Today, environmental awareness is not an option, but a necessity and its presence needs to make itself known in all areas of everyday life. The duties and responsibilities of parents and educators should be intertwined with those of global citizens so that the generation born after the year 2010 can live, work, and thrive on a sustainable planet.According to the Center for Science Education, the measures we take today do not guarantee a friendlier environment, partly because it may take years fo...


10 homeless youth organizations to support

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Every child has the right to grow up in a safe, healthy and nurturing environment. And yet, every year, more than 2 million kids in America face a period of homelessness, whether because they come from underprivileged families that do not have a roof over their heads or because they choose to run away from abusive parents. The last time a global homelessness survey was attempted in 2005, the results were staggering: more than 100 million people were homeless worldwide and 1.6 billion did not ha...


How to beat bullying, starting with the bully inside you

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Bullying is the most common form of violence in schools worldwide: it is estimated that every year 13 million American children are bullied and statistics are just as worrying in other regions of the world. On average, two out of five children are bullied during school hours, either by traditional means or cyberbullying. Whether it manifests as spreading rumors, calling children names, harassing them verbally or even straight-up physical violence, bullying is one of the most devastating experien...


The recycling race is anything but balanced. While almost 90% of Americans have access to recycling units, at a global scale 90% of plastic is just thrown away. Our recycling rate is at 30% and every year we throw so much paper, metal, food and plastic away to fill entire stadiums. What is the reason behind these conflicting figures and what can be done to finally make recycling our second nature? Unfortunately, it all comes down to education and how each and every one of us treats recyclable ma...


In 1992, the Union of Concerned Scientists gave humanity a bleak warning message regarding the future of the planet. Backed by the signatures of 1700 scientists, this “Warning to Humanity” talked about the excessive consumption of natural resources and the dramatic effects of pollution. This month, 25 years later, the same Union released a new “Warning to Humanity”, urging people and authorities to take action now, as the fate of our planet is still in danger. Not only have the concerns stated i...


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