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04/15/16 by Guest Writer

Ken Cook is Hopeful for Earth’s Future

By Hannah Davis

The Earth is only one small planet floating among the billions of galactic systems in our known universe, and as far as we know, there is nothing else like it. In other words, despite scientists’ best intentions, we have only this one planet created perfectly to sustain all of our human needs, and we need to take care of it. 

 

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04/09/16 by Guest Writer

Center for the Environment at Catawba Highlights Watershed Project

By Hannah Davis 

Growing up by the warm waters of the Florida coastline, photographer Jeff Rich developed a love for the aqueous environment. This love for the environment led to a love for capturing its beautiful elements with photography. And from his passion for photography, his passion for environmental activism and using his art to teach others about the plight of watersheds grew. This was how his Watershed Project all began, and how he ultimately ended up speaking at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus on March 31.  

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03/27/16 by Guest Writer

Audience Learns about Monarch Butterfly

By Hannah Davis

The plight of the Monarch butterfly was the inspiration for a talk March 21 at the Center for the Environment facility on the Catawba College campus.

 

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03/27/16 by Guest Writer

How to Sow True Seeds

By Hannah Davis

A small tomato seed bought from the store falls from a package and into a dirt-smeared palm. It is then placed gently into warm, dark soil and periodically watered and tended to. As time passes, it will begin to root and sprout upwards seeking the sun’s rays. Eventually, that small tomato seed will grow a stalk that will bear flowers that bloom into plump, ripe tomatoes. At the heart of those tomatoes will be the very seeds that began this entire process. 

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