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Kill or be Killed

Kill or be Killed

Philip Grossenbacher | Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2015

Kill or be killed: that’s the reality for many families in villages in the African country of Botswana in the two years following the illegalization of trophy hunting.Animals such as lions and elephants have been allowed to run rampant, taking their toll on the livelihood of some of the poorest com...

Competition curbs waste

Competition curbs waste

Phil Harris | wikimedia commons

April 13, 2015

A team of WSU students has the opportunity to travel to Manaus, Brazil after winning the Global Case Competition for its solutions to eliminate plastic waste. These ideas will be implemented by students in Manaus to conserve the area’s natural beauty and promote environmental sustainability.

A wooly landscaping solution

A wooly landscaping solution

By Shane Michard | Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2015

Nestled between the hills just north of Pullman, one innovative farm is using sheep to protect soil, stop erosion and contribute to sustainability research.Created by fine, wind-blown dust over millennia, the rolling hills of the Palouse are some of the most fertile, and fragile, in the country. Over-...

Becoming bacteria-free

Becoming bacteria-free

BY HILARY TAYLOR | Evergreen contributor

February 24, 2015

Reducing food contamination and improving the safety and quality of food is what motivates one scientist at Washington State University.Shyam S. Sablani, a WSU associate professor, is currently working to make frozen red raspberries less susceptible to harmful bacteria by using Ultraviolet light-C or UV-C light.“We are try...

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