More than 3.9 million refugees from Syria have crossed the borders into countries including Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Turkey and Egypt, looking for safety. More than half of these refugees are children.
As the effects of climate change become more evident around the nation and the world, rising sea levels, drought and extreme weather will be most destructive for already marginalized communities.
While the United States has been bombing targets associated with ISIS since August 8, 2014 there has been very little anti-war protesting tied to the airstrikes.
Refugees are people who had to leave their homes because of war or other violence, environmental disasters or a bad economy that leaves them unable to get jobs or make enough money.
It’s not easy being a kid in Syria right now. In fact, it’s downright dangerous.
A look at two Middle Eastern countries in the news lately: Syria and Iran.