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Australia

History of Australia’s refugee program

Share this<p>Early refugee settlement<p>Australia has been settling refugees for at least 170 years. The first easily identifiable group of refugees were …

The difficulty of getting people to read about Lahore

<i>You’ll see people complaining that the media doesn’t give as much prominence to terrorism atrocities outside of Western Europe as it does to those</i> …

Scientists have found a link between being a refugee and developing schizophrenia

If fleeing war-torn countries, making hazardous journeys, and dealing with the arduous immigration process weren’t harrowing enough, researchers have now discovered that refugees face an added burden: an increased risk of developing schizophrenia.<p>Researchers, led by Anna-Clara Hollander, from …

The Brain

The refugee crisis: 9 questions you were too embarrassed to ask

There have always been refugees: people who are forced from their home countries by conflict or repression or something else, and who must find new homes and new lives abroad. But there is something different about what's happening now. The world is experiencing a crisis more severe than anything …

Middle East

Turkey-EU visa deal disaster for EU as Erdogan likely to flood EU with Muslim migrants

Former Pentagon official: Erdogan is trying to Islamize Europe quickly. That is what open borders would mean.<p>EU flags. (photo credit: AFP/ DANIEL …

British Lord Who Fled the Nazis Becomes Champion of Child Refugees

When Alf Dubs was six years old, his mother put him on a train in Prague knowing she might never see him again. The year was 1939, and Czechoslovakia …

North Africa

Life in a Refugee Camp, As Seen By Children

Syrian refugee children use photography to capture their new reality.<p>Of the over 4.2 million refugees who have fled the conflict in Syria, half are children, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR).<p>Children in refugee camps are denied many of the joys of a typical childhood and are …

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders

Through warmer air and water and rising sea levels, climate change makes hurricanes more powerful and dangerous. When Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf …

Company Behind DAPL Continues to Bully Landowners and Contaminate Water

Doris Blume broke down crying several times in the couple hours I was on her family’s farm in Newville, PA. She and her husband Ralph haven’t been …

AJ+

What happens when you put bees and solar panels in the same location? A sweet collaboration.

Climate Change Will Bring Major Flooding to New York Every 5 Years

And that’s only counting the floods caused by hurricanes and tropical storms.<p>New York is a city on the water. For hundreds of years, its rivers and harbor have worked to its advantage, bringing it speedy transportation and pleasant temperatures.<p>The next couple hundred years may not be as smooth …

Climate Change

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Norway has a brilliant way to get people to recycle more.

NowThis

This candy giant is spending $1 billion to fight climate change

Climate Reality

Food for thought: Want to know how climate change affects you? Just take a look at your plate.<p>#YEARSproject (via Years of Living Dangerously)

The oceans are coming for the world's cities — and we aren't ready, according to a new book

We build cities on the water.<p>Miami, New York, Tokyo, Mumbai, Lagos, Los Angeles — look anywhere in the world and humanity has decided that the places we want to congregate look out to sea. Close to 40% of the US population lives in coastal counties. Many of the most expensive and desirable …

Climate Change

School With No Walls: Sweden's Revolutionary Vittra Learning Space (Learning World S2E48, 1/3)

The More Windows In The Office, The Healthier The Employees

Natural daylight streaming in from the windows of your workplace has shown to significantly improve the health of employees. The benefits may sway …

10 Cool Office Spaces

Most corporate offices are made up of fluorescent lights, bare beige walls, dated technology, and the dreaded cube farm. But some companies—like Facebook, Google and Box—offer employees much more creative, colorful and conducive workspaces.<p>“Creating a cool office space can and should reflect a …

How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

The intensity of light could also have an impact on the intensity of our emotions, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that the more intense the lighting, the greater a person's emotions -- both positive <i>and</i> negative.<p>"Other evidence shows that on sunny …

How Do Colors Affect Us? - Dare To Know

How the Color of Your Office Impacts Productivity (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If your office walls are painted dull gray -- the cold color of warships, concrete and cubicles -- it’s time for a makeover.<p>A recent University of Texas study found that bland gray, beige and white offices induced feelings of sadness and …

Creativity

School Without Walls Fosters A Free-Wheeling Theory Of Learning

Look, Ma, no walls!<p>Sweden loves its experimental education, but here’s a venture that’s far-fetched even by Swedish standards: It’s a school without walls.<p>That’s right. Vittra Telefonplan, in Stockholm, was designed according to the principles of the Swedish Free School Organization Vittra, an …

Dance Hall

Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education

<b>A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your</b> …

New York Times

Vittra School Brotorp

<b>Multifunctional learning spaces, colorful interiors and small niches for concentration and contemplation. Rosan Bosch Studio has created an interior</b> …

Interior Design

Color Psychology: Does It Affect How You Feel?

Do you feel anxious in a yellow room? Does the color blue make you feel calm and relaxed? Artists and interior designers have long believed that …

Space and design for learning

Learning

8 Tips and Tricks to Redesign Your Classroom

Whether you’re looking to reorganize one corner or redesign an entire room, here are eight tips that may help you throughout the process.<p>1. Getting …

Education Technology