In every generation, young people have led movements for social change. Some were successful, others were not. The latest student movement to make headlines began last year, as students skipped classes on Fridays to pressure world leaders to take action on climate. Their coordinated global protest this past Friday was the largest to date. Markus Meyer-Gehlen has more on youth activism.
Chimpanzees are second only to humans as the most complex and diverse of the large primates. But a new report from a large group of scientists including the Wildlife Conservation Society, say that humans are threatening the culture of our closest cousins. VOA’s Kevin Enochs reports.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Paris over the weekend to demand action on climate change. The initiative started with a 16-year-old Swedish girl and ballooned to what environmental groups called the “March of the Century” in France. Arash Arabasadi reports.