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World Water Day – Helping Make the Dream of Clean Water for All a Reality!

On March 22 each year, the world marks an important occasion – World Water Day! This day serves as a reminder to all about just how crucial water is for the well-being of the world, both now and in the future. Right now, about 1 billion people on the planet live each day without clean water, and the negative effects…

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Our Children's Trust Climate-Change Lawsuit – Fighting for a Better Tomorrow

It is often said that the world is not what it used to be. In some ways, this is great news! Things like advances in medicine, new technologies and inventions, and greater equality for all have made life today better than ever before. But in one significant way, the world is changing for the worse. This is due…

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A Brilliant Idea – A Special Soccer Ball That Provides Energy to Developing Countries

The idea for sOccket came from four inspiring young women at Harvard. In the developing world, energy is often not available. And what is available often comes from dangerous sources like kerosene lamps. Often, school kids resort to studying near kerosene lamps, fires, or even street lamps.  They often come to school with soot on their noses from using such methods for light. At the same time,…

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Celebrate Earth Day, One and All!

Earth Day, which falls on April 22 of each year, is a day to celebrate our planet and to help keep it as beautiful and healthy as it can be. Honoring the planet on Earth Day not only helps Earth today, but also helps ensure that the planet can be enjoyed by future generations. And there are so many ways to celebrate…

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Alex Lin – Turning E-Waste Into E-Treasure

Alex Lin was a boy who was just reading the newspaper one day. He read an article about something called e-waste. He learned that it is the waste generated as people upgrade electronic devices. When people are done with things like computers, phones, mp3 players, etc. and throw them away, that’s e-waste. He also learned that e-waste is dangerous to…

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Teacher Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger Goes to Space

Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger seems like an unlikely astronaut. She has curly hair and a bubbly personality, and she’s passionate about inspiring students. She is a far cry from the test pilots with the right stuff who flew the legendary Apollo missions. She runs marathons, and she had just about given up on the idea of ever being an astronaut. Then, one day…

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