Click image to expand. Now updated with Tuesday’s winners: Peregrine Falcon and Sea Turtle! CREDIT: Dylan Petrohilos We’ve reached the Elite 8 in March Sadness — ClimateProgress’ educational bracket tournament of animals impacted by climate change and other environmental threats. For whichever animal wins, ClimateProgress will write a feature-length article exploring the story behind what’s ailing your chosen critter, and who is working to save them.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop (center) CREDIT: AP/Mel Evans At the end of 2013, Jersey City became the sixth city in the country to pass a paid sick leave requirement, which went into effect in January of 2014. Since then, the city’s employers report they’ve experienced a variety of benefits, according to a study from the Center for Women and Work at Rutgers University.