LANGUAGES MATTER! A UNESCO poster competition

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by bakos122

This poster makes visible the startling statistic that nearly half of the world's 7,000 spoken languages may be lost in only a few generations. There are a total of 7,000 rectangles, with each black one representing a language potentially lost, along with the traditions, culture, and knowledge carried with it. These black rectangles form an image of the 7 continents, emphasizing the global importance of all languages regardless of how many or how few people speak them.