Bare Necessities

Next time you see a bee, think of all the times they filled your belly with food. Think of what life would be like without them—think of how lifeless this place would be.

5 Reasons to Major in Environmental Studies

Throughout this post, I will be explaining an environmental major to you, while at the same telling you why you should major in it.

Is Anthropocentrism or Ecocentrism Better for the Environment?

Research has proved that anthropocentrism promotes pro-environmental behaviors just as effectively as ecocentrism.

Taking Care of Succulents

Let’s get one thing straight first: you do need to take care of your succulents. If you follow my instructions, your succulents will not only live, but they will constantly thrive with new growth. Sunlight The photo above was taken on a warm, sunny day on my porch in Dallas, TX. I mention my location … Continue reading Taking Care of Succulents

Climate Anxiety to Climate Denial

Maybe one day I will be mentally strong enough to go for that law degree, or to make a difference in some other way. Maybe one day I’ll be able to at least write one decent poem about it.

Biofuels: The Myth of Carbon Neutrality

We deal with myths on a daily basis, but this myth has got to be the worst: that biofuels are carbon neutral. It’s detrimental to the world if educated environmentalists believe this myth and argue in the favor of biofuels in debates of how we should transition to being a carbon neutral society. I won’t … Continue reading Biofuels: The Myth of Carbon Neutrality

Ecocentric and Anthropocentric Environmentalism: Atwood’s Critique of Specialization

Atwood is essentially critiquing specialization, even within the realm of environmental studies.