Welcome to part two of my series! I’m writing this to spread awareness on the wonderful creatures in creation that are endangered, and I hope this knowledge will inspire others to appreciate nature and want to save it. I love wildlife and this is how I protect it. If you want to help me make … More Weird Animals: Part Two
Sorry this post is late, but this is my finals week in school and my schedule is pretty hectic! Since I just finished my Biology class today, I thought it would be fitting to begin a series I’ve been wanting to do for a while now. I’ll write about a few of the most fascinating … More Weird Animals: Part One
This past week I’ve been traveling through various states and seeing new sights, and I realized how easy it is to throw your cares (and your trash) to the wind as you enjoy yourself. While having fun is great, we should always try to be environmentally conscious no matter where we are. For those that … More How to Travel Eco-Friendly
Hermit crabs. They’re common pets, and unfortunately most of them didn’t start off as pets. All hermit crabs, or at least the vast majority of them, are wild caught. They reproduce by releasing their eggs in the ocean, which is difficult to replicate in an aquarium. People find it easier to capture them and force them … More The Truth About Hermit Crabs
I usually post on Tuesdays, but I thought I’d make an exception for Earth Day! Although every day should be a day to be considerate of our planet, today is a perfect day for doing something special. If you don’t have any ideas on something to do, here are a few: Take a green quiz! … More Fun Things to do for Earth Day
As the proud caretaker of three parakeets, I invest lots of research and money into their well-being. One majorly important factor of their health is their diet. Unfortunately, this is often overlooked by inexperienced bird owners, and they think that just because the label says “premium” their birds can thrive eating only that. Well, if … More What to Feed your Parakeet
It’s springtime! Flowers are blooming and the weather is nice, so it’s the perfect time to bring your dog to the park. If you want to be creative and help Fido have fun, why not make your own dog toys? (If you’d like to see the ideas from my other post, click here.) Here are a … More DIY Dog Toys- Part 2
I know lately my content has focused on all that’s wrong in the world, and honestly that gets depressing! I do apologize for that, but it’s just the things I’ve been researching in hopes of making a change in the world. I’d like to end this series on pollution on a happy note, so today … More We Still Have Hope
Pollution isn’t the only problem disturbing ecosystems. The threat of overfishing has escalated to the point of becoming a serious problem. Since the mid 20th century, money-hungry fishing industries have used any methods necessary to bring in the biggest haul, and it’s showing. The large amount of fish being taken from the oceans are having … More What is Overfishing?
Welcome back to my series on pollution! This post is written by Elise from Clean Coney Island. Be sure to check out her fantastic blog to learn more! Littering is improperly disposed waste. That waste could be anything from leftover food, to plastic grocery bags, and paper cups. I’ve lived in the city for majority … More How Is Litter Affecting Coney Island?
This post is labeled for kids, but this is really for anyone who wants to make change without cost. If you’re not in a position where you can instigate change on a large scale, you can still change the world for the better! All you have to do is care enough to live an environmentally … More How Can Kids Go Green?
I hope you guys are enjoying my series so far; feel free to leave a like if you are! While this post is more aimed towards a corporate level of change, there are still plenty of things people can do without having a high position. If you’d like to learn about what you can do … More My Ideas on How to Stop Pollution
A lot of crap ends up in the ocean. Scientists estimate that up to 12 MILLION TONS of plastic enters oceans worldwide every year. That’s the equivalent of one trash truck full every minute. One of the main reasons for this is there’s so much is litter. While some waste comes from fishing vessels and … More Does Litter Really Matter?
When you ask most teens what they’re interested in, generally ecotoxicology and conservation aren’t the first things you hear. Sure, I may just be a nerd that loves learning and fixing problems. But why do I care this much? As a kid (I mean, I’m still a kid but you get the picture) my love … More Why I Care
Seals and sea lions. These wonderful creatures are easily mistaken for each other, but there are a few ways to tell them apart. Next time you hit the beach, you’re sure to look smart if you remember these fun facts! First off, what exactly are they? Well, seals and sea lions both belong to … More The Differences Between Seals and Sea Lions