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Sustainable Quarantine Projects: Kombucha
Since it seems like the stay at home orders will go through the summer, here is another project to keep yourself busy at home! Recently, kombucha has become very popular, but the downside is it is fairly expensive to buy in stores. But don’t worr (More)
Philosophy's Role in Addressing Climate Change
Climate change has rapidly become one of the most existential issues of our time. Its effects, which are worsening every year due to the unrelenting harvest and burning of fossil fuels, have the potential to change Earth’s ecosystems faster than (More)
Let’s Prevent Food Waste: A Cooking Series – Tepache Recipe
Ever wondered what you could do with your leftover pineapple skins? Well, it looks like you’re just in luck! Discarded pineapple rounds can be used to make a sweet fermented Mexican drink called tepache. It is a very refreshing drink that can be (More)
Let’s Prevent Food Waste: A Cooking Series – Potato Pancakes Recipe
Did you know that about 2/3 of household food waste is due to food spoiling from not being used in time? You can cut down that number by using your leftover food in new ways! Here’s an easy recipe to help you reuse mashed potato leftovers! Ingredien (More)
Is it Ecologically Irresponsible to Have Children? A Personal Reflection
I am 20 years old. I am a soon to be senior in college, and I am going to have a BS in Environmental Science by the end of 2021. I’m excited for the future. I’m excited to see what it holds. Studying the environment has taught me a lot, especiall (More)
Let’s Prevent Food Waste: A Cooking Series – Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar or ACV is a common household product that has endless uses. It can be used as a health product, for cooking, cleaning, in your skincare, or even in the laundry department. Its multi-use properties deem it an essential to have in y (More)
All About Seahorses
Seahorses are adorable animals. They are small, colorful, and unique creatures in the animal kingdom. When it comes to precarious megafauna, seahorses are definitely at the top of my list for super cute and interesting animals. Seahorses are beautifu (More)
The Values and Shortcomings of Green Spaces in Urban Environments
2020 marks Golden Gate Park’s 150th anniversary. In honor of my favorite place in San Francisco turning 150, this post will discuss the vast mental and physical health benefits urban green spaces provide for those who have access to them, as well (More)
My Composting Journey
Ever since USF closed down its campus in March, I moved back home to Louisville, KY, a city that surprisingly does not have a composting facility. For me, this has been such a drastic change since I am used to sorting my trash and having a compost bi (More)
Elephant Poaching in South Africa
The illegal poaching of elephants in South Africa has been a huge issue for many decades. Approximately every 15 minutes, an elephant is poached for its ivory. That is almost 100 elephants a day and nearly 40,000 elephants a year (Meijer, 2018). (More)
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