March for Science 2018

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March for Science 2018
The March for Science in NYC 2018 with a meeting.jpg
March for Science demonstration in New York City in 2018
DateApril 14, 2018

March for Science 2018 was a protest across the United States and internationally. It was planned to be like the March for Science 2017, being the second annual March for Science.[1]


Participant in Washington, D.C.

The protests arose in response to the withdrawal from The Paris Climate Change Agreement,[2] changes in sexual health education programs for teenagers,[3] and actions to prevent researchers from publicly communicating their research.[4] The protesters also responded to controversial cabinet appointments by the Trump administration, citing that positions requiring advanced scientific knowledge are being filled by appointees without proper experience in their field.[5]

The 2018 March for Science organizers wrote a statement about themselves and what they stand for, reading, " We are people who value science and recognize how science serves. We come from all races, all religions, all gender identities, all sexual orientations, all abilities, all socioeconomic backgrounds, all political perspectives, and all nationalities. Our diversity is our greatest strength: a wealth of opinions, perspectives, and ideas is critical for the scientific process. What unites us is a love of science, and an insatiable curiosity. We all recognize that science is everywhere and affects everyone."[6]


United States[edit]

Student speakers in St. Paul, Minnesota

Cities with events include:

Outside the United States[edit]

March for Science in Frankfurt


Groups that have partnered or backed the march include the American Association for the Advancement of Science,[34] The Nature Conservancy,[35] the National Science Teachers Association,[36] the American Geophysical Union,[37] and the American Association of Anatomists.[38]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2018 March for Science will be far more than street protests". Science | AAAS. 2018-04-03. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  2. ^ Shear, Michael D. (2017-06-01). "Trump Will Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Agreement". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  3. ^ "Funds abruptly pulled from teen pregnancy prevention programs". NBC News. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  4. ^ Davenport, Coral (2017). "Federal Agencies Told to Halt External Communications". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  5. ^ "Trump science job nominees missing advanced science degrees". AP News. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  6. ^ Network, Action. "March for Science: March for Science". Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  7. ^ "Albany March for Science 2018 | Downtown Albany". Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  8. ^ "Albany March for Science".
  9. ^ "Atlanta rally to coincide with national March for Science".
  10. ^ "Boston to host 2018 'March for Science' rally". Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  11. ^ "Second Annual Buffalo March for Science". Buffalo Rising. 2018-04-04. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  12. ^ "Charlottesville March for Science celebrates and advocates for evidence-based policy". The Cavalier Daily. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  13. ^ Ruppenthal. "March for Science Returns to Chicago as Science Fair, Rally".
  14. ^ "Letter: Stand up for science in upcoming Chico march". 30 March 2018.
  15. ^ Colangelo, BJ. "March For Science 2018 is Sunday at Public Square". Cleveland Scene. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  16. ^ Feinblatt, Scott (5 April 2018). "March for Science rally April 14 will call for evidence-based policy". Los Angeles Times.
  17. ^ "Iowans are marching for science - The Gazette".
  18. ^ Chinn, Natalie (2 April 2018). "NYU Leads March for Science".
  19. ^ Phillips, Shayla. "The 2018 March for Science rally returns to Orlando this month". Orlando Weekly. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  20. ^ "Rochester NY March for Science". Rochester NY March for Science.
  21. ^ "March for Science Minnesota Rally". March for Science Minnesota.
  22. ^ "If you believe in science, march for it". 9 April 2018.
  23. ^ "Santa Barbara March for Our Lives Taking Place March 24". 21 March 2018.
  24. ^ Writer, MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST Staff. "Funding living shorelines, biking to school and marching for science: Environment briefs".
  25. ^ "2018 March for Science: Washington, DC". Resist and Protest. 2018-02-04. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  26. ^ "March for Science seeking participants for STEM fair".
  27. ^ "Polish your boots for the March for Science - Cosmos". 2 April 2018.
  28. ^ "March for Science website Germany".
  29. ^ "'March for Science' on April 14". Deccan Herald.
  30. ^ "Assam to 'March for Science' on April 11 - Times of India".
  31. ^ Network, Action. "March for Science London 2018". Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  32. ^ "March for Science Toronto". Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  33. ^ a b (in Ukrainian) In Kyiv, scientists went on a march: "Who will we call?", Ukrayinska Pravda (14 April 2018)
  34. ^ "AAAS announces partnership with 2018 March for Science". EurekAlert!. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  35. ^ "The Nature Conservancy is proud to be a lead sponsor for the #MarchforScience2018! Join us! #NatureUnitesUs". Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  36. ^ NSTA, National Science Teachers Association -. "March for Science". Retrieved 2018-04-10.
  37. ^ "AGU Endorses the 2018 March for Science - Eos". Eos. Retrieved 2018-04-12.
  38. ^ "American Association of Anatomists partners with the March for Science". EurekAlert!. Retrieved 2018-04-09.

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