When my teacher Eric Magers first told me that we would be wearing the trash we produced during the height of prom-asking season, I was more than dubious. What would this program do for us other than ruin our social standings and personal hygiene? After one day, however, I realized that this program was my most important environmental endeavor yet.
I am writing about Green Schools environmental organization, of which I have been a part of since 7th grade. Now a senior in high school, I have grown up with this organization. Green Schools has really impacted my life—I knew I loved environmentalism and science as a 7th grader—but Green Schools taught me the true […]
I often field questions about my environmental advocacy. My response has developed from a simple “we must treat the Earth with respect as we are its inhabitants” to a more interconnected one that discusses the openness and compatibility of environmentalism with the student life. Environmentalism does not require one area of expertise or interest, but […]
I am incredible thankful for the programs offered at our school that directed me towards my future career as an environmental lawyer. I can comfortably say that I am a better person because of the leaders who taught me to be an environmental advocate and not a bystander.
While Mulan might be living a fine life in the movie, what people are unaware of is that her habitat is suffering from pollution.
Working as a Green Scholar has opened up my eyes and has allowed me to expand my skills and knowledge in environmental efforts.
One of the best experiences of my life was introduced to me by mistake. Last year I had the idea to install a water refill station in my high school to decrease the usage of plastic water bottles and encourage students and faculty to think more sustainably. I came up with the project for the […]