The Lord of the Arctic, and we aren’t talking about Santa!

Today is International Polar Bear Day! So whats the deal with these giant white bears anyway? You can call these bears: ursus maritimus, sea bear, ice bear, nanuk, white bear, Lord of the Arctic (my personal favorite), white sea deer, and many other seemingly ridiculous, yet completely real names. Besides all of their oddly given…

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The pen was stronger than the pipeline

It was always of great interest to me that one man, the President, could veto the opinions of over 200 other people, Congress. That is a whole lot of power, and that power has vetoed the Keystone Pipeline. Learn more about the Keystone Pipeline and why it matters here:¬†https://brookesays.com/2015/02/10/alaska-and-gas-puns-oh-yeah-and-environmental-issues/¬†. Apparently President Obama immediately vetoed the…

Alaska and gas puns. Oh yeah, and environmental issues.

The modern human race is a species that is ravenous for natural resources. One that is hotly debated, especially recently, is the oil reserves in Alaska. President Obama has used executive order to protect much of the wilderness in Alaska that was planned for drilling. Big companies, like Shell, are up in arms about this…