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Meet the tireless Philadelphians who give their all to make the city safer | Helen Ubiñas 17.8.2018 Philly.com News
"Even if you can't reach the masses . . . make sure you have an impact on the people you can reach. "
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Can talking trash actually make sports more sustainable? 17.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reduction In Motion’s Kelsey Hallowell is efficiently reducing waste with Baltimore athletics and helping fans go green.
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Montco elementary teacher who played Nazi wrestler will keep his job 17.8.2018 Philly.com News
"The character I portrayed did not reflect my personal feelings or beliefs."
India’s Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here’s How Pune Coped. 16.8.2018 THE CITY FIX
Like many Indian cities, Pune’s population exploded over the last three decades. Between 1981 and 2011 it more than doubled as thousands came to work in manufacturing and IT. And like other cities, Pune expanded, eventually engulfing 23 previously separate ...
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India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped. 16.8.2018 WRI Stories
India's Boom Pushed Cities to Their Limits. Here's How Pune Coped. Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaste collection door-to-door by the members of the SWaCH cooperative in Pune, India. Photo Credit: Brodie Talbot Like many Indian cities, Pune's population exploded over the last three decades. Between 1981 and 2011 it more than doubled as thousands came to work in manufacturing and IT. And like other cities, Pune expanded, eventually engulfing 23 previously separate villages. This strained... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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As microfibers infiltrate food, water and air, how can we prevent future release? 16.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Scientists and manufacturers are looking for ways to keep the synthetics from getting into the environment in the first place.
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Does 'redshirting' actually benefit kids? Inside the big kindergarten readiness decision parents make 15.8.2018 Philly.com News
The practice is most common among highly-educated parents. But the research shows it often doesn't help kids academically in the long term.
Pune: Civil Society Coalitions, Policy Contradictions, and Unsteady Transformation 15.8.2018 WRI Stories
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'Three Identical Strangers' and the real science of nature vs. nurture 14.8.2018 Philly.com News
In a famous study, identical siblings were separated at birth. A new movie asks how much their adoptive families shaped their development.
Microfiber diet? Humans and other animals are consuming these synthetics 14.8.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles enter our food and water, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.
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How can we get Philly kids reading at grade level by fourth grade? | Opinion 14.8.2018 Philly.com News
Read by 4th is made up of parents, educators, literacy specialists, neighborhood merchants, faith leaders, elected and appointed officials and program providers.
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At Temple, campus food pantry becomes summer lifeline for hungry students 13.8.2018 Philly.com News
Hundreds of hungry and food insecure college students turned up to campus food pantries this summer to supplement where financial aid, meal plans and part-time jobs fell short.
Music brings together Minnesota Orchestra musicians, South African students 12.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
It may have been Saturday morning, but hundreds of students, teachers and parents crammed into the Eurocon Primary School just outside Cape Town, South Africa, to welcome members of the Minnesota Orchestra.
Temple finds data errors at two more schools for U.S. News rankings 11.8.2018 Philly.com News
Temple identified incorrect data from the College of Education and the Lewis Katz School of Medicine for U.S. News' graduate program rankings for 2019.
U president search firm: best candidates have to be 'coaxed into it.' 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents has a big job ahead - selecting a new president. Eric Kaler will retire in 11 months, and the board has to find a replacement that will take over the university at a time when higher education is in flux.
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PART 3: EPA rams through its reckless review scheme for new chemicals under TSCA, your health be damned 9.8.2018 Nanotechnology Notes
Richard Denison, Ph.D., is a Lead Senior Scientist. Part 1               Part 2               Part 3 I’ve been blogging over the last week about how political appointees at EPA are starting to clear new chemicals to enter commerce based on a new – apparently unwritten and certainly not public – review process that ignores the law and will […]
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How Kevin Hart's generosity made a difference for 6 Philly kids 9.8.2018 Philly.com News
"His gift is bigger than the money," United Negro College Fund president Michael Lomax said of Kevin Hart. "It sends a message far and wide that there are gifted young people who are doing everything right."
Apple, Akamai, Etsy and Swiss Re get together to buy clean power 9.8.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Collectively, the foursome will bring 290 megawatts of solar and wind power to the Eastern electric grid.
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Why are our clothes so bad for the environment? 9.8.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Minute fibers are polluting oceans, streams, rivers — even the air we breathe — with unknown consequences.
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Photos: Wilderness newbies develop an 'I Can!' attitude outdoors 9.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If you haven't gone fishing, camping or mountain biking, and don't have a friend or family member who has, you are highly unlikely to take full advantage of outdoor life in Minnesota. The DNR hopes to change that.
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