Trophy Hunting in Africa: The Real Impact

by Divya Bhardwaj Trophy hunting is defined as the selective hunting of wild game for human recreation. Supporters of trophy hunting argue that when conducted legally, it actually raises money to protect the animals and their habitats. They are not wrong, since currently the leading source of funds for threatened animals in Africa is from…

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An Interview with Ms. Trombetta

By Divya Bhardwaj and Lila Williams Ms. Trombetta is the robotics mentor and an eighth grade science teacher. We decided to interview her to find out more about her and the program. 1. When did you first know that you wanted to be a science teacher? In college at John Carroll, I spent a lot…

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Elephant Conservation

by Divya Bhardwaj Friday, September 22, was Elephant Appreciation Day. Elephants are among the most majestic and beautiful animals in the world, but sadly, they are endangered due to poaching and hunting for their ivory tusks. While most people know this, they don’t know how to help. Problems that elephants face:     1.The African elephant population…

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