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How Can We Get More Women in Science?

There have been many stories in the recent media highlighting the lack of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields, and a recent issue of The Atlantic offers an eye-opening ana…

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5 Ways To Develop Your Climate Literacy

By†Abbie Walston As I head back to school and†prepare to teach my students all about environmental topics, including atmospheric pollution and climate change, Iím reflecting on the importance of cl…

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Inspiring Forest PSA by School Chorus (Video)

By Michael Graham Richard, TreeHugger The National Forest Foundation has launched a new campaign to raise awareness among Americans, and get them involved in protecting national forests and gr…

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Cute Animation Explains Coral Reefs (Video)

By Jaymi Heimbuch, TreeHugger World Resources Institute has created a great short video that explains what coral reefs are, why they're so important, and the threats we're posing to their health. …

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Half of America Doesn’t Know What Fracking Is

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger If you read green news, even if only sporadically, you've heard of "fracking." If you follow progressive politics, you've heard of fracking. If you know much about m…

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Get Kids Outside: Tracking

By Matt Miller, The Nature Conservancy My nephew Jacob excitedly called me over, with the impatience only an 11-year-old can muster. "You have to check this out," he exclaimed. He wasn't urging …

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A Kids’ Garden Grows Healthier Eating Habits

Teach a kid to grow a carrot, and she'll probably eat more of them, according a new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. The study found that kids who are involved in t…

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