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Persistent Plastic Pollution: A Global Environmental Injustice

By: Catherine Dremluk November 4, 2022 Plastic pollution presents a complex, transboundary problem that impacts both the natural environment and human populations across the globe. At least 150 million metric tons of plastic are already floating throughout our oceans while plastic production continues to surge. Worse yet, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a staggering increase in pollutionwith the […]

Is There a Right to Die: Belgium’s Euthanasia Law Upheld in Europe

By Morgan Comite October 28, 2022 On October 4th, 2022 in Belgium, the European Court of Human Rights upheld Belgium’s euthanasia procedure, allowing 64-year-old Godelieva de Troyer, a woman suffering from chronic depression, her right to die. The case Mortier v. Belgium began in 2012, where surrounded by loved ones, de Troyer died by euthanasia. Following Belgium’s 2002 law,euthanasia allows […]