Mining and Oil & Gas Interests in the Trump Administration

By Grant Snyder* Conservationists worry that the Trump Administration’s policies will lead to environmental disaster. These fears often focus on potential federal land transfers to the states. The anxiety about transfers stems from the thought that smaller states would be unable to manage transfer lands. The states would in turn sell the land to mining, […]

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Ignoring the Taking of President Trump’s Border Wall

By Hallie Lipsey* In the midst of disputes regarding costs, immigration, and international standing, President Trump may be neglecting one of the greater obstacles to the completion of the wall he has proposed to build along the Mexican border: the jaguar. The jaguar, along with 110 other animal and plant species, is protected under the […]

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Air Pollution: a New Harmful Sugar For the Population

By Irma Cruz* We live in a world where long-term consequences are ignored because they lack “immediate attention.” Millennials are known for their need of instant gratification, an attribute that is consistent with a short-term outlook. We tend to focus on occurrences that impact us here and now, that impact us personally, and that impact […]

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