Environmental Awareness

April & June

Earth Day began in 1970 and is celebrated annually around the world on April 22. Various events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. 

World Environment Day is observed on June 5.

 

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Sea Change, Part 2 - Diving Deeper
Sea Change, Part 2 - Diving Deeper

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Damage from rising water levels and storms can be seen with the naked eye, but how far does the damage really go? How much do these changes impact peoples’ daily lives, along with the environment...
Sea Change, Part 7 - Cultural Ripples
Sea Change, Part 7 - Cultural Ripples

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Global warming also threatens the low country’s cultures, and the people living in the region. Making sweet-grass baskets, and growing rice have African origins, being passed down and taught through...
Sea Change, Part 5 - Economic Waves
Sea Change, Part 5 - Economic Waves

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Climate change has also made a significant impact on the economy of the low country. The billion dollar tourism industry is at risk, since banks may stop lending money due to rising maintenance and...
Sea Change, Part 9 - Weather Or Not
Sea Change, Part 9 - Weather Or Not

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There is a need for re-ordering public policy. Millions of dollars in funding are spent on disaster relief, when money should be spent on disaster prevention and preparedness. Many peoples’ homes are...
Sea Change, Part 1 - Introduction
Sea Change, Part 1 - Introduction

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1.The divisive topic of climate change has been an ongoing debate in recent history. Questions like, “what do we save?” “Who do we save?” and “How do we save?” are among the many questions people are...
Sea Change, Part 8 - Political Currents
Sea Change, Part 8 - Political Currents

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The piece called “Inconvenient Truth” made by Al Gore is viewed as one of the biggest causes of political polarization on the topic of global warming. Global warming was, at the time, deemed a...