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Earth Day and the Climate Crisis – How Can You Help?

Words by Briana Pereira As the climate crisis continues to become more severe, each year Earth Day takes on more significance. Established in the US back in 1970, the annual event brings together millions of people from around the world in support of the environment, highlighting the importance of taking immediate action in efforts to save the planet.  The Whats, Whys, Whens, and Hows of Earth Day:  Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd, the holiday can sometimes be referred to as Earth Month, or more commonly Earth Week, which is celebrated the week leading up to the day. …

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Overconsumption: We’re Losing the Plot I Fear

Words by Amiyah Golden “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” — the catchphrase that is ingrained into the minds of Americans today, as the result of the beginning of the 1970s movement, marked a national pledge toward global environmental conservation. This slogan instilled an urgency to incorporate these actions as daily practices. Recycling was never a foreign concept, though, as it is noted by many historians that Americans back then did better at the task — prior to any intentional environmental education or movements — than we do today. The reusing of textiles, food and various materials to combat waste and to …

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