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Yainni Gilmer

Every species known to Earth is threatened by the natural environment and consequences of our own actions. Environmental injustice is the act of placing organisms in harm’s way or an act of unfair treatment. Some of the common cases of Environmental injustice are discrimination against races, overhunting of animals, climate
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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
June 10, 2022 Leave a Comment
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Asmita De

         Compared to the rest of our world, we humans seem so small in a way. 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
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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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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
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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, which
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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
June 19, 2022 Leave a Comment
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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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Srijay Chenna

     A cynical point of view dictates that the human being is inherently selfish. Thorough optimism proposes that we simply make the occasional mistakes. I, however, theorize, that we are willingly ignorant. We are ignorant of a problem that grows and grows until it eclipses our view of anything
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Austin Q. Sarker-Young

The environmental movement at my school has three historians at its helm. Two of them are my our school’s senior-most history teacher and his son. They lead our FFF chapter. The third is me, the winner of our school’s history award for students and the founder of our school’s Eco
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Ayden Hayes

Environmental justice is a complicated subject. Engulfing two already complicated subject matters—the environment and justice—it is hard to define entirely. However, it is clear to see what is isn’t. Looking around, there are significant human rights violations that come as a result of big capitalists exploiting the environment and the
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Anavi Chintam

Environmental justice is a term used to describe a person’s experience to the negative aspects of the causes of climate change, and it can mean a lot of things to multiple types of people. To one person it’s just another problem in this world, to another it’s something they need,
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Finnigan Carroll

     Delaware, being one of the most polluted states in the United States, is home to communities that have experienced environmental injustices many ways. Communities of color, in particular, have been all too largely affected by environmental injustice, primarily due to a lack of resources to fight back against
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Irwin Wang

As a young child, one of my earliest experiences with nature was 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 unfriendly as their hard shells and
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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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Jon Dong

The Key to Change: Youth Climate change’s unprecedented rate will continue to ravage Earth; it will continue to gradually destroy our planet until the once beautiful place, home to magnificent life and biodiversity, is no longer recognizable. According to the Globe-Consious, sea turtles, bees, and tigers are among the many
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Aurora Fennemore

     Youth are the future and together they can help preserve the planet.  People need to be taught about the ongoing problem of climate change, and what they can do to be part of the solution.  My own interest and passion for the environment started in my own back
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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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