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03.31.2015

Canada

Science Culture: Where Canada Stands, a new report (PDF) from the Council of Canadian Academies, includes data on Canadian public opinion about evolution and related topics.

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03.24.2015

Logo from the NESCent/HHMI/SSE evolution video contestScientists and science educators of all stripes — students, postdocs, faculty, and full- or part-time science communicators — are invited to enter the Fifth Annual Evolution Video Competition, sponsored by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Society for the Study of Evolution.  

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03.12.2015

Kenneth R. MillerKenneth R. Miller

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Kenneth R. Miller for receiving the National Science Teachers Association's Presidential Citation, which recognizes "individuals or organizations who have significantly promoted the profession of science education."

 

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02.09.2015
Andrew SherwoodRebecca RiosArizona state representatives Andrew Sherwood and Rebecca Rios, sponsors of the resolution

House Resolution 2002 (PDF), introduced in the Arizona House of Representatives on February 9, 2015, would, if enacted, express the House's recognition of February 12, 2015, as International Darwin Day.

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02.06.2015

Richard BlumenthalRichard Blumenthal

Senate Resolution 66 (PDF), introduced in the United States Senate on February 4, 2015, would, if passed, express the Senate's support of designating February 12, 2015, as Darwin Day, and its recognition of "Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human knowledge."

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02.03.2015

Jim HimesJim Himes

House Resolution 67 (PDF), introduced in the United States House of Representatives on February 2, 2015, would, if passed, express the House's support of designating February 12, 2015, as Darwin Day, and its recognition of "Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to focus and around which to build a global celebration of science and humanity intended to promote a common bond among all of Earth's peoples."

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01.30.2015

Climate change bar graph

Whereas seven out of eight of scientists say that humans are causing global warming, only half of the public agrees, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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01.30.2015

Whereas nearly all scientists say that humans and other living things have evolved over time, only two thirds of the public agrees, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.

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01.12.2015

“Charles Darwin has a posse” image © Colin Purrington. Source: http://colinpurrington.com/graphics/science/darwinposse

It's time to dust off your Darwin costume again: less than a month remains before Darwin Day 2015!

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12.19.2014

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with a position statement on evolution from Leeds Museums and Galleries.

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