About 15 billion trees are cut down every year to satisfy various industries. Such deforestation has paved the way for global warming and has jeopardized the lives of millions of species. Luckily, innovative entrepreneurs have created a high-tech solution to save the planet: aerial seed planting. Aerial seed planting uses…


Story by Nehal Bajaj. Graphic by Irene Ko.

On Friday, Aug. 13, YCAT’s flagship Climate Extracurricular Education (CEE) Committee wrapped up YCAMP, its very first instructional summer initiative, after 5 weeks of fun-filled learning activities, games, and lessons. With over 20 sign-ups and numerous attendees consistently participating, YCAMP was hailed a success. …


Studies show that US households made an average of 1.6 shopping trips per week but due to the pandemic, many have limited going outside and instead, have prefered ordering online. As life slowly transitions back to normal, countless people want to go back to in-person grocery shopping However the CEO…


As the climate crisis remains one of the largest issues, people have taken strides to combat it on a local, regional, and national level. Whether it’s by switching to public transit instead of driving or holding nation-wide protests, there is no doubt that social awareness is gradually spreading. …


Millions of people around the world have been or will be displaced due to extreme drought, flooding, sea-level rise, and a number of other issues caused by climate change. …


Benefits of Coral Reefs:

Commonly referred to as the “rainforests of the sea”, coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet, with around 25% of the ocean’s fish relying on them for food, shelter, and a place to raise their offspring. Reefs also raise billions of dollars in revenue for…


Effectively immediately, on September 1st, 2021, former Climate Education Director Camila Amaya will serve as Youth Climate Action Team Inc’s (YCAT) Executive Director for the inevitable future. …


The aromas of cleaning products, disinfectants, and laundry soaps have become hallmarks of a clean environment. And while the overpowering smells of furniture polish or laundry soap evoke pleasant associations, those familiar scents are mostly toxic cleaning products that can cause a variety of health and environmental issues.

Most commonly…


As technology becomes increasingly normalized in our exceedingly digital era, phones have grown to become an integral part of everyday life. They may seem innocent, but they are actually extremely detrimental to the environment.

In 2007, 1% of carbon emissions were produced from phones, but by the year 2040, it…


With easing restrictions and months of feeling stuck at home, this summer feels to many like a return to normalcy and an opportunity to enjoy the luxuries of an open economy and open airports. Bucket-lists have risen in popularity in an effort to make the most of this period. However…

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