Why I Care

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

Why I Hunt

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

The Bear Bile Trade

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

SCUBA Gear: What to Buy and What not to Buy

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