Author Archives: Haley Brown

Rob Nixon Talk

Haley Brown Math 33 Extra Credit On Friday, December 1st I saw Rob Nixon give a talk called Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor and it was extremely informative. Nixon started off his talk by talking about social … Continue reading

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Write and Respond #2

Haley Brown Math 33 Write and Respond 2 I have always tried to consider myself a “sustainable” person because I usually try to recycle, not litter, eat all of my food and compost when I can and also turn lights … Continue reading

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Paul Hawken Talk

Paul Hawken – Drawdown: The Most Comprehensible Plan Ever Proposed to Global Warming On Tuesday November 14th, I attended a lecture by Paul Hawken at the State Theatre in downtown State College. Firstly, Paul Hawken is a very well spoken … Continue reading

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Glacial Melting

“Antartica, Two Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea” Glacial Melting has been a sever issue over the past 10 years. In this article in the New York Times, it explains how two very large glaciers are at risk of melting and … Continue reading

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Bioaccumulation in the Chesapeake Bay

Haley Brown Math 33 W&R Assignment 10-9-17   Bioaccumulation in the Chesapeake Bay              The Chesapeake Bay Watershed is the largest estuary in the United States. An estuary is a tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets … Continue reading

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Glacial Melting and ‘Watermelon Snow”

According to recent measurements taken on Alaska’s Harding Icefield, an algae species is responsible for about a sixth of the snow melting in algae tinged areas. A microbe called Chlamydomonas nivalis grows on glaciers and causes their snow to turn a … Continue reading

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Haley Brown’s Intro

Hi, my name is Haley Brown I’m from Delaware County located outside of Philadelphia, PA. I went to one of the biggest high schools in the country and graduated with more than 800 people. I’m majoring in Broadcast Journalism with … Continue reading

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