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International Youth Day: 21 Young People are Fighting Climate Change

We are increasingly seeing the impacts of climate change around the world: rising sea levels, more severe weather events, prolonged… Read more »Read more »

Dr. Joyce Banda is Taking Action to Advance Women Leaders in Africa

Dr. Joyce Banda, the former President of Malawi and a Distinguished Fellow at the Wilson Center’s Africa Program, recently spoke… Read more »Read more »

Guide to Earth Overshoot Day 2017 (And Beyond)

Earth Overshoot Day – past, present, and future On August 2nd we humans will have used more of Earth’s natural… Read more »Read more »

5 Inspiring Examples of Urban Gardens from Around the World

Part Three of the “Benefits of Urban Gardens” Series The world over knows the dire consequences of air and water pollution… Read more »Read more »

U.S Population Growth Rate in Decline – currently 0.7% annual growth

According to the US Census Bureau there is one birth every 8 seconds, one death every 12 seconds, one international… Read more »Read more »

Pop Quiz: China

China is one of the world’s largest countries, both by land mass and population. It has a rich and fascinating… Read more »Read more »

U.S Fertility Rate at 1.9 Children per Woman in 2016

The U.S. national fertility rate was 1.9 children per woman in 2016, a figure which is lower than the replacement… Read more »Read more »

From Student Contest Participant to Eco-Conscious Entrepreneur

10th Grade Entrepreneur is Saving Coral Reefs One T-Shirt at a Time Business doesn’t have to be all about personal… Read more »Read more »

What Is the US Census and Why Is It Important?

What is a census? A census is a procedure that acquires information about people in a given population, and the… Read more »Read more »

Teaching Game Theory and the Tragedy of the Commons in Middle School

Game theory is the study of human cooperation and conflict in competitive situations. A lot of people may be intimidated… Read more »Read more »