MUSE February 2017
Oceans rising, crops dying, wildfires raging—sounds like a job for a superhero. The effects of climate change may be terrifying, but kids and teens across the world are already doing their part to save the day. Find out more about what the future of our planet may hold and how you can help in this month’s issue of MUSE. Use your keen eyes to help map climate change with the Bell Museum of Natural History, or use your ears to take note of changing bird calls. Meet real scientists who record changes in everything from frog ponds to maps of coastlines to seafood menus, and learn out how to prepare for the effects of a changing climate. Read the incredible true story of twenty-one kids who have filed a lawsuit against the United States government for failing to take care of the environment. As fifteen-year-old activist and musician Xiuhtezcatl Martinez says, this generation is “rewriting history.” You can help steer planet earth to a brighter future!
This month’s articles include:
“Canary in the Coal Mine” by Kristina Lyn Heitkamp
“New Maps in a Warmer World” by Corbie Hill
“Kids v. Government” by Alice Andre-Clark
“Lobsters on the Edge” by Linda Zajac
“Fasten Your Seat Belts” by Kathryn Hulick
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