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Working Through Food Deserts 

April 4, 2024
The modern-day individual has grown accustomed to the seemingly limitless access to food facilitated by the convenience of grocery stores. This is true, at least for those who reside in suburban or urban neighborhoods characterized by higher income levels and greater purchasing power. From restaurants to specialty grocery stores, those who call these areas home have a variety of fresh produce, meats, and other food essentials at their fingertips year-round. However, amidst this abundance, there exists a stark contrast in surrounding communities, where access to fresh, healthy food is severely limited.
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Modeling Population Growth

March 28, 2024
The key underlying demographic trends that strain energy and water resources are population growth and economic growth. Other key trends are the impacts of global climate change and policy choices.
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Planting the Seeds for a Greener 2024

January 24, 2024
As we usher in the new year, there is a palpable sense of optimism in the realm of green energy, sustainability, and technology. Obstacles continue to emerge in many spheres of these sectors. Yet, despite the challenges faced by those who work in renewable energy and clean technology, there are encouraging signs of progress.
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Atomic and Nuclear Phenomena 

December 16, 2023
The history of nuclear energy is one that intertwines scientific discovery, technological ingenuity, geopolitical dynamics, and the controversial quest for a powerful energy source. Nuclear materials are part of the earth's crust and have been for millions of years, yet the ability to safely harness nuclear energy for modern power generation is more recent than one might think. Beginning with early 20th-century breakthroughs in atom structure and continuing to present-day debates surrounding its implementation, nuclear energy has been a subject of the world's fascination for over a century.
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Leaders in Energy: Women Paving the Way to a Better World 

November 30, 2023
From climate change to depleting natural resources, the world faces unprecedented environmental challenges. In response to the crises that have surfaced from these events, careers in green energy, conservation, technology, and sustainability have emerged as essential forces in the fight for a better future. While this sector is undoubtedly transformative, it has an outstanding flaw that impedes its ability to thrive at its full capacity. 
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Everything You Need to Become a Green Ribbon School

November 17, 2023
A green school isn't just a place of learning; it's an opportunity to build the foundations of sustainability and environmental stewardship in a generation of learners willing to make a real difference. These educational institutions go above and beyond traditional academic goals, placing a significant emphasis on reducing the environmental impact of their activities by promoting environmentally conscious habits, health, and wellness. In aiming to inspire the next wave of eco-conscious citizens, a green school nurtures a harmonious relationship between the natural world and the education of its students. From energy-efficient classrooms to an eco-friendly curriculum, green schools strive to foster a deeper connection to nature and sustainable practices.
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