Cattle in Elko County, Nevada. Cows are large emitters of methane gas, a major source of climate change

Cattle in Elko County, Nevada. Cows are large emitters of methane gas, a major source of climate change. CREDIT: Famartin (CC)

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What can we do in our everyday lives to help the environment? Why do these actions make a difference when it comes to climate change? The attached...
The Mohave Power Station, a 1,580 MW coal power station in Nevada, has been out of service since 2005 due to environmental restrictions.

The Mohave Power Station, a 1,580 MW coal power station in Nevada, has been out of service since 2005 due to environmental restrictions. CREDIT: Kjkolb (CC)

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Who should pay for the cost of pollution? Corporations, the government, consumers, and/or the general public? A variety of subsidies, taxes, and...
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Considering the war on terror in the world today, what should be the priorities of the United States in providing foreign aid? Students form small...
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In this structured discussion method, under the guidance of a teacher/facilitator, students are encouraged to engage intellectually with challenging...
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In what ways has industrialization affected the Ganges River? In what ways are Indians trying to address the pollution of the Ganges? How does water...
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Gender Equality: Case Studies (9-12) provides context into issues of gender equality in Colombia, India, Jamaica, and Mozambique. Gender Equality:...
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Global Citizenship Brief Special Edition: Stop Ebola is aimed at educators looking for standards-aligned classroom resources on the Ebola crisis...
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HIV/AIDS: Asmina's Story (9-12) is a tale about a girl who is left orphaned when her parents die of AIDS-related causes. Asmina's Story is...
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UNICEF is helping to provide access to education to girls in Afghanistan. Attendance is on the rise.
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A UNICEF partnership with the Assam Branch Indian Tea Association is working to create economic opportunity for girls.