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Penguins Facing Extinction

Penguins Facing Extinction

Victoria Chandler

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Approximately 150,000 penguins have disappeared in Antarctica after a huge iceberg cut off their access to food in the ocean. Eastern Antarctica used to be home to thousands and thousands of Adelie penguins, since it was a place where they could easily hunt for fish and thrive. Now, with a hum...

Back In Season: Bluebonnets

Back In Season: Bluebonnets

Riddhi Jakkal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

The blue waves that line the highways and parks in Texas are nothing but special. They add beauty and color to the dull grass which allures both animals and people from far away to see their elegance. What is this magnificent entity? Bluebonnets; the state flower of the Lone Star State.These blue...

Climate Change

Climate Change

Joshua Louie

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Climate change is an effect that has puzzled people all over the world, from scientists to normal civilians. It has been affecting the planet for many years, and some of the severe effects are global warming, an increase in carbon dioxide in the air, and less ice at the poles.Rising Sea Levels...

Why Water?

Why Water?

Riddhi Jakkal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Ever since humans had lived on this planet we have relied only on two things--food and water. We need these things for our survival, because these things have the nutrition we need. Right? Well, it is our power source, but water, the most vital thing for mankind, has no nutritional value at all....

Greenpeace

Greenpeace

Catherine Molakal

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

From ‘save the pandas’ campaigns to holding world-wide activities on Earth Day, there are so many organizations that help us make a change to save our planet. But there is only one that has a great impact on us, the one that has helped us to communicate worldwide, the one that helped us become le...

Oak Pollen

Oak Pollen

Flora He

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Spring is a time that everyone looks forward to. The refreshing aroma after the May showers, the breathtaking sight of beautiful flowers as they take over fields, the crystal skies with the occasional cloud floating through. Everything about spring lifts my spirits in many different ways. There...

The Benefits of Buying Local

The Benefits of Buying Local

Grace Liu

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Most people don’t hesitate to bite into a seemingly fresh apple from a nearby grocery store, but is the apple actually as fresh as it looks? The products sold at the grocery store aren’t actually “picked at the prime of the season” like the stores claim. Because the process of bringing food fr...

The Natural Environment

The Natural Environment

Michelle Huang

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Many would agree that our natural and cognitive worlds have grown far apart the past few years. Most of us, especially teenagers, use too little time in nature today than in the recent decades. Today I will help you find an activity you can do outside and enjoy, explain the science behind the link of...

What Earth Day Means To You

Gabe Kotick

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

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Water Conservation

Water Conservation

Emily Lu

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Water is a valuable and essential resource that many take for granted. Not everyone has a source of water to go to whenever it is needed. We also should learn not to waste this precious resource. In honor of Canyon Echoes’ Green Week, here are some ideas to help you conserve and save water.When you ...

How to Recycle

Matthew Groves

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

How to Recycle from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo.

Will it be a white Christmas?

Will it be a white Christmas?

Nicole Souydalay

April 24, 2017


Filed under Environment

Captivating white sheets of snow coating the ground is merely a sought after dream in the beating hot weather conditions. The lovely, icy white threads collecting on the grass is a rare occasion in Texas. However, winter is rolling up, the season remembered for holidays and bountiful snow. In Austin, th...