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Campaign Building Awareness of Importance of Forests

A viral video featuring celebrity activist Prince Ea is leveraging the power of social media and crowd funding to encourage people to take action to reduce deforestation and curb climate change. Read More

"An Interview With My Mom"

TED Blog
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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"Is Investigative Journalism a Joke?"

Pacific Standard
James Longley, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
Laura Poitras, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
Errol Morris , 1989 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantees: Center for Investigative Reporting, ProPublica
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Report Examines Nuclear Security and Disarmament Link

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Deepti Choubey examines how nuclear-armed and non-nuclear-weapon states view the relationship between preventing nuclear terrorism and reducing and eliminating nuclear weapons. Read More
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Assessing Views on Open Government Data

Americans are generally optimistic that government initiatives to use open data can make government more accountable, but they are less confident that open data will improve government performance, according to a national survey. Read More
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NEXT Award Recipient First CDFI to Receive Bond Rating

Clearinghouse CDFI, a California-based organization focused on lending in low-income and distressed communities, has become the nation’s first organization of its kind to receive a credit rating from S&P Ratings. Read More

Congress Just Passed an Energy Efficiency Bill

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
Related Grantee: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
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Supporting Transparency and Participation in Internet Governance

The NETmundial Solutions Map, a tool created by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Opening Governance, facilitates information sharing and collaboration on Internet governance issues. Read More
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Considering Ethics and Neuroscience in the Justice System

The report addresses the intersection of neuroscience and the legal system and cites 16 works by members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. Read More