A Timeline of Student Agency through the Environmental Justice Movement Contributed by Student Environmental Center On a National Level: 1970 | First Earth Day & Formation of Environmental Protection Agency The Environmental Protection Agency was created following the increase of public interest in the protection of the environment. The EPA focuses on maintaining the health of humans and the environment […]
Scientists are trained to think in very specific ways, to focus on the individual by disconnecting our subject from the complex factors that affect it. We do this in an effort to make it easier to understand our discoveries and avoid bias. This method has brought us a wealth of knowledge about our world: helping to cure and prevent disease, develop technologies that connect us in meaningful ways, and identify and help to solve our problems. But, too often, it is seen as the only or best way of knowing. I argue that is not the case.
– Featured Image By Emily May Growing global waste management issues, increasing climate change pressures, and missing our UC-Wide Zero Waste by 2020 goals inspires IDEASS Lab team, Myceliall Solutions, to take matters into their own hands. It’s Fall of 2021 and after a whirlwind year, you’ve finally made it back onto campus. You’re rushing over to a café to […]
– Featured Image By Emma Houle Since the Coronavirus pandemic shut down the world, our environment has faced many changes such as increased pollution from surgical masks and decreased air pollution from stay-at-home orders. The following article lists some of the shocking environmental statistics that illustrate what has come from the COVID-19 pandemic. Dolphins returned to the Bay of Bengal […]
By Samuel Ross, Staff Writer Human beings are a particularly resilient species. Despite all the filth we have created for ourselves, we somehow always manage to find a way to thrive comfortably. What makes this so amazing is how easily we can pull ourselves out of the grime and innovate when we really want to. Our most magnificent feats come […]
Have you ever learned something about the state of the environment that made you want to give up on life? Maybe it was the latest statistics on biodiversity loss, the realization of how much plastic is and will be in landfills for thousands of years, or maybe it was the latest and bleakest climate reports forecasting a future of environmental […]