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
I’ve already discussed how marine animals and corals are affected by pollution, but what about animals that don’t live in the sea? Countless sea birds have died due to an excess of plastic in their stomachs, and this needs to stop! Ok, so what makes sea birds so valuable? Well, they give scientists information on … More How are Sea Birds Affected by Ocean Plastic?
Whenever I go out to deer hunt with my grandpa, people ask how I could love animals so much and yet kill them too. Well, here’s why: For one, due to habitat loss there is less food to go around for the animals. If deer populations weren’t kept in check, things would get to the … More Why I Hunt
When I did my series on the ocean (click here to check it out), I mentioned that I would be making a part two of my favorite documentaries, so here it is! As anyone who knows me has figured out, I’m a pretty big nerd. One of my favorite pastimes is watching documentaries, so if you enjoy … More My Favorite Documentaries
This week I’ll be sharing another one of my incredible animal experiences-visiting the Georgia Aquarium! I went for my birthday, and this experience was easily one of the best presents I’ve ever received! I also appreciated the fact that many of the animals there were only in captivity because they were not fit to be … More I Visited The Georgia Aquarium!
It’s been a while since I’ve written a DIY post, and I thought this would be perfect. With winter keeping everyone indoors, I have pity on the animals living in the cold. I love birdwatching and I know all kinds of birds love suet, so make this and everyone is happy! Without further ado, let’s … More How To Make Suet Cakes