Great Barrier Reef Destruction

The Great Barrier Reef is home to 400 different coral species, 1,500 kinds of fish, 4,000 mollusks, and many other species. It is roughly the size of Montana, spanning 2,600 kilometers and is about 133,000 sq. miles. In 1981, it was declared a World Heritage Site. Now, there are numerous projects that are being funded, …

Save the Elephant!

African Elephants have been one of my favorite animals since I was about 3 years old. They have incredible intelligence, strength, and courage. Their breathtaking size and elegance is enough to make anyone love these giants. But now, they are in trouble. In just three years, 100,000 African Elephants were killed …

Do Animals Dream?

From a small frog to a giant elephant, most terrestrial, aquatic, and aerial animals are known to sleep. Sleep is an evolutionary process and a way for the body to regenerate, grow, and adapt. Early in history, the Greek philosopher, Aristotle, hypothesized that animals not only sleep, but also dream. …

Honey Bees Need Help

Imagine a world without honey bees. A disappearance of these insects would ruin the balance of the ecosystem and harm the production of valuable crops and plants across the world. From potato chips to a fresh tomato, many products would disappear. Without honey bees, one out of every three bites of …