Archive for November, 2013

Oil Spills

11.23.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

  Offshore oil drilling is a necessary evil for this time and age, as the world is heavily dependent on oil. This four trillion dollar industry provides energy for the majority of America, as well as creating more than 242,000 jobs. Unfortunately, thirty percent of the country’s oil comes from the Gulf of Mexico, which ...

Environmental Justice: Yasuni National Park

11.19.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

Located in the Ecuadorian Amazon just 155 miles from Ecuador’s capital Quito lies Yasuni National Park. This area of land encompasses 6,100 square miles, approximately the size of Delaware. Yasuni National Park is one of the most biologically diverse locations on Earth and is home to thousands of different species of organisms including (but definitely ...

Grizzly Bears

11.11.2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

For this project I wanted to focus on endangered animals. I’ve always been interested in endangered animals and I’ve always wanted to learn more about them. When thinking about which endangered animal I wanted to do, I knew I wanted to do one that I didn’t know much about so I could actually get something ...