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  • What is a 'Circular Economy'?
    What is a 'Circular Economy'?
    New GSA Student intern Haen Jennie Cho explores the concept of a 'Circular Economy' and why it's so important in the modern world.    more
  • Environmentalism, Sustainability, And Social Justice
    Environmentalism, Sustainability, And Social Justice
    Environmentalism, sustainability, and social justice are terms often used in relation to and connected with each other. In this post I talk about each of these terms and my relationship throughout my life with them. more
  • Be An Imperfect Environmentalist
    Be An Imperfect Environmentalist
    Previously, when I thought of a “perfect” environmentalist, I pictured someone who composts every day, leaves zero waste, bikes and walks everywhere, and has a minimalist closet of only thrifted clothes. But I realize now that just like everything else in life, achieving “perfection” is impossible. Even the ideal environmentalist I just described is not perfect. Read on to see why imperfections make better environmentalists.    more
  • Tree By Tree: Part V
    Tree By Tree: Part V
    In Part V, the final part of this blog series, we discuss Sam’s future aspirations, along with how individuals can help support tree planting initiatives. more
  • Climate Change And Photoperiodism
    Climate Change And Photoperiodism
         Don’t let the seemingly long and fancy word “photoperiodism” throw you off from reading this blog! Though it may sound complex and full of syllables, the definition is simple. ‘Photo’ means light and ‘period’ means length, so together the word photoperiod  just refers to how much sunlight plants get per day (how long the daylight is).      ... more
  • Tree By Tree; Part IV
    Tree By Tree; Part IV
    In Part IV of this blog series, we learn more about the #greenschoolsinitiative, and the challenges and successes of this enormous tree-planting project. more
  • Tree By Tree: Part III
    Tree By Tree: Part III
    In Part III of this blog series, we learn about the 8 Billion Trees project, and the impact of Sam Mutua’s work with students in Kenya.  more

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