Author: Emily Sarmento

Food For Thought: Finding A Balance Between Agricultural Production And Climate Change

  In her 1962 book Silent Spring, Rachel Carson informed the world of the harmful effects of chemical fertilizers and pesticides on the environment. The publication was influential in shifting a world-wide recognition of environmental concerns. Following the publication in 1970, the United States first celebrated Earth day. In 1983, the first

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Way More Than A Lobster Catch: Concerning The Livelihood Of First Nations And Non-Indigenous Fishers In Eastern Canada

Eastern Canada has been battered by an array of protests and hate crimes this past month following the launch of the Sipekne’katik First Nations’ own self-regulated fishery. Non-Indigenous fishers are angered by the move, saying that the communal Indigenous fishery is illegal and allege it is being used as a

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White Supremacy Extremism Classed Top U.S. Terror Threat

The Department of Homeland Security has released its first annual homeland security assessment, which covers a range of high potency threats to the country –  from climate disasters and election interference, to the imminent rise of China. In light of what we’ve seen playing out on the streets of Charlottesville

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