A Menace to Wildlife Animals

Poaching, the illegal trade in wildlife that is a highly organized, sophisticated criminal activity on an industrial scale, has become the 4th largest criminal enterprise worldwide followed only by drug smuggling, human trafficking and counterfeiting. Statistics show the illegal trade in wildlife is 26% higher than previously thought making...

OCEAN FARMING

Environmentalists have long struggled to save the world’s oceans from the perils of overfishing, climate change, and pollution. What if we have it backward? What if the question is not how we can preserve the wildness of our oceans, but how the oceans can be developed to protect...

National Wildlife Day

Happy National Wildlife Day from Eco18! Today is a day for spreading gratitude and awareness for the wonderful plant and animal species around us, our companions on this big blue planet. Habitat destruction, species endangerment, and biodiversity loss are words we regularly see in the...

Happy National Moth Week!

It’s National Moth Week! Moths are one of the Earth’s most diverse organisms, and while they may not get the same rep as their beautiful ‘cousin’ critter, butterflies, moths are nonetheless vital to our ecosystem, and have some pretty intricately patterned wings, too! In the spirit of giving moths...

Some Peace and Quiet: More Than a Fantasy

It feels like New York City is the capital of noise. Car horns are constantly blaring, trying to outdo the sirens that periodically pierce the air. The apartment next to you is reverberating music. The bar down the street expels drunk people hooting and hollering...

18 Questions with Adrienne Adar

1. What is your name? Adrienne Adar 2. Where are you based? I am Los Angeles based. 3. What is your occupation? I am an artist working in photography, sound, and interactive installations. 4. Is there a ‘green’ memory from your youth that led you to work with nature? I’ve always had...

What You Need to Know About The Winter Solstice

Did you know that today we are celebrating the Winter Solstice? The word solstice translates roughly to “sun stands still,” which is so fitting seeing as in the Northern Hemisphere, this is the darkest day of the year. The solstice particularly occurs at a specific...

Why Fall is Our Favorite Season

It is no surprise that Fall is our nation’s favorite season. Unlike any other season, Fall brings us new possibilities and experiences. It’s not hectic like spring, overly hot like summer and freezing, like winter. The crisp air and autumn leaves combined with clear, bright...