Creating a Better Environment: A Closer Look into the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States and Omaha, Nebraska

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Hudson, Lizzie
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2019
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Opening Paragraph|For years, the environment has been thought of in terms of the natural world. The environment has been kept separate from social studies and explored as a natural science. While it is true that the environment is all around us and does include the natural world, the unnatural world like houses, landfills, and garbage are a part of the environment as well. Humans impact the human-made world just as much as the natural world. Some individuals and communities have better access to a good environment while others do not. This was finally broken down and explained by the concept of environmental justice and the movement built from it.
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Creighton University
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