Climate change will displace millions. Here's how we prepare - Colette Pichon Battle
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If you're looking for a way to get students and kids involved and learning about climate change, join Earth School! Embark on 30 adventures – or Quests – that will help you understand and celebrate our natural world, while learning about how dependent we are on our planet. Now more than ever, we need to protect, nurture and care for Earth – so join us to learn something amazing in every quest. Within each lesson, you’ll find fascinating resources compiled by Earth experts and ideas for getting involved in ways that count.
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