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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces 2022 – 2023 Social Impact Programs

The Ferry Tales Project is a collaboration with the International Programming department at the Kennedy Center, Caitlin Cassidy (Lead Artist), The Earth Commons—Georgetown…

November 28, 2022

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What can reparations for slavery look like in the United States? One man has ideas

Andrew Delbanco's National Endowment for the Humanities held its 50th annual Jefferson Lecture, titled "The Question of Reparations: Our Past, Our Present, Our Future," addresses…

October 20, 2022

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People With Disabilities Left Out of Climate Planning

Over a billion people in the world are living with a disability, according to the World Health.…

October 14, 2022

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People with disabilities left out of climate planning

Despite the fact that 185 countries ratified the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, drafted in 2006, which says that countries will take …

October 14, 2022

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More Than Half of U.S. Bird Populations Are Shrinking An alarming report indi

An alarming report indicates that dozens of species are likely to become federally endangered without preventive…

October 12, 2022

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2022 U.S. State of the Birds Report Reveals Widespread Losses of Birds in All Habitats—Except for One

In 50 years, birds have increased overall in wetlands, a singular exception that shows the way forward for saving birds and benefiting.…

October 12, 2022

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Georgetown Bee Campus Team Maps Biodiversity on Campus

Georgetown University is joining an international initiative that will allow community members to upload photos of plants, animals and insects around campus to an app that will…

October 6, 2022

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First-of-its-kind digital platform reveals migration data for birds across the Western Hemisphere

Interactive digital platform visualizes the incredible journeys of migratory birds, how they connect us across the hemisphere, and the widespread challenges they face throughout…

September 22, 2022

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New atlas of bird migration shows extraordinary journeys

A new online atlas of bird migration, published on Thursday, draws from an unprecedented number of scientific and community data sources to illustrate the routes of about 450…

September 15, 2022

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Chrysalis Conundrum: Why One Butterfly Species’ Pupae Fare Better in Winter Than Summer

The silverspotted skipper can be found throughout most of the continental U.S. as well as parts of Mexico and Canada. Weiss explains a little bit about how the skipper lives: As…

September 14, 2022