Posts by ethicaltraveler

Ten Most Wanted List Names Endangered Species

The World Wildlife Fund recently released its biennial “10 Most Wanted Species” list, which draws attention to plants and animals that are endangered because of illegal trade and consumer demand. Such familiar species as the great white shark are listed alongside lesser-known species like the humphead wrasse, a coral-dependent fish whose lips are considered a […]

New Life Brings Evidence of Global Warming

Scientists recently discovered new evidence of the trend toward global warming. Blue mussels, which normally favor warm water, were found 800 miles from the North Pole, where they have not been recorded for a thousand years. In Canada, Inuit reported seeing robins for the first time. “The climate is changing fast,” said Geir Johnsen of […]