3 Ways to Lower your Carbon Footprint *Covid-19 Edition*

Throughout our lives, we’ve all (hopefully) been taught practices that help to reduce our harmful impact on the environment. Using public transportation, carrying reusable bags, and shopping locally and sustainably have been just a few of these approaches to lowering our carbon footprint. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of these methods have been abandoned completely due to the concern of contracting the severely contagious virus. Public transportation is now feared upon, reusable grocery

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Taking Care of a Woman’s Mind

Mental health is already a taboo topic of discussion, even in more developed countries where there have been increased resources and conversations about it. But what about countries that barely have access to basic natural resources, like water? On top of worrying about when their next meal might come, or if they will make enough money for the week, they have to manage what is going on internally with no help. There are limited resources

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The Impact of Arts

Education isn’t just about reading, writing, and learning arithmetic. It’s about developing yourself into a full person – with deepened appreciation, more perspective, and a stronger understanding of the world around you. Profugo’s Fine Arts Skills Training (Profast) in Wayanad, India does just that… and probably more. The Profast program provides middle-school aged students with a chance to practice traditional dance, learn to sing, or play percussion instruments. It’s a fun and interactive experience that

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Food Insecurity & Sustainable Agriculture

Food security goes beyond just access to food. The idea of food security also needs to take into account the availability of adequate and nutritious food. It is crucial to ensure that current and future generations not only have enough food, but enough healthy food. Sustainable agriculture can play a key role in solving some issues associated with food insecurity. There is a complex relationship between agricultural practices and human health.  Food insecurity can arise

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Education During a Pandemic

The rapid spread of COVID-19 throughout the world has forced politicians, policy-makers, administrators, and educators to make impulsive decisions about the state of education. Worldwide, many schools have shut down campuses and in-person learning in traditional classroom settings, transforming education into primarily virtual settings. Remote learning demands the usage of advanced technology, requiring all students and educators to have computers, stable Wi-Fi, access to applications such as Zoom, as well as electricity and a functional

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