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If You Like The Environment Than You Should Love This Guy (If You Don’t Already)

Titanic Responsibilities To the general public, it's hard to make conservation cool, sexy, or otherwise interesting. Enter the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. As well known as Leonardo DiCaprio is for his films, he could arguably have more of an impact on future generations through his intense conservation efforts. If you caught his Oscar speech for The

Meet The Bluefin Tuna, While You Still Can

Save the bluefin tuna The prospect of an overfished ocean is a truly scary thing and could be a reality. What we once thought was an inexhaustible resource has fallen to the overconsumption and greed that unfortunately isn't too uncommon for humans. The oceans are being abused, and everything from sharks and sea turtles to

Don’t live in fear, it’s completely fine to go back in the water

This is the time of year where it's unavoidable to avoid articles warning beachgoers about the perils of swimming in the ocean. You’ll see clickbait articles that reference "HUGE" and "JUST FEET AWAY" trying to scare you. It's important to remember in the midst of the media frenzy that sharks are not dangerous as once

Why shark diving was an amazing experience that I don’t need to do again

It was cold, but I was still sweating a bit in my wetsuit, repeatedly asking myself "why". There was no point of coming to an answer, it was already too late to back out now... South Africa is an absolutely amazing country with incredible wildlife to see both on the land and in the ocean.

Why It’s Time To Start Worrying About The Rhino

Recent news about the plight of the rhino has been swarming the media, but much of it inaccurate or incomplete. Rhino conservation is an issue that if isn't addressed will soon be a concern of the past. During my recent trip to South Africa, I was able to glean some information from our game reserve

How We Can Help Stop Elephant Poaching

Teddy Roosevelt with an Elephant that he shot and killed If you are anything like me you have Googled “how to save the rhinos”, “how to help save elephants” and “How can we stop elephant poaching?” as well as similar phrases many a long night. Ever since I can remember I have daydreamed about

Kruger Park: Searching for the Big Five in Africa

South Africa's Big Five South Africa is home to some of the most dangerous, spectacular, and endangered species on the planet. Among them are some of South Africa's biggest draws, the Big Five. The Big Five consist of the lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, rhino and elephant. During a time where South Africa was exploited for