By Kaitlyn Garrison From the Antarctic penguins to the Western Bluebirds, birds can be found in every geographical climate of the world. Possible explanations for the undoubtedly resilient Class Aves’ (birds) evolution is a highly debated topic among the scientific community because the only existing evidence of their evolution comes from small fragmented remnants of […]
COVID-19’s impact on the ecotourism industry
Mountain ranges, volcanoes, exotic wildlife, and corals are just a few of the destinations the avid ecotourist frequently visits. While regular mass tourism takes a significant toll on the natural environment, ecotourism limits the number of visitors and visitor amenities, thus minimizing human impact on the environment. Ecotourism strengthens the economy at the local level […]
Why is the amphibian population declining?
Why is the amphibian population declining? The decline in amphibian populations is an ongoing mass extinction of amphibian species worldwide. Since the 1980s, mass localized extinctions and huge decreases in populations have been observed in many locations throughout the world(1). These declines are known as one of the most critical threats to global biodiversity. But […]
Exposing and closing cockfighting operations
Exposing and closing cockfighting operations Cockfighting is an illegal blood sport in which two roosters specifically bred for aggression are placed beak to beak in a small ring and encouraged to fight to the death. Though illegal in all 50 states, this barbaric practice persists across the nation in all sorts of communities and among […]
When Will Legislators Learn BSL is Not The Answer?
Lauren Lee Freelance Writer & Blogger | Pet Content Writer | Animal Advocate & Rescuer I am reading through numerous articles and clippings on Denver, Colorado’s lengthy and highly controversial pit bull ban in the midst of the mayor’s latest decision to veto the repeal on breed specific legislation. Pictures from the The Rocky Mountain […]
Fun Animal Idioms
When it comes to a fun way of expressing yourself, animal idioms are maybe the funniest and most commonly used type of idioms. Such expressions always have a figurative or rarely, even a literal meaning. Fun Animal Idioms Also, many of these idioms have little to do with the animals themselves but they are fun […]
The American Bald Eagle In Our Culture
One of the most beautiful and iconic vultures in nature is the American bald eagle. It was chosen as the symbol of the United States of America in 1782 (1), due to its majestic beauty, great strength, and longevity. The American Bald Eagle In Our Culture – History & Symbolism The American bald eagle in […]