Stories from around the Web today that inform, inspire and incense us here at TakePart:
Conservation: How sewage could save New Orleans from hurricanes and help restore the natural ecosystem. [National Geographic].
Education Reform: Charter schools' next challenge? Helping students with limited English language skills. [EdWeek].
Food Industry: Food behemoth Chiquita processes more than 320 million pounds of fruit a year. What do ya do with all those scraps? Process them into sustainable biogas, of course. [Slashfood].
Overfishing: Hey anglers, there's 34 million sockeye salmon in the Fraser River run this year, the largest number since 1914. [Seattle Times].
Pandemics: 100 million kids in China are going to get vaccinated against measles. [ReliefWeb].
Foster Care: Fewer kids are being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Child advocates are hailing the decline. [Detroit Free Press].