October 9, 2015
Today is International Day of the Girl Child, a day dedicated to girls around the world. Just last month, the UN General Assembly adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals look at global citizens, girls included, as whole people, with diverse and intersecting needs -- each deserving a life of human dignity. A key element of these goals, to improve the lives of girls around the world, is increasing access to education. Of the estimated 101 million children not in school, more than half are girls. And without an education, girls lack economic opportunities, continuing the cycle of poverty.
October 9, 2015
For the last three decades, a growing movement has amplified resistance to the displacement of people and environmental destruction caused by damming of the Narmada River. Since May, over 6,000 people have converged against further plans for dam construction.
October 8, 2015
As the October 14th People’s Climate Movement National Day of Action rapidly approaches, nationwide #SeizetheGrid students are gearing up for their own clean energy-themed actions. Nearly twenty STG campuses have actions planned for the week of the 14th -- student actions range from photo...
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Can you help Clueless U clean up its act? Play to find out.
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A wig made of sea sponge protects this crustacean from predators.
Wisconsin and Florida officials adopt the bureaucratic equivalent of sticking their fingers in their ears and saying "la la la."
Now a successful solar entrepreneur, in 1979 15-year-old Larry Hoang was one of the "Vietnamese boat people."
Paddling among gators and very colorful locals on the Big Bend Saltwater Trail.