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Global Environment

Residential Car Washes

By Annabelle Law Washing cars in your front yard seems simple and cheap, but there are many consequences. Car washes mainly consists of two components: soap and water. According to the Environmental Services Department of the City of Sunnyvale, water runoff from …

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The Time is Now

By Natasha Yen The issue with climate change is not new. We, as a human race, have been facing this issue for so many years – far too long. Yet, we cannot seem to change our ways in order to protect our …

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Zero Waste Living

By Kaitlyn Wang Bea Johnson, founder of the Zero Waste lifestyle movement, owns 100 glass jars that she uses instead of plastic containers or bags. They hold anything from flour to dried fruit, from cosmetics to a year’s worth of waste. At …

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By Natasha Yen   Upcycling: The process of using discarded objects to create something useful and of greater value.   Popular upcycling ideas that may come to mind include plastic bottle planters, rubber tire seats, and tote bags made from old jeans. …

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A Virtual Environment

By Kung-Min Lin Technology is often correlated with the corrosion of natural ecosystems. There is a common misconception that the development of technology is proportional or even exponentially related to environmental issues such as global warming and climate change. While the materials necessary …

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Threat of Overfishing

By Nicole Chan What is overfishing? Overfishing is defined as when more fish are caught than the ones that the population naturally replenishes. Although some may believe that this will only benefit the economy as it brings more profit, overfishing actually has …

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