Articles by Alena Burns

Five Unique Ways to Conserve Energy at Home

By Alena Burns | gargoyle@flagler.edu Climate change is highly prominent in discussions around the world, from political campaigns to 16-year-old advocates calling us to action. Our Earth is warming up, and it is approaching a point of no return. A…


Plastic Bans and Their Societal Effects

By Alena Burns | gargoyle@flagler.edu The Kookaburra uses hay straws to combat the ban, while Starbucks offers reusable cups. When a video of a turtle choking on a plastic straw went viral in June of 2018, people started to take…