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Global Environment

The Voices of Youth

by Natasha Yen Now, more than ever before, youth voices are breaking through ceilings, calling attention to the problem that our generation will face the devastating effects of climate change. Climate change is an undeniable crisis that every country is facing, whether …

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Mexican Wildlife at Risk

by Owen Xu Li In Mexico, the new president has some worrying plans. Andrés Manuel López Obrador is planning to build an oil refinery in record time, but the problem is that he wants to build it where an enormous mangrove is …

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The Importance of Blue Holes

by Kaitlyn Wang Just as landscapes are covered with mountains, canyons, and valleys, the geography of the ocean is anything but constant. One of the oceanic features undergoing research are blue holes: massive underwater sinkholes or caves. From above, they look like …

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What IS Acid Rain?

by Nicole Chan The first thing that comes to mind when most people hear “acid rain” is probably face-melting green radioactive goo falling from the sky, destroying everything in its path. While acid rain does destroy buildings, habitats and overall ecosystems, it …

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by Hamsavardhini Thirunarayanan There are many materials for single-use beverage containers. Most single-use beverage containers are made of plastics that not only use a lot of energy to recycle, but also can only be recycled a few times before losing its form, …

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The Green New Deal

By Christopher Noll With the 2018 midterm elections, the Democratic Party regained the House of Representatives and began to push for funding for a “Green New Deal.” Many are confused about what the “Green New Deal” is, what will it cost, and …

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