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The Fifi Honduras Hurricane

Imme Warner April 30, 2024

A devastating natural disaster struck the tiny Central American nation of Honduras in September 1974, leaving a lasting impression on both its people and its country. With rare ferocity, Hurricane Fifi—a...

Understanding The Magnificent Giants

Understanding The Magnificent Giants

Juliet Weston April 15, 2024

Link to image Elephants, the gentle giants of the savannah and the forests, have captivated human imagination for centuries. Their imposing size, remarkable intelligence, and complex social structures...

Bidding Farewell to Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers by 2026

Bidding Farewell to Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers by 2026

Molly Graham March 20, 2024

Portland has recently made headlines with its pioneering initiative to ban gas-powered leaf blowers starting in 2026. This progressive move aims to forge a path towards a more sustainable and peaceful...

A coal fired power plant on the Ohio River just West of Cincinnati

Major Causes of Global Warming

Prisma Chavez March 20, 2024

Climate change, driven by human activities, has emerged as one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The consequences of climate change are vast and multifaceted, affecting ecosystems, economies,...

Marine Heat Waves are Destroying the Ecosystems

Marine Heat Waves are Destroying the Ecosystems

Mitchell Sherman March 6, 2024

Marine heat waves occur when temperatures are warmer than 90% of the previous observations for a given time of year. These heat waves normally last days but can prolonged for weeks or sometimes months....

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Find me in the Fir Trees

Grace Shaw January 25, 2024

Link to image I grew up intertwined within the roots of the Fir trees that litter the ground of this state. They harbored my juvenile body, naive, and innocent, with safety.  As though they were...

Oregons Scenic Treasures

Oregon’s Scenic Treasures

Tosh Gauger January 25, 2024

Link to image Throughout the world, there are various breathtaking and wondrous locations for anybody to stop by and gaze in awe, be it natural or manmade attractions. One of the 50 U.S. states, Oregon,...

Must-Visit Oregon Coast Towns

Must-Visit Oregon Coast Towns

Natalie Granda Mejia January 25, 2024

Link to image Oregon’s coastline has many small towns with beautiful beaches. According to the Oregon State Parks article “Oregon Coast Trail,” the coastline is 362 miles long. The Oregon coastline...

Oregons Most Beautiful Places

Oregon’s Most Beautiful Places

Wendy Cruz January 25, 2024

Link To Image Oregon has so many beautiful places to visit and enjoy the scenery. Oregon is home to lovely beaches, cities, and natural landscapes ranging from forests to snow-capped mountains and high...

The Amazon Rainforest

The Amazon Rainforest

Wendy Cruz October 15, 2023

Link To Image The Amazon Rainforest is located in South America and is the largest tropical forest on Earth, spanning eight developing countries, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname,...

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