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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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.