The Wilcox-Ross Environmental Award

The Wilcox-Ross Award of $1,000 is presented every spring to a Longwood student who has completed a significant project or the plans for such a project aimed at preserving or improving the environment. The award will go to the submission that demonstrates viability, impact, originality, and thoughtfulness. Students of every background are encouraged to submit their ideas. Our objective is to get students thinking about ways in which we can improve the current state of our environment and, collaterally, improve the survivability our species. Some subject areas include alternative energy technology, culture shifts towards environmental protection and improvement, political policies such as tax credit for environmentally friendly purchases, etc.

Bitcoin could cost us our clean-energy future

Bitcoin could cost us our clean-energy future

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First controlled nuclear chain reaction achieved 75 years ago

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/context/anniversary-first-controlled-nuclear-chain-reaction?tgt=more

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Loss of the night: Light pollution rising rapidly on a global scale

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/23/health/light-pollution-increase-study/index.html

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