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Bee-ware! This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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What do the words black, yellow, and endangered have in common? They describe the all important anthophila- more commonly known as the bee. If you didn’t already know, bees are going extinct, and this endangerment is not to be taken lightly.... (more »)
Look Up This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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When I’m hiking, it’s easy to lose myself in the rhythm and discomfort: the backpack straps rubbing my shoulders, thirst constantly scraping the back of my throat, the heat, the dust and the ache of my feet. It’s easy to... (more »)
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Bee Happy Put the Pest-Aside
By , St. Paul, MN
Honey bees are nearing extinction because of the use of pesticides and herbicides. Herbicides are toxic substances that destroy unwanted vegetation. People often use herbicides because the vegetation is invasive, or just takes up space and... (more »)
The Sunday Hunt
By , Allison Park pa, PA
The weather is just starting to turn, and leaves have begun to fall from the trees in Pennsylvania. On this warm and sunny fall Sunday everyone is outdoors enjoying the beautiful day before winter sets in. Almost everyone, that is. Hunters have... (more »)
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Malaria is one of the world’s biggest killers. Malaria is a blood disease caused by a kind of mosquito. The world health organization is trying its best to overcome this issue The main cause of malaria is its rapid spread globally.... (more »)
Why Human Expansion to Space Is Beneficial
By , Northborough, MA
As humanity has grown it has expanded to fit its needs. In this day and age, humankind has started consuming resources at an alarming rate and has stopped exploring new places to compensate for the rate of consumption. As humanities population... (more »)
Should Cars Be Banned?
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The world has changed dramatically during the past 50 years. Industrial age has chased and has greatly influenced the present environment state. Cars have a great impact on the environment as they have several downsides as well as some... (more »)
The Clean Water Crisis This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin Unfortunately, Franklin’s words do not hold true today; the well is dry, and humans’ inadequate reaction to the dwindling of this natural... (more »)
Beneath Sequoias This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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she inhales the rich scent of moist earth and conifers and twirls around and around arms outstretched eyes closed and fingertips searching hazy sun filtering through the swaying canopy catches on her cascading hair she shivers... (more »)
Global Warming: Accurate or Not
By , Paw Paw, MI
In my opinion global warming is the most ridiculous assumption argued about in the world today. They try to blame fossil fuels, but why does that actually mean anything? In the Bible it states that the earth will hotter because the sun will get... (more »)
Pesticides: The Silent Killler
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An epidemic is sweeping the nation, killing, hurting, and severely mutating even those who have barely contacted the source. However this epidemic is not directly hurting us. This time animals are the victims, and this time we should care. The... (more »)
Fragile Ascension
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Some people think that rocket ships are one of the few things that exited the atmospheres. No amount of vicious greenhouse gases can penetrate the ozone layer. No animal has ever been outside earth’s gravitational reach for billions of years.... (more »)
The Six-Legged Lunch This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I have a recurring nightmare. I see a delicious-looking treat in Costco. Chocolate. My empty stomach growls to have it. I dash to the taste-station and eat it without hesitation. As my teeth break through the crunchy exterior, I taste a... (more »)
Intruders This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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The wind blew, the trees shook, the water trembled, but at that exact moment, everything was peaceful. The trees were at ease, the water fragile. There was no thought of the natural world, just actions. I began to realize that the trees, the... (more »)
Animal Activism: Strive for a Day We Can Truly...
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Around the world, people are beginning to open their eyes to the true cruelty of animal captivity. Through media, film, and the growing consciousness of the next generation, people have connected over this issue that’s awfulness has been... (more »)
If Trees Could Talk
By , Pewaukee, WI
I wonder what the trees would say, if they could talk. I think that they would be sad. They would be angry. They would be disappointed, but somehow compassionate. The trees would be forgiving, which is surely saddest of all. Trees have to... (more »)
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