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U.S. soldiers were injured by Iraq chemical weapons, report shows

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American soldiers were exposed to chemical agents at the start of the 2003 Iraq War, sustaining injuries that they were instructed not to discuss. Continue reading

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35,000 walruses gather in Alaska due to climate change

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A gathering of 35,000 walruses on the Alaskan shore earlier this month was a dramatic glimpse at the effects of climate change. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak – Lesson Plan

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By Katie Gould, PBS NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Introduction The Ebola outbreak in Western Africa has already claimed the lives of thousands since its…read more

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Ebola outbreak mission instructions and resources – Digital Student Guide

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Your Mission: to become an expert on the deadly Ebola virus and design a strategy to contain the rapidly growing outbreak in Western Africa Background:…read more

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Mystery holes in Siberia raise climate change concerns

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A new side effect of climate change has appeared in Siberia, where mysterious, giant holes the size of football fields have opened in the ground. Continue reading

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