us little ants

At a beach in Oxnard, CA. It's hard to realize that this is just a little slice of the vast bodies of water that cover our planet.

kayaks and kelp

Kayaking in Elkhorn Slough. Being on the water among the wildlife reminds me that we're just one of the billions of species on this planet.

on land

I've never been much of a hiker, but when I'm out in nature, I realize there's more to the world than what I live day-to-day.

An Inconvenient Truth

I first watched Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth when I was in fifth grade, and Gore's message struck a chord with me. I became more aware of the things I was doing to contribute to the destruction of the environment and tried to minimize my footprint. Though the details of the documentary have escaped me, I think my way of thinking about how my actions affect the rest of the world have been forever changed by this movie. Here's a more humorous clip that both provides a basic explanation of global warming and satirizes the politics regarding climate change.

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