Vanishing Voices: The World’s Endangered Languages

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July 13, 2012

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Vanishing Voices: The World's Endangered Languages

A different language is a different vision of life.

– Federico Fellini –

Vanishing Voices: The World’s Endangered Languages

“One language dies every 14 days. By the next century nearly half of the roughly 7,000 languages spoken on Earth will likely disappear, as communities abandon native tongues in favor of English, Mandarin, or Spanish. What is lost when a language goes silent?” This in-depth National Geographic feature probes the beauty, significance, richness and fragility of the world’s vanishing tongues. { read more }

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