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As a 21 year old in the year 2021, I am in the age group who has grown alongside technology. When I was about five years old, I remember thinking my mom’s Razor phone and my dad’s BlackBerry were just about the coolest things that could exist. About ten years later, I found myself owning my first Iphone with an Instagram account, Facebook, and Twitter. Now, I am 21 and watching technology completely surpass the expectations of just about everybody on the planet. With self driving cars, Apple Pay, and many other amazing technologies we have nowadays, it led me…


Oceans produce over 50% of the oxygen we breathe, contain more than 97% of the world’s water, provide at least a sixth of the animal protein people eat, and is the largest ecosystem on Earth. In order to thrive on Earth, we must protect and preserve the ecosystems in oceans and seas. I wanted to research and see if younger generations, college students to be specific, were aware of the importance of caring for our oceans and how much they were willing to do to help.

I chose to research this topic as a project for the IDEA certificate at…

Amanda Reinard

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