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Top Places to Study at in Miami

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

When looking for a place to study, a student wants a place to finish homework, read a good book and focus on what needs to get done. Every student's study habits and preferences are unique; some enjoy a place that serves food or has a wide variety of books, while others seek the calmness of the outdoors....

Climate Change Solutions Lie In The Hands Of Individuals

Climate Change Solutions Lie In The Hands Of Individuals

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

Climate change has been one of the most significant global issues of today's day and age. Air pollution, water pollution, overuse of fossil fuels, deforestation, habitat and animal degradation are all results of human action and causes of climate change. With its increasing urgency, people all over t...

Being Greener as a Student

Being Greener as a Student

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

In this day and age it is important to be educated on the impact we have on the environment. But, most people may already be aware of our ecological footprint and may be thinking, "what can I do to help?" There are many everyday things people can do to be greener. Just because you are a student does...

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

For years, social media and other platforms have been glamorizing certain foods labeled as healthy, but have been ignoring the worsening negative effects that these fads have on the environment. These foods are being grown, shipped and bought year-round despite not being in season. The mass production ...

SNHS: Saving the World One Less Paper at a Time

SNHS: Saving the World One Less Paper at a Time

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Many students and staff do not realize the effect that their vast use of paper has on the environment. On the first day of school alone, there are at least 24,500 sheets of paper printed and distributed to students by the administration at Coral Gables Senior High. Add on the fact that at least 28,000...

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018

For years, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center (MSDBNC) has been educating the future generations on the importance of ocean conservation. Located in the heart of Biscayne Bay near Miami Seaquarium and founded by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a conservationist who advocated against th...

What You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline

What You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

The Dakota Access Pipeline Project (DAPL) has become a topic of controversy in the last half of 2016, especially amongst Native Americans.  The pipeline will enable domestically produced crude oil to reach refining markets in a more environmentally conscious and cost effective manner.  The 1,172 mile...

Save the Bees!

Save the Bees!

Natalia Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016

Yes it is true: the bees are dying at an alarming rate. For the first time in the history of the United States, bees have found a spot on the endangered species list. As one of the most hardworking animals on the planet, bees are key components in ensuring the survival of plants, animals, and especially...

Earth Cleaners

Earth Cleaners

Lane Morris, Staff Writer

December 21, 2014

Nicolas Viglucci is a Senior at Gables who is passionate about the Earth and loves to share that interest with others. Q: What is your name and grade level? A: My name is Nicolas Viglucci. I am a senior. Q: What made you interested in joining this club? A: I had always been interested in th...

Mexico City’s Future “Earth-Scraper”

Mexico City’s Future “Earth-Scraper”

Sofia Bratt, Staff Writer

December 20, 2014

Several cities, such as New York, Tokyo and Mexico, are crowded and polluted due to overpopulation and the non-stop construction of new skyscrapers. Two men from Mexico, known as the Suarez brothers, came up with a brilliant idea to make Mexico City environmentally friendly; they designed the very first...

Rising Sea Levels

Rising Sea Levels

Sydney Scanlon, Alumni Editor

November 1, 2014

The rainy season in Miami has just ended, but it has left an ominous message. Sea levels are rising and the situation is imminent. Miami has the fourth largest population susceptible to rising sea levels in the world, according to the Associated Press reporter Michael J. Mishak. The current increases in sea level are a...

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