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  • Nov 30, 2011
  • 12:00 PM

The Internet: A lifeboat for endangered languages?

EurActiv
Although the English language continues to dominate the Internet, the rise of global economic powerhouses like China and Russia has seen a surge in what used to be considered second-tier languages, a Brussels conference heard last week. Meanwhile, the UN predicts that half of the world's 6,000 languages will become extinct by the end of the century.

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