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If You Love Nature, get out and March for the Environment April 29th!

Filed in Citizen Science, Our Planet by on April 26, 2017 20 Comments
If You Love Nature, get out and March for the Environment April 29th!

Nature. I am a nature girl. It doesn’t matter where…oceans, mountains, forests, parks, I love it. And our planet needs our help if we want our children and grandchildren to see the places we love in the future. It doesn’t matter if you are conservative or liberal or in between, preserving our wild places and wildlife […]

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5 Wonderful Things You can do to help Earth on Earth Day!

Filed in Citizen Science, Our Planet, Travel by on April 19, 2017 13 Comments
5 Wonderful Things You can do to help Earth on Earth Day!

Our planet is in danger. Don’t get me wrong, the earth will continue no matter how much we abuse it, but humans will not. The planet is in danger of becoming inhospitable for humans and other life on earth. I am a person who believes in science, and in the scientific method. The scientific method has […]

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The Great Adventure that is Muck Diving!

Filed in Dive Adventures, Diving in Indonesia, Travel by on April 16, 2017 23 Comments
The Great Adventure that is Muck Diving!

So, you ask, what is muck diving? Well, it is diving in muck. Muck is defined as rubbish or garbage. In diving, it means diving in a place that is dirty, and sometimes polluted with plastic and bottles. On the sixth day in Raja Ampat we headed to Batanta, an island which is one of […]

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Our Oceans are in Critical Danger…can you really make a difference?

Filed in Citizen Science, Important Stuff!, Our Planet by on April 27, 2015 17 Comments
Our Oceans are in Critical Danger…can you really make a difference?

Yes. You can. Each and every one of us can make a difference. How? By making small, but important, choices. Here are some easy examples of how you can start to make a difference: 1. Only eat sustainable and responsibly fished seafood. How do you know what is okay to eat? Go to http://www.seafoodwatch.org/, the app […]

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How to Find Ethical Elephant Tourism in Thailand

How to Find Ethical Elephant Tourism in Thailand

Everyone who travels to Thailand wants to trek with the Asian elephants who are advertised for trekking, riding, and shows.  Elephants are highly revered in Thai and Buddhist traditions, and were used for warfare, much like horses in prior times.  Elephants, thankfully, are no longer used for the logging industry in Thailand, as the country […]

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