Entries by Jenna Chrol

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Denmark

In 2020, a global health outbreak shut down countries all around the world. The coronavirus outbreak damaged economies and businesses and led to the deaths of millions of people. However, despite the continued progression of the virus, Denmark has experienced relatively low rates of infection and death. The impact of COVID-19 on Denmark has remained […]

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EOS International Tackles Latin American Water Scarcity

In Latin America, the health and well-being of rural communities are threatened by water scarcity and poor sanitation. In recent decades, the number of people facing water scarcity has declined. Unfortunately, with 36 million people currently lacking access to clean water in Latin America, water scarcity is an issue that is just too prevalent. EOS […]

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The Potential of Renewable Energy in Indonesia

Renewable energy in Indonesia will improve if the country continues to tap into geothermal energy. Indonesia is the second leading source of geothermal energy in the world. Yet, only 5% of the reservoirs are actually in use according to the NS Energy and U.S. Energy Information Administration. Unfortunately, geothermal energy is expensive to investors. However, […]

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Combating Illegal Fishing in Indonesia

As a seafaring country with thousands of islands, Indonesia relies heavily on fishing for food and for economic well-being. Fishing is the main source of income for millions of people in the country and the surrounding region; a decline in the industry could be disastrous for these areas. For this reason, illegal fishing in Indonesia […]

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Liberia’s First National Learning Assessment System

Education quality and learning outcomes are often key to explaining income differences across countries. In sub-Saharan Africa, about 88% of primary and lower secondary school children are “not proficient in reading.” Liberia’s Ministry of Education and the U.S.-based nonprofit Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) are developing Liberia’s first National Learning Assessment System (NLAS) for the […]

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Human Trafficking in Denmark

Women will often go to extreme lengths to find stability for themselves and their families. To find this stability, many leave their homes in search of better jobs. Unfortunately, this makes them vulnerable to human trafficking with traffickers potentially tricking them into doing sex work that can be difficult to escape. Organizations such as the […]