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Are day and night equal at equinoxes?

September 23 is the equinox. The word means “equal night.” Days and nights are nearly equal now at the equinox, but not quite. Here’s why. Also, we’ve got a new word for you, “equilux.” It’s the word for when day and night are, in fact, equal.

‘No Planet B’: Hundreds of thousands join global climate strike – Al Jazeera English

School students in Sydney join the Global Strike 4 Climate rally; a global day of protest to demand governments take urgent steps to prevent environmental disaster [Steven Saphore/AAP Images via AP Photo] Hundreds of thousands of protesters, many of them…

Obama Praises Climate Prophet Greta: ‘One Of Our Planet’s Greatest Advocates’

Former President Barack Obama praised 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as “one of our planet’s greatest advocates” in a Tuesday afternoon Facebook post. “At just 16 years old, Greta Thunberg is already one of our planet’s greatest advocates,” Obama wrote,…

City shuts down preschool's farm stand

At Little Ones Learning Center in Forest Park, Georgia, outside of Atlanta, the young students do typical preschool things. They work on spelling and draw interesting creations, but they also get to play and learn in an amazing garden. The…

Greta Thunberg to US politicians: ‘Sorry, you’re not trying hard enough’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Greta Thunberg has told US politicians that they’re not doing enough to combat climate change. “I know you are trying, but just not hard enough. Sorry,” said the climate activist, who’s inspired young people across the…

Photographer captures airplanes' rainbow trails

Qatar Airways Boeing 777-2DZ(LR) displays beautiful rainbow contrails over Brisbane, Australia. (Photo: Michael Marston/ePixel Aerospace) Michael Marston began photographing and taking videos of airplanes three years ago, and as he started learning how atmospheric conditions affected his photos, he made…