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Protecting the Environment - Use Reusable Bags, cups and More

Dining at restaurants where reusable utensils are used is good for the environment. The use of plastic straws, knives, forks and spoons causes us to have more plastic waste to burn, which pollutes our air. 1,002 more words

Environmental Protection

What a Superfund Site Really Looks Like

This past week I took a trip to the old Bethlehem Steel site in Buffalo, NY. Although the general public is prohibited from the site while remediation is going on, I was allowed to tour the site with two engineers as guides. 756 more words

Environmentalism

Out of the chamber of the south commeth the storm, and cold out of the north.

Rachel Carson’s classic trilogy comprises three volumes – The Sea Around Us (1950), Under the Wind-Sea (1941) and The Edge of the Sea (1955). The Sea Around Us presents an overview of the subject, a natural history of the oceans in which Rachel Carson discusses such matters as their origins, the evolution of life, the creation of volcanic islands. 273 more words

Non-fiction

A Killer Wardrobe: the Rapid Rise of Fast Fashion

The rise of fast fashion encourages us to choose convenience at the cost of quality. Here’s how secondhand shopping will improve your wardrobe and ethics. 1,182 more words

Why Wait for Science

Sarcastic Science, she would like to know,

In her complacent ministry of fear,

How we propose to get away from here

When she has made things so we have to go… 81 more words

Science Poetry

Plants Can't Sit Still

Earth Day is almost here! What better way to celebrate than with a book about nature! Plants Can’t Sit Still is a children’s picture book that introduces kids to the behavior of plants, explaining how plants work in a kid-friendly and lyrical way. 277 more words