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Month: November 2009
Unusually severe storms in southern India and the Philippines, in September and October caused massive flooding that killed more than 1,200 people.
Fifth-graders from the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Excellence in Springfield, Massachusetts offer their opinions.
How a fifth grade class from Queens, NY, made a film to educate people about the damage to the environment caused by drilling for natural gas.
These letters came from Ms. Kelly Norris’ 6th Grade Social Studies class at Manor Middle School in Manor, Texas.
The Republic of Maldives, a country of islands in the Indian Ocean, held an underwater meeting on October 17 to protest climate change.
“We are going to have more hurricanes, more forest fires, and if we don’t do anything, the sea levels will actually rise….We have to act now, and we have to act fast.”
– Lauren Thorpe, Greenpeace field organizer
Jesse works in Yosemite National Park. He started as a back-country ranger, helping lost or injured hikers.
For the last six years, the Students Not Soldiers Coalition has lobbied New York City Schools to adopt formal rules for military recruitment in public schools. Now there is a new policy in New York City schools that says military recruiters are no longer allowed to use class time for recruitment.
1 in every 100 adults in the United States is in prison, a far greater number than any other country in the world.