Want to protect nature, curb pollution, and slow climate change? It is as easy as telling your children to go play outdoors according to a study from the University of British Columbia.
Children play outdoors more likely to protect nature as adults
Higher inflation and a freeze on state benefits mean low-income parents cannot meet the basic costs of raising a child, according to the Child Poverty Action Group.
Parents on low incomes 'can't afford basics'
Imagine a world with as many as one billion people facing harsh climate change impacts resulting in devastating droughts and/or floods, extreme weather, destruction of natural resources, in particular lands, soils and water, and the consequence of severe livelihoods conditions, famine and starvation.
Climate migrants might reach one billion by 2050
Poverty might be more commonly associated with inner cities, but data shows poverty in rural Illinois, in the US is increasing at a faster rate than in urban areas.
Poverty striking rural Illinois at a faster rate than cities
Too much digital ink has been spilled over the apparent demise of email. ‘What’s to replace email’, and ‘why email is dead’, are all well-worn topics musing over a thin premise: Social media will replace the well-worn 45-year-old medium. Yes, social media and collaboration platforms are now established, critical work tools. But these tools work alongside email, each channel complementing the other’s strengths.
Social media didn’t kill email, but it did change it
Carmakers have come up with cool advancements like keyfobs that limit radio volume when a teen is driving and sunroofs that lower themselves at highway speed to reduce wind noise. Yet kids are still dying in hot cars that can't seem to do much to help them.
Why tech still can't save kids in hot cars
Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik has published countless studies in prestigious journals. Her work covers how children are more open-minded than adults (and often learn better, as a result), and how they approach the world (in much the same way as scientists).
Children key to solving a 2000 year old philosophical mystery
Millions of people in Ethiopia require ‘immediate life-saving intervention’ after a severe drought and major flash floods have devastated livestock and crops, the United Nations warned.
Millions of people urgently in need of food aid in Ethiopia
Indigenous communities in the Central Peruvian Amazon marched in the sweltering jungle city of Pucallpa in June to condemn widespread deforestation in their communities and to commemorate Amazonian victims of environmental conflict. In the remote village of Pahoyan, Antonio Rojas Shuna got word of the protest quickly and in his native language, but not on TV or the Internet.
Using radio to confront climate change in Peru
The Internet feels like a worse place lately. In March, the Pew Research Center cited hate memes, manipulative bots spewing fake news, and media reports declaring the end of Internet innocence as evidence that the social web isn’t “a space where disparate views, ideas and conversations [can] constructively converge.”
Stanford psychologist: Internet culture isn’t as toxic as it feels

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