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Was Hurricane Ida Affected By Climate Changes?

Was Hurricane Ida Affected By Climate Changes?

Written by Abigail Worker, News Editor September 27, 2021

Hurricane Ida came and stormed its way through the entire south and east coast of America. Hurricane Ida destroyed multiple states; New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and Louisiana. The storm...

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The Evolution of Whales

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief May 27, 2021

50 million years ago the early ancestors of whales were land-dwelling animals called Pakicetus which was a four legged goat sized animal. It is hard to believe that whales are common ancestors to land...

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Teaching Them Young

Written by Kaia Hsu, Editorial editor April 26, 2021

Every year, more than 11 million tons of recyclable materials end up in landfills. Americans today do not recycle as much as they should because they are not up to date with all the objects that can be...

The Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris Climate Agreement

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor February 23, 2021

With the new administration officially in office, the United States is going through changes. One of these changes is the re-entering of the Paris Climate Agreement, also referred to as the Paris Agreement....

Who is Greta Thunberg?

Who is Greta Thunberg?

Written by Zoey Foss, A & E writer February 2, 2021

Over the past few years, the climate crisis has gained a lot of attention, mostly because of Greta Thunberg, a Swedish activist who has led the fight for change. She just turned eighteen at the beginning...

Lockports Environmental Club!

Lockport’s Environmental Club!

Written by Eileen Ferriter, News Editor January 27, 2021

Lockport now has an Environmental Club! The club was organized for the first time last school year (2019-2020), and is back again this year to further some initiatives. The overall goal of the club is...

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The Impact of Climate Change

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief November 24, 2020

Climate change has impacted the lives of many and as time goes on, it only becomes more of a critical issue. The world witnessed Australia go up in flames back in July 2019, record breaking temperatures...