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Irwin Wang

As a young child, one of my earliest experiences with nature happened at the University of Delaware`s annual coast day. As I walked through various exhibits and explored the activities, one weird creature stood out, the horseshoe crab. At first, these creatures looked scary, and their dark color hard shells
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Dylan Carter

Our population has been placed in the path of an incoming global crisis. To make amends and help fix this potentially world-ending outcome, we have to band together regardless of our previous issues. This is what the idea of environmental justice means to me. It is our only solution to
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Sofia Abraham

Climate change is a monumental issue that is not recognized by enough people. According to the United Nations website, climate change is mainly caused by burning fossil fuels that produce greenhouse gasses like carbon dioxide. These fossil fuels are often burned through generating power like electricity and heat, powering industrial
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Madison Mitchell

According to NASA, the polar ice caps are melting at an alarming rate of 9% per decade. The thickness of the ice has decreased by 40% since the 1960s. In the image above, you can visually see the melting that has occurred in the last couple of decades. If the
June 10, 2022 Leave a Comment
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Riya Sharma

Who are you with while experiencing the beauty of nature? I am sure it is most likely your loved ones whom you are trying to strengthen your relationships with. Nature helps you weave enchanting moments in your life with your best friends or special family members. While it benefits in
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Shaurya Kumar

Whether the contribution comes from a citizen that makes the decision not to recycle or drive a gas-powered vehicle, a mainstream company with factories that emits mass industrial waste, or a farmer that utilizes fertilizer leading to runoff, almost everyone, regardless of background, has played a role in climate change
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Sindhu Sivasankar

Streets, Flowers, and Cows: How Tamil Culture Influences My “Web of Life” Back in 2000, my father and mother left their families behind in India to start a new life in America. I was raised in two cultures as a result, and every other year, we go back to India
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Mariam Patel

To me the term environmental justice means that the issues concerning our planet and the environment around us are being properly handled and dealt with the way they should be. It means that there is a lot of effort being put into making sure the environment we live in is
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Mukta Kantak

In less than 10 years, our world may never be the same as it is today. Anthropogenic climate change, which causes rising temperatures all across the globe, results in issues such as increased droughts, rising sea levels, more intense and frequent storms, heat waves, melting glaciers, and species extinctions. It
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Isabella Anderson

“I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. I want you to act as if the house is on fire. Because it is.” I have this quote on my quark board across from my bed. I see it every morning as I
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Sarah McMann

The Natural World By: Sarah McMann       There was no one moment in which I really connected to the natural world. I’ve been on a journey my whole life, discovering more and more through the years. Every time I stop to ‘smell the roses’ and really appreciate the world
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Ritisha Sarbajna

For all of my life and to this day, I have lived in Delaware. Even after all these years, only a few times have I thought about how privileged I really am.  Delaware isn’t just a state, it is a community. For change, many unite and stand together to make
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Veronica Sanchez-Wright

The youth of the twenty first century bring hopeful change to important aspects of our world and society. With new generations comes new unique thinking about old customs that need change. New generations have access to new technology the opens their minds to knowledge and social media. With social media
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Alanna Denault

A Journey Through Journaling I’ve always struggled to understand my own thoughts. They spiral around the inside of my skull like the planets orbit the sun. Infinitely fast, never slowing, but never seeming to get anywhere. Sometimes, It feels like I’ll miss something vital if I blink. Sometimes, they feel
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Asmita De

Compared to the rest of our world, we humans seem so small. We are just a portion of the entirety of the world and all of the wonders it holds. There is so much more than us, from the creatures that make up the skies to the oceans to the
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Aanya Gupta

Of course, various methods of pollution affect all kinds of fish, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and plants, but what – or who – else? Society must shine a light on the fact that certain vulnerable communities are also prone to suffer the effects of the detrimental habitat surrounding them, resulting
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Julia Rial

As the Earth’s temperature rises, our lives will continue to change. The threat of climate change extends its consequences to our communities, economies, and ecosystems. Our home state of Delaware will suffer most directly from rising sea levels and increased storm frequencies. These are only two examples of how our
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Srijay Chenna

A cynic offers that the human being is inherently selfish. A thorough optimist proposes that we simply make the occasional mistakes. I, however, theorize that we are willfully ignorant. We ignore problems that do not disturb us – that is until they eclipse our view of anything else, when it

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