New Urban School shark club takes on global issue of shark mistreatment and unsustainable fishing

New Urban School shark club takes on global issue of shark mistreatment and unsustainable fishing

Ilana Brandstetter, Staff Writer

May 30, 2013

SHARKS: the words behind the acronym are still up to interpretation, but after an initial meeting on March 25, a new club at Urban has gotten off to a strong start. Emily Miller (’15) created SHARKS with the intention of increasing student awareness about the endangerment and mistreatment of sharks....

Need to buy some bottled water? Think again.

Annakai Geshlider

April 5, 2011

I don’t want to be a bothersome imp, tugging at your elbow and telling you not to buy that bottled water. But I’m going to do it: the industry that helps you slake your thirst is really harming communities and ecosystems worldwide. One billion people around the world do not have access to drinking...

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