Literature Review

For as long as the United States has existed, there have been ongoing debates on how land, particularly federally owned land, should be used.  In the past few decades, the focus has been on federal land ought to be used in the West, especially in states like Nevada, Oregon, and Utah, where the federal government …

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Literature Review on Pollution in the Ohio River Valley

The rise and growth of industry in the Midwest has led to the continuous contamination and pollution of the Ohio River Basin over the last several decades. According to Toxic Release Inventory Data from the Environmental Protection Agency,… Read More

About Artem Khrapko

I am an economics major at Davidson College and have an interest in pursuing environmental policy research and law.

A Review of Composting as a Local Food Waste Solution

By: Anna Ramgren and Dodi Allocca In the United States, 31-40% of food is wasted (Neff, Spiker, and Truant 2015, 1). Wasting food also wastes the resources used in agriculture, which includes “35% of freshwater consumption, 31% of cropland . . . and 21% of post-recycling municipal solid waste” (Neff, Spiker, and Truant 2015, 2). […]

About Anna Ramgren

I am a Junior biology major at Davidson College, however, I call Maine home. I became interested in Environmental Politics while studying abroad in Bocas del Toro, Panama.

The Current Policies and Research of Florida’s Mangroves

Mangroves are a critical player in Florida’s security from the elements, diverse balance of ecosystems, and natural beauty. While the issue of mangrove conservation is a recurring one in Florida… Read More

About Katie Greene

I am a Senior Biology major at Davidson College. I am interested in wildlife conservation and forest management. I am originally from St. Augustine, FL.