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January 20, 2017

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Antioch High Earth Team began a litter assessment of downtown Antioch starting from the high school campus and ending at the Marina. Interns collected litter and entered the data into the Zerolitter.org for a duration of 1 hour and 30 mins.; within that time frame interns collected over 300 pieces of litter. The information recorded about the density and types of litter downtown will hopefully provide the city of Antioch with additional information in order to achieve their zero litter goal by 2020.

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January 20, 2017

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If climate change is the result of humans adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, is there a way to take some of that stuff out of the air? Yes, there is! Trees absorb CO2 from the air and store the carbon in their biomass (wood). Trees are actually part of a carbon cycle: they absorb carbon during their lifetime and then release that carbon after they...

January 13, 2017

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On January 11th, Interns piled into the van to go investigate the second proposed route for our upcoming Litter March. Interns were visited by Kailyn Topper, Lead Brand Ambassador for SUJA a healthy, delicious, organic juice company based out of San Diego.

SUJA juice was the perfect treat for our interns to fuel them on their...

January 13, 2017

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Climate change is a difficult topic to comprehend for many reasons, but especially because there many interconnected parts that are not obviously related. How does the invisible emissions from my car contribute to drought conditions on the other side of the world? Another difficult part to understanding the problem, is that many of the consequences are not yet realized and difficult to imagine. What does an...

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