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Dealing with Eco-anxiety

Dealing with Eco-anxiety

By Jane Park

March 2, 2020

Eco-anxiety.  A term for the terrifying doom caused by environmental destruction.  According to Medical News Today, a 2018 national survey found that almost 70 percent of people in the United States have concerns over climate change, with 51 percent feeling hopeless about the circumstances.  ...

Protect the Parks: finding your community

Protect the Parks: finding your community

By Jane Park

January 29, 2020

I am the queen of Facebook groups. I’m not kidding. I’m in 39 non-school related Facebook groups, as of Jan. 26.  You’re probably asking, “Why, Jane? Why so many groups?” I find a sense of community in Facebook groups. There are a lot of support groups, meme groups and common-interest groups...

Protect the Parks: act now, or forever hold your peace

Protect the Parks: act now, or forever hold your peace

By Jane Park

November 20, 2019

M any argue that they care about the environment, and insist that we need to take action. But rarely do I see people take measures against climate change.  Holding our government accountable is ultimately one of the best ways we as American citizens can impact the future of our planet....

Protect the Parks: the insignificance of small-scale actions

Protect the Parks: the insignificance of small-scale actions

By Jane Park

October 22, 2019

F rom reusable metal straws to websites that plant trees every time you use their browser, sustainability has grown ever-more popular. However, people should be wary of the trendy ways to be sustainable, as these initiatives are often unproductive.  Ecosia, for example, is a free search exten...