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U.N. Climate Report

April 8, 2022

Stopping climate change is possible. But time is running out, according to a new report released by the United Nations (U.N.) on April 4. In it, the world’s top climate scientists say that countries must sharply reduce their fossil-fuel emissions…

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Animals

Rainbow Fish

April 7, 2022

This colorful creature is a rose-veiled fairy wrasse. The species is new to science. It was described last month in the journal ZooKeys. The fish is found in th…

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Community

No More Trash

April 6, 2022

On a drizzly December morning in Helsinki, Finland, 11-year-old Minh Anh Ho is hunched over a microscope. Her classmates are busy with other tasks. One is interviewing the mayor for a TV news station. Another is running the electric company.…

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Business

Refill, Please!

April 6, 2022

When you toss a plastic bottle into a recycling bin, it probably doesn’t get recycled. According to the World Economic Forum, only 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling. One reason is that not all plastic can be recycled.…

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Young Game Changers

Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 1, 2022

We celebrate Earth Day each year on April 22. It’s a day to do the planet some good. But many people work hard year-round to protect the Earth, including young people like you. Read about these incredible Kid Heroes for…

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World

Sailing for Good

April 1, 2022

Sailor and ocean advocate Charlie Enright cares about the environment. He competes in the Ocean Race to raise awareness about the seas. Here, he speaks with TFK Kid Reporter Cash Daniels, who also cares about the environment. Cash’s work fighting…

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Movies and Television

Into the Wild

March 31, 2022

Our Great National Parks is a new series on Netflix. Narrator Barack Obama introduces viewers to the natural beauty—and incredible animals—of parks around the world. “This is a series that celebrates the greatest conservation success story of the past century,”…

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Community

TFK Kid Report: The Ripple Effect

March 30, 2022

Read "The Ripple Effect," in this week's issue of TIME for Kids. It's about Sagarika Sriram, who founded Kids for a Better World when she was just 10 years old. In this Kid Report, TFK Kid Reporter Ronak Bhatt writes…

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Young Game Changers

8 Questions for Genesis Butler

March 30, 2022

Genesis Butler, 15, has been vegan since she was 6. Her goal is to protect animals and the environment. Now she inspires other kids to join this effort. TFK Kid Reporter Via Ryerson spoke to Genesis to learn more. 1.…

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Earth Science

Kaboom!

February 17, 2022

Smoke billows from Mount Etna, in Italy, on February 10. The eruption sparked a rare volcanic storm, sending lightning bolts across the sky. But it did not caus…

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