Green in the City

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Peace For The Environment

The well-being of the environment isn't all up to President Obama or individuals after all. There is a very successful organization known as Greenpeace which was put together by a group of citizens in 1971. Their committed and determined mission to bring peace to the environment around us, started with their accomplished attempt to stop nuclear testing in Alaska.

I've had personal interaction with one of the organization representatives and she informed me about all the dangers that… Continue

Added by Bushra Kabir on July 21, 2009 at 11:43am — No Comments

Managing Montana's Water

Ms. Butler was telling the class one day about Lake Michigan's unlimited resource of water supply, one of the top in the world, and the Chicagoans are the lucky recipients of that water. She also informed us that many people around the world are trying to get their hands on a vast water supply as that. Since several institutions and areas are trying to become environmentally friendly, they might be demanding water for the sake of their personal businesses and companies. Hopefully, that won't… Continue

Added by Bushra Kabir on July 10, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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Bushra Kabir, Northside College Prep

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