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The Luxury of Drinking Water

The Luxury of Drinking Water

By Makk Vjy Did you know that every 21 seconds, one child dies due to an illness related to water? It is very shocking to know that 780 million worldwide do not have access to clean water, which is roughly 2.5 times the population of the United States, 12 times that

Saving the Arctic

Saving the Arctic

Tabitha Freeman The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a

Save The Bees!

Save the bees

By Jully Kemp Stings from bees hurt but losing the bees eternally sure hurts more. A lot of people find it difficult to believe that bees are actually very important to human beings. Believe it or not, 1 out of every 3 food item we eat was gotten from a

SLAVERY: Together we can end it

Slavery: Together we can end it

Let’s be the generation to stand up for the 27 million men, women and children trapped in slavery around the world today. In brothels. In factories. In mines. On street corners. In homes. In the shadows, hidden. Yet out in broad daylight, in plain sight here in America. Stand with

The LGBT Struggle

By Ramelle Lewis Growing up, I knew my family was different. When I was very young, I didn't realise that different didn't necessarily mean 'bad', or 'wrong'. I just knew that my family would never conform to the nuclear bloc of Mum, Dad and child. I had Mum, and later Ava*[1], my

Help refugees thrive, not just survive [VIDEO]

Help refugees thrive, not just survive

Ted Talk by Melissa Fleming 50 million people in the world today have been forcefully displaced from their home — a level not seen since WWII. Right now, more than 3 million Syrian refugees are seeking shelter in neighboring countries. In Lebanon, half of these refugees are children; only 20% are in

How the Animal Agriculture Industry Impacts the Planet

The animal agriculture industry is one of the biggest players in climate change to date. Our growing population, coupled with the increasing demand for animal products, is putting pressure on agriculture farms to expand and cater to the needs of the world. Many of the world's resources are also used

Help Kids with Cancer

By BC Phillips One of the darker elements of human nature is our propensity to seek out reasons to avoid helping others. It’s easy to maintain our sense that we are good and just when an external factor is present that makes the misfortunes of others due to their own faults.

Knitting for a Cause

Knitting for a Cause (Donate to Charity)

By Janice Lim Have any of you ever been approached by someone entreating with you to donate some money, to help a cause, to save a rainforest or to help sick animals? Have any of you, like me, felt like you sympathized with the cause, but at the same time felt

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