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 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…

Is Fracking Worth the Risk?

[one_third]Liberal --  Nicole Cheney  Hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as “fracking,” is the process by which water and other chemicals are pumped into a horizontal well at pressures high enough to create fissures in the shale…

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…

France Bans Pesticides

An environmental crisis that affects agriculturalists ranging from international farm conglomerates to home gardeners is underway: the depletion of bee populations. Bee populations around the globe are suffering due to overuse of pesticides, especially during…

What Does Global Warming Taste Like?

Climate change is real. Relatively speaking, industrial farming is half-a-disaster, although very much essential for feeding future generations, and our daily diet choices have an actual impact on the environment. All these statements have a…