Young people will need to understand climate change to make informed decisions in the future. But in many school districts in the US, students receive little or no scientific information about it. Teachers who do try to bring climate science into the classroom can find themselves in trouble.
A 142-year-old Louisiana law that created a cumbersome process for naturalized citizens to provide proof they are citizens has been repealed. The next step? Voter advocates say they want to be sure changes are made at registrar offices.
Native wildflowers are springing up at the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods near Boston. But climate change, aggressive invasive species and insects are stressing some iconic plants.
As the climate changes and oceans rise, seaside communities are contemplating how to deal with it. In San Francisco, one idea is to bring back wetlands that were paved over decades ago. Next week, voters will be asked to pay for it.
She put herself through school picking watermelons and cleaning hotels. Now, she's a researcher at a university lab in California, studying what happens in the human heart just before sudden cardiac death.