Holly talks about a ticking time bomb situated in the Marshall Islands. The Marshall Islands, like many other island nations and coastal cities across the globe, are expected to be heavily impacted by rising sea level. Aside from literally drowning out the local population and ecosystems native to the Marshall Islands, this kind of event would cause a tremendous hazard. The islands currently house a warehouse of nuclear waste, belonging to the United States government. However, it’s unknown whether the US will ever return to the islands to clean up their mess.
Tabby explores a newly recognized social prejudice, known as “vegaphobia.” Vegaphobia can be defined as a strong social aversion of vegetarian and vegan ideologies. A new Oxford study indicates that vegans often experience workplace discrimination and prejudice based on their philosophical beliefs.
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