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Animal Rights Activist This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Rachel Atcheson is the Humane League’s Philadelphia director. I wanted to interview her to shine a light on her incredible work as an animal rights activist and, hopefully, encourage and inspire teens to take action on behalf of... (more »)
Superbad Superfunds This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“Superfund” sites are polluted areas of our country that have been designated as so toxic that they receive federal funding to clean them up. One such site, Rocky Flats, is just 16 miles from Denver, Colorado. Since Rocky Flats has... (more »)
Edna in the Stars This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Plagued with a stripped memory and limited mobility, Edna sought the natural beauty of the universe the celestial skies that ominous cosmos her lithe body swaying gracefully and intoxicated by the openness of the air and... (more »)
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Kudzu's Advantageous Uses in Modern Soceity
Kudzu is a plant species originating from the surrounding area of China and Japan. Kudzu structured with compact, large roots and strong tethers that connect the leaves, forming a vine. Kudzu is known for many things including its incredible... (more »)
Pollution: Earth’s Silent Killer
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Do you enjoy going outside and enjoying the crisp fresh air? Around the world some people can’t enjoy the fresh air or just clean water. There has always been a need for protecting the environment and reducing pollution but it’s... (more »)
Global Warming
Global warming is a phenomenon that has not only resulted in damage to the earth’s environment, but also to its wildlife. This man-made occurrence is caused by the burning of fossil fuels, and results in the loss of habitats for many... (more »)
The Solution is to do Nothing
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Humanity is rapidly advancing; modernizing our societies is becoming a growing priority every day! But with this amazing advancement comes a heavy baggage. We are slowly, or rather, rapidly, killing our home planet Earth. Ice caps are melting,... (more »)
Magic
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There comes that perfect moment when you have a great book open in your hands, a cup of coffee by your side and the book has already taken you back in time and those amazing memories play a slideshow in your mind. Now that is what I call... (more »)
Cooking with a Cause
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Forget barbeques, broilers, and ovens. The stove of the future is a solar cooker, a device that is able to convert the sun’s rays into heat energy used to cook food. This may sound like magic, but these convenient cookers work effectively... (more »)
Are Alternative Energies Worth It?
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Every day, fossil fuels release millions of metric tons of pollutants that poison our atmosphere and environment. Alternative energies are a possible solution to this growing problem. Many people disagree on whether they should completely... (more »)
A New Beginning for an Old Friend
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 Imagine you’re a poor construction worker. Although you’re very poor, you manage to scrape through life through hard work and a supportive and loving family. Since you’re poor, you cannot afford the expensive renewable... (more »)
Water Conservation: The Need of the Hour
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“Water, water, everywhere/not a drop to drink.” These lines by Samuel Taylor Coleridge might just turn out to be true if the existing outlook of people doesn’t change. The earth’s surface is covered with water, however most of this is... (more »)
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An Answer This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Robert Frost writes in his poem “A Question,” published in 1942: A voice said, Look me in the stars And tell me truly, men of earth, If all the soul-and-body scars Were not too much to pay for birth. Frost was an... (more »)
Trees This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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There are many different types of trees, And they all have names: Spruce Pine Birch So on and so forth. But isn’t it more fun to Ignore the names And describe the trees as they are? With broad leaves, their spindly veins... (more »)
The Valley of Kings This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Every rock and ditch we ride over makes me nauseous. Will this drive ever end? My cell phone has no reception, and I feel disconnected from the technology-driven society I am familiar with. As I arrive at my destination, relief replaces my... (more »)
Animal Euthanization is Wrong
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Have you ever gone to the animal shelter and see an animal and then the next time you go that animal is gone, well either that animal got adopted or it got euthanized.  Animal shelters should not euthanized as many animals as they do.... (more »)
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