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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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