Science

Burning State

September 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

By | Michelle N. Meyers A thick, grey haze blankets the state of California. People everywhere are being evacuated from their homes, while thousands of wildfires burn across [...]

The enemy that sweats

September 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

By | Kyra Skylark Breathing in the Arcata air, you can feel the humidity invading your lungs. The usually crisp forest air has been exchanged for a hot, humid mugginess. The [...]

Smoke on the water

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

The smoke that clouded Humboldt Bay Area in the past week afflicted people with worries and health problems. Students around Humboldt State University had to deal with the adverse effects as well, and had things to say about the smoke covering the sky. [...]

Conserve the Birds

September 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The North Coast of California happens to be one of richest areas in the country in terms of avian diversity, between some 300 and 350 species of birds can be found from just offshore, all the way to the first inland ridge-line. Humboldt Bay in particular is a vital stop for birds migrating along the Pacific Flyway which is a route used by millions of birds for migration to wintering and breeding grounds. The Bay’s coastal mudflats support some of the highest densities of shorebirds in California, housing 60% of all migrating Black Brant, 23% of all migrating and overwintering Western Sandpiper, 44% of all migrating and overwintering Dublin, and 3.5% of all Long Billed Curlews, just to name a few, but there are several other species of birds protected under the act that migrate to and through Humboldt County. [...]

Humboldt State, we are still in

September 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Back in June, President Trump announced his intent to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. The "We Are Still In" community has arisen to push back against this decision. A coalition of mayors, governors, college and university leaders, as well as smaller businesses and investors, has been created in support of the Paris Agreement. We at Humboldt State are a part of the We Are Still In community. [...]

We are still in

August 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mayor, governors, college and university leaders, businesses and investors are coming together to declare that they will still support the Paris Climate Agreement to combat [...]