More college students are uncertain about whether they will have enough to eat.
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Concerns about having enough to eat are worsening among college students during the pandemic. This could ultimately affect how many finish school, two scholars argue.
Agriculture is the dominant cause for the increasing N₂O concentrations. Emissions must be reduced if we hope to stabilise Earth's climate.
Un habitant court vers sa maison pour sauver son chien tandis que les flammes se rapprochent à Napa, en Californie, le 18 août 2020.
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Dans la plupart des zones à haut risque, les assureurs choisissent de plus en plus souvent de ne pas renouveler leur couverture.
The report by the World Meteorological Organisation shows that with large and rapid emissions cuts, we can still avoid the most severe climate change. But worryingly, we also have time to make it far worse.
‘The Dyings have been too deep for me,’ Dickinson wrote in 1884.
During the last years of her life, Dickinson endured a relentless succession of deaths. And yet the poet was able to confront the depths of loss with courage and hope.
Demand for food aid has soared during the pandemic.
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The earned income tax credit lifts around 6 million of the working poor out of poverty every year, but with the economy hammered by COVID-19, many might not get the benefit they need.
Nuestros últimos estudios sugieren que el metano, un gas de efecto invernadero más potente que el dióxido de carbono, se está acumulando en la atmósfera debido a la actividad humana.
The first Muslim prayers were held on Friday inside the Hagia Sophia in 86 years.
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The first Muslim prayer in 86 years was held on July 24 inside Hagia Sophia, recently reconverted to a mosque. For over a millennium, this grand monument has wielded enormous power.
In Australia, methane emissions from fossil fuels are rising due to expansion of the natural gas industry, whereas agriculture emissions are falling.
New research reveals which sectors of the global economy fuelled the emissions decline during COVID-19. We have a narrow window of time to make the change permanent.
Una nueva investigación analiza los sectores económicos responsables de la caída global de emisiones debida a la COVID-19. Tenemos una pequeño margen de tiempo para hacer el cambio permanente.
Le 11 mai 2020, à Saint-Malo, marquage d’une piste cyclable.
De tout récents travaux du Global Carbon Project montrent dans le détail les effets de la pandémie et du confinement sur l’économie mondiale.
Babies around the world love ‘baby-talk’ and it can help them learn language too.
New research shows that babies around the world love baby talk — and when adults baby talk to them it is good for their language development.
Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from El Salvador has been living in sanctuary in a church for a year due to a deportation order.
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About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That's up from 41% in 2007.
Families recovered from the Great Depression much more quickly than the Great Recession.
While the Great Depression reduced inequality and closed the racial wealth gap, the Great Recession of 2009 did the opposite.
Advanced degrees pay off in the job market.
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A new survey shows that people with advanced degrees make more money starting out on the same jobs as those with just bachelor's degrees. But there's more to the story, two sociologists note.
Paper ballots – the key to reconstructing what happened in Iowa.
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With electronic voting and vote-counting machines susceptible to hacking, paper ballots ensure recounts are possible – and accurate.
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Bagaimana paus, yang hanya memakan makhluk kecil, mampu berevolusi menjadi makhluk terbesar di dunia? Dan mengapa mereka tidak bertambah besar?
African Americans take on greater debt than whites to earn an advanced degree. Does the payoff make it worth it?
African American students are taking on significantly more debt than white students to earn advanced degrees. Is it worth it?
Humans are barraged by digital media 24/7. Is it a problem?
Most of us spend hours each day glued to some type of screen for work or play. But is that a bad thing? Has anyone got the data to figure it out? Now is the time for 'The Human Screenome Project.'