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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 in 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 these
June 19, 2022 Leave a Comment
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Gabriel Fennemore

In combatting climate change, youth face two unique social challenges: the apathy of our own generation and the stubbornness of those older. The latter I hear spoken of often in debates, but it is the former that must be addressed first. Then, I believe, change can really begin to take
June 10, 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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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
June 10, 2022 Leave a Comment
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Edwardo Carmine

Environmental Justice: Why Everyone Should Participate Essay by: Edwardo Carmine If you stumble across junk littered on the ground or when you smell poor air quality, what would you do, and how would you feel in situations like this? Some people would act against environmental injustice. However, people wouldn’t be
June 19, 2022 Leave a Comment
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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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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
June 15, 2022 Leave a Comment
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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
June 19, 2022 Leave a Comment
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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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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
June 10, 2022 Leave a Comment
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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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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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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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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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Jon Dong

The Key to Change: Youth Climate change’s unprecedented rate will continue to ravage Earth until our home, once a haven for magnificent life and biodiversity, will no longer be recognizable. According to the Globe-Conscious, sea turtles, bees, and tigers are among the many animals facing extinction due to human activity.
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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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Anaum Allimulla

Feeling the ridges and bumps of the ups and downs of the road beneath me as we drive through the terrain of Iceland, I turn from the left to the right and observe the area we are cruising through. On the left, mountains tower over us with their various sizes
June 15, 2022 Leave a Comment