Posts tagged conservation
Don't Fall For the "Sanctuary" Trap : 6 Questions to Ask to Help you Avoid Fake Animal Sanctuaries

Many well-meaning tourists want the opportunity to see and interact with wild animals while on vacation; however, many animal rescues and sanctuaries make false claims about their animal welfare or commitment to conservation. Ask yourself these six questions to help you identify a fake animal sanctuary.

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My Takeaways From Plastic Free July

Whether or not we use single-use and disposable plastic in our day-to-day lives isn’t always about being careless. The choice to buy fresh, minimally packaged food isn’t always available to everyone and these have deeper implications that mere sustainability - it’s wrapped up in the way the food systems in the United States work with respect to food subsidies, in addition to the plastic lobby actively preventing measures that would ban or reduce single use plastics.

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What's Up With That? How the Fates of Tequila and The Lesser Long Nosed Bat Are Intertwined

If you care about tequila and you care about bats, then you might want to consider drinking bat-safe tequila! The tequila industry is in peril because traditional farming methods have been replaced with unsustainable methods in order to keep up with demand. This doesn’t bode well for the long nose bat, which relies exclusively on the blue agave plant, where tequila comes from, as a food source.

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