Srija, a 14-year-old girl from Telangana, a city in India’s Gadwal region, is a young environmentalist keen on supporting the natural world in her community. She involved herself in various tree planting efforts taking place in her city and at her school when one day while … [Read more...] about 14-year-old makes biodegradable pots to reduce plastic waste
Back in 2012, Ben Shertzer, wildlife administrator at Pittsburgh International Airport, found himself dealing with a perplexing problem: swarming bees. The bees would land on the winglets of an aircraft, which interrupts refueling and baggage loading, or they would obscure lights … [Read more...] about Beekeepers and airports join forces to save pollinators
We recently wrote about the healing power of music therapy in hospitals. Today, we’re again looking at the power of music, but this time, as an educational resource for children with autism. Children with autism often have difficulty expressing themselves verbally, but … [Read more...] about Music education helps children with autism communicate their emotions
Climate change is the gravest existential threat that faces humanity today, so it's normal for younger generations to have questions about it. Even though it’s important that kids have a realistic view of climate change and its impact, being in constant fear for the future of our … [Read more...] about So, your kid is worried about climate change. Here’s how to address it.
Andrew Bell, a Boston University College of Arts & Sciences assistant recently published a paper that suggests we adopt the principles of the popular racing game Mario Kart to reduce world poverty and improve sustainability. This classic Nintendo racing game has stirred up … [Read more...] about Does Mario Kart hold the key to reducing poverty and boosting sustainability?