Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989

Most Discussed Environment Articles

Here are the most discussed environment articles:

147
comments
Go Veggie With Style This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Custom User Avatar
I am a vegetarian. Many people are quick to stereotype vegetarianism as bizarre behavior, appropriate for those on another planet. I treasure our Earth, and since we only have one, we should protect it and the wildlife that populates it. But... (more »)
147 comments
89
comments
The Modern Zoo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
I would like to begin by defining “zoo.” It is a park-like area in which live animals are kept in cages or large enclosures for public exhibit. Hold on, large enclosures? More like tiny cages. As zoo funds are cut, cages become smaller... (more »)
89 comments
74
comments
Gifted kids can change the world
By , san Ramon, CA
Gifted kids are different individuals. They are those who can see different things and solve the problem on their own way. Gifted kids can help for poverty and world hunger.They can also work for keeping the environment clean and also for... (more »)
74 comments
74
comments
Respecting the Environment is Diminishing
Custom User Avatar
The environment around us is our domain and home where we can thrive and be ourselves. But our human race is slowly deteriorating our world even by the slightest actions that you may think are meaningless. Our surrounding is very gentle and simple... (more »)
74 comments
67
comments
Not All Zoos Are Inhumane This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
This piece is a response to “The Modern Zoo” from the May 2008 issue of Teen Ink. I volunteer at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and have gotten to know its keepers, veterinary staff, and other workers. According to the writer of “The Modern... (more »)
67 comments
62
comments
The Smallest Idea, can Make the Biggest Difference
Custom User Avatar
Recently in December, I informed a teacher at my Middle School of this idea that is cost effective and also saves the environment. The idea was to recycle our school’s cardboard lunch trays by placing them on a recycling table after depositing... (more »)
62 comments
41
comments
Cetaphobia: The Fear of Whales This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Custom User Avatar
Everyone has an irrational fear. For some it is the color green; for others it could be the dark. In my case, it's whales. I don't know why everyone finds this so amusing and surprising, considering there are people out there scared of much... (more »)
41 comments
35
comments
Yes, We Should Ban the Keeping Of Animals In Zoos
Custom User Avatar
Several years ago, the Woburn Safari Park in Bedfordshire, England admitted to killing excess monkeys. The park said that it cost too much to continue to feed the monkeys, so the animals were shot and left to die. This is just one of the many... (more »)
35 comments
32
comments
Facebook is a big time waster
Custom User Avatar
During the first decade of the 21st century a popular and new word has come into our vocabulary. That word is Facebook. This is the most popular social networking website on the internet. If you haven’t heard about Facebook until reading this,... (more »)
32 comments
22
comments
Animal Abuse: Should More Be Done?
If you were to see a cold, hungry cat in front of your house, would you feed it or walk away? Most people would walk away instead of taking the time to make sure the cat is okay. The problem is that people generally live busy lives. They... (more »)
22 comments
20
comments
PETA doesn't treat animals ethically?
Custom User Avatar
I'm sure everyone has heard of PETA at one point in time or another. If not, their name stands for "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals". However, most of you may not be aware of the fact that PETA does NOT treat their animals ethically.... (more »)
20 comments
19
comments
Going Green
Earth Day is becoming a permanent event in America, for the mere thought of global warming has sent gullible civilians into a panic of eco-consciousness. Going “green” is budding into a national phenomenon, where clothing shops are bagging... (more »)
19 comments
19
comments
A Cruel Place This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
      Most people wouldn’t enjoy having their livers swollen, shampoo dropped into their eyes, or being in a cage so small they can’t stand up. So what makes people think that animals feel any less pain?... (more »)
19 comments
19
comments
The Importance and Benefits of Diversity
Diversity can be defined as people coming together from different races, nationalities, religions and sexes to form a group, organization or community. A diverse organization is one that values the difference in people. It is one that recognizes... (more »)
19 comments
18
comments
Global Warming
Custom User Avatar
Ever thought why the weather is so hot? Are you melting like the ice bergs in Antarctica? In the last 100 years the earth's average surface temperature increased by about 0.8 °C. It sounds like a tiny change. But actually, it is a huge... (more »)
18 comments
17
comments
Why You Shouldn't Eat Meat
Custom User Avatar
Everybody has a favorite animal. Whether it's a horse, fish, dog, or pig, how do you feel knowing that hundreds of these animals are being killed everyday for people to eat? Do you feel strongly about it, and want to make a difference, or do... (more »)
17 comments
Site Feedback