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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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