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We can all be a catalyst for change!

A group of young people – ages 11 to 15 – filed a petition last year to the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) requesting they do more to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.  151 more words

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Kale, kale, everywhere kale!

Have you seen the beautiful green plants growing next to the library, and in front of CC1? If you haven’t, then you need to pull your face away from your phone and check out Cascadia’s Cornucopia! 118 more words

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Epic Pew: 11 Great Catholic Scientists

I recently became a contributor for Epic Pew and today is my first piece, which is a collaboration. In honor of Pope Francis’ Laudato Si, we wanted to remind people that the Church is a great contributor and lover of the natural sciences. 168 more words

Catholic Church

The American Medical Association is finally taking a stand on quacks like Dr. Oz

The issue of has taken on increasing significance of late. Wrapped up in this issue are several key issues:

  • What is the role of professional organizations and authorities in enforcing certain practices and ethical standards?
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News: Science to Parents: Let Your Kids Run a Little Wild


Jessica Leigh Hester report at City Lab on a new paper published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

The evidence from our systematic review indicates that the overall positive health effects of increased risky outdoor play provide greater benefit than the health effects associated with avoiding outdoor risky play. 320 more words

Western Thought

So what would a job in sustainability be like?

Well, it could be a lot of different things.  For example…

you could be part of team creating equitable and sustainable housing on Capitol Hill, 94 more words

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