We Still Have Hope

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

What is Overfishing?

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?

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

SCUBA Diving 101

Welcome back to my SCUBA diving series! I have always been fascinated by the underwater world, and one of the best ways to explore it is through SCUBA diving. As Jaques Cousteau said, “The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” and I am indeed spellbound. If you are … More SCUBA Diving 101

Conservation Organizations You Should Support

This week I’ll take a break from my SCUBA series to promote a few organizations. If you’re interested in participating in Giving Tuesday, this post is perfect for you! -Cornell Lab of Ornithology The Cornell Lab is dedicated to preserving birds and other wildlife. They are committed to learning about the animals we share this … More Conservation Organizations You Should Support

Betta Fish Tips

Yesterday I purchased my second betta fish (the picture on the post label), a twin tail half-moon betta named Alpha. (Get it? From the greek alphabet, the first letter is alpha and the second is beta, pronounced the same as betta like the fish) He’s such a beautiful, curious little guy and I thought I … More Betta Fish Tips