If you keep up with the news, you've undoubtably seen all of the recent stories about the global plastic crisis. Nearly all of the articles about plastics discuss the implications of plastic waste in our rivers and oceans. Ocean plastic kills millions of marine mammals every year –– but what about plastic that's discarded in
In his 2011 book Bird on Fire, the New York University sociologist Andrew Ross branded Phoenix the "least sustainable city in the world". Since then, news publications such as Grist and The Guardian have published stories proclaiming the certain unsustainability of maintaining the fifth-largest metropolitan area in the US in the middle of a desert.
What is biodiversity? Biodiversity can be seen right outside of your window. Notice the differences between the trees, flowers, and birds. Each of these different coexisting species represent biodiversity in our environment. We all learned about the “web of life” in school –– it’s the link between all organisms on Earth, binding each one into