Category: Environmentalism

Are tourists destroying the Conch Industry?

“Conch cakes, conch fritters, conch fingers, conch salad, cracked conch, conch wrap, conch in a bag, conch on a pizza…” I was reading the lunch menu, feeling like the shrimp-impassioned Bubba from Forrest Gump. We were sitting by the harbor of Elbow Cay in the…

Stop Politicizing my Planet! A Conservative Woman’s Environmental Concerns

Tuesday evening, I sat in the living room with my parents, glued to Fox News as our nation’s votes were tallied. For hours, we watched the back and forth tug-of-war between key swing states like Florida and Pennsylvania. Trump…Clinton…Trump…Clinton. At 8:30 PM, like the lightweight…

The State of our Nation – The One Thing Every National Park Goer Needs to Know

Within our national parks is preserved the entirety of not only our young nation’s history, but the history of this land. From national seashores and scenic trails to memorials and military parks and even the White House, the territory under the National Park Service’s authority is incredibly unique and varied.