welcome to Sex from its stores to protect staff – but teen sex education can keep young people safe
Bird flu FAQ: What is avian influenza? How is it transmitted to humans? What are the symptoms? Are there effective treatments and vaccines? Will H5N1 become the next viral pandemic?
Brain Implants That Help Paralyzed People Speak Just Broke New Records
Can vaping help people quit smoking? It’s unlikely
The case for boosting JobSeeker for all: younger people report greater financial hardship
Changes to temporary protection visas are a welcome development – and they won’t encourage people smugglers Young people turning to AI therapist bots
The Chinese government claims LGBTQ+ people are protected from discrimination. Our interviews with 26 activists tell another story
Chinese people are living two years longer thanks to ‘war on pollution,’ report says
Climate complacency: study finds even the most informed people would rather take the easy option
Cockney and Queen’s English have all but disappeared among young people – here’s what’s replaced them
Conflict between humans and wildlife in Tanzania is being poorly managed – and climate change is making things worse
Could an afternoon nap help us cope with hotter temperatures? It’s worked for Australia’s First Nations people
Could dinosaurs be the reason humans can’t live for 200 years?
Cranberry juice can prevent recurrent UTIs, but only for some people
Cuchilla del San Juan Expansion Protects Endemic Species and Benefits Thousands of Local People in Colombia
Cultural burning is safer for koalas and better for people too
Cyclone Gabrielle broke vital communication links when people needed them most – what happened and how do we fix it?
Daily aspirin doesn’t prevent strokes in older, healthy people after all
Dave Chappelle has built a reputation for ‘punching down’ on trans people – and now he’s targeting disabled people
Debunking migration myths: the real reasons people move, and why most migration happens in the global south
Denver experimented with giving people $1,000 a month. It reduced homelessness and increased full-time employment, a study found.
Denver opens first “micro-community” to house homeless people
Don’t “Get” People to Do Anything
Don't replace your people with ChatGPT or other AI services
‘Eco-friendly’ straws contain potentially toxic chemicals – posing a threat to people and wildlife
Electric cars are the new solar: people will underestimate how quickly they will take off
Elon Musk Is Weaponizing Twitter Against Transgender People
The Entitlement of Privileged White People Who Flaunt Awful Grammar
Environmental disasters and climate change force people to cross borders, but they’re not recognised as refugees – they should be
EPA posts databases of pesticide harm to people, pets and wildlife for first time in agency history
Even dynamite could not destroy the people of the Budj Bim stones
Facebook Is Being Overrun With Stolen, AI-Generated Images That People Think Are Real
Family support protects trans young people – but their families need support too
Fatigue Can Shatter a Person
First Nations people have made a plea for ‘truth-telling’. By reckoning with its past, Australia can finally help improve our future
Following the Voice failure, Indigenous politicians are calling for the UN’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to be implemented. What is it and what would it mean?
For Indigenous Peoples With Deep Ties to the Land, Climate Change Is Personal
For People in Prison, Career Training Begins in a Virtual World
For years, Japan tried to keep their existence a secret, but the Ainu people refuse to disappear
Forcing people to repay welfare ‘loans’ traps them in a poverty cycle – where is the policy debate about that?
Friday essay: blind people are often exhausted by daily prejudice – but being blind is ‘inherently creative’
Friday essay: how policies favouring rich, older people make young Australians Generation F-d
From TV to TikTok, young people are exposed to gambling promotions everywhere
Germany approves self-ID to make transitioning easier for trans people after year in legal limbo
Google launches Flood Hub in the U.S., which predicts when rivers will flood and warns people to evacuate
GOP is banning TikTok because young people are using it to defeat Republicans
The government giving up on COVID protections means throwing immunocompromised people to the wolves
Governments are failing to share decision-making with Indigenous people, Productivity Commission finds
‘Habits of civilised life’: how one state forced Indigenous people to meet onerous conditions to obtain citizenship
Historians are learning more about how the Nazis targeted trans people
Historic land win for Ecuador’s Siekopai sets precedent for other Indigenous peoples
The Historical Reason The British Drive On The Left (And Why Most People Don’t)
How both health and safety are compromised for people living with long COVID and intimate partner violence
How humans are engineering the future of coral reefs
How Ignorance of The World Gave White People a Superiority Complex
How people in 24 countries view same-sex marriage
How Queensland’s blue card system ‘disproportionately disadvantages’ Indigenous people
How to Free People From the Gravitational Pull of Hatred
How to organize your books, according to people with thousands of them
How to protect people displaced by the climate crisis
How we collaborated in creating "The First Inventors" to celebrate extraordinary Indigenous peoples’ knowledges and technologies
How White People Stole Affirmative Action — and Ensured Its Demise
The huge fandoms of stars like Harry Styles are underestimated – but these highly creative communities can teach young people useful skills
Hull: The city set to give people the 'right to grow'
Humans Are Biased. Generative AI Is Even Worse
Humans are still hunting for aliens. Here’s how astronomers are looking for life beyond Earth
Humans Find AI-Generated Faces More Trustworthy Than the Real Thing
‘I have no rights’: what happens to stateless people in Australia after the High Court’s ruling?
‘I want to get bogged at a beach in my wheelchair and know people will help’. Micheline Lee on the way forward for the NDIS
‘I want to see the first African woman in space’: the Kenyan stargazer bringing astronomy to the people
I was a geriatrician on Old People’s Home for Teenagers. Here’s why I joined this TV experiment
If humans disappeared, what would happen to our dogs?
If We all Made Our Living By Helping People it Would Heal the World
‘I’m not buying new stuff any more’: the young people getting into ‘degrowth’
Imagine the outcry if factories killed as many people as wood heaters
In the 1800s, colonisers attempted to listen to First Nations people. It didn’t stop the massacres
Indigenous peoples still face effects of mass bison slaughter
Intelligence Community Feels It Might Be Time To Start Stuffing Surveillance Gear Into People’s Pants
Interim housing isn’t just a roof and four walls. Good design is key to getting people out of homelessness
Interview: Victory for People with Disabilities and Older Persons in Mexico
Invasive species cost humans $423bn each year and threaten world’s diversity
Investigative Report Proves What Most People Already Suspected: The ‘War On Woke & DEI’ Mostly Pushed By A Bunch Of Censorial, Racist Shitheads
The Invisibility of Small-Town Homeless People
'It's amazing what people give away': The joy and savings of a buy-nothing group
‘It’s fun to cook up the stupidest idea’: the people competing to make the worst computer games possible
‘It’s soul-destroying’: how people on a housing wait list of 175,000 describe their years of waiting
Kathleen Folbigg is free. But people pardoned and exonerated of crimes face unique challenges when released from prison
Kids dressing up as older people is harmless fun, right? No, it’s ageist, whatever Bluey says
Landmark US Trial Rules Young People Have a Right to a Clean Environment
Last Summer Was So Hot It Killed Over 60,000 People in Europe
LGBTQ+ people are facing increasing persecution globally, but refugee status is still extremely hard to get
Libya floods: why cash is the best way to help get humanitarian aid to people affected by disasters
London's Low Emission Zones improve air quality, health, and people's well-being, says new analysis
The long and storied history of transgender people in Australia and beyond
Long COVID puts some people at higher risk of heart disease – they need better long-term monitoring
Long COVID stemmed from mild cases of COVID-19 in most people
Love it or Leave it? Study Shows How People Perceive AI-created Content
Many people feel they work in pointless, meaningless jobs, research confirms
Many people hate wasps, but they’re smarter than you might think – and ecologically important
“Mask off at the door” policies undermine our rights as disabled people
Maybe in Your Lifetime, People Will Live on the Moon and Then Mars
Megacities: life in the cities home to more than 10 million people – photo essay
Millions of people have long COVID brain fog — and there's a shortage of answers
Mobile wardrobe to visit Victoria's Central Highlands to provide clothes to people hit by rising cost of living
More evidence that humans were in North America over 20,000 years ago
More states strive to make parks, trails accessible to people with disabilities
More than 4 billion people are eligible to vote in an election in 2024. Is this democracy’s biggest test?
More than just risk: LGBTQIA+ young people use social media to sustain and make sense of family relationships
More vulnerable people live in Philadelphia neighborhoods that are less green and get hotter
The more you know: people with better understanding of Australia’s colonial history more likely to support moving Australia Day
Most people already think climate change is ‘here and now’, despite what we’ve been told
Museums Are Improving Life for People With Dementia
The never-ending fallout of the northern rivers floods: ‘People are just worn down’
New Conservation and Sustainable Use Area in Ecuador Protects Water Sources for over 180,000 People
New Ukrainian nanotech 'cloak' can hide people from drones
Nine out of 10 people are biased against women, says ‘alarming’ UN report
‘No safe space in society’: new UN report reveals the extent of systemic racism faced by people of African descent in Australia
NYC Has Left People With Long COVID Behind
Oldest known Scottish tartan ‘brought back to life’ for people to wear
One million people are living below the poverty line in NSW, census data has revealed
One Simple Trick Could Make More People Eat Vegan Food
Opinion: Long COVID is debilitating to me and 65 million other people. Where is the urgency to treat it?
Our planet is burning in unexpected ways - here’s how we can protect people and nature
Peace in Ukraine doesn’t ultimately depend on Putin or Zelensky – it’s the Ukrainian people who must decide
‘People are at their best when they have a choice’: Aussie bosses give up on ending WFH
‘People are happier in a walkable neighborhood’: the US community that banned cars
People are pretending to be ‘NPCs’ on TikTok and it’s not just weird, it’s also lucrative
People around the world are living in non-traditional housing to cope with rising cost of living
People Can Be Convinced They Committed a Crime That Never Happened
‘People need to be riled up’: meteorologist names US heatwaves after oil and gas giants
The people paid to spot risks see high chance of ‘global catastrophe’ within 10 years
People Search Data Brokers, Stalking, and ‘Publicly Available Information’ Carve-Outs
People Who Ban Books are Never Right
People who work from home all the time ‘cut emissions by 54%’ against those in office
People working on climate solutions are facing a big obstacle: conspiracy theories
People worry Christmas beetles are disappearing. We’re gathering citizen data to see the full picture
The 'phone lady' made a career out of teaching people how to speak on the phone. She's in high demand
Planning laws protect people. A poorly regulated rush to boost housing supply will cost us all
The political subjugation of First Nations peoples is no longer historical legacy
Prince Albert had nothing to do with the lyrebird bearing his name. Should our birds be named after people?
Reclaiming Control: The Internet Archive Empowers People. Gatekeepers Keep Suing
Reducing nicotine in tobacco would help people quit – without prohibiting cigarettes
Reparations over formerly enslaved people has a long history: 4 essential reads on why the idea remains unresolved
Replacing gas heating with reverse-cycle aircon leaves some people feeling cold. Why? And what’s the solution?
Researchers Gave Homeless People $750 Per Month and the Results Were Incredible
Rishi Sunak to launch bill to stop people arriving on small boats claiming asylum
Russian missile strike on Kharkiv postal centre kills six people, officials say
Samoa PM urges world to save Pacific people from climate crisis obliteration
Scientists Gave Homeless People $7,500, Here’s How They Spent It
Shocking Wake-Up Call: First Marine Fish Declared Extinct Due to Humans
The social media star helping people fall in love with libraries
Solar power can cut living costs, but it’s not an option for many people – they need better support
Some people think income tax is illegal. It’s pseudolaw, and it’s damaging the legal system
Some people who share fake news on social media actually think they’re helping the world
Space Opera Novels by Cisgender Women, Non-Binary, and Trans People
Spying, sabotage, subversion, people-smuggling: the brave women who resisted the Nazis through non-violence
Storm Ciarán: Seven people killed and dozens injured in Europe
Study finds 2 billion people will struggle to survive in a warming world – and these parts of Australia are most vulnerable
Sudan’s people toppled a dictator – despite the war they’re still working to bring about democratic change
Sustaining People and Place
Taking more than 5 pills a day? ‘Deprescribing’ can prevent harm – especially for older people
These Museums Are Curated by The People They Represent
‘They treat you like an it’: people with intellectual disability on seeing medical professionals
Too many young people who’ve been in detention die prematurely. They deserve better
Trans people aren’t new, and neither is their oppression: a history of gender crossing in 19th-century Australia
UN Human Rights Committee rules in favour of First Nations people
United Airlines Destroys the Life of Another Disabled Person
University isn’t right for everyone. Pushing young people to go can have devastating effects
Up to 220 Indonesians could be compensated after children wrongly jailed in Australia as people smugglers
Up to 5 billion people to be hit by rainfall changes this century if CO₂ emissions are not curbed, research shows
Viral Epidemics Could Kill 12 Times as Many People by 2050. Here's Why.
Wasabi Boosts Cognitive Ability in Older People, Study Shows
Washington Becomes 10th State To Give Fleeing Trans People Protection From Other States
What drives people to panic buy during times of crisis: A new study sheds light on the psychology of consumers
What is a sonar pulse and how can it injure humans under water?
What is essentialism? And how does it shape attitudes to transgender people and sexual diversity?
What should happen to native forests when logging ends? Ask Victoria’s First Peoples
Why are people still flying to climate conferences by private jet?
‘Why didn’t we know?’ is no excuse. Non-Indigenous Australians must listen to the difficult historical truths told by First Nations people
Why We Forget That Most People Are Good
Wild bird feeding surged worldwide during lockdowns. That’s good for people, but not necessarily for the birds
Wild Elephants Appear to Have Been Domesticated, But Not by Humans
Wild Elephants Seem to Have Been Domesticated, But Not by Humans
With so many people speaking ‘their truth’, how do we know what the truth really is?
Wolves return to Europe: what to do about them is a people problem
Word games, wit and the pleasure of annoying people: a daughter’s memoir sheds new light on the notoriously private John Clarke
Working from home has worked for people with disability. The back-to-the-office push could wind back gains
X repeatedly told us that users who posted “Hitler was right” and urged a “final solution” for Jewish people didn't break “our safety policies”
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