With recent studies predicting significant changes to Chicago’s climate and consequently its urban environment, the city may be subject to extensive ecological degradation.
Where can you go to reconnect with nature and do more for the planet? What small changes can you make to drastically improve your own health as well as that of the environment? Emma Belanger has you covered.
Have you spent all week inside studying and need to spend some time with plants? Are you suffering from nature withdrawals? Luckily for you, here is a nifty guide to places on or near campus to recharge and connect with nature this Spring, by Emma Belanger.
Fast fashion can be defined as cheap, trendy clothing that are discarded almost as quickly as they are created. It’s harmful to our wallets, well-being and most importantly, the environment. How can we make this phenomenon more widely known to the public? In her debut article, Margo Milanowski proposes a simple solution: infographics.
Curious to learn about the organization that first planted the Shakespeare Garden, a place where students and visitors alike love to go to seek quiet refuge? Find out why conservation, education and beautification are central to the Garden Club of Evanston’s goals with Marleigh Thorn’s newest piece.
Ambrelyn Rodriguez, a resident of the 10th ward of Chicago, says people often have no idea where that is. However, the nearly 70 industries that surround this community and use it as a dumping ground for harmful pollutants know exactly where the 10th ward is.
Bella Wilkes shares insight into the environmental justice struggles of “the forgotten 10th ward.”
Most of us have seen the infamous video, “How Wolves Change Rivers”, and if you haven’t, you should! But what’s the latest on gray wolf numbers in Yellowstone National Park since 2014? Find out by reading Emma Belanger’s latest piece!
What two things do you and Meghan Merkle have in common? You both attend(ed) Northwestern and care about dressing sustainably, of course! Alexandra Huang, in her debut piece, gives us the rundown on three eco-conscious brands that you can feel good about wearing.
What in sunscreen protects your skin from the sun? What makes gives makeup waterproofing quality? And what happens to these substances when you jump in the ocean or wash your face? Find out how to simultaneously care for your skin and the Earth with Emma Belanger’s debut piece!
Curious what “Certified Humane” and other food labels really mean? Ginny Ip has you covered.
Road tripping done right! See the highlights from Leta Dickinson’s week-long adventure along the California coast.