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
Sorry this is late but there was a glitch and this wasn’t posted as scheduled. As I mentioned in my post on the bear bile trade, (click here to read it) I visited the Atlanta Zoo fairly recently. I loved seeing the animals, although I was sad they weren’t in the wild where they belong. Thankfully, the … More I Visited The Atlanta Zoo!
I would like to give a shout-out to my sister Callie and her blog, calliesusanna.com. She has invested so much time and research in each of her posts, and I think all of you would enjoy it. Her website is centered around life, literature, and faith. For life, she posts her favorite things of the … More Another Blog You Might Like
Today, my mind is finally back on land. I recently visited the Atlanta Zoo, and I was encouraged by their efforts to spread awareness on the threats humans pose to animals. (I’ll post about my visit soon, but I thought this should be the first priority) One thing in particular that caught my attention was … More The Bear Bile Trade
Welcome to the last post of my SCUBA series! So far I’ve discussed the history of SCUBA (here), the basics of SCUBA diving (here), and the best diving spots (here). I hope you’ve enjoyed this series, and make sure to continue visiting because I know I’ll revisit this subject again someday. I must admit although I’ve never … More SCUBA Gear: What to Buy and What not to Buy