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Newly Discovered Orangutan Species Highlights Biodiversity Crisis

We, all people, are great apes. And yes, that includes you reading this post. Large, tailless, and hairy, we roam… Read more »

How People in the Real World are Tackling 3 Global Challenges

The annual World of 7 Billion student video contest challenges students to think critically about the world’s most pressing issues.… Read more »

3 Middle School Lessons for Geography Awareness Week 2017

This week, Americans all over the country are celebrating Geography Awareness Week. For over 25 years, Geography Awareness Week has been as… Read more »

How is Population Growth Connected to Preventing Pollution?

The global community must manage an ever-growing amount of pollution as our population continues to grow by 80+ million people… Read more »

How is Population Growth Connected to Feeding 10 Billion People?

One of the greatest challenges facing our growing population is how we will feed 10 billion people. As our global… Read more »

How is Population Growth Connected to Advancing Women and Girls?

“Women hold up half the sky,” reads an old Chinese saying. Indeed, women have traditionally been the world’s farmers, child… Read more »

The Arctic’s Future Is Our Future

Let’s be frank: the outlook for the Arctic isn’t exactly as bright as snow. In the past 40 years we’ve… Read more »

Most Valuable Trainer 2017: Jeanne Tunks

We are happy to announce Jeanne Tunks as the 2017 Most Valuable Trainer! Jeanne is currently a professor at the… Read more »

6 Common Recycling Myths Debunked

Our large and increasing human population generates an incredible amount of waste that greatly impacts the environment and public health… Read more »

7 must-read books for facing gender inequity, hunger, and pollution

The World of 7 Billion student video contest is back for the 2017-2018 school year, and this year’s topics are: Advancing Women… Read more »