There is Life after Death

  Wouldn’t life be more beautiful if we converted cemeteries into forests?  Would you like to give back to nature and become 100% natural after you have left this life? Then Bios Urns are the answer. The Bios Urn is made for both people and pets and never expires and is a fully biodegradable urn designed to convert your ashes…

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What the Frack!

  Hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” has become a major environmental issue in the United States. Although fracking was first used in the 1940s to get the gas out of conventional wells, it is now responsible for the surge in U.S. oil and natural gas production. Basically, fracking is blasting huge amounts of water, sand, and chemicals deep into…

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The Truth About Earth Day

The year was 1970: the Baltimore Orioles would win the World Series; one of the most popular TV shows was Hawaii Five-O; one of Billboards #1 songs was “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon & Garfunkel; Kermit the Frog said “It’s not easy being green;” we were introduced to the Computer Floppy Disk; The Beatles would break up; President Nixon…

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The Environmental Club Kicks Butts

To increase the amount of environmental activates on campus, the Environmental Club was founded in 2011 by freshman Ashley Philbeck and Zach Eichholz. The purpose of the club is to educate students, staff, and faculty about n environmental issues, to improve environmental practices on campus and in the community, and to sponsor environmental affairs and events. The first students to…

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SOSA: Making a Difference, One Plastic Bag at a Time

Don’t know what SOSA is? SOSA is the Student Organization for Sustainability Action and is Florida Tech’s answer to sustainability awareness on campus and around the community. The organization’s first president was International Business major, Morgan Wilson, followed by Stephen Kies (Information Systems) and Daniel Oliva (Mechanical Engineering). With other officers and many members, diverse projects advance SOSA’s mission to work…

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