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Trick or Trash?

Forget about goblins, ghosts and ghouls, the real scary monsters out there this Halloween are candy wrappers, pop cans, cigarette butts and more. Last year, most spooky shoreline litter finds were single-use food & beverage items and smoking related trash, eek! These are some terrifying numbers, but there is no reason to be afraid. Get some friends together to organize a shoreline cleanup

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In Peru, this young activist is sparking a movement for climate justice

Majandra Rodriguez Acha was 19 when her country erupted in protests over Amazonian oil. The year was 2009, and Peru’s president had just opened the jungle to oil development, ensuring the displacement of thousands of indigenous people. Enraged by the violent clashes she saw on television, Acha attended a protest on her own. The police

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Live stream educational events on Science and Technology in the Arctic

Frontier School Division’s science department in Manitoba is having a series of upcoming live stream events all the way from Churchill, Manitoba.  Events are being streamed from the Churchill Northern Studies Center, as well as right off the tundra with Polar Bears International.  These live stream events will focus on science and technology in the sub-arctic:

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Teen activism moves Minneapolis suburb to pass climate initiative

Officials in a Minneapolis suburb adopted an aggressive greenhouse-gas-reduction policy last month that was brought forth by a group of local high schoolers who are part of a national climate change movement. Drafted by iMatter, a national youth-led group, the resolution aims for net-zero emissions by 2040 in St. Louis Park, a suburb immediately west of Minneapolis

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Attend the Youth Leadership Forum in October

Learning for a Sustainable Future & the RBC Foundation invite grade 9-12 students to participate in: Our Canada Project Youth Leadership Forum Empowering Students to Change the World! The Our Canada Project is a call to action, engaging youth in envisioning a more sustainable Canada and the actions they are taking to achieve their vision. ‣

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