News tagged with social environment

Education can offset impact of low fertility trap

A smarter, better educated population may help offset the impacts of declining fertility rates in East Asia, and provide lessons for Australia, according to a new report from the Australian National University's ...

Apr 05, 2013
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School-based kitchen gardens are getting an A+

Grow it, try it, and you just might like it is a motto many schools are embracing to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables. Through community-based kitchen garden programs, particularly those with dedicated ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Online or off, bullying proves harmful

Children who are bullied online or by mobile phone are just as likely to skip school or consider suicide as kids who are physically bullied, according to a study led by a Michigan State University criminologist.

Feb 11, 2013
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