Why should we care about the environment?

I think this question has a pretty simple answer: if we don't, then we will seize to exist. Morbid, but true. Our overall temperature is increasing. I remember sometime in 2014, scientists were saying that if we increased in overall temperature by two degrees Celcius, then we were all going to burn to a crisp. … Continue reading Why should we care about the environment?

Garbage Beach, Dominican Republic

What the heck is going on in the DR?????? Well, some garbage, mainly plastic, has been drifting onto their beaches. I'm not talking about some garbage, I'm talking about A LOT of garbage! Let's talk about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch first, then we'll get into what is happening in the Dominican Republic. The Great Pacific Garbage … Continue reading Garbage Beach, Dominican Republic

Latino Conservation Week 2018 – Everglades National Park

Today I had the chance, alongside Cesar, the other LHIP intern, to take out 20 latinos out into the swamp. As an intern with the Latino Heritage Internship Program, we were tasked with creating some sort of event or program to help bring out Latinos into National Parks, ours being the Everglades. We decided that … Continue reading Latino Conservation Week 2018 – Everglades National Park