Happy World Population Day!

Happy World Population Day from Eco18! At this very moment, the Earth holds about 7.7 billion people, distributed in clusters across the globe. If you want to be overwhelmed by the number of people being born each day, just click here and watch the numbers...

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: A Plastic Problem

What is spread out to be twice the size of Texas and weighs the equivalent of 500 Jumbo Jets? You guessed it…the largest of five offshore plastic collections in our oceans. Located between California and Hawaii, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is approximately 80,000...

My Experience with Down Syndrome

    Preparing to write this article about Down Syndrome I can’t help but to look back at my own experience with my brother Jesus, a.k.a. “Junior”, and what he meant to me during my childhood years in Venezuela and  what he now means to me during...