Category: Arts & Culture

Conserving wolf populations stabilizes Yellowstone ecosystem

  Common fables centered around wolves such as Little Red Riding Hood, the Three Little Pigs or the Boy Who Cried Wolf, perpetuate ideas of wolves as vicious predators that serve no substantial purpose besides acting as a warning to what would become of misbehaving children. However, as results from Yellowstone national park’s wolf conservation program show, wolves are actually the good guys. Yellowstone’s conservation plan for reintroducing wolf populations helps for growth of biodiversity and environmental stability. The Institute of Wildlife Management wrote in their study of the benefits of restored wolf populations that, “In Yellowstone National Park,...

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Give back to Earth with saved time

As the semester draws to an end and finals week is slowly approaching, time becomes short. Most of us would love to travel around the world and help in projects to save the planet but might lack the time and funding to do so. Here are some things you can do that will only take a few minutes and won’t break your bank account. Recycling It doesn’t sound like much, but taking the extra walk around campus to recycle paper, plastic and aluminum cans can go a long way. Most trash that is thrown away will end up in...

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