The Impacts of the Plastic Crisis

The Impacts of the Plastic Crisis

By Caroline Markham   When we think of plastic, we think of the obvious everyday objects around us, such as plastic bags, plastics bottles, containers, etc. But in reality, it is in everything around us- from our clothes to our electronics, to the mattresses that we...
Youth vs. Colombia

Youth vs. Colombia

By Caroline Markham   Youth in Colombia have hailed a huge victory recently, after they sued their federal government for failing to protect the environment, and won. According to this Reuters article, the plaintiffs, ranging from the ages of seven to twenty-six,...
Save the Plants, Save the Planet

Save the Plants, Save the Planet

By Caroline Markham   When animal species become endangered, people tend to advocate highly for these creatures- and for good reason of course. The Giant Otter, South American Tapir and the Red Faced Uakari Monkey are among thousands that are threatened in the South...
Policies that Protect Tropical Rainforests also Protect Us

Policies that Protect Tropical Rainforests also Protect Us

by Camille Cater   In the last 20 years, reducing deforestation in tropical forests has been looked to as a cost-effective method to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and to combat the effects of global warming. Tropical rainforests are essential in sequestering...
Climate Change vs. The Cattle Industry

Climate Change vs. The Cattle Industry

By Caroline Markham   We talk a lot about climate change in conversations now a days, and while it is still a hot fiery subject, most people can agree that in some way shape or form our current climate is evolving. Look at the more common occurrence of natural...

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