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Winners of 2013 Population Essay Contest

High School Students from Ozone Park and Hastings Tie for First Place in Sierra Club Environmental Essay Contest

Two high school seniors tied as first-place winners of an environmental essay contest sponsored by the Sierra Club Action Network and the Atlantic Chapter of the Sierra Club, Population and Consumption Committee. Competing against high school juniors and seniors around the state of new York, Lisbeth Nunez of Ozone Park, Queens, who attends LaGuardia High School in Manhattan and Jeb Polstein of Hastings-on-Hudson, who attends Hastings High School tied for first place by writing the most compelling and insightful essays on the topic: Are There Limits to Growth? Population, Consumption and the Environment.  (To read the full Press Release, see here).

To read Mr. Polstein's Essay: Limits of the Human Population

To read Ms. Nunez' Essay:  The Limit of Growth Lies in Resources

Video of the winners discussing their essays can be seen here

Date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2013
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