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Thalia Bloom

Appreciating Our Harvest

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With Thanksgiving on the way, it’s the perfect time to show gratitude to the earth’s harvest. As climate change continues to threaten our natural resources, it’s essential to not just be grateful, but to strive to preserve the resources that sustain humanity. 

Honey bees are essential for the pollination of flowers, fruits and vegetables, and support about $20 billion worth of crop production in the U.S.Read more...

Political and Social Discourse Surrounding Straws

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Another environmental cause with a lot of social complexity is the anti-straw movement. The idea that not using plastic straws to reduce ocean pollution has risen in popularity in the past few years. It’s an easy issue to get behind – straws are exceedingly common, and for many people/beverages, unnecessary. While we should definitely reduce the usage and production of plastic straws, the debate surrounding plastic straws has come to represent a lack of flexibility in current discourse about environmentalism, ableism, and partisan politics. … Read more...