By: Sydney Rushing This week, GreenHawks Media presents its first Academic Series, a feature of written pieces from Miami students interested in sustainability. These students were all enrolled in Professor Scott Johnston’s IES 274 class, Introduction to the Environment and Sustainability, in the fall. See the bottom of each article to learn more about its … More Academic Series: People are Living Longer, so Why Shouldn’t Our Cars?
By: Samuel Halulko Meeting in New York just weeks ago on Sept. 23, diplomats of the United Nations Climate Change Summit discussed topics including the imminent threat presented by climate change and the emission of greenhouse gases into the Earth’s atmosphere. This conference is the sixth of its kind. The first, held in 2014, was … More UN Climate Report: A “Glaring- and Growing- Gap”
Earth Day started here in the United States exactly 45 years ago today, but it has spread to be a worldwide phenomenon! Everywhere from Latin America, to the Middle East, to the Caribbean and Europe is getting in on the act. Below are some of the highlights from around the world on this Global Earth … More Earth Day: A Worldwide Celebration
As a student who has done two different study abroad experiences, I have found there are not only cultural differences between nations, but also major differences in environmental practices. I lived in Alicante, Spain for roughly four months, and during that time I learned much more than just Spanish from my homestay. I was fortunate … More Spain: an example of water conservation
In July 2014, Mount Hiriya was opened to the public. Hiriya was once Israel’s largest landfill, but now it is Ariel Sharon Park, an ecological park 3 times the size of Central Park in New York City. “It has become a symbol of renewal in Israeli society.” Hiriya, located between Road 4 and Road 461 … More From “Stinky Hill” to “Green Lung;” A Landfill Transformed into an Eco-park