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Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?


In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

BuddhismChinaclimate changeEnglish & Language ArtsGeographypollutionReligionsocial studiesWorld

The greatest sacrifice – Veterans Day Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan

By Katie Gould, NewsHour Extra Teacher Resource Producer Subjects World history, government and civics, U.S. wars, geography Estimated Time One 45-minute class Grade Level Middle…read more

GeographyGovernment & CivicsVeteran's Day

ISIL battles displacing families for winter


Thousands of families have been forced out of their homes in Iraq and Syria as the militant group ISIL overtakes dozens of towns and kills scores of civilians. Continue reading

English & Language ArtsGeographyIraqISILISISsocial studiesSyriaTurkeyWorldWorld & Geography

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


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

Cold WarEnglish & Language ArtsGeographyIranIraqmilitarysocial studiesSoviet UnionwarWorld

35,000 walruses gather in Alaska due to climate change


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

animalsclimate changeEnglish & Language ArtsGeographyScienceSTEM

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