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Tell Congress: No Money for Guns in Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, teachers, petitions )

- 248 days ago -
In an unprecedented move, Trump's Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos wants to allow school districts to buy guns with taxpayer dollars.
How I Ended Abstinence-Only Sex Education in My School
Health & Wellness  (tags: schools, children, kids, students, reproductive systems, teaching )

- 248 days ago -
Even though more and more studies have shown that abstinence-only sex education impacts students negatively, neither reducing teen pregnancy nor the transmission of STDs, abstinence-only organizations still play an active role in sex ed across the US.
No More Tax Dollars for Slaughter in Yemen
World  (tags: war, violence, killing, Middle East, petitions )

- 274 days ago -
Stop using Americans' hard-earned tax dollars to support the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen that has killed tens of thousands of civilians and left 8 million on the brink of famine.
Dutch ''Boy Genius' Said He Could Get the Ocean to Clean Itself.
Environment  (tags: endangered, habitat, water, wildlife, world, oceans, pollution )

- 266 days ago -
idea for cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an enormous and still-growing island of plastic and other trash hanging out in the north Pacific ocean between California and Hawaii.
Coke, Nestle Near Ownership of WorldâEUR(TM)s Second Largest Aquifer
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, environment, habitat )

- 380 days ago -
A concerted push is underway in South America that could see the Guarani Aquifer, one of the worldâEUR(TM)s largest reserves of fresh water, soon fall into the hands of transnational corporations such as Coca-Cola and Nestle.
Group Takes Care of Abandoned Dogs in Chernobyl
Animals  (tags: dogs, humans, protection )

- 400 days ago -
After the exclusion zone was set up around Chernobyl, hundreds of dogs left behind by evacuated families have learned to live alone. Today, more than a thousand dogs still live in the area.
How US Gun Culture Compares With the World in Five Charts
World  (tags: guns, violence, weapons, firearms, crime, shootings )

- 448 days ago -
America's unique relationship to gun ownership - enshrined as a right in its constitution - is also in the middle of an emotional and divisive debate about the meaning of the Second Amendment.
Payback Upon Climate Grasshoppers
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, habitat, energy provision, infrastructure )

- 467 days ago -
A believer in the necessity of fossil fuels reflects on the devastation on infrastructure in interfering with pipelining as a generic policy
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, conservation, ecosystems, energy, pollution )

- 539 days ago -
A note from a policy wonk puts a different spin on qualifications for environmental agency leader
The Poison Papers
Environment  (tags: habitat, healthconditions, protection, Sustainabililty )

- 665 days ago -
A vast trove of rediscovered chemical industry and regulatory agency documents and correspondence stretching back to the 1920s Both industry and regulators understood the extraordinary toxicity of many chemical products
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