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Environmental Engineering is the application of engineering principles to improve and maintain the environment for the protection of human health and at-risk ecosystems.

Aquaponics Beta Test

By: Camryn Swift, Olivia Sim, Yusuf Lashin, Noah Yazdani, and Adrian Banihashemi
A summery of what we have learned about our small scale aquaponics system and our plans for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Illegal Gold Mining

Illegal Gold Mining

By: Linus Koepcke, Reporter
Why do people illegally mine gold? Is it really that valuable?
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Viking “S√≥larsteinn” Sunstones Used For Navigation – Iceland Spar

By: Linus Koepcke, Journalist
How did Vikings navigate at sea without GPS?
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Tools from the stoneage / bronze age by arnybo is marked with CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Evolution Of Tech From The Oldest Periods In Human History

By: Arthur Pandey, Journalist
One of the earliest well dated bronze age objects, a knife, was discovered in the Gansu province of China which had been cast in a mold.
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Energy In a Dying Universe

Energy In a Dying Universe

Everyone knows that energy that goes in to a black hole is trapped forever. Slipping past the event horizon, falling infinitely into an infinitely empty, infinitely deep and yet still infinitely dense well, concentrated in an infinitely small pebble at the bottom. We all know this energy is trapped forever... or is it?
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Deepwater Aquaponics Floating Rafts Growing Lettuce, Basil and Arugula
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Aquaponics-The Future Farm

By: Yusuf Lashin, Jounralist

What are Aquaponics? Well aquaponics is a really interesting sustainable method for food growth and production. It combines traditional aquacultures (cultivation of water animals as clams, fish, crayfish,...

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The Plastic Roads In India

The Plastic Roads In India

By: Noah Yazdani, Journalist
In 2001, a new way of paving roads was discovered. Invented in India, the plastic roads were made for a better environment, and a smoother ride.
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Sustainable Types of Farming

By: Alex Lu, Journalist
For decades, people have been using large farms that grow the same crops, damaging the ecosystem. They use humongous amounts of resources, such as land, water, fertilizer, and air. Not only this, but they pollute the air and water, damaging the ecosystems around them.  However, by using more sustainable, better farming practices, we can reduce the amount of pollution and benefit the ecosystems.
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Two people riding a Lime electric scooter in France.

Why Are Public Electric Scooters Liked And Disliked?

By: Quan Nguyen , Journalist
Ridesharing scooters; good, bad, or in-between?
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How Power Gets To Your Home

By: Miles Kastner, Journalist
It's always when you flip a switch or plug in a cord, but electricity has a long way to travel to get to your house. In fact, the electricity generating station may be hundred's of miles away.
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Tesla Supercharging in Gilroy by jurvetson is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Why We Should Only Have Electric Cars

By: James Goodwin, Journalist
Electric cars are the future of the world due to the lack of fossil fuels
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Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth), a noxious weed that devastates watersheds and local communities (Image credits: Wikipedia)

Water Hyacinths: Meddlesome to Multipurposed

By: Amy Peng, Journalist
How will people adapt to tame the non-native water hyacinth?
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