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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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CDC racing to stop Ebola

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is working to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa and prevent further deaths. Continue reading

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Nobel prize awarded for improving the light bulb

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Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in Physics this week for an invention that revolutionized lighting and paved the way for energy-efficient white lights. 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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Protesters call for action on climate change

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered around the world this week in advance of a United Nations climate summit. Continue reading

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