What you don’t know can hurt you and the environment. Awareness is a critical component of conservation; whether it is keeping other people up to speed or yourself, STAY INFORMED and make your own decisions. Knowledge is power. What are sentinels or “what is the canary in the coal mine?” What can indicator species tell us about our actions as humans?
Challenge: Research some environmental and/or conservation organizations, do you like any? Subscribe to their online newsletter. What does Surfrider’s State of the Beach Report say about your favorite beach? Use this link to find out: http://www.surfrider.org/stateofthebeach/home.asp
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