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Posts tagged: Environmentalism

Thinking Globally: Fast Fashion

Thinking Globally: Fast Fashion
Changing this cycle for the better requires us to think more critically and maybe even do some extra research, but the rewards for doing so are immense. Before we decide to make a purchase we should ask ourselves, where do these materials come from? Where was this good produced? By who, and at what cost?

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A Plastic World

A Plastic World
It is up to all of us to reduce our own unnecessary plastic consumption. We can all make an effort to avoid plastic and reduce our consumption of products with excess plastic packaging. In doing so, we can encourage businesses to improve product and packaging design to use less plastic, seek out more environmentally friendly packaging alternatives, and increase emphasis on recycled plastics. 

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Why Should We Preserve Our Wetlands?

Why Should We Preserve Our Wetlands?
Wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world. A wetland is an area of land where water covers the soil, for all or a portion of the year. Wetlands come in many forms including swamps, marshes, estuaries, mudflats, lakes, lagoons, ponds, deltas, coral reefs, billabongs, shallow seas, floodplains, and more.

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Human Rights and Sustainability

Human Rights and Sustainability
“Peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.”
—Martin Luther King Jr.

 

Regardless of where we come from or how we go about our lives, all of us are born with fundamental human rights. Human rights are those basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled, often held to include the right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law.

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A Resource Shared by All

A Resource Shared by All
Air is a resource shared by all. Unlike water, which can be collected and distributed through pipes, air circulates around the entire globe, unrestricted by most physical barriers. More so than any other resource, all of us share the air, and the amount to which we benefit from this resource depends on how we treat it.

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