Cool Science

4 October is World Animal Day. But what are animals really and why do we have a day to raise awareness for them? You might think it a stupid question to ask what animals are. My time as a conservation educator has shown me that many of us don’t really know what...

Self-Care September

I scheduled this topic on my blog post planner to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week coming up at the end of September here in Aotearoa New Zealand. Little did I realise just how apt this post would be. The world is still ravaged by the Covid-19 pandemic as...

Nature Conservation Day

A quick post in honour of World Nature Conservation Day today and World Tiger Day tomorrow. Have you heard about FSC – the Forest Stewardship Council? Purchasing wood and paper products with the FSC logo is such an easy way to make a big impact for saving...

Activism

Efforts and Actions to promote, impede, direct, or intervene in social, political, economic, or environmental reform with the desire to make changes in society toward a perceived greater good. Activism We are all familiar with activists. Those wellknown people who use...