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The drought through the eyes of an almond farmer

The drought through the eyes of an almond farmer

Tremayne Wilkins,
Contributor
July 8
Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

Almonds have been a topic of debate ever since the drought became a serious issue. According to Business Insider it takes farmers one gallon of water to produce a single almond. This situation begs the question: What would happen if farmers in California stopped growing almonds? Two-thirds of the alm...

Campus makes botanical conversion

Campus makes botanical conversion

Tam Duong Jr.,
Visual and Photo Editor
May 28
Filed under Photo Galleries

A three-year project to convert several grass areas on campus to native plant botanical gardens wrapped up on Friday May 22. Environmental studies instructor David Larson and more than 20 students in his field class, comprised primarily of seniors, completed phase three of a Campus Sustainability Projec...

Campus makes botanical conversion

Campus makes botanical conversion

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
May 27
Filed under Campus, Showcase

A three-year project to convert several grass areas on campus to native plant botanical gardens wrapped up on Friday May 22. Environmental studies instructor David Larson and more than 20 students in his field class, comprised primarily of seniors, completed phase three of a Campus Sustainability...

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

East Bay wildlife scorched by the drought

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor
April 15
Filed under Metro, Showcase

As California’s drought enters its fourth year and citizens scramble to meet the demands of Governor Jerry Brown’s statewide water restrictions, wildlife experts say the natural habitats of Bay Area wild animals are also at high risk, in ways that could adversely affect residents. As f...

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