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What resources help students explore wildlife?

Many students have a favorite animal – dogs, pandas, dolphins – the list goes on and on. They like to… Read more »

Global Poverty – student video contest winners

If you haven’t already done so, check out the winners of the 2013-2014 World of 7 Billion student video contest,… Read more »

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The Threat of Girls’ Education

What’s the worst nightmare of fundamentalist extremists? For militant groups like Boko Haram or the Afghan Taliban, it isn’t missile-firing… Read more »

Water Sustainability – student video contest winners

The results are in and we’ve announced the winners of the 2013-2014 World of 7 Billion student video contest. In… Read more »

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Climate Change Effects Are Here and Now

The new National Climate Assessment released by the government this week makes it clear – the effects of climate change… Read more »

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What is Zero Population Growth, or ZPG?

Zero population growth (ZPG) is a basic demographic term that is important for students to understand during a population unit.… Read more »

Is GDP still the best measure of a country’s prosperity?

Today was when the White House announced the estimated GDP for the first quarter of the year. While GDP (Gross… Read more »

April 25th was Arbor Day

Arbor Day is a holiday to encourage the planting of public trees. It originated in Nebraska in 1872, and today,… Read more »

How to feed 9 billion, according to Nat Geo

“When we think about threats to the environment, we tend to picture cars and smokestacks, not dinner. But the truth… Read more »

Happy Earth Day!

E – Everyone can get involved! The more people that take action to help our environment, the better the result. Just… Read more »