Storytime: How I Became Passionate for Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare

I've always loved animals. Ever since I can remember, I've been fascinated by them. When I was little, my mom used to take me to the library where I would sit and read about animals for hours. My favorite kinds were snow animals and the ones that dwell in our oceans. I would even check … Continue reading Storytime: How I Became Passionate for Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare

Monsanto: An Agricultural Nightmare

What is the corporate giant, Monsanto?  Simply, it is a multi-billion dollar corporation that focuses on biotechnology and, now, seed production. If you go to the corporation's website, you will casually notice the color green everywhere. This is a technique used in marketing for persuasion purposes. Green, for example, symbolizes health and growth. When I see a cool-toned green, … Continue reading Monsanto: An Agricultural Nightmare

Wind Turbines Coming to Virginia Beach

As I've tried to make clear throughout my blog, optimism is key to excelling in your passion. You have to look forward to bigger and better things ahead and cease from dwelling on impossibilities. Where am I going with this? Well, as I've previously discussed in my post, Wind Turbines: What They Are And Why We Need Them, … Continue reading Wind Turbines Coming to Virginia Beach

Immigrants: The Foundation of New York City

In a concrete abode nestled in the Bronx, awaits a diligent fleet mechanic waiting for the next truck to fix. He’s alone, but that doesn't bother him. Feelings aren't a part of his job. Alone or not, work needs to be done. It’s after 10 pm on a Saturday, so I understand his dire need … Continue reading Immigrants: The Foundation of New York City

Lori Robinson: Wild Lives Saving Wildlife

Today I will be discussing a particular blogger who has been an inspiration and role model for me. That person happens to be Lori Robinson, creator of Saving Wild. Saving Wild is a blog about animal liberation, wildlife conservation, and Robinson's passion and experience with animals. Her blog glows with optimism; a reflection of her self-titled 'conservation optimist' role. … Continue reading Lori Robinson: Wild Lives Saving Wildlife

Ofir Drori: Wildlife Conservation Hero

Today's post is dedicated to wildlife conservation activist, Ofir Drori. After watching his TEDx talk, I had to share his story and mission to fight for wildlife. Having a passion for wildlife conservation can sometimes be a little unnerving because you wish you could do more than what you're already doing. It's also hard because getting … Continue reading Ofir Drori: Wildlife Conservation Hero

Wind Turbines: What They Are and Why We Need Them

Today's post is dedicated to the awesomeness of wind turbines! Maybe you've seen pictures of enormous extraterrestrial-like fans that are the size of some skyscrapers. Maybe you thought to yourself, "What in the world is that?" Don't worry, you're not alone. I definitely had this moment when I saw a picture of a wind turbine for the first … Continue reading Wind Turbines: What They Are and Why We Need Them

List of Critically Endangered Species

Today's post is dedicated to listing the current species that are under the Critically Endangered (CR) conservation status, according to the World Wildlife Fund.  What does Critically Endangered (CR) mean? A: Critically Endangered (CR) is the conservation status given to a species that face the highest risk of becoming extinct. This means that a species has passed the Vulnerable (VU) status, as well as … Continue reading List of Critically Endangered Species