The Epitaph

Protect the Parks: Personal Responsibility

My refrigerator, like many others, is cluttered with plastic wrapped foods.

By Jane Park

May 31, 2020

During the shelter in place, I have been thinking a lot about my ecological footprint and the impact of my actions. Throughout this year, I have talked to many people who care about the environment. Most cannot make changes to their lives because it is inconvenient or too difficult, and they expect ...

Australia is on fire – what are you going to do about it?

Wildfires are raging like never before throughout the continent.

By Nitya Kashyap

January 29, 2020

Australia is a living hell. The country is in the middle of its worst summer yet. According to CNN, 28 people have lost their lives so far to fire, three of them firefighters. The fires have torched more than 17.9 million acres of land, destroying an estimated 3,000 homes have been destroyed...

Protect the Parks: act now, or forever hold your peace

Stop saying “I will” and start saying “I am”

By Jane Park

November 20, 2019

M any argue that they care about the environment, and insist that we need to take action. But rarely do I see people take measures against climate change.  Holding our government accountable is ultimately one of the best ways we as American citizens can impact the future of our planet....