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Science education brought to Salt Lake County Jail inmates

SALT LAKE CITY — Within in the walls of the Salt Lake County Jail, the inmates in pod-D get to see what life could look like outside of it. 622 more words


Inmates Conduct Ecological Research on Slow-growing Mosses

Here is a fascinating article from the National Science Foundation website that my brother sent me a link to. It’s about a horticulture/plant science program in moss cultivation headed by Nalini Nadkarni of Evergreen State College in conjunction with inmates from Cedar Creek Corrections Center in Littlerock, Washington. 420 more words


Ten Dance-Related TED Talks You Should Watch

If you have not yet had the pleasure of watching a TED talk, you are in for a treat. Over the years, the company has evolved in many ways, and today the presentations are available on an easily searchable database which is… 445 more words


Activists Celebrate World Environment Day

CHICAGO (WBBM) — Sunday is World Environment Day, and two activists, speaking at the Chicago Botanic Gardens, in Glencoe, are providing both warnings and words of optimism. 776 more words


Queen of the Tree Canopies

Here is scientist Dr. Nalini Nadkarni Ted Talk on Conserving the Canopies.  Tree canopies are delicate ecosystems that help keep our global climate stable.

She positively connects people with trees.  92 more words