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JJ Alumna’s Path to Environmental Justice Work

Alumna’s John Jay education helped prepare her for her environmental justice work. ECUADOR The Gulf of Guayaquil endangered by socio-ecological conflicts and climate change. by Wendy Chávez[1] Ecuador is also known as the “middle of the world,” because it is

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The Bees and We

The Bees and We   Puzzling                The mysteriously disappearing bee,                Nourishment’s necessity, Reveals complexity.   The Bees: The commercial life of the bee:                Monocropping’s malnourishment                Absence of rest,                Pesticidal toxicity Weakening immune systems, Advantaging traditional

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Impressions from the NYC Climate March September 20, 2019

fotos by Alexander Schlutz

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The Crisis We Wear

by Nicholas Preda My name is Nicholas Preda, I’m a 2018 John Jay graduate with a major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Environmental Justice. My journey started when Professor Tausch (SCI 112) opened my eyes to a global

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The Water Will Come: 5 Takeaway Review

It was eerie watching the water rise slowly and steadily over the wall separating the garden from the tidal marsh at the edge of a small city in northern Florida , for the experience matched the accounts given by coastal

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Support Greening NYC’s Dirty Buildings

by Joan Hoffman with help of the CUNY Professional Staff Congress Environmental Justice Working Group YOU can support an important program to reduce New York City’s carbon footprint! Because New York City has the efficiency of a subway system, two

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Cata-straw-phe

by Austin Fodera The inspirationfor my project was the viral video that came out showing a turtle with a plastic straw lodged in his nostril. This video prompted me to make a model seaturtle out of plastic straws. To illustrate

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Saturday Jul 21 11 am youth-led Climate March

youth-led Climate March, “Zero Hour”, on Saturday, July 21 starting at 11-2 starting at Columbus Circle.  They are inviting adult allies like us to join and support them. The organizers are NYC public high school students.  Bring your students, kids,

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wed july 18 11am support phase out coal

Join us at the hearing in Long Island City to support phasing out coal and replacing it with clean energy, not dirty fracked gas  or biomass — RSVP today! Here are the hearing details: WHAT: Power Plant Pollution Protection – Public Hearing, Long

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Mon June 18 5:30 picket Cuomo on fossil fuels at the Plaza

Picket Cuomo – Off Fossil Fuels!   Monday, June 18 5:30 – 7:00 pm   The Plaza Hotel 768 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan Governor Cuomo is holding a fundraiser in Manhattan — and we’ll be there, urging him to move New

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