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Write and Respond 2

Being a person who loves math, I was a little caught off guard when I first entered this course. I thought that I would have a semester filled with problem solving questions and algebraic equations. When I realized that I … Continue reading

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Glacial Melting

“Antartica, Two Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea” Glacial Melting has been a sever issue over the past 10 years. In this article in the New York Times, it explains how two very large glaciers are at risk of melting and … Continue reading

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Lab-Grown Steak

http://www.newsweek.com/will-vitro-meat-help-put-end-animal-suffering-669615 Meat is a massive part of human existence. In addition to being a crucial source of much-needed protein in our diet, the cooking and consumption of meats play a large role in practically every major society on our planet. … Continue reading

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In the news: Hot spots in freezing oceans

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/31/science/climate-change-antarctic-ocean.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FAnimals&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=6&pgtype=collection As we know, climate change is a lingering problem while we become more technologically advanced. N! ot only is climate change affecting the atmosphere and our lives, but it’s impacting the water that houses a plethora of animals. We … Continue reading

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A Carnivore’s Lament

Robbie Horton Math 33, fall 2017 Write and Respond Assignment 1   I am a carnivore. I consume a large amount of meat on a daily basis, most of it beef. I also consider myself to be an environmentally conscious … Continue reading

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Water Scarcity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Heihe River Basin

Water scarcity is an environmental issue effecting many countries today.  Clearly, there are many reasons why water scarcity persists and  the two cases I have chosen today, The Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Heihe River Basin in China, … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1: My Water Footprint

Living in a place where fresh, clean water is always accessible, it is not too often that I think about how much water I consume on a daily basis. For years now, it has been my routine to just wake … Continue reading

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Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level

Israel’s Sea of Galilee Approaches Lowest-Ever Recorded Water Level On the eve of Sukkot, the biblical Jewish holiday that is based around an agricultural festival, it was reported that the Sea of Galilee was approaching an all-time low water level. … Continue reading

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Riley Schear W&R1

How much money does a reusable water bottle save?   There are millions of plastic water bottles used throughout the world every day.  That equates to millions of dollars spent daily.  If you break it down to the individual consumer … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1- Joy Blazofsky

In America today, there has been a strong increase in the amount of reusable water bottles that we see in our everyday lives, compared to using a plastic water bottle. I noticed this trend specifically at Penn State, but now … Continue reading

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