Nature Gets Equal Rights

Llamas are the national animal of Bolivia. PHOTO: Flickr.com/schrödingerren katua The Latin American country of Bolivia recently made world history by passing the first law that gives nature the same rights as humans. Drafted with input from indigenous communities and...

Secret Word Game

Identify the word or words being described by filling in the blanks. At the end of the game, put together all the letters inside the circles to discover the secret word! 1. The type of power plant that exploded in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami, which is now...

Your Turn: “How do you help the environment?"

IndyKids asked these five-year-olds in Homer, Alaska, how they take care of the Earth. -Compiled by Lisa Asselin and Natalie Havlin “[I] clean up garbage and make sure the water is all clean!” Elsa Milne “Plant lots of seeds, do not use your car so...

Earthquake Changes Lives in Japan

By LISA GOODMAN Hundreds of thousands of lives in Japan were changed forever by the earthquake, tsunami (soo-NAH-mee) and nuclear radiation leak that centered off the northeast coast of Japan. Many Japanese students returned back to school in April, but were dealing...