Perhaps one of the most powerful things anyone can do for the world is to be completely honest about what they can and can’t do to make a difference.
Many articles write about what not to plant (invasive non-natives that range in skill from killing bald eagles to increasing tick-borne illness).
Blue jays tend to evoke strong opinions. “Ya either love ’um or hate ’um.” In truth, these birds are beautiful, fascinating, and aggressive.
Looking up the history of holiday traditions related to wildlife is as funny (and thought-provoking) as listening to David Sedaris’ work “Jesus Shaves,” a hilarious short piece about students from around the world explaining their culture’s Easter beliefs in a language class for non-native speakers. For the curious amateur historian, here is a brief rundown…
It’s been more than 50 years since Rachel Carson published her book Silent Spring in 1962, raising awareness about the harmful impact of DDT, a pesticide, on our ecosystems.
Unlucky animals are generally well-known, such as the infamous black cat.
Making a difference means a variety of things to a variety of people.
Eastern Bluebirds flash a happy patch of clear blue sky in front of our eyes even on a dull day.
It’s a bat! No, it’s a bird! No, it’s actually a southern flying squirrel.
When we think about making a difference, comprehensive sexuality education does not often cross our minds.