New Google Earth Feature Lets Users Listen to Endangered Indigenous Languages From Around the World

From Mental Floss by Michele Debczak:

According to UNESCO, at least half of all languages spoken around the world are on track to disappear by the end of this century. Most of these languages are spoken by indigenous populations whose number of native speakers get smaller with each generation. New technology can help preserve these native tongues: A social media campaign launched in 2013 aimed to preserve the Sami language of northern Europe, and a 2016 interactive web game focused on the Marra language of aboriginal Australians. The latest of these efforts comes from Google Earth, and it promotes not one, but 50 threatened languages.

http://mentalfloss.com/article/596927/google-earth-lets-users-listen-to-endangered-indigenous-languages

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