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Cleaning Up the Oceans

The world’s oceans are in trouble. Millions of tons of plastic pollution [harmful substances in the environment] enter the oceans each year. Most of it gets swept into “garbage patches” such as the Great Pacific … Read more

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What Does It Take to Reach the Top?

Mount Everest is the highest point on Earth. It is 8,850 meters (29,035 feet) above sea level. Reaching its majestic peak is the ultimate challenge for climbers. With the climb comes many dangers. Avalanches are … Read more

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A Day Lost: Changing Time Zones

What time is it? Well, that depends on where you are in the world! When it’s 6:00 a.m. in California, it’s 10:00 a.m. in New York. It would also be 3:00 p.m. in London and … Read more