Posts Tagged ‘ environmental awareness ’

Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

Nov 26th, 2013 | By
Plastic Bottles by Julie Salzman

No matter how careful my family and I are about using reusable drinking bottles, at the end of the week our recycle bin is full of plastic water bottles. My family is not alone in this because according to kids.nationalgeographic.com, the US is consuming 29 billion water bottles a year. They also say that only
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Healthy Habits for a Healthy World! by Hina Hazrat

Jul 14th, 2013 | By
Healthy Habits for a Healthy World! by Hina Hazrat

  At times, we realize that a lot of our activities injure our earth or, in more simple words, affect it badly. Today, I would like to share few easy and impactful acts that we can implement in our daily lives to ensure a healthy world free of  pollution and over usage of natural resources.
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Preserving the Majesty by Malcolm Barnard

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
Preserving the Majesty by Malcolm Barnard

  Mammoth trees so lush and green These woods are nothing but serene Underneath a cloudless, pearl blue sky Tree to tree, songbirds swoop and fly Swaying gently loom luscious plants Vibrant warblers calling unique chants Slithering snakes oscillate across the trail An electric blue lizard lazily flicks its tail Night falls as stars glisten
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World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Jun 30th, 2013 | By
World Environment Day Celebrations in Garissa by Abdikadir Aden

Wednesday 5th June, 2013 was my biggest day as a young environmentalist as I joined in the global events for World Environment Day, 2013. Garissa
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Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

May 29th, 2013 | By
Teenagers Launch International Campaign to Save Antarctica by Leah Davidson

In December 2011, then 17-year-old Leah Davidson from Sherbrooke, Quebec received a Leacross Foundation scholarship to participate in an educational expedition with the award-winning nonprofit
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Animals, Plants, Animals by Brianna Moore

May 15th, 2013 | By
Animals, Plants, Animals by Brianna Moore

“There is no doubt that the tropical rainforests of the world are in danger. Every hour approximately six species of life in our tropical rainforests are destroyed. Experts agree that the number one cause of extinction in the tropical rainforest is due to the destruction of the tropical   environment.” – Jason Albright Every day, more and more
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The Deadly Styrofoam by Brianna Moore

May 9th, 2013 | By
The Deadly Styrofoam by Brianna Moore

Polystyrene was laying around on the beach, soaking up the sun, using her real name so she could remain surreptitious.  For those of you who do not know her, her street name is Styrofoam, also known as the Deadly Styrofoam.  I will attempt to explain to you what Polystyrene is and what she is capable
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Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

May 8th, 2013 | By
Ivory Trade by Abbie Barnes

It is estimated that in 2011 over 25,000 elephants were brutally killed for their ivory, nearly 7% of the total African elephant population. Ivory (elephant tusk) has been used throughout history, all around the globe, to create ornaments, jewelry, and other highly-prized possessions  It was made illegal to sell and trade in 2000, when CITES (Convention on International
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Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Apr 18th, 2013 | By
Kick Cigarette Butts In The Butt! by Brianna Moore

Two cigarettes, one named Kool and the other named Newport, were walking down the street looking for some where to hang out.  It was no mystery that they were actually looking for some where to live and survive.  As they walked down the street, they talked about the myth that cigarette butts are biodegradable.  Smarter
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Sonar 2 Voice by Harnoor Gill

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
Sonar 2 Voice by Harnoor Gill

Youth Blogger Harnoor Gill (Photo credit: H. Gill)   Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. – Joshua J. Marine. Species of marine mammals are endangered and could potentially become extinct if we, as a society, don’t make important changes. Sonar 2 Voice (S2V) is a cause founded to save
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