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John Jay Students Doing Awesome Things – Environmental Justice Radio Shows

Four Environmental Justice Radio Shows Created by Students American marine biologist and conservationist Rachel Carson once said, “The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for

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Black Rock Forest

by Tim Poon When we hear about the American Museum of Natural History, we immediately imagine the breathtaking exhibits that the museum has to offer, or the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, who helped create the museum.

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The Environmental Injustice of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Danielle Cabrera     Although the Great Pacific Garbage Patch may seem like just an island of floating trash, it is actually a great danger to sea animals and humans. Everyone needs to know how this environmental issue is

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Rising Sea Levels Cause Destruction

by Andre Carrion   Rising sea level is a slow killer that is fixable for the entire globe. Rising sea levels are caused by greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Global warming melts the ice caps slowly, and, as the

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Student Post: Thick and Heavy Sky of Beijing

Thick and Heavy Sky of Beijing by Veranika Basak China. Beijing. Monday morning. Smell of sweet breakfast buns… and industrial smog. This is one of those days when air pollution in Beijing reaches its hazardous peak. Thousands of residents are

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Series: Sustainability and You

Tomer Joshua Environmental Psychology December 2015 My Journey towards Subjective Self-Awareness I grew up in the desert in Israel and spent a lot of my time outdoors. I had a strong connection to nature, always thinking about behaving in a

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Food should be shared, not thrown away! by Rolando Galan There is enough food to feed everyone worldwide, but in the course of a year about 1.3 billion tons of food were wasted by gluttonous human behavior (Buzy).There are currently

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College Student vs. Farmers Market by Michelle Sharkansky Just like most other kids in the United States, one of my favorite things to have in the morning was a big bowl of sugary cereal most likely produced by General Mills.

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By, Laura Estrada Have you ever attempted to change something about yourself because you knew that it would better something or someone? For a class project we were challenged to change a behavior in our lives that has a negative

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Convenience Kills Connor Fass   The convenience of plastic materials, whether plastic bags, bottles, or any other type of packaging, is slowly poisoning the environments we all live in. I’ve learned this terrifying truth while conducting an environmental research experiment

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