Thousands Around The World Participated In The 2018 March For Science

The second-annual March for Science may not have drawn the same amount of people it did in 2017, but thousands across the globe still joined together to voice their support for science. This came in many forms, from people calling for evidence-based policymaking to action on climate change, among others.

According to BuzzFeed News, the main march took place in Washington, D.C., and cities such as Los Angeles, New York City, Munich, Delhi and Durban, South Africa held satellite marches. 

The initial March for Science took place last April in response to a number of things, such as Trump's denial of climate change, the White House attempting to impose gag orders on the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Agriculture, and the roll-back of environmental and climate regulations, among others. 

According to the March for Science official website, its organizers aim to "work toward a future where science is fully embraced in public life and policy." The organization added that it "empowers a global community of science supporters for nonpartisan advocacy in service of equitable and effective science and science policy."

Allison graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Journalism. The current Entertainment Editor, she's been with Her Campus for more than three years, serving in roles such as national contributing writer, editorial intern, How She Got There Editor and Health Editor. Allison's spent the past two summers on opposite coasts, with internships at The Hollywood Reporter and Comedy Central. When she's not watching stand-up or her favorite show, Nathan For You, she's counting down the days until the next award show. Follow her on twitter @AllisonMCrist, and visit her website to learn more about her. 

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