A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
By Miranda Cady Hallett, The Conversation
The link between environmental instability and emigration from Central America became apparent in the late 1990s and early 2000s as earthquakes and hurricanes, especially Hurricane Mitch in 1998 and its aftermath, were ravaging parts of Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador.
By Lindsay J. Peterson, Kathryn Hyer, The Conversation
Evacuation increases death and hospitalization rates for nursing home residents who experience hurricanes, but sheltering in place also poses great risks.
By Erik Gordon, The Conversation
A statement from a group of CEOs, no matter how powerful, won’t fundamentally change how they operate. But there’s one thing that will.
By Scott Denning, The Conversation
There are many reasons to be appalled by this year’s Amazon fires, but depleting Earth’s oxygen supply is not one of them.
By Marco Túlio Pacheco Coelho, Michael Gavin, The Conversation
Collectively, human beings speak more than 7,000 distinct languages, and these languages are not uniformly distributed across the planet.
By Fatemeh Torabi Asr, The Conversation
False stories are now spreading 10 times faster than real news and the problem of fake news seriously threatens our society.
By Nancy Fresco, The Conversation
More than 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska this summer, and fires are also raging in northern Canada and Siberia.
By Christopher J. Ferguson, The Conversation
"There is no evidence to support these claims that violent media and real-world violence are connected."…
By Nerilie Abram, The Conversation
Time will tell if this is a record summer for Greenland ice melt, but the pattern over the past 20 years is clear.
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