Deforestation in Cameroon

In recent times, there has been an alarming rate of deforestation in Africa. Specifically in the Congo Basin, which is home to the second...

Blog Contest Entry – Don’t Feed the Landfill

We’re all familiar with the command that has been drilled into our heads throughout our childhoods: “Don’t waste food!” What often follows those words...

Blog Contest Entry – Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Where did that Starbucks cup you threw out this morning go? What about the torn-up Zara t-shirt that finally went out of season? And...

Blog Contest Entry – Green the In-Between

A Spotlight on Inclusive Sustainability at Swarthmore College  “We don’t have to sacrifice a healthy economy for a healthy environment.” -Dennis Weaver There exists a beautiful in...

Blog Contest Entry – Time to Act

Of all the problems the world faces, climate change is the most threatening. It’s a global issue: every country can and will be affected...

Water is the New Oil- Tank It

Water: without it all life on Earth would cease to exist. The human body, for instance, ranges from being 50 to 75 percent water,...

Blog Contest Winner – The Palm Oil Industry

Palm oil. It's found in nearly everything, from cosmetics, to food items, to even biofuel. In fact, palm oil is used in nearly 50%...

Blog Contest Winner – Hidden Pipes, Hidden Wires

It would be so much simpler to confront if we could just see it. My mind always drifts to environmental degradation while driving on the...

Blog Contest Winner – Life After Death

What if I told you there’s a way to turn your death into something more than just an ending? Before the solution, however, it’s important...

The Environmental Impact of Mattresses

Americans dispose of 15 to 20 million mattresses each year. These discarded mattresses can take up 132,000 miles of landfill space -- but they...