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The irreversible approaches

The line trailing off into the distance was attracting people who were not aware of the Surfrider beach cleanup in San Francisco on Oct. 6, 2019

Story by Karishma Patadia and photo by Sandy Scarpa

February 18, 2020

As temperatures and sea levels rise toward irreversible levels, individuals are becoming more aware of ways to maneuver their lives in a sustainable manner. Globally there is a push to demand change in plastic pollution by pushing people in power toward a sustainable lifestyle. We all have heard that plastic...

Through the Lens of Sustainable Fashion

Illustration by Chloe McDaniels

Karishma Patadia

October 5, 2019

From layering patterns and mixing fabrics to combining various cultures into an outfit, fashion is both a form of art and visual expression. However, fashion also contributes to major outlets of exploitation and overproduction across the world.  Fast fashion promotes the overconsumption of manufacturing cloth...

The Plastic In Our Bay and the Scientists Expelling It

The Plastic In Our Bay and the Scientists Expelling It

Jordan Lalata

November 2, 2015

Rebecca Sutton, senior scientist at the San Francisco Estuary Institute, holds up a vial of microplastics collected from the San Pablo Bay. Photo by David Henry By Jordan Lalata [dropcap size="50px"]K[/dropcap]aty Reid, a 25-year-old freelance production assistant, turned the knob to let the water run warm ...

Earth Day 2015: 5 Steps to Save Mother Earth

Tami Benedict

April 22, 2015

Contributed by: Catherine Uy Today is the 45th celebration of Earth Day, yay, where people gather together to help demonstrate support for environmental protection. According to The Earth Day Network, the first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and is now coordinated globally by The Earth Day Network and celebrated in more the...

Tree Rivera Taking on the Earth One ‘CUUP’ at a Time


February 26, 2013

Words and Photos: Alejandrina Hernandez Veronica Rivera a.k.a Tree is an aspiring artist who has been made it her mission to spread environmental awareness through her art. “My interest in environmental arts started when I was growing up as a child artist ;collecting materials like disposables,...

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