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The Green Room: Conservation for the Classroom offers lessons from the National Wildlife Federation to educate and inspire people to protect wildlife and wildlife habitat

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Today's word: grapple
Definition: To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.
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Helicopter attack kills refugees from Somalia

Answer FIVE Geography questions each week based on major news events.

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President’s budget starts debate over proposed military boost and deep cuts elsewhere

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Is it crazy or just political theater?

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Noruz - Triumph of Tradition

Although the government of Iran tried to suppress it, the venerable holiday of Noruz continues to be one of that nation's most popular celebrations.
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-- Mar 23, 2017



This week's word in the news: GRAPPLE

DEFINITION:
To try to overcome or engage in a struggle.


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It’s been nearly one month since the catastrophic Coyote Creek flooding, but the repairs have just begun for most residents, who are left to grapple with mounting repair bills, unstable housing situations, severe health risks and an overwhelming resentment toward city and Santa Clara Valley Water District officials they felt could’ve done more.
The San Jose Mercury News -- 03/20/2017