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5 Simple Ways to Help the Environment!

5 Simple Ways to Help the Environment!

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

June 3, 2014

The world’s environment is going through harsh times. It’s being polluted everyday and eventually the earth will become an uninhabitable wasteland. That is why we, the people, must do everything we can to prevent that. Here are 5 simple ways that you, as high school students, can help the environment...

Microbeads

Microbeads

Jiada Zhao

April 23, 2014

Here’s something new: microbeads. They’re bio-reactive molecules that can be absorbed or coupled to their surfaces and used to separate biological materials such as cells and proteins.  Right now, they’re found in a lot of everyday cosmetic products, ranging from toothpaste and soap all the way...

Endangered Animals and Species

Endangered Animals and Species

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

February 10, 2014

It’s a new year and 10 – 25 unique species have just gone extinct. But why worry about what’s already lost, let’s focus on the species that we can still help and save, let’s talk about endangered animals. The reason why endangered animals are endangered in the first place is because of us,...

Hydrofracking

Hydrofracking

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

December 10, 2013

  The winter season is here, and what better way to warm up for it than to talk about hydraulic fracturing!  We’ll just call it hydrofracking. Hydrofracking is a process that involves the mixing of water with sand and various chemicals, and then injected them into wellbores at high pressures....

Recycling! Just Do It!

Recycling! Just Do It!

Jiada Zhao, Reporter

October 11, 2013

The world is a wasteful mess. A lot of people do not recycle and this decision is harming the environment. This needs to change and the Environmentalist Club is on a mission to do just that.  The club will be taking a small step first. Most residents of New York don’t know about the new recycling...

Organic Food

Organic Food

Horma Zahan, Reporter

June 3, 2013

Organic food is known to be greatly beneficial. Organic food, as opposed to conventional food, is produced using organic farming. Organic farming does not involve the use of modern synthetic inputs such as chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. Such foods are also not processed using irradiati...

Waste Not Want Not: Turning Brown into Gold.

Waste Not Want Not: Turning Brown into Gold.

Horma Zahan, Reporter

April 12, 2013

Recycling is a big part of being environmentally friendly. There are many different ways to recycle. Composting is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and a soil amendment. Compost can be beneficial in many ways. It works as a soil conditioner, fertilizer, pesticide,...

Impact of Sandy

Impact of Sandy

Horma Zahan, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013

The unexpected, and what seemed to be impossible, happened in New York recently. Hurricane Sandy has severely damaged our precious state and has left a great impact. Thousands of New Yorkers were in shock- as harsh winds, pouring rain, and freezing weather were imposed on us. New Yorkers were advi...

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