Proposed Abolition Amendment to Address Modern-Day Slavery

Proposed Abolition Amendment to Address Modern-Day Slavery

Photo by Eyasu Etsub on Unsplash By Jessie Mitnick, age 13 Recently, Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Georgia Representative Nikema Williams reintroduced the Abolition Amendment. The Abolition Amendment aims to revise the 13th Constitutional Amendment, which abolished...
Science Brief: Thailand Bans Coral-Damaging Sunscreens

Science Brief: Thailand Bans Coral-Damaging Sunscreens

Coral Reef in Vietnam. Photo by @quinguyen on Unsplash By Zahra Latheef, age 11 On August 4, Thailand ordered all non-ocean-friendly sunscreens be banned from marine parks. Regular sunscreens contain ingredients like oxybenzone, octinoxate, 4-methylbenzylidene camphor...
How Much Does the U.S. Really Recycle?

How Much Does the U.S. Really Recycle?

Photo by Mali Maeder on Pexels By Melina Cantagallo, age 13 and IndyKids Staff At 292.4 million metric tons, the United States produces the most waste per capita, with each person contributing 102 metric tons of garbage in their lifetime. But how much of this waste is...