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West Virginia students reveal how a chemical spill affected their community

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Students at Richwood High School in West Virginia reported on the importance of water quality in their community and the far-reaching effects of the chemical spill. Continue reading

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California Drought – What Is My Role? Lesson Plan

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This lesson asks students to think critically about the effects of drought, their personal water use, and how best to conserve water. Continue reading

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What’s next for Nepal’s earthquake recovery?

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Nepal is struggling to recover after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake left thousands dead and wiped out much of the country’s roads, bridges and buildings. Continue reading

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Nepal devastated by deadly earthquake

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At least 3,700 people are dead and 6,500 injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. Continue reading

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Five years later, what were the effects of the BP oil spill?

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Five years after a massive oil spill off the coast of Louisiana, the area is still grappling with the consequences. Continue reading

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