If you live in New York City like me, or honestly pretty much anywhere, you've probably run into the problem of dog poop everywhere. Yes, it's annoying and gross (and unsurprisingly bad for the environment) when people don't pick up after their pets. Especially if you weren't looking where you
Thought to be extinct since 1944, the ivory-billed woodpecker has a crest that looks like a red hat and a "tin trumpet" call. And after a year-long expedition in bottomland forests in Louisiana, using trail cameras and drones, researchers were able to rediscover at least three! Tell me more
Cholocate is my all-time favorite food. If a dessert has chocolate in it, count me in. But not all chocolate is created equal, and I'm not only talking about taste. The chocolate supply chain is muddled with bad working conditions, deforestation, and unethical practices. So advocates and academics decided to
Most of what we hear about wild animals is quite sad. Populations dwindling and animals heading towards extinction seems to be a common occurence. Yet for some, things are actually improving. In this list of six reasons to be hopefully for the future of out wild places, several species are
For the first time ever, nations have come together and agreed to protect 30% of Earth's nature by 2030! If you can't tell through reading, I'm extremely, extremely excited about this. It took two weeks of grueling negotiations at the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP 15), but this is truly monumental.
Nessa (the same name as my grandmother!) was born in Cheshire, England following a lengthy 13-month pregnancy. She's a ray of sunshine beaming through the sad news that there are only about 2,500 spotted tapirs left in the world. Unlike the tapir spotted above (for copyright reasons), Nessa and
The timing for Tiger King was perfect, right after the US went on lockdown to try and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Mixed with the bizarre characters and an interesting concept, the show became a huge success. And that's no understatement - 34 million people watched in the first 10