Student-Run Recycling Center Earns Green, Sets Model

News from Environemental News Service (WorldWire): LEOLA, PA, September 10, 2009 – At Purdy High School in Purdy, Mo., students are learning first-hand about the benefits of recycling. Members of the school’s Spanish Club operate the for-profit Purdy...

How many are left?

My husband and I have been working on a National Geographic project that is helping to bring digital storytelling into high school classrooms. One of the students in a Communication class created a stunning powerpoint story about the decline of endangered species....

Kayla Smith, Age 11, Makes Video to Save Rhino

This fun and informative video is presented by Kayla Smith an 11 year old pupil at Chisipite. The school has been involved in raising funds for the rhino for 22 years. There are less than 300 black rhino left in Zimbabwe and – without urgent support – it...

A Journey South

I spent yesterday and the day before on the long voyage down to Bamako from Gao, a trip of about 20 hours by bus but by Peace Corps shuttle 15 hours or less. The change of the landscape over the trip is drastic. The dry desert of Gao and the sand dunes pockmarked with...

Amane Iman – Water is Life

I went for a run yesterday, after the heat of the day had subsided as much as it could, and before the sun set followed quickly by the night. It was the first afternoon where the heat had really started, marking the end of the cold season and I started to feel thirsty...
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