Today I’d like to commend my sister Callie and her blog, calliesusanna.com. She is such an amazing woman of God and avid reader, and those qualities are reflected in her blog. The tagline of her website is “My Ramblings on Life, Literature, and Faith,” so I’ll give you a brief insight into each section. Her faith … More Another Blog You Might Like
Ok yes I do realize this is technically a blog post but I just want to give my readers a quick debrief. I’m traveling for the next few weeks so if you don’t see any posts that’s why. I’ll try to write but my schedule is pretty packed! -Hope
Welcome back to my series! This week I’ll continue to write about some of the strangest endangered species in creation, and be sure to comment below which one is your favorite in this series so far! I love animals, so I’m writing this series to open your eyes to the beautiful diversity in nature that … More Weird Animals: Part Three
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
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
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!
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
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
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
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