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Teens Are Refusing to Have Kids Unless The Government Does Something About Climate Change

Teenagers in Canada and the United States are pledging not to have children until the governments push plans to take serious steps against climate change.

Emma Lim, the 18-year-old founder of the #NoFutureNoChildren climate change movement, is taking a stand by refusing to have children of her own in the future unless the government does something about the growing concern.

American Kids Want to Be YouTube Stars While Chinese Kids Want to be Astronauts, Survey Shows

A new survey claims that children from the United States and United Kingdom would prefer to be YouTube stars while those from China want to be astronauts.

As part of the celebration for the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Harris Poll on behalf of LEGO had conducted a survey that asked 3,000 children to choose from five different professions that they would like to have when they grow up. The choices available included: astronaut, musician, professional athlete, teacher, or vlogger/YouTuber.

School in India Lets Kids Pay Tuition By Recycling Plastic

With the aim of encouraging poor parents to send their children to school instead of stone quarries, a small school for underprivileged students in India began accepting plastic waste as school fees.

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Akshar accepts plastic packets as school fees. The plastic is recycled for construction. What if every school does something like this? #recycle #environment #sustainability #aksharforum #sdg11 #globalgoals #aksharfoundation

South Korea Will Pay Couples Up to $270 a Month to Have More Kids

South Korea is reportedly offering more cash and incentives to entice people to have more children as previous efforts to curb declining fertility rate remain unsuccessful.

Now among the world’s lowest, the country’s fertility rate (measured as the average number of children a woman is expected to have in her lifetime) could cause a significant decrease in its population within the next 10 years.