Water education

Board of Education rejects emergency timeline for school accountability reform in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s push to change the way academic performance is measured in Virginia was met with skepticism at a recent Board of Education meeting. Several members expressed concerns about accelerating the timeline of a plan that still lacks details. Last month, Youngkin announced seven steps to address what he called “catastrophic” test scores, including overhauling …

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Discrimination against children impacts their education, health and access to government resources – UNICEF

New York/Lagos – November 18, 2022 – According to a new UNICEF report released ahead of Universal Children’s Day, discrimination against children based on ethnicity, language and religion is rampant in countries around the world. Denied rights: the impact of discrimination on children shows how racism and discrimination impact education, health, access to birth registration and a fair and just …

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Governor Hochul Announces Indoor Food Production System to Advance Urban Agriculture in Harlem

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced an indoor farming pilot project in Harlem that will increase year-round availability of fresh fruits and vegetables for local underserved families and further national research into optimal conditions. indoor growth and agricultural production. Part of a multi-state demonstration funded by the New York Power Authority and led by energy R&D institute EPRI, the large shipping …

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Lombardo administration probably unremarkable

Robert Redford starred in a movie in the 1970s called The candidate, in which he described a candidate running on a simplified message written by his campaign managers. He eventually wins, and the film famously ends with Redford’s character asking his campaign adviser, “What do we do now?” It’s easy to imagine Joe Lombardo asking the same question after the …

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The Board of Commissioners was briefed on the public health review of the health risks posed by gas cookers

November 10, 2022 A Multnomah County Health Department Report suggests that gas stoves release dangerous air pollutants and that children living in homes with such appliances are 42% more likely to have asthma symptoms. Citing these health concerns, the report advises against fuel-burning appliances like gas stoves to protect public health. On Thursday, November 10, the Board of County Commissioners …

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Tsongas Industrial History Center celebrates 30 years of hands-on learning

When Sheila Kirschbaum’s son started attending kindergarten at Lowell in 1989, she was teaching English at Rivier University in Nashua, New Hampshire. “I was a teacher and I thought, ‘I can’t just send my little Andy to Lowell Public Schools without learning more about them and finding out what I can do to support them,'” she says. Kirschbaum began attending …

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2023: Tinubu, committed to human development

Vanguard Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) said that All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu is recognized worldwide for his committed vision of human development through the promotion of a qualitative and functional education. BAT, a support group for All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu, made the pledge this weekend when donating school uniforms, sports kits …

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How much will Chicago Public Schools disentangle from the city cost?

Chicagoans will be able to elect their school board members starting in 2024. But a report released this week suggests that could come at a cost. The report, prepared by the district with the assistance of a consulting firm, lists expenses currently supported by other city agencies that Chicago public schools may incur as they transition to an elected school …

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Davidson County schools in hot water with parents over tuition debt

The Davidson County School District is facing backlash from parents and other community members after reinstating policies requiring payment for lunch and other fees, which prevents students from receiving meals or participate in extracurricular activities. According to the Davidson County School Board handbook, high school students are not allowed to charge meals to their school account, which means they will …

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Oregon State Board of Directors Approves Building Projects and Presidential Goals

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved OSU President Jayathi Murthy’s goals for fiscal year 2023 and advanced construction of several projects on the Corvallis campus and across the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport. The board heard a report on efforts to advance equity, inclusion, and social justice within OSU; received updates related …

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Explorers and Scientists Rehearse Historic Expedition to Study Human Impact on the Florida Everglade – News

A five-person team, including a University of Florida professor as lead scientist, will embark on a dangerous trek through the Florida Everglades on Thursday to assess the impact of humans on the largest subtropical wilderness. of the world. The group will retrace an 1897 canoe trip that was first made by explorer and scientist Hugh de Laussat Willoughby. Tracie Baker, …

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Russia strikes Ukrainian houses, evacuates Kherson and warns of escalation

A view of the village, located on the border of the Kherson region where control has once again been taken over by Ukrainian forces, as Ukrainian soldiers patrol around the site amid Ukraine’s counterattack on the forces forces in southern Kherson region, violent clashes continue between the two sides in the city of Kherson, located in Kherson oblast, Ukraine, on …

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Vex Experts’ Mysterious Breeding Habits of Aquarium Fish

Comment this story Comment PENYABANGAN, Indonesia — It took a broken air conditioner for Tom Bowling to figure out — after nearly eight months of failure — how to farm the coveted pink-yellow tropical fish known as spotted anthias. Bowling, an ornamental fish breeder based in Palau, had kept the fish in cool water, trying to replicate the temperatures that …

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Macomb County Health Department Assists Town of Eastpointe in Lead Prevention Efforts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2022 The Macomb County Health Department is assisting the town of Eastpointe following a notification from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) that samples from the Eastpointe municipal water supply have lead levels in drinking water that exceed the state standards. Water testing took place as part of routine compliance sampling …

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NEET aspirant dies after consuming contaminated water, more than 30 students are believed to have fallen ill

NEET seeker dies after consuming contaminated water Photo: iStock A shock from Kota in Rajasthan where an 18-year-old NEET aspirant, Vaibhav Roy, died of severe liver disease on Thursday. Vaibhav was diagnosed with hepatic encephalopathy. Vaibhav breathed his last in a private hospital where he was undergoing treatment. The case comes from the Jawahar Nagar region, where 35 other students …

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Two political newcomers vying for LV City Council Ward 6

Term limits for an incumbent on the Las Vegas City Council have opened the race for political newcomers seeking to score a four-year term on the board. Nancy Brune and Ray Spencer are seeking to replace the term-limited Michele Fiore, who is running as the Republican candidate for Nevada State Treasurer. Nancy Brune As founder and former executive director of …

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People against palm trees

Bougainvillea and palm trees are as common in Los Angeles as stop lights on the 101. Could that be a bad thing? “Bougainvillea, boxwood, Madagascar palms – none of them are native to this region,” landscape designer Lily Kwong said the other day. She stood outside her house on the east side of Los Angeles dressed in a khaki jumpsuit …

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Arizona leaders join others at White House for forum on federal funds – Reuters

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero said at the White House event that injections of federal funding through recently passed bills have allowed her city to do things it wouldn’t. could afford otherwise. (Photo by Ryan Knappenberger/Cronkite News) Officials from Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Colorado gathered at the White House on Friday for a forum on the impact of the Biden …

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Energy Efficiency Day Highlights EGLE’s Energy Services Program

Governor Whitmer proclaimed October 5 Energy Efficiency Day, noting that Michigan is committed to reducing energy consumption at all current and future state facilities. Energy efficiency is the cheapest, fastest, and cleanest way to meet Michigan’s energy needs, prevent dangerous pollution, and reduce utility bills for residents and businesses in our communities. Michigan residents can continue to contribute to the …

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WVa students learn about the environment at the wildlife center

ALUM CREEK, W.Va. (AP) — Cassidy, 10, a fifth-grade student at Ramage Elementary School in Boone County, is no stranger to crawfish. Her home is near a river, where she and her brothers regularly sift through the water and turn over rocks to find the little creatures. Once, she says, she found one “so, so big” that she had to …

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UNHCR – Somalis abandon their homes in search of food, water and aid as drought worsens

First the rains failed, then Al-Shabab, an armed group that controls large swaths of south-central Somalia, began imposing heavy taxes on local farmers like Fathi Mohamed Ali. With the river dry, no food for the children and no money to pay the tax, the 35-year-old mother of seven fled her Lower Shabelle home where she and her husband had once …

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Floods in Pakistan are due to climate change and political challenges

The floods that have hit Pakistan this year are the result of a climate crisis a century of preparation. Climate specialists predict that Pakistan will experience devastating floods more frequently, interspersed with periods of extreme heat and drought. While some studies suggest that this year’s floods are unique, experts say warning signs of increasingly intense monsoons have been repeatedly ignored. …

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USD’s New Tribal Liaison Sees Opportunity to Defend ‘Kids Like Her’

Although Sahmie Wytewa just started her new Tribal Liaison job at the University of San Diego earlier this month, every day she intentionally reminds herself that she is here for the greater good of students and Indigenous communities. “I fully intend to honor who I am, where I come from in everything I do, and do the same for every …

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Zabaleta travels to Mexico City to celebrate the expansion of the Xylem Water Heroes Academy

Cityzens Giving and Official Water Technology Partner, Xylem, are thrilled to announce the expansion of the Xylem Water Heroes Academy, a global initiative in ten cities using the power of football to address local water challenges. water. Since its launch in 2021, Xylem Water Heroes Academy has engaged more than 75 young leaders and provided vital water education to more …

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Wolf Administration Applauds 10 Schools for Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — The Pennsylvania Departments of Education, Environmental Protection, Conservation and Natural Resources honored 10 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon (ED-GRS) schools across Pennsylvania in recognition of their efforts in environmental sustainability. “Pennsylvania’s Green Ribbon Schools demonstrate their commitment to promoting environmental awareness in classrooms and teaches students and communities how we are all responsible for protecting our …

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Now that floodwaters have receded, Hooper Bay looks to recovery

Hooper Bay was one of the communities hardest hit by this weekend’s historic storm when a typhoon battered thousands of miles of Alaska’s west coast with high winds and flood waters. With many Hooper Bay households still without power on Sunday, the school was a hub for the community. On Friday, the school housed more than a hundred people. That …

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California school organizations urge veto of latest bill to remove lead from school water

A State Act of 2017 led schools across California to have their faucets tested for lead as part of a program to reduce lead in school drinking water. A new bill that proposes to remove lead from schools and public buildings, pending Governor Gavin Newsom’s signature, is now facing opposition from school groups. Public employee unions and organizations representing school …

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Harvard graduate student union alleges Comaroff’s return to teaching breaches contract | New

Harvard’s graduate student union filed a grievance against the university last month, affirming Harvard failed to ensure “a safe and healthy working and educational environment”. The grievance denounced the return to teaching of Professor John L. Comaroff this fall. Comaroff was placed on unpaid leave in January following two academic investigations, which found he violated Harvard policies on sexual harassment …

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Sneh Milan of Mali Samaj in the presence of Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel

Sneh Milan of Mali Samaj in the presence of Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel For more than two decades, the BJP government has been giving the people of Gujarat a taste of the sweet fruits of good governance and development Basic facilities like roads, power, water, education and health have become ubiquitous in Gujarat This government is taking responsibility for …

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Emergency aid to the Afghan people – Afghanistan

The World Bank Broader Approach (Approach 2.0) was approved by the World Bank Board of Directors on March 1, 2022, based on the decision of ARTF donors and the international community to support the Afghan people. The approach guides the delivery of over $1 billion of ARTF funds in the form of recipient-executed grants to select UN agencies and international …

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University funding: Adapting teaching to production | The Guardian Nigeria News

We must allow Ian Morris to tell us why the Industrial Revolution took place in the British Isles rather than in France. The lesson we will learn from this will encourage us to free up our public universities for greater productivity. Over the past six months, our educational institutions have closed due to insufficient funding and crippling bureaucracy. During the …

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City of Oakland | How We Can Help Oakland Thrive

Download the Oak 311 app 311 is an easy-to-remember phone number, website, and mobile app that connects you to highly trained City of Oakland call center representatives ready to assist you with maintenance inquiries. routine and urgent infrastructure issues. Learn more here Subscribe to the Mayor’s weekly newsletter. Mayor’s Weekly Briefing Home Page Link to subscribe The Mayor’s Bulletin includes …

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More and more children are repeating. Is it good for them?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Braylon Price remembers, he struggled with just about everything the first full school year of the pandemic. With minimal guidance and frequent disruptions, he struggled to keep up with his homework and complete his assignments on time. It was so difficult that his parents asked him to repeat sixth grade – a decision they credit …

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Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Expansion, Finance Manager, Resigns and Takes Job at University of Maine

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) Kelly Sparks, associate vice president for finance and strategic planning at Oregon State University – Cascades, is moving on, as she was named chief business officer and vice president of finance at the University of Maine. Sparks, who has held his current position since 2013, played a significant role in the creation and expansion of the OSU-Cascades …

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Impact of 24-epibrassinolide, spermine, and silicon on plant growth, antioxidant defense systems, and corn osmolyte accumulation under water stress

Complex molecular and biochemical signal transduction pathways control plant responses to environmental stress and interact to determine tolerance or susceptibility at the whole plant level20. Plants respond to abiotic stress by altering the transcription, translation, and post-translational modification of defense-related genes and proteins, resulting in a sophisticated coordinated response to reprogram interconnected defense networks and metabolic processes.21. Physiological and phenotypic …

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Ochsner named interim Aztec water polo head coach

History links SAN DIEGO – Dana OchsnerSan Diego State’s water polo assistant coach for the past three seasons, has been named the program’s interim head coach for the 2023 campaign. The announcement was made by SDSU athletic director, JD Wicker, Tuesday morning. “I am thrilled to have Coach Ochsner take over the leadership of our water polo …

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How to survive a lightning strike or, better yet, avoid one

But those are small groups considering the national population of more than 300 million and there are more than 25 million lightning strikes in the United States a year, according to the weather service. It should also be noted that 90% of lightning victims survive. Still, here are a few things you can do to reduce your chances. “When the …

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New bilingual book discusses water safety education | Local News

The front and back of “When in Doubt, Don’t Go Out!” showing the options in English and Spanish. Courtesy photo / Bob Moore Water safety in the Great Lakes region is always a hot topic of conversation, especially recently, as drownings along the western Michigan coastline seem to be becoming more frequent. There have already been 81 drownings in the …

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In-person conferencing benefits are not open to everyone

It’s 2019 and my twins are three months old. After much sleep deprivation, I somehow submitted my thesis, having straddled the tightrope of breastfeeding twins alongside creating paragraphs and managing a heavy SEO system. Even after submitting the thesis, however, I am not ready to let go of the interviewer, the writer, the thinker in me. Motherhood is all-consuming, but …

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Artists draw inspiration from Indigenous teachings and land-based learning to create watercraft at Manitoba workshop

A Winnipeg artist gets her hands dirty this summer for a 10-day workshop in Grand Rapids, Man., which focuses on hand-harvesting clay to create traditional Indigenous water vessels. Oji-Cree visual artist KC Adams leads the workshop, titled Water Knowledge, where she guides a group of female-identifying, non-binary artists deep into the earth on the northeast shore of Lake Winnipeg, teaching …

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How Samsung offices around the world are shining the spotlight on our next generation – Samsung Global Newsroom

International Youth Day (IDD), which takes place on August 12 every year, is a United Nations (UN) designated awareness day both to raise awareness of the issues facing young people today and to celebrate their achievements and potential. With its global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, Samsung Electronics empowers, engages and sparks the imagination of young people who strive to …

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Adventures in Leadership helps new students transition to Elon

Air conditioning, cell phone service and a bed – all the comforts of home that 24 new freshmen left behind when they participated in the Adventures in Leadership (AIL) rafting and rock climbing session this summer. The rafting and whitewater climbing session was one of six held in July across North Carolina for members of Elon’s Class of 2026, from …

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Children of War – The New York Times

No casualty of war emerges without suffering some sort of loss: a gutted home. A loved one has disappeared. A torn life. Yet no one loses more in war than children – scarred by its lifelong devastation. In Ukraine, time is running out to prevent another “lost generation” – the phrase often used not only for the young lives taken, …

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4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day featured nutrient management and water quality research

Lincoln, Neb. -The University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2022 4Rs Nutrient Stewardship Field Day to Eastern Nebraska Research, Extension and Education Center July 19 featured knowledge and tools on improving nutrient management and water quality through research and demonstrations. 64 participants attended, including BDNI staff, growers, crop consultants, extension educators, graduate students, faculty, industry representatives and other customers. Nitrogen certification was also …

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UNICEF Kenya Humanitarian Situation Report No. 2 (Drought) – 1 June to 30 June 2022 – Kenya

Attachments Strong points: According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Food Security Report of June 2022, and after four consecutive failed rainy seasons, the number of people facing food insecurity in Kenya has fallen from 3, 5 million to 4.1 million. · A total of 9,539 children (4,998 girls, 4,541 boys) were admitted for treatment of severe acute malnutrition …

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One-day national conference on “Environmental and Water Resources Management: Challenges and Solutions” | India Education | Latest Education News | World Education News

SRINAGAR: The Department of Water Management and Department of Environmental Sciences, SP College, Srinagar, in collaboration with JJT University, Rajasthan, with an associated partnership from All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi , organized a one-day national conference on the theme “Environment and Water Resources Management: Challenges and Solutions”, here. The chief guest on the occasion was Vice Chancellor …

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Can processing help Indonesian catfish farmers expand their market?

Haji Usman (L) and Fuad Arffan (R) Haji Usman and Fuad Arffan operate CV Vatra Mandiri, a catfish farming and processing company © CV Vatra Mandiri Farmed catfish traditionally has a unique market in Indonesia, where it is mainly sold as street food, called “warung pecel lele”, with lower-middle-income buyers as the main consumers. Although there is no official standard …

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Racers navigate the North River for the 2022 Great River Race

NORWELL – Any passerby crossing Bridge Street on Sunday morning saw more than the gentle curve of the North River and the occasional boat on the water. Kayaks, canoes and paddleboards swarmed the landing as 155 runners prepared to set off for the 32nd annual Great River Run, organized by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association. With spectators cheering …

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How bicycles are changing girls’ education in rural Africa

COVID-19 has kept more than 168 million children around the world out of school for more than a year, but as schools reopen, it’s important not to forget another stubborn and powerful barrier keeping children out of class—distance. According the world bank“The most important determinant of primary schooling is proximity to a school.” In country after country, from India to …

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Moving from Risk to Resilience with Localizing the SDGs – India

Attachments Floods are a recurring phenomenon in Bangladesh and the neighboring state of Assam, India. The ongoing large-scale flooding here is no exception. Floods often cause landslides and large-scale erosion of banks. The Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2019 classifies them as a multi-hazard hotspot where disaster, poverty and environmental degradation intersect. Is it a climate catastrophe? The latest IPCC report …

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UNICEF Ukraine Humanitarian Report No. 17, 29 June to 12 July 2022 – Ukraine

Intense fighting continues in Donbass, eastern Ukraine, while strikes in many parts of the country, including Odessa and Mykolaiv, continue to cause widespread damage. Since 24 February, 3,890,177 people in Ukraine have been able to access health care thanks to supplies distributed, either directly by UNICEF or in partnership with implementing organizations. In addition, 3,182,064 people gained access to safe …

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CAES Alum Named Inaugural Fellow of 1890 Universities Foundation

Taylor Mitchell, a 2022 graduate of the Environmental Studies program at the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, will spend the summer as an inaugural 1890 Universities Foundation intern with the U.S. House Agriculture Committee. While on Capitol Hill, Mitchell will gain first-hand insight into the policy-making and legislative process as it relates to agriculture, including commodity production and pricing, …

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Pittsburgh lobby group says more manufacturing can help rebuild area’s population

A labour-management alliance pushing for pro-natural gas and manufacturing policies named a new leader last week. Pittsburgh Works Together touts both sectors as critical to Southwestern Pennsylvania’s growing workforce, even though industrial employment in the region has been declining for decades. Peoples Natural Gas President Michael Huwar will replace HearthStone Utilities CEO Morgan O’Brien as co-chairman of the Pittsburgh Works …

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JRS Chad: Access to water is the cornerstone of quality education

In Lake Chad province, home to some of the country’s most vulnerable populations in the face of escalating climate change, access to quality water is a challenge. Education is also strongly affected by the lack of this crucial resource for life. To ensure the well-being, health and presence in class of pupils, it is essential that schools have water points …

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Petitioners call on Columbia Sportswear to remove PFAS

Today, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the US Public Interest Research Group Education Fund (USPIRG Education Fund) delivered 48,000 petition signatures to the CEO of Columbia Sportswear, calling for the phase-out of toxic PFAS from the company’s supply chain. PFAS are a class of more than 12,000 toxic chemicals, known to heavily pollute the nation’s drinking water sources, …

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UNHCR Afghanistan Earthquake Response External Update #2 (29 June 2022) – Afghanistan

Attachments UNHCR’s Earthquake Response Support Mission, led by its Deputy Protection Representative, arrived in Khost province on 28 June. The mission which reinforces the presence of the UNHCR on the ground will then go to the province of Paktika on 30 June. It also includes Protection, Reintegration and Partnerships and Shelter staff who work with partners to identify protection and …

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European Union contributes €5.7 million to support the most vulnerable children and families in Syria – Syrian Arab Republic

More than 300,000 people will benefit from access to vital services across the country DAMASCUS, July 4, 2022 – The European Union (EU) has contributed €5.7 million in humanitarian funding to UNICEF’s support for the most vulnerable children and families in Syria. Multi-donor humanitarian action, supported by the EU, will help UNICEF to scale up its response and reach more …

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Patiala Health Department: Clean Upper Water Tanks, Reverse Osmosis Systems, Educational Institutions Said: The Tribune India

Tribune press service Patiala, July 2 Fearing an outbreak of diarrhea, the Patiala Health Department ordered various educational institutions in the district to clean air tanks and reverse osmosis water systems. Directions to educational institutions are said to have come as educational institutions are opening after a hiatus and the district has seen multiple outbreaks of diarrhea in …

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Cups, straws, spoons: India launches single-use plastic ban

A roadside cotton candy vendor drinks water from a plastic pouch as he waits for customers at a weekly market in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, June 29, 2022. India has banned some single-use or disposable plastic products on Friday as part of a longer federal plan to phase out the ubiquitous material in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people. …

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Vermont officials seek public comment on proposed wake boat rules

Waking up along the shores of Lake Carmi in 2017. Courtesy of Larry Myott New rules are being considered for the use of wake boats on Vermont lakes and ponds, in response to a push from concerned residents. Responsible Wakes for Vermont Lakes filed a 54-page petition in March calling on the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation to tighten boating …

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Governor Mills Announces Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative to Provide Maine Students with Hands-On Outdoor Learning Experiences on the Coast This Summer

Keeping a promise from her State of the State address, Governor Mills will provide more than 1,000 middle and high school students with the opportunity to enjoy outdoor learning experiences this summer. Augusta, MAINE – Keeping a promise from her State of the State Address, Governor Janet Mills today announced the launch of the Maine Outdoor Learning Initiative to provide …

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Resource stewardship, environmental education at the center of 196 Michigan schools recognized through the Green Schools program

Environmental stewardship and education were front and center at nearly 200 Michigan schools recently recognized as Michigan Green Schools. This is the first year that the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) has been responsible for managing the MI Green Schools program. Previously, it was run by a non-profit organization. The program offers stewardship-themed activities and information …

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Albion College Collaborates with Harrington Elementary on Freshwater Literacy

A state MiSTEM grant facilitates the introduction of new K-5 lessons in 2023. June 22, 2022 The Kalamazoo River at the Whitehouse Nature Center is a short walk from Harrington Elementary School. Thanks to a recent grant from the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy of the State and the MiSTEM NetworkAlbion College is partnering with Marshall Public Schools …

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In pictures: here are 60 photos that give an idea of ​​the bustling opening days of Documenta 15 in Kassel

Documenta 15 is not a room specifically designed for photos. There are some interesting pieces of art tucked away in its many locations across Kassel, but they certainly don’t set the tone. Instead, it is an exhibition of films, archives, educational materials and public programs. During the press preview, many artists and groups of artists were still busy working on …

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Fans want 70-mile park system along SC’s Black River

KINGSTREE, SC (WCSC/AP) – A coalition working to connect a dozen local, state and private parks along the Black River in South Carolina has released a plan for a 70-mile-long project. Now all they need is $45 million to finish it. The Open Space Institute says the Black River Water Trail and Park Network would start at Kingstree in Williamsburg …

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UC Davis grad: Chancellor May responds to heat crisis

UC Davis graduates are seen during ceremonies at UC Davis Health Stadium on Friday, June 10, 2022. The UC Davis graduation ceremony was abruptly cut short on Friday due to extreme heat while that the university told students and families to clean up the stadium and come back on Sunday. U.C. Davis UC Davis added infrastructure such as misters, water …

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Crowded education superintendent race highlights SC ballot

FILE – Palmetto State Teachers Association Executive Director Kathy Maness addresses a South Carolina Senate subcommittee Feb. 2, 2022, in Columbia, SC Six Republicans and three Democrats are seeking nominations from their parties for the open public education superintendent seat highlights the ballot for South Carolina’s primary in the upcoming June 2022 election. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins, File) Jeffrey Collins PA …

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“Water rocks!” The musical premieres June 16 in Ames

AMES, Iowa – The world premiere of “Water Rocks! The Musical” will take place at the Ames City Auditorium in Ames, June 16 and 23, at 7 p.m. Water rocks! is a youth water education program at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The hour-long musical will provide entertainment for all ages and feature award-winning musical numbers from 10 years …

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Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station Presents 2022 RoPE Awards

Fred Miller The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station presented Early Career Professional Excellence Awards to, from left, Brad Austin, Spring Sneed and Sam Rochell. (Photos by U of A System Agriculture Division) The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station recognized three faculty and research staff for sustained outstanding performance at a May 31 staff appreciation event. The Early Career Professional …

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Governor’s Office | This week in New Jersey

GOVERNOR MURPHY, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF HIGHER EDUCATION ANNOUNCE SECOND ROUND OF PROPOSED CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROJECTS TO RECEIVE FUNDING UNDER THE FUTURE OBLIGATION SECURITY ACT OUR CHILDREN Governor Phil Murphy, Acting Commissioner of Education Angelica Allen-McMillan and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Brian Bridges have recommended projects to the Legislative Assembly as part …

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City of Phoenix issues water alert amid drought

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Phoenix is ​​calling on customers to reduce their water usage as the city activated its drought management plan on Wednesday. The City of Phoenix declared a Phase 1 water alert at the afternoon city council meeting. The alert means authorities are urging people to reduce their water consumption, which will have minimal impact on their daily …

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Plan to set up special education centers ‘dead in the water’, say government sources – The Irish Times

A controversial plan to create special education centers for children without school places is “dead in the water”, government sources have said. The plan, revealed in The Irish Times last week, involved the temporary establishment of five centers in the Dublin area to provide education for dozens of vulnerable children who have yet to secure a place in a special …

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Georgia’s primary went well. Voting supporters worry about November.

Placeholder while loading article actions LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Turnout set modern records for a midterm primary. Ballot rejections plummeted. And Republican leaders were quick to say Tuesday’s relatively trouble-free election in Georgia provided evidence that concerns about the state’s new election law, passed last year, had been overblown. “The incredible turnout we’ve seen demonstrates once and for all that Georgia’s …

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In this bargaining season, will teachers’ salary increases meet expectations?

Some teachers already know what kind of increase they can expect this year. In Nampa, administrators and union negotiators are just beginning to talk about dollars. School districts and charters in Idaho have a boon for teacher salaries: In Nampa, the new money amounts to just over $4 million. At the request of Governor Brad Little, the 2022 Legislature added …

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Davos 2022: how to bring nature-based solutions to our cities

Key leaders shared an overview of the steps and work that needs to be done to bring nature-based solutions to cities. Key priorities include a clear implementation agenda, just transition with the most vulnerable communities in mind, comprehensive policy measures and smarter investments. The session entitled “Returning Nature to Cities” took place during the 2022 Annual Meeting of the World …

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Deciphering the biosynthetic gene cluster of a potent freshwater toxin

Scientists from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, the University of São Paulo and UC Santa Cruz collaborated to discover and validate the enzymes responsible for the production of one of the neurotoxins the most toxic and fast-acting agents associated with harmful freshwater algal blooms in lakes and ponds. The team combined genetic and …

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Crypto Firm CoinFlip Opens Tampa ‘Experience Center’ at Sparkman Wharf

While it hasn’t exactly been a bullish month in the cryptocurrency society, at least one company is betting on the future of crypto in Tampa. Chicago-based CoinFlip on Thursday announced plans to open its second national office in Tampa, along with a “crypto experience center” focused on public education and cryptocurrency financial services. The expansion will bring 40 tech jobs …

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Terahertz absorption characteristics of an ammonium salt solution based on a self-sampling microfluidic chip

Effect of ion hydration on THz transmission characteristics of ammonium salt solution The spectral intensity of distilled water injected into the chip was much lower than that of the empty chip in this study, indicating that water absorbs the vast majority of THz waves, which is mainly due to hydrogen bonding between the water molecules; and the difference in spectral …

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The Start of the class of 2022 | News | Notre Dame News

Students wave Ukrainian flags in tribute to Archbishop Borys Gudsiak, speaker at the inauguration. (Photo by Peter Ringenberg/University of Notre Dame) The University of Notre Dame celebrated its 177th Launching Ceremony Sunday, May 15 at the Notre-Dame stadium. An audience of over 25,000 family members, friends, professors and graduates attended. President Rev. John I. Jenkins, CSCand Christine Maziar, Acting Provostwelcomes …

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Kate Webb, chair of the House Education Committee, will not stand for re-election

Rep. Kate Webb, D-Shelburne, chair of the House Education Committee, speaks with Rep. George Till, D-Jericho, at the Statehouse in Montpelier in 2019. File photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger Rep. Kate Webb, D-Shelburne, chair of the House Education Committee, said Wednesday she will not run for office this year. “It’s time,” Webb told VTDigger. “It was an incredible experience. I was …

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High fiber diets associated with lower antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria

According to a study published by scientists from the Agricultural Research Service and their colleagues from mBio. Microbes that have resistance to various commonly used antibiotics such as tetracycline and aminoglycoside are a significant source of risk to people worldwide, with the widespread expectation that the problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – the term that refers to bacteria, viruses and …

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Lawmakers set to require Missouri schools to test and filter water for lead | KCUR 89.3

Missouri lawmakers are poised to require school testing and, potentially, filter drinking water to prevent lead poisoningmaking the state one of the few to require administrators to meet higher standards than federal regulations. The state offers grants to schools to pay for water testing, but there is no requirement to test, and only a handful have chosen to do so. …

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As a Massive Infrastructure Upgrade Begins, Wisconsin Needs to Invest in Its Workforce

By Megan Tanel, AEM President Editor’s Note: This was originally published by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. It is being republished here with their permission. Read the original opinion piece here. I grew up in Milwaukee County and have chosen to raise my family here. When I graduated from Wauwatosa West High School, it was a given that most students would …

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Dell Technologies launches community solar concentrators to meet the needs of remote communities worldwide

Solar community hub in Brazil Dell Technologies At its Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas, Dell, in partnership with Computer Aid, Intel and Microsoft, announced the Solar community hubs, an evolution of its Solar Learning Labs program on which Computer Aid International and Dell Technologies (Dell) have been collaborating since 2011. The first Hub opened in Lagos, Nigeria in 2014. …

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UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report No. 3, March 2022 – Ethiopia

Strong points UNICEF estimates that 9.9 million people are affected by drought in 214 hotspots spread across four regions of Afar, Oromia, Somalia and the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region ( SNNPR), including 4.45 million children. More than four million people in hotspots of drought-affected regions are in dire need of water. UNICEF has been able to provide more …

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How the Encore of a Drive-In Cinema Could Help Revitalize the San Luis Valley

When the Border cinema debuted on May 14, 1955, with more than 300 cars crammed into its parking lot in the rural San Luis Valley. Whether he’s initially drawn to the free admission to the opening night or the opportunity to watch Oscar winner Edmond O’Brien avenge his murdered fiancée in path of war, many in the crowd returned. Like …

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Harriet Tubman led military raids during the Civil War as well as her better-known slave rescues

Harriet Tubman was barely 5ft tall and didn’t have a dime to her name. What she had was a deep faith and a powerful passion for justice that was fueled by a network of black and white abolitionists determined to end slavery in America. “I had reasoned that out in my mind,” Tubman once said an interviewer. “There was one …

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Will infrastructure investments mean better jobs for Californians?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed last November by President Biden, will bring about $45 billion to California over the next few years. About three-quarters of the funding is for road and transit infrastructure projects; other spending will support broadband, water infrastructure and airports, among other projects. These federal investments would complement several infrastructure proposals included in this …

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UNICEF receives $26 million from German government to support basic service delivery and COVID-19 response in Iraq [EN/AR/KU] – Iraq

UNICEF receives $26 million from German government to support basic service delivery and COVID-19 response in Iraq [EN/AR/KU] – Iraq

The funding will enable 1 million children and adolescents to have continued access to learning through a combination of approaches such as blended learning and 50,000 vulnerable people to receive essential child protection services. childhood. Baghdad, April 24, 2022 – The German government has donated $26 million to UNICEF to support UNICEF in its ongoing efforts to help the Iraqi …

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The Point, April 22, 2022: Florida Legislature passes redistricting plan, plus repeal of Disney’s special status

Subscribe to The Point, arriving in your inbox Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. • WUFT News: Gainesville nonprofits have awarded more than $6 million in federal funds. “The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which President Joe Biden signed in 2021, has provided the City of Gainesville with more than $6 million to help local nonprofit organizations and …

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Tribal bills still pending as lawmakers near end of session

Two of the three major bills aimed at helping Maine tribes were still pending Tuesday night as lawmakers scramble to complete their work before the end of the session. Wednesday is the statutory adjournment date for the 130th Parliament, but lawmakers were asking for an extension of up to two days. Such a request should receive two-thirds support in each …

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Find out which standardized tests are available before the summer holidays

My ninth grader submitted the results of a standardized reading test she recently took. We were in his class for an event to bring parents to school: “Donuts with Grownups”. After a donut or three with other families in the gym, we washed it all down with bottled water and met up with a few other moms and dads in …

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UMaine Earth Week 2022 scheduled for April 18-22 – UMaine News

The University of Maine will celebrate Earth Week 2022 April 18-22 with a series of events. Each day of Earth Week, UMaine’s Green Campus Initiative (GCI) will host a treasure hunt for prizes hidden on campus, with clues posted on GCI Instagram, @umainegci, each morning. GCI will also host its annual Earth Week nature photo contestwhere participants simply go out …

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COMMUNITIES ARE INVITED FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURAL WATER FINANCING FROM THE EPA.

COMMUNITIES ARE INVITED FOR WATER INFRASTRUCTURAL WATER FINANCING FROM THE EPA.

Applications for EPA WIFIA funding are now being accepted. The Morris Forman Water Quality Treatment Center of the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District received this cash for water infrastructure upgrades. Stormwater, wastewater, drinking water systems preserve public health and the environment while promoting economic growth in towns around the country. Local communities may confront major financial issues renewing …

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Stand Up For Ukraine: 9.1 billion euros pledged to support internally displaced people and refugees – World

The Stand Up for Ukraine event and global fundraising campaign raised €9.1 billion for people fleeing the Russian invasion, in Ukraine and abroad, including €1 billion euros from the European Commission. In addition to this, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced an additional €1 billion loan to cover the needs of those displaced by the invasion. European Commission …

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The test taker is imprisoned; trainer convicted of admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former Florida prep school administrator was sentenced to federal prison and a decorated University of Southern California water polo coach was swiftly convicted by a jury during a Friday charged in federal court in Boston in connection with the college admissions bribery scandal. . Mark Riddell, who was paid handsomely to take college entrance exams for …

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UC San Diego Releases First Sustainability Report During Earth Month

UC San Diego’s first annual sustainability report highlights the campus’ progress toward sustainability goals in ten key areas. Photo credit: Rhett S. Miller. Sustainability is an integral part of UC San Diego’s education, research, and campus operations. Fittingly, UC San Diego released its first annual sustainability report during Earth Month, providing an update on campus progress in 2020-21 toward sustainability …

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President Biden’s budget proposals advance clean energy, climate resilience and equity goals

Belted kingfisher. Photo: Chuck Wood/Audubon Photography Awards WASHINGTON – President Biden recently published its draft budget for fiscal year 2023. While the President’s budget is only a request to Congress, he advises Congress in drafting annual spending bills. This year’s proposed budget includes investments for clean energy research, a civil conservation corps and equity initiatives to help disadvantaged communities. It …

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CMU Water Center co-founder leaves for job at American Rivers | Western Colorado

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Covid, Russia and the economy put the “Chinese model” to the test

A year ago, when many countries were still reeling from Covid-19, China seemed to be one of the few places thriving during the pandemic. It was also the only major economy to post growth in 2020. Global investors were bullish on Chinese stocks even as Beijing’s regulatory crackdown on its private sector looked more like a political campaign. This has …

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Farmers in Laos turn to game theory to try to outsmart the rats | Agricultural news

For more than a decade, Laos has faced a growing rat problem as the rodents make their way through rice, the country’s main cash crop and staple food. Described by farmers as a ‘sea of ​​rats’, the vermin eat away at least 20% of the country’s annual rice crop, putting further pressure on household finances and food security in what …

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Families take the opportunity to get healthy at the fair | Education

Parents and children paraded through several venues and stations on Thursday night as they enjoyed a free health fair. Hosted by the Hardin County Schools Family Resource and Youth Service Centers at the Pritchard Community Center in Elizabethtown, the Spring into Wellness Fair offered families an opportunity to explore healthy habits. Co-organizer Leslie Hall said the fair took a focused …

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The main building repair and restoration project will improve the working and learning environment | UTSA today | UTSA

UTSA’s mission The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center of intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual …

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Earthjustice and LCVEF launch an educational digital campaign to highlight the importance of the courts and the environment

washington d.c. — This week, Earthjustice and the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (LCVEF) launched a five-digit digital education campaign to highlight the importance of courts for the environment in the District of Columbia and 12 states: Alaska, Arizona, Florida , Georgia. , Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin. Video ads run pre-roll …

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Wellington Water under pump due to poor condition of network assets

While Wellington Water falls short of the capital, other councils in the area say they run the water company very well because they spend more. File photo. Photo: RNZ / Angus Dreaver So far this quarter, there are 1.8 sewage overflows for every 1,000 sewer connections in the city of Wellington, according to the latest figures. This is against a …

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Alaska House committee proposes funding schools a year up front using money from rising oil prices

The Alaska House finance committee is meeting to discuss improved state revenue projections Wednesday at the Capitol. The latest version of the committee’s budget includes an additional $1.2 billion to fund public education a year up front. (Andrew Kitchenman/KTOO and Alaska Public Media) The Alaska House finance committee plans to spend some of the state’s extra money from high oil …

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The next level of sustainability: restoring nature

When online travel giant Expedia Group unveiled its $900 million Seattle headquarters in 2019, the 40-acre waterfront campus featured plenty of amenities: a bike path, soccer field, and a beach dotted with driftwood logs for sitting to the sound of the waves. It also has well-organized dirt. Surfacedesign landscape architects in San Francisco focused on extensive restoration of natural habitat …

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2022 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge kicks off in Columbus – Ohio Ag Net

Public policy, fellowship and learning more about how government works were part of the March 5 opening session for participants in the 2022 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge. Students ages 14 to 18 and three college mentors gathered in Columbus to discuss agricultural issues and policies as part of the annual program, which is a collaboration between Ohio Agricultural Bureau, Ohio …

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Telangana Education Minister – The New Indian Express

By Express press service HYDERABAD: Education Minister Sabitha Indra Reddy informed the State Assembly on Friday that the state government will strengthen the school education system by investing Rs 7,289 crore. The program is implemented in three phases in 26,065 schools under the Department of School Education. Under Phase I (2021-22), the program is resumed with an estimated budgetary cost …

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Ukraine. Millions at risk as health problems exacerbate vulnerabilities

Budapest/Geneva, March 10, 2022 – As the conflict continues in Ukraine and a cold front descends, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) warns of the dire health situation – including the spread of COVID -19 – and the impact on the mental health of millions of people both inside and outside the country. Fighting in …

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