The farmer, the scientist and the nuclear engineer: can they together create a sustainable future?
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John Elkington's work advising businesses on sustainable strategies has earned him numerous accolades including the Dean of Corporate Social Responsibility by BusinessWeek in 2004. Here, he discusses social innovation and entrepreneurship and its potential to become an increasing part of companies' agendas.
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Twenty high school students will take the stage in five Washington communities to share pieces of their life stories. The performances will be part of Washington State University's Las Memorias 2012 — a program that provides a fresh approach to helping youth build skills that will help them become more successful students. The skills include writing, public speaking, working in teams and setting priorities. The end goal is to provide at-risk students with the tools they need to graduate from
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This Open Courseware version of the environmental science laboratory course is specifically designed for practical applications of science using readily available household materials. This course will provide you with firsthand experience of important scientific aspects of environmental studies, including air quality, ecological concerns, waste-management issues, and energy consumption and conservation.
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Read the full article here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/04/snowballs-caught-crashing-into-saturns-weirdest-ring.html Don't forget to subscribe!
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In this video clip, view an excerpt from Barbara Jordan's keynote speech at the Democratic National Convention of 1976. Jordan was the first African-American woman ever elected to Congress from a southern state. (2:12)

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