Vocabulary ‘Fitbits’ Are Changing How Babies Learn Words
The devices could help close the language gap between kids from wealthy and low-income families.
Tasmania’s ‘Super-Kelp’ Is Making CO2 Vanish into the Ocean
These towering seaweed forests are amazing climate change fighters. Now scientists are stepping in to make them even stronger.
Nuns Convince Wall Street to Create $130 Million Climate Change Fund
Sixteen congregations of Dominican nuns are collaborating with Morgan Stanley to invest in marginalized communities impacted by global warming.
The San Francisco Housing Policy That’s Stopping Displacement
In the city’s Mission District, renters are collectively buying their buildings before they get priced out.
Edmonton’s New Parking Rule Is an Urban Planner’s Dream
For the first time, a major Canadian city won’t require space for cars on any property.
‘Microcredentials’ Are Changing the Pandemic Job Hunt
Some universities are offering college credits as industry-recognized certificates instead, allowing students to use them in the job market long before they graduate.
Wine Country’s Farmworkers Are Staying Healthy Against All Odds
Populated by seasonal laborers, Oregon’s Willamette Valley could have been devastated by the coronavirus. Instead, it’s become a model for how to keep workers safe.
The World Is Changing — So Can We
The pandemic is revealing the many ways our lives intersect. Is this an opportunity for us to reimagine what we can be?
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