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Parents Fear Children Are Too Inactive Due to Time Spent Staring at Screens
A recent UK survey indicated that parents are worried that screen time is leading to inactive lifestyles in children. The survey of 2,022 parents found that 54% are worried that screen time is fueling their children's inactive lifestyle, with more t
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10/18/2018

How Does Poverty Differ Among Refugees Taking a Gender Lens to the Data on Syrian Refugees in Jordan

CROSSING CULTURES: Making an “Impossible” Dream Possible
In “Last Child in the Woods,” Richard Louv wrote that we need to reconnect children and nature. We need to move toward biophilic societies, where nature is universal, accessible, on a daily basis for everyone. But to take on this task may at times b
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10/17/2018

The Human Capital Project in Africa Stories of Progress

Greening The Internet Cloud / Rooftop Solar Goes Massive / Cuts to Environmental Education / Revisiting the Gulf Deepwater Disaster / Goldman Prize Winner Caroline Cannon / Seal Sitters / Ugandan Butterflies Indicate Change / Celebrating Poetry Month
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10/15/2018

Malaysia - Public Expenditure and Equitable Growth End Poverty Day 2016 Event Synopsis
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10/13/2018

Living Life Assessing Bureaucratic Complexity in Citizen-Government Interactions

Play Fighting Teaches Children How to Read Situations and Respond Appropriately
A University of Lethbridge neuroscience professor has found that children who engage in rough and tumble play have better impulse control, better short-term memory and a greater repertoire of strategies to negotiate with their peers. However, the le

Are Canadian Kids Losing the Ability to Play? New Study Suggests a Problem
A study led by researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario found that only one-third of kids meet what is thought to be a basic level of physical literacy. The study included more than 10,000 children aged 8-12 across Canada over three

SAN FRANCISCO - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grant awards totaling $385,000 for environmental education projects throughout the Pacific Southwest.

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Parents Fear Children Are Too Inactive Due to Time Spent Staring at Screens

Parents Fear Children Are Too Inactive Due to Time


CROSSING CULTURES: Making an “Impossible” Dream Possible

CROSSING CULTURES: Making an “Impossible” Dream