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  1. Article: Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year
    Environment

    Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    England alone uses 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds each year. Read more

  2. Article: World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament
    ImpactHealth

    World Polio Day Parliamentary Event Unites the Australian Parliament

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 21, 2018

    "We’ve come a long way already, and one last push will finish polio.” Read more

  3. Article: India's Unplanned Pregnancies Are Down Thanks to Better Health and Education: UN
    Girls & Women

    India's Unplanned Pregnancies Are Down Thanks to Better Health and Education: UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 19, 2018

    The United Nations Population Fund released “State of World Population 2018” Wednesday. Read more

  4. Article: 13 Powerful Photos of Activism and Resilience From Around the World This Week
    Citizenship

    13 Powerful Photos of Activism and Resilience From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Oct. 19, 2018

    These photos show communities facing our world's most pressing challenges and those fighting back. Read more

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