Welcome to my blog! Just to clarify, that title is a pun, and this article isn’t going to be an analysis on the physics of straws ;). I hope you had a happy and eco-friendly halloween, and this week we’ll discuss the various ways plastic straws are awful. If you want more entertainment after reading … More Why Plastic Straws Suck
If you’ve been following my blog for a while now you know that refusing plastic is something I’m passionate about. Sure, plastic is difficult to avoid, but even the smallest steps can make an enormous difference. In my series about ocean pollution, I discussed the negative affects plastic has on people as well as marine … More Plastic is Bringing Toxins into your Body- Here’s Proof
Welcome back to my website! This week I’ll share more of my experiences volunteering at a local wildlife sanctuary, Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary. If you missed last week’s post of some of my escapades, click here to catch up. As I said in my last post, I was able to do these incredible things only … More More of my Adventures Volunteering at a Wildlife Sanctuary
Welcome to the final post in my series about the earth’s strangest creatures! If you missed the previous posts of this series, you can click here to read them. This week we explore the most captivating predators throughout creation and the fascinating hunting techniques they’re equipped with. Net-casting spider. These spiders have a unique hunting … More Freaky Fauna- Part 4
Welcome back to my series on the world’s strangest creatures! If you missed the last two weeks, you can click here for the first week and here for last week’s post. This time we’re discussing the weirdest birds in creation, so without further ado, let’s get to it! The hoatzin. The hoatzin is a strange bird in that it … More Freaky Fauna- Part 3
Welcome back to my series on strange animals! If you missed last week’s post, be sure to catch up by clicking this link. Last week’s focus was reptiles, and this post is all about underwater animals. Marine animals have always held my fascination, and I’m absolutely awed by the diversity and complexity of underwater ecosystems. I hope … More Freaky Fauna- Part 2
Welcome to my website! In the past, I’ve written about some of nature’s weirdest animals, but I figured I would reboot the series with a new name and some more unique species. One of my favorite celebrities, Hank Green, recently started a YouTube channel called Bizarre Beasts, and his passion for the abnormal animals in nature inspired … More Freaky Fauna- Part One
Where I am in the state of Georgia in America, life is returning back to normal. As thousands of stories of recovery from the corona virus brighten my day, I thought I’d share some of my favorite animal comeback stories. If you currently have the virus or a loved one of yours has it, let … More The Best Animal Comebacks (From Near Extinction)
Welcome to my website! This week is International Sea Turtle Week, and a very exciting time for conservation! Many organizations are teaming together to celebrate and preserve these iconic sea creatures. Turtles are symbols of the precarious state of the world’s oceans, and now is the time to help them and preserve one of the … More It’s Sea Turtle Week!
Several weeks ago I wrote an article detailing a few of the positive environmental benefits that have come from the corona virus restrictions, and I thought I’d give another update. If you missed that post, click here to read The Bright Side of COVID-19. Since then, organizations like NOAA and the International Energy Agency have been … More The Perks of a Pandemic
Every day the news is filled with new higher death counts and heartbreaking stories of how the corona virus is affecting people all over the globe. Depression and anxiety are sinking in, and it’s often hard to stay optimistic. But I believe in holding onto hope, so today I’ll be writing about what good things … More The Bright Side of COVID-19
Welcome back to my blog, and to the start of a new series. In last week’s post, I mentioned how the effort one person makes to reduce their negative impact on our planet makes a huge difference. Unfortunately, it’s hard to take that step to try to live a more conscious lifestyle, and oftentimes the desire to … More How to Save the Planet- for FREE!
I find it interesting and wonderful that people from many walks of life all over America can unite over sports. With the Kansas City Chiefs winning the Super Bowl, fans of the same team hug each other joyously, even if they’re strangers! Likewise, 49ers fans can join together over the sting of loss. If so … More How Can We Unite?
Happy new year! As I was trying to decide what to write about to kick off this next decade, I realized that many people would have resolutions to be environmentally friendly, and I’m here to help make that decision a reality. There are many ways to offset your carbon impact, and every small effort contributes … More How to Neutralize Your Carbon Footprint
DISCLAIMER: I have never actually seen a shark in person, I am simply presenting helpful information that is tried and true from experts. Welcome back to my blog! If you missed my post about sharks last week, click here to read it. This week is all about safety- both for you and the sharks! Reacting badly when … More How to React to a Shark Encounter