The Amazon Rainforest is on fire, and this is why you should care

Here we are again. The outcome of poor environmental policy has come to a head. What happens next? Well, here’s the truth: the Amazon Rainforest is on fire. There’s no denying that the 83% surge in wildfires since 2018 is a result of intensive agricultural practices and deforestation (though, President Jair Bolsonaro certainly wants to try). Brazil’s freshly elected president …

Are we underestimating overfishing?

Human obsession with the fishing industry has sparked unforeseen consequences in oceans worldwide. With modern fisheries spanning every corner of our oceans, the depletion of worldwide fish populations was disaster waiting to strike. 70% of fish stocks are being overused or are completely depleted. An ever-growing human population coupled with our basic need for protein has led us here: utter …

How “The Lorax” is predicting society’s path: an environmental overview/call to action

Written by Katelyn Buckley, Editor-In-Chief, 4/25/2019 The original Lorax, perhaps the most well known cartoon of the seventies, stole the hearts of children and adults alike. Though, while this animated television special was beloved by all its viewers, the true meaning behind it is startling to say the least. In reality, the film depicts an isolated society that ruined itself …