The Murky Waters of Environmental Regulation

A Gallup poll indicated the number one and two environmental issues causing a “great deal of concern” among Americans are the pollution of drinking water and the pollution of rivers, lakes and reservoirs, respectively. This…

NJIT Green (Team)

The compost bins outside GDS on Fridays didn’t come from thin air. NJIT Green has been stirring up a storm—they’re on Instagram, on posters, composting outside of GDS. They’re hosting a waste audit on October…

Commercial Fishing Banned Across Arctic

With continuously rising temperatures, it’s no wonder polar scientists recently reported the sixth lowest extent of ice on record. Climate change points to diminishing ice cover and thickness in much of the Arctic, converting areas…

Murder of the Monarchs

Summer vacation in elementary school meant humid evenings at the local park, picking and tasting sour berries from random trees, and endless efforts to capture an intricately patterned monarch butterfly. Monarch butterflies were everywhere, but…

NJIT Terrace Garden: A Returning of the Green…

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Veganism: What’s the Beef?

When vegannism is mentioned, we often conjure up images of animal activists and Instagram-worthy green smoothies. However, can eating our vegetables help reduce our ecological footprint? Simply put, yes—a widespread plant-based diet has incredible transformative…

Getting Stroppy About Straws

Have you ever seen anyone drinking with a straw at the NJIT cafeteria? Personally, in the three weeks since move-in, I have not seen a single person using a straw. Perhaps it is because the…