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My Secret Love
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Maybe you don't know, but I love nature. I love to walk, even on a very hot days. I love to walk through the woods, especially on trails. I love to stand in the rain, or walk through the snow. Nature isn't constantly changing, rather, it is ever... (more »)
Mysterious Mantas This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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The sinking sun reflected off the swirling water, painting surreal shades on its surface. A few strands of hair escaped from my braid and danced in the breeze. We waved as another boat filled with sunburned tourists sped by, heading back to... (more »)
GMOs: What Do You Know? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
Frankenfood. GM-No. Teenage Mutant Ninja Soybeans. Such is the typical consumer’s opinion of genetically modified, or GM, produce. So when I first heard about GM food, I was intrigued – but also more than a little skeptical. Change... (more »)
The Quest to Eradicate Malaria This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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Malaria, a parasitic infection transmitted by the night-biting female Anopheles mosquito, is still causing significant deaths in the tropics and sub-tropics; approximately 3.2 billion people are exposed to the illness every year. The World... (more »)
Colony Collapse Disorder This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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Walking in my front door after a long evening in the library, I was immediately pelted by a rolled-up magazine. “Read it. It's interesting,” my older brother shouted from the couch as I reached down to pick up the latest issue... (more »)
Born to Survive This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
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The mongoose has nothing to do with the goose. Its name comes from the Anglicized version of its Marathi name, mungus. Its plural, therefore, is not mongeese, but simply mongooses. Its name mirrors its appearance, the long oo sound slinking... (more »)
Pollution Argument
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Pollution around the world has been getting worse over the past few years.  ?Six in 10 Americans, about 175 million people, are living in places where air pollution often reaches dangerous levels (huffingtonpost.com).?  Big cities... (more »)
The Future of our Earth
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In North Carolina what we do to be more energy efficient, is we use solar panels. I am writing to you to explain what you can do to make North Carolina more energy efficient. I will be introducing methods that you can do help North Carolina... (more »)
Animal Cruelty
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Animal Cruelty The definition of animal abuse is to deliberate abuse or simply the failure to take care of an animal which was from The Humane Society of the U.S “Animal abuse and Neglect”.If you are going to have a pet just to... (more »)
Animal Testing Argument
“When she first met her rescuer, the emaciated dog crawled on her belly, longing for affection but too terrified to stand up. Known only as the number tattooed on her ear, she was sick with hookworms, tapeworms, and a vaginal infection,... (more »)
Thinking Globally and Panicking Internally
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Fossil fuel is a term that is fairly well-known in the world of environmental protection. The depletion of it, however, is a problem that has only recently been brought to light. Fossil fuel depletion occurs because as the human population... (more »)
Animal Testing
Imagine being forced into a position of torture, your hands and feet tied together while you are struggling to be freed from these bounds. While you’re struggling you are cowering in fear for your life trapped in a cage. Inside the cage... (more »)
Animals Should Not Be Tested on in Labs
Based on a study by the FDA, 92% of drugs that pass animal tests fail human clinical trials. If animal testing is so great then why is this?  The anatomic, metabolic, and cellular differences between animals and people make animals poor... (more »)
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Industrial Hemp
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The modern world has come to rely on non-renewable resources as much as we rely on oxygen to breathe – which is becoming tainted, by the way, from our excessive use of non-renewable resources. The world relies primarily trees and oil, which... (more »)
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Climate Change v.s. Climate Oscillation
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Climate change is defined as “a change in global or regional climate patterns...attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels” by oxforddictionary.com. Climate change is... (more »)
Save the Polar Bears
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Global Warming can be defined as “a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other... (more »)
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