As youth anger over climate change mounts, protests spread around the globe.
"There is no Planet B'." https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/01/25/global-wave-protests-is-underway-anger-mounts-among-those-wholl-have-live-with-global-warming/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.fb8d4ff5a89e
Striking Australian students gain adult backing https://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/climate-change/more-climate-protests-planned-for-saturday-as-australians-back-student-activists/news-story/bad8c051ae23a69706b1d4aff5304a43
French students pledge to spurn polluting companies https://www.fastcompany.com/90267447/more-than-20000-french-students-have-pledged-to-not-work-for-polluting-companies
Action in 50 cities in Germany www.tagesschau.de/inland/schueler-klimaschutz-101.html
Girl’s solo protest snowballs https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/24/school-strikes-over-climate-change-continue-to-snowball
Grand Challenge: Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet
Develop concepts, theories, tools, and models that contribute directly to halting biodiversity loss, managing species and their habitats, restoring ecosystems, and mitigating threats to the environment.
Understand how species interactions, climate change, habitat fragmentation, diseases, environmental contaminants, and invasions of exotic species affect the survival of species and the functioning of ecosystems.
Improve knowledge of the relationships between cultures and biological diversity over time in order to better sustain both.
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