The Northwest Florida State College baseball team gathered together on a sunny Friday morning for both team building and community service. Standing at the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) headquarters in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, theyContinue reading
We will not make America great again if we can’t breathe the air, drink the water, or find mental refreshment and recreation in natural areas.
It gives me pause to see proposals now before government agencies to relax the standards for discharge and stream protection
The impacts of climate change are likely to cause a 1.2% decline in GDP across the U.S. per one degree rise in temperature (C)
Zoos have a controversial history among conservationists. Some ethical frameworks praise zoos for increasing the intrinsic value of animals and expanding our knowledge in conservation biology to save threatened species, while others find the cagingContinue reading
I am in my fourth week as an intern at the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), an internship that I found through the Nicholas School’s Stanback internship program I talked about in an earlier post.Continue reading
Ammonia is unregulated, yet it is the cause of poor health and early death in rural agricultural communities.
I watched a TED Talk by the policy advisor Simon Anholt the other day, titled “Who would the rest of the world vote for in your country’s election?” He asserted the following: “I think that ifContinue reading
Amidst the tumultuous week that is finals week, I decided to take a trip to Assateague Island National Seashore. In 1962, the national seashore was established to protect the 37 miles of beach that stretchesContinue reading
Costa Rica’s coasts, long renowned for being rich in biodiversity, have recently come under attack by industrial fishing. While living in the country for 10 months as a Hart Leadership Fellow, I interviewed fishermen onContinue reading