Posts Tagged ‘ pollution ’

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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Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Apr 25th, 2013 | By
Global Warming by Brianna Moore

Global Warming is the increase in the average temperature of the atmosphere, oceans, and landmasses of Earth. The reasons for the increase in atmospheric temperature are the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas which release carbon dioxide and other substances known as “greenhouse gases” into the atmosphere. This release saturates
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Biodiversity by Pavan Gowda

Apr 4th, 2013 | By
Biodiversity by Pavan Gowda

Author Pavan Gowda (left) at INBIO, National Biodiversity Institute, in Costa Rica. (Photo credit: P. Gowda) Biodiversity is a variety of living things that make up an ecosystem. Biodiversity keeps everything in an ecosystem balanced, and helps make sure that no one species over populates the area. For example, if there is a huge decrease
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Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Mar 26th, 2013 | By
Canadian Tar Sands by Abbie Barnes

Oil plays a key role in supporting modern-day life. As examples, it is used in plastics, as a fuel, for heating, and as a fertilizer;
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Let’s Switch to Paper Bags! By Hina Hazrat

Mar 21st, 2013 | By
Let’s Switch to Paper Bags! By Hina Hazrat

                          The father of Youth Blogger Hina gives a talk to youth about  “How We Can Switch to Paper Bags”. (Photo credit: H. Hazrat)   Nowadays, plastic bags are seen everywhere, it’s common to see people carrying their shopping items in plastic bags. There are many
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Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

Mar 13th, 2013 | By
Lilstock Beach Clean-Up (February 24, 2013) by Abbie Barnes

I had originally arranged a small family beach clean-up as a film shoot for my entry into the 2013 EcoTales film competition, but as my
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Share Your Love With Mother Nature This Valentine’s Day! by Harnoor Gill

Feb 14th, 2013 | By
Share Your Love With Mother Nature This Valentine’s Day! by Harnoor Gill

“We’re sitting on our blessed Mother Earth from which we get our strength and determination, love and humility – all the beautiful attributes that we’ve been given. So turn to one another; love one another; respect one another; respect Mother Earth; respect the waters – because that’s life itself!” – Phil Lane, Sr. This valentine’s
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Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

Dec 28th, 2012 | By
Green Festive Season by Abdikadir Aden

The year has been so long and people are tired and worn out. That does not mark the end of the year. Every person, whether young or old, wants to rest their mind and celebrate in one way or the other. From New Year parties to X-mas celebrations, happily married couples who want to enjoy
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Mangrove Mornings

Mar 13th, 2012 | By
Mangrove Mornings

This blog post comes from Action For Nature’s newest youth blogger Patricia Goeyardi. One beautiful morning at the mangrove forest near Sanur area (Bali – Indonesia), there were many birds, mangrove trees and one-claw crabs. Here at this nature park, there are many towers and wooden walking paths. You wouldn’t believe what you can see
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New World

Dec 2nd, 2010 | By

The worldwide fear of human activity slowly exhausting our natural resources and sickening our planet is very new. For seventy years, human beings have dealt with their fear of killing each other and of nuclear annihilations by agreeing to participate in collective security systems. The world is not yet showing similar cooperation to restrict human
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Seeking Support for Anti-Litter Legislation

Jun 30th, 2006 | By
Seeking Support for Anti-Litter Legislation

2004 Young Eco-Hero Amy Steinmetz is asking for your support in her effort to eliminate cigarette butt litter. Amy and her brothers and sisters have organized a “No Butts About It” campaign to educate people not to throw their cigarette butts on the ground. She is now working closely with Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut
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