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The border wall construction will have severe environmental consequences, such as fragmenting the habitats of endangered species.

Biden’s expansion of the Mexico border wall is unjust, hypocritical

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo December 14, 2023

The Biden administration is extending the U.S.-Mexico border, with a new section recently approved to start construction. The project will add 20 miles to the barrier in Texas, according to NPR. This is...

A small team of Red Cross members uses a tarp they found on the ground to move the trash to the designated space.

Red Cross hosts trash pick-up at Stevens Creek trail

By Aviv Matas November 1, 2023

This past weekend, 30 Red Cross volunteers set out on a mission: to clean the area around the Yuba Drive entrance of the Stevens Creek trail. Volunteers split into smaller groups to cover sections of the...

FUHSD takes steps toward becoming greener as a district, superintendent Graham Clark said. (Photo from Stanley Kou)

FUHSD honored with state award for sustainability

By Parth Dhaulakhandi and Nathan Gu June 1, 2023

FUHSD received the silver Green Ribbon Schools award for energy efficiency on April 20. This award, superintendent Graham Clark said, has four levels, with green being the highest level. Clark said...

As an ASB sustainability commissioner, sophomore Aayushma Adhikari said she encourages other students to bike to school if they have the ability.

Biking toward a sustainable future

By Ella Chan and Annabelle Yip May 22, 2023

For many, getting to school every day is not something to think twice about, especially in regard to sustainability. But for some students, taking that extra step to be more environmentally conscious in...

Students gather on April 26 to shop at a thrift store full of clothes donated by other students.

A week of green

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu May 5, 2023

During the week following Earth Day, ASB hosted its first Earth week full of themed days and activities leading up to the Earth Day festival. Lasting from April 25-28, Earth week worked to promote sustainability...

After filming of the movie “The Beach,” the island of Koh Phi Phi Leh in Thailand where the movie was shot became increasingly damaged, exacerbated by the influx of tourists along the shores.

International film industry has high viewership, but lack of global awareness

By Karuna Chandran March 21, 2023

When I think of the climate crisis, the first things that come to mind are carbon emissions from automobiles, greenhouse gasses, sea level rise and much more. But one of the largest contributors to environmental...

Eco-friendly tips

By Macy Li December 4, 2022

Green Ops hosts an event to replenish the garden near the baseball fields.

Making the environment greener one year at a time

By Mackie Vu September 26, 2022

Every club sprouts from its roots and founders to its current officers and members. Green Ops, a sustainability club that makes an impact on the environment through informational meetings and volunteering...

WASTEFUL CULTURAL STANDARDS: The lawns that dominate much of suburban America are wasting water at a time when we can’t afford to

Wasteful lawns are hurting California’s environment

By Keshav Kumar May 25, 2022

During times of hardship, individual luxuries must often be sacrificed for the good of society. When it comes to a resource as necessary and scarce as water in California, we must be especially careful....

YOUTH GET INVOLVED: Members of the younger generation raise awareness for the dangers of space tourism, highlighting the importance of examining the impacts of commercialized spacelight.

Space tourism will lead to environmental disasters

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo March 23, 2022

Ever since humans have studied space, space travel has been scientific in nature. Yet, space tourism has slowly been gaining popularity, and an industry surrounding it has emerged in recent years. Put...

Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

By Madhavi Karthik April 21, 2021

Click the image to check out The Epitaph’s tips to celebrate Earth Day  

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