100 Million. That’s the staggering number of sharks purportedly killed each year, according to savingsharks.com, sharkwater.com, the nonprofit WildAid and Anderson Cooper’s 360° blog. The number has become a rallying point for ocean advocates, but is it true? Not quite. Without a doubt, sharks are in serious trouble. A 2006 research paper published in the […]
Dominica is now becoming known for something else than a long-ago visit by Christopher Columbus. The “nature isle” is now synonymous with longevity. At 29 miles long and 16 miles wide, with a population of 70,000, Dominica boasts 20 centenarians, and has the second-highest longevity in the western hemisphere (second only to Canada).