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Hit Show “Glee” Supports Music Education In American Schools

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - In the U.S. most people would assume that music is taught in all schools, yet sadly they would be wrong. For many, when they were in school, music classes were a consistent part of the curriculum, but over the last few decades, schools have cut music programs under budgetary pressures.

Vanuatu Is Our Wake Up Call: Reminding Us To Commit To Earth Hour

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Vanuatu is in urgent need after Cyclone Pam tore through the country on the weekend of March 14-15. President Baldwin Lonsdale said the storm had "wiped out" all development of recent years and his country would have to rebuild "everything.” Aid agencies believe it could be one of the worst disasters ever to hit the region.

The Robots For Good Project: Aiming To Improve Lives Of Hospitalised Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Inmoov Explorer is a full size 3D printed robot that will allow children to explore the world from their hospital room here in the U.K. and is known as the Robots For Good project. It combines state-of-the-art open source technologies to allow sick children to experience and interact with the world from their confined space.

Women Primed To Lead In New Era Of Auto Innovation at GM

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Women are geared up to lead in this new era. Girls now match boys in mathematical achievement: in the U.S. alone, 140 women are enrolled in higher education for every 100 men. Women now earn more than 50 percent of all bachelor's and master's degrees, and nearly 50 percent of all doctorates.

Make-A-Wish® Hawaii Which Received More Than 1,000 Families A Year

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Just think every 38 minutes Make-A-Wish® grants the wish of a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition in the U.S. and its territories. This organisation firmly believes in the power of a wish and that that the experience can be a game-changer. It is a belief that firmly guides this organisation in everything it does.

Climate Change and Its Toll On Latin America

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Climate change is taking its toll everywhere on the planet. Its impact can be clearly seen in Latin America, which has sixty major cities situated along the coast where these urban areas are very vulnerable to rising sea levels.

Micro and Small Enterprises, Supported by SABMiller, Work to Alleviate Global Poverty

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One way to reduce global poverty and inequality is to ensure the success of the hundreds of millions of micro and small enterprises in developing countries.

What Happens After The Millennium Development Goals?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight broad goals with targets ranging from eradicating extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education, all by 2015. They form a blueprint agreed to by all the world’s countries and all leading development institutions. They have galvanized unprecedented efforts to meet the needs of the globe’s poorest populations.

The House of Lords Select Committee Says The U.K. Needs An Arctic Ambassador

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The House of Lords Select Committee on the Arctic has published a report which calls for the U.K. to appoint an Arctic ambassador to ensure Britain is not excluded from key decisions.

#HerDay2015: Be Part of the Conversation Making Change

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - International Women’s Day, 8 March, is a time to reflect on progress made, call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.


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