The Urgency of Ending Extinction

The most basic goal of every living being on Earth is to reproduce and prolong life of its species through genes and evolution. What does it take to push a species so far from obtaining that goal that it ceases to exist entirely? For 860 known species of extinct animal, it seems that simply trying … Continue reading The Urgency of Ending Extinction

Becoming Vegetarian: One of the Biggest (and Best) Decisions of My Life

Sometimes I think I was born a vegetarian. My mom's always told me that my favorite food was salad with ranch dressing, and I'd eat my fruit and vegetables before I ever touched meat. Growing up, I always thought about what was on my plate as I was eating it. By the time I was … Continue reading Becoming Vegetarian: One of the Biggest (and Best) Decisions of My Life