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Photos of North Carolina Underwater

Hey, folks! Sorry for the lack of updates. Here is my first post of 2016…at the very tail end of January 31st, 2016. As you can tell, I very hastily … Continue reading Photos of North Carolina Underwater

The Carnivorous Plants of the Carolinas

In the coastal plains of the Carolinas in the eastern United States, a Lost World lies hidden away from the eyes of the average naturalist. Here, you will find several … Continue reading The Carnivorous Plants of the Carolinas

I Shoot Animals for Fun, but I Don’t Use a Gun…

Dear readers, If you have not heard yet, an American dentist named Walter Palmer shot and killed a beloved male lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe. Not only did he kill … Continue reading I Shoot Animals for Fun, but I Don’t Use a Gun…

Shark Week Sucks, but Will SharkFest Take Its Place?

Once again, the “most wonderful time of year” is upon us. Shark Week. Our favorite toothy elasmobranchs are back prowling our TVs. But, as a shark enthusiast, I am not … Continue reading Shark Week Sucks, but Will SharkFest Take Its Place?

Yes, It’s Happening; Study Confirms the Sixth Mass Extinction is Underway

In my previous article, I discussed the sixth mass extinction (also known as the Holocene Extinction) and its major causes. The concept of a sixth mass extinction is nothing new, but … Continue reading Yes, It’s Happening; Study Confirms the Sixth Mass Extinction is Underway

The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Species are Disappearing 1000x Faster

Right now, life on our beautiful planet seems normal and calm. The trees are green and blossoming. The birds are flocking on branches and power lines. The fish are jumping … Continue reading The Sixth Mass Extinction: Why Species are Disappearing 1000x Faster