Jenny Griffin

Is Compostable Kitty Litter OK for the Environment?

There are more than 88 million pet cats in the USA alone, producing in excess of two million tons of cat litter that is dumped in landfills across the country annually. Compostable kitty litter can reduce the impact of our feline friends on the environment, if basic heath issues are heeded.

What Makes Pesticides a Pollutant?

Pesticides are designed to control pests and disease-causing organisms, and while this offers some benefits to society, the downside is that they are by their very nature, harmful to all living organisms that are exposed to them. Let’s take a look at what makes pesticides a pollutant.

How Global Warming Affects The Great Barrier Reef

Global warming affects every element indigenous to the planet. Air, land and sea, and every life form. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest composite of coral reefs. This natural wonder is in dire peril and it may be too late to save it. The culprit? Global warming.

African Grey Parrots: Conservation Threats

African Grey Parrots are highly sought-after pets due to their high level of intelligence and ability to mimic human speech. But with the increasing demand for captive African Greys for the pet trade, will there be enough left in the wild to sustain their natural population?