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About 5,000 people were expected to attend the Washington D.C. March for Science on Saturday, with thousands of others attending similar marches in cities around the country, the Washington Post reported.

Boston was another of the more than 200 cities around the globe that held rallies.

Protesters at Saskatoon's March for Science gathered at the Chinese Ting in Victoria Park before marching through downtown to bring awareness to the need for scientific and evidence based approaches to policy making on April 14, 2018.

The march started at the Barry Events Center and ended at the Marquette Commons with a rally.

They also demanded an allocation of at least 3% of GDP to scientific and technological research and 10% towards education.

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France is already involved in the USA -led coalition created in 2014 to fight the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. The vote was 12 in favor, with Bolivia joining Russian Federation in voting "no" and China abstaining.

Lower Saucon resident MyLien Nguyen said she attended the rally because she supports science and wants the administration to support science.

Scientists also pointed out that educational and scientific institution have also come under attack not only in funding but also as regards academic freedom, autonomy and democratic functioning, even while school textbooks are being rewritten with false history, a communally jaundiced view and irrational ideas. "This way everyone can engage better in policy decisions".

In his message, Mr. Anandakrishnan said that he was disappointed by recent trends in education and science in India. "We must invite the world to join us".

"The challenges are real for underrepresented students in science", said Corey Welch, director of the STEM scholars program at Iowa State University.

This was the second March for Science, which debuted a year ago as part of more than 600 coordinated events across the planet. Trump had established a long record of criticizing climate science and suggested it was a hoax perpetuated by the Chinese government, despite scientific evidence that contradicted those beliefs.



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