FOOD FOR THOUGHT: A little goes a long way

Written by Jessie Panazzolo Imagine a world where you are me and you are sitting on my family couch with my mother and she starts talking to you about McDonald’s straws. Are you immersed? Good. Because this was the first of two very similar situations I was in where I was about to say the […]

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Nayla (Conservation: Dreams, Values and Stigmas)

Story by Nayla Azmi How my story began… Am I a conservationist? I don’t think I am. What I consider about myself is that I love my forest to pieces and want to contribute to it. The first time I bumped into conservation was when I studied English Literature as a student at the Univeristy […]

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Jade (Love and science)

Story By Jade Arneson I grew up fortunate enough to have woods, a creek, and 40 acres of farm land as my back yard. I spent considerable time outside as a kid. I clearly remember walking through the field and standing atop the hay bales, wandering down to the creek to have a picnic lunch, […]

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Racheal (Zoology Mama)

Story by Racheal Bennett In my imaginary world, I’d write some detailed story behind it all, but realistically I’ll only have 5 minutes to jot something down before having to entertain a 4 year old, get back to work, school or my main focus in Abronia conservation. Since before I could remember, it was all […]

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Jessie (Valuing myself)

Story by Jessie Panazzolo It’s a Saturday night and I am sitting around a dinner table having beers and laughing with friends, when all of a sudden I am the victim of an intense interrogation scene. I hear my partner share his frustrations about the way I had been volunteering for an organisation for six […]

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