ENVIRONMENT Shark Attack! People kill about 100 million sharks every year. (Actually, that number may be closer to 63 million. That’s right, 63 million.) Sharks kill about 12 people every year. Discussion Ideas: This spectacular infographic compares the number of people killed by sharks in 2011 (the last year reliable data was available) with the number of sharks killed by people every hour. Why do … Continue reading Shark Attack!
WORLD Saudi Arabia Launches Powerful Campaign Against Domestic Violence Saudi Arabia, a country not exactly known for progressive attitudes toward women, has launched its first major campaign against domestic violence—its latest effort to embrace some civil rights reforms. Discussion Ideas: No More Abuse is not a government program. It is an awareness campaign sponsored by a powerful nonprofit organization, the King Khalid Foundation. The campaign … Continue reading Saudi Arabia Launches Campaign Against Domestic Violence