I think this is the hardest thing I have ever had to give up. Do you know how convenient Amazon is? Incredibly convenient...you get the lowest prices and two-day shipping? There's Prime Now, where you can get emergency things delivered in maximum of 8 hours! How much more do you want? Well...let me tell you … Continue reading Giving Amazon up…
Hey guys, so I’m taking a little break from posting only podcasts and I’m going to get on here and write some short and sweet blog posts for the times that you or I can’t do the podcast thing. Let’s talk about plastics...again. This time let’s focus on microplastics. I don’t know if you have … Continue reading Microplastics in the AIR?
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?
Everyone has some terrible habit that they just haven't been able to get rid of like biting their nails or shaking their leg. The one habit that we all in common is accepting single-use plastic everywhere we go. I was having a conversation with my friends and they were asking me "well what about..." in … Continue reading Breaking up with plastic!
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
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
Two years ago, I was still using those awful single-use straws. I was drinking Starbucks three times a week and each time I would use a new cup. I wouldn't even bother recycling it. Not because I didn't want to, but because there are no recycling bins at Starbucks. I saw a video one time...you … Continue reading Why zero-waste?