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 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...
Sustainable Consumption | Periscope
Sustainable Consumption | Periscope

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The words "sustainable consumption" are used to describe a major goal of the U.N.. It's a couple of big words so lets break it down: The word sustainable means to sustain, or keep going. The word...
The Environment | Periscope
The Environment | Periscope

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Can you imagine growing up in a world without the panda bear, forests, clean water and food? Around the world, pollution and development have affected the water, forests, animals, and air. The member...
Loggerhead Turtle | South Carolina Public Radio
Loggerhead Turtle | South Carolina Public Radio

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“L” is for Loggerhead Turtle. State Reptile. The loggerhead turtle, a threatened species, is one of the world’s eight living species of turtles and evolved some sixty-five million to seventy million...