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Students in San Francisco, CA protesting climate change. Photo by Li-An Lim

OPINION: Animal agriculture is killing the earth

Emma Sheeran, Opinion Editor October 24, 2020
The rising demand for animal products has resulted in fast growing animal agriculture industry. This continual increase in animal agriculture has left a severe impact on the environment. This negative impact is felt in the atmosphere, on land, and in the sea.
Freshmen students in the Sustainable Seahawks living learning community

Sustainable seahawks exemplifies the power behind student-faculty partnerships

Ambar Delgado , Contributing Writer October 6, 2020
In early 2018, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) undergraduate Ian Shields started working on Sustainable Seahawks, a project that would take three years to come to full fruition. 
Warehouse Services building on UNCW's campus.

UNCW begins Styrofoam recycling collection

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor October 11, 2019

UNC Wilmington has been offering a free recycling collection of Styrofoam to the general public since this past summer with the UNCW Warehouse Services. With their new Styrofoam densifier, UNCW’s...

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a 'Green and Blue Space'

Views from abroad: UNCW needs a ‘Green and Blue Space’

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor February 28, 2019

For the most part, it is fair to refer to Wilmington and UNC Wilmington as a coastal, environmentally-friendly community. There have been several restaurants throughout Wilmington that have ditched plastic...

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

The science is clear, and the argument is won, but humans must come together in the next decade to make the changes needed to save humanity from the effects of climate change, according to a leading American...

Beach nourishment ongoing along North Carolina's beaches

Wrightsville Beach re-nourishment well underway

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor February 27, 2018

With warm weather driving many to the beach in recent weeks, many have noticed the barges offshore and the pipes that sit on the shore of Wrightsville Beach. As part of a new project, 700,000 cubic...

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