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McKenzie Southworth

7 Issues Facing the 7 Billion - 1 views

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    As most of us are aware, the world's population recently passed the 7 billion mark and we're scheduled to hit 9 billion by 2050. This article discusses 7 problems that we'll have to worry about as population continues to rise. We, as ENVS students, are already aware of these issues; water, climate change, and food security to name a few. However, some of the academics interviewed have very interesting ideas about solutions to these challenges (no-growth economy for example). For the feminists among us, Roger Short states that "We need to feminise the world and look first and foremost at the interests of women because they're the ones that are going to decide our future and it is their determination to limit the size of their families which will be the saviour of the world," which I thought was pretty interesting.
Kristina Chyn

Timeline: 70 Years of Environmental Change - 0 views

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    This is a neat setup and visual displaying environmental movements in conjunction with presidencies. Lots of cool facts included.
Darya Watnick

Newtown is Declared a Superfund Site - 1 views

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    This article is about a waterway in New York that has been designated a Superfund after years of industrial activity along its banks. There is another canal in New York and other waterways across the country are Superfund sites as well. I'm interested to see what happens now and how they go about cleaning up toxins and contaminants from waterways.
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