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Endangered World: 360 Eco-Actions -- 120W to 179W


360 Eco-actions: 120W - 179W


Please scroll down to read the 60 ecoactions the following 60 participants have committed to in support of their 60 "adopted" endangered animals (living in 120W through 179W degrees).


120W

Name

 

Catalina Arango

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Peary Caribou, Rangifer tarandus pearyi

120 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

This beautiful reindeer is an herbivore that does not threaten anybody or anything. It has a changing appearance throughout the change of the seasons and possesses unique qualities that demonstrate the detail that mother nature put into creating each species.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Turn off the lights when leaving a room.

 

 

Name

 

Patricia Rottino Cummins

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

California Condor, Gymnogyps californianus

121 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I admire birds, their ability to fly, and their perspective of the world.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

In July of 2010 I will serve my sixth artist-in-residence invitation at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area and perhaps will get to paint a condor en plein air, in it's natural habitat. This eco-action will enable others to capture the moment, beauty and importance of the California Condor.

 

 

Name

 

Ian Medina

 

City

 

Miami Lakes, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

California Freshwater Shrimp, Syncaris Pacifica

122 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am adopting this animal because shrimp are so small and helpless. We need to help these very small creatures because we owe it to nature.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Recycle, spread the practice of recycling, and conserve energy and water. I will stop littering and polluting the air.

 

 

Name

 

Alli Griffiths

 

City

 

Key West, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Vancouver Marmot, Marmota vancouverensis

123 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It's cute.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

At Horace O’ Bryant Middle School, we will be writing and illustrating children’s books about endangered species.  When completed, we will take them to a local elementary school to read and share them.  We have endangered species puppets that we will allow the children to play with while we read the stories aloud to them.  By sharing these books, we will be educating children about endangered species and what can be done to save some of these animals.

 

 

Name

 

Alait Baptiste, Michalene Done, Michelle Civil

 

City

 

Florida City, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Shortnose Sucker, Chasmistes brevirostris

124 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

We are participating through Branches After-School Program.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will continue to work in our community garden, planting native species and harvesting rainwater.

 

 

Name

 

John Pozzi

 

City

 

Key West, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Gulf Grouper, Mycteroperca jordani

125 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I want to save the groupers.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

At Horace O’ Bryant Middle School, we will be writing and illustrating children’s books about endangered species.  When completed, we will take them to a local elementary school to read and share them.  We have endangered species puppets that we will allow the children to play with while we read the stories aloud to them.  By sharing these books, we will be educating children about endangered species and what can be done to save some of these animals.

 

 

Name

 

Vega Sherwin

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Pacific Seahorse, Hippocampus ingens

126 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of the Florida Historical Museum Winter Camp.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Work to clean up Pinecrest Gardens.

 

 

Name

 

Mark Stone

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Harlequin Duck, Histrionicus histrionicus

127 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Ducks fascinate me but have never really researched them.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will help raise awareness of this animal’s problems through participation in this project.

 

 

Name

 

Laura Batista and Sabrina Kohn

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Pitcairn Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus vaughani

128 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I participated as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Angelica Carr, Maryan Bertrand, Dalauren Nottage, Mandy Hunnewell, Jasmine Valdes, Alexis Ayala

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Black Abalone, Haliotis cracherodi

129 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Because it is a very pretty animal and because of inside of its shell is very beautiful. Also, we want to preserve its kind

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will help protect this animal by not buying products made out of its beautiful shell. Also, we will be more aware, and change our use of energy. For example, we will turn off lights when not needed, turn off our water faucets when not absolutely needed, and use eco friendly appliances.

 

 

Name

 

Katiana Baptiste, Damaris Garcia, Nayeimi Mercado, Karen Carillo

 

City

 

Florida City, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Short-tailed Albatross, Phoebastria albatrus

130 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

We are participating through Branches After-School Program.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will continue to work in our community garden, planting native species and harvesting rainwater.

 

 

Name

 

Marc-Anthony Douglas

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Macaroni Penguin, Eudyptes chrysolophus

131 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Florida Historical Museum’s Winter Camp, where we were learning about island animals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I promise to pick up litter throughout the neighborhood.

 

 

Name

 

Theodore Lau

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Giant Sea Bass, Stereolepis gigas

132 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I find it very interesting that a bass which seems so common could be endangered.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I can raise awareness that threatens this animals habitat. It will stop people from continuing to endanger this animal.

 

 

Name

 

Savannah Didato

 

City

 

Key West, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Northen Pacific Humpback Whale, Eubalaena japonica

133 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

To create a flag so my animal is represented somehow.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to help my animal in anyway possible.

 

 

Name

 

Sam Van Leer, Urban Paradise Guild; Jennifer Baez, Troy Craig

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Northern Abalone, Haliotis kamtschatkana

134 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

We are participating as part of Environmental Educators Providers.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will plant mangroves to fight climate change and sea level rise.

 

 

Name

 

Mitzi Lanza and Rachel Cervantes

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris

135 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It’s endangered and it seems that it cannot survive without our help.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Our science class pledge is that "We will participate in recycling programs; awareness campaigns; water and saving energy efforts; participate in green up contests to make awareness to reduce global warming. In such efforts, we will be protecting the animals, their habitats and respect their lives.”

 

 

Name

 

Vanessa Leon

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Juan Fernández Petrel, Acrocephalus vaughani

136 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Jimmy Gamito

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Phoenix Petrel, Pterodroma alba

137 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It's a beautiful bird that flies the seas.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to take action to save the endangered habitat of my animal.

 

 

Name

 

Amanda Lorenzo

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Tahiti Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus caffer

138 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Nancy Carillo, Noelia Hernandez, Hallie Garcia

 

City

 

Florida City, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Anthias regalis

139 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

We are participating through Branches After-School Program.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will continue to work in our community garden, planting native species and harvesting rainwater.

 

 

Name

 

Surisaday Siverio

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Rimatra Reed-Warbler, Acrocephalus rimatarae

140 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating through Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Owen Quijano

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Iphis Monarch, Pomarea iphis

141 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating through Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Hollis Bubla

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Tahiti Swiftlet, Collocalia leucophaea

142 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Because it is only found on one remote island, so destruction to its habitat of any kind could lead this animal straight to extinction.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I would like to spread the word about the beautiful animal around my college campus by making a pamphlet of some sort and educating other students and faculty about the Tahiti Swiftlet.

 

 

Name

 

Kevelyn Calderon and Alexandra Civil

 

City

 

Florida City, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Tuamotu Sandpiper, Prosobonia cancellata

143 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

We are participating through Branches After-School Program.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We will continue to work in our community garden, planting native species and harvesting rainwater.

 

 

Name

 

Yanel De los Santos

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Loggerhead Turtle, Caretta caretta

144 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

This animal holds a place in my heart because I have participated in a workshop where biologists help to safely release baby loggerhead turtles.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will spread the word on how plastics are hurting sea life, especially loggerhead turtles and set up recycling bin around my house and neighborhood. I will encourage people to recycle their plastics and encourage the lessened use of chemicals and fertilizers due to the fact that they are poorly disposed of and usually end up in lagoons or oceans.

 

 

Name

 

Aylah Doanyre

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Rota Bridled White Eye Bird, Zosterops rotensis

145 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Birds are beautiful animals, symbolic of a freedom humans beings can never fully understand.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to use electricity and non recyclable items only when necessary.

 

 

Name

 

Gema Medal

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Makatea Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus chalcurus

146 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It is an animal I had never heard about and I would like to know more about it since it is endangered.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to do as much recycling as possible, take a part in the ecology club in school, inform people around me about ways they can help the planet and use less plastic bags when grocery shopping.

 

 

Name

 

Clyde Dozier, Mike Giraldez, Jake Maguire, Christian Ortega

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Moorean Viviparous Tree Snail, Samoana diaphana

147 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I like snails.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Raise awareness about the dangers of invasive species.

 

 

Name

 

Robby Campbell

 

City

 

North Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Campbell Albatross, Thalassarche impavida

148 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Because we share a name and she has eye shadow.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Critical Mass - to promote biking.

 

 

Name

 

Susan Gonshor, ranger at Biscayne National Park

 

City

 

Homestead, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Tuamotu Kingfisher, Todiramphus gambieri

149 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Small range and beautiful species.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Continue to save as much habitat for wildlife as possible by planting native plant garden.

 

 

Name

 

Maria Beotegui, park ranger at Biscayne National Park

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Blue Whale, Balaenoptera musculus

150 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Whales are my favorite animals. They are everything I want to be. Wise, beautiful and graceful. The blue whale is the largest animal that has ever roamed the Earth. I love and respect whales and hope that I can one day see them in the wild. Moreover, I hope my year old daughter grows up to live in an Earth where whales swim in healthy oceans and biodiversity is valued by all.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will drive under 70 miles per hour on the freeway. Recycle my Styrofoam trays. Use reusable bags everywhere.

 

 

Name

 

Dariel Arencibia

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Canthigaster rapaensis

151 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Ashley Mateiro

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Rapa Fruit-Dove, Ptilinopus huttoni

152 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Florida Historical Museum’s Winter Camp, where we were learning about island animals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Conserve energy at home by turning off lights.

 

 

Name

 

Steffi Guba

 

City

 

Doral, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Blue Lorikeet, Vini Peruviana

153 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It's beautiful.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Raise awareness.

 

 

Name

 

Johanet Valdes

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Cook’s Petrel, Pterodroma cookii

154 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Michael Hassall, retired U.S. Coast Guard Officer

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Laysan Albatross, Phoebastria immutabilis

155 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I served at Kure Island, HI, the home of a huge Laysan breeding colony.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

To continue removing debris, especially abandoned fishing line along the Convoy Point Channel.

 

 

Name

 

Garth Carey Jr.

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Hawaiian Petrel, Pterodroma Sandwichensis

156 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I adopt this animal because it sounds tropical and it will look beautiful with a variety of colors.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to unplug all unused appliances.

 

 

Name

 

Laurie Householder, Biscayne National Park Volunteer

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Hawaiian Monk Seal, Monachus schauinslandi

157 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

My husband was stationed on Kure Island with the Monk Seals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to make cloth reusable grocery bags, and pick up trash at the waterfront.

 

 

Name

 

Liliana Echeberria

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Newell’s Shearwater, Puffinus auricularis newelli

158 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Melody Blanco

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Parkinson’s Petrel, Procellaria parkinsoni

159 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Erin Amodeo

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Kaua'i Wolf Spider, Adelocosa anops

160 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Florida Historical Museum’s Winter Camp, where we were learning about island animals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will pick up trash at the various beaches throughout South Florida.

 

 

Name

 

Rolando Diaz

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Pycroft's Petrel, Pterodroma pycrofti

161 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating as part of Fairlawn Elementary School’s class project.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

For the eco-action pledge we, as a group, have pledged to reuse, reduce and recycle paper.  We have decided to limit and maximize the use of new paper.  We use one sheet of paper per student and have minimized the unnecessary trashing of paper.

 

 

Name

 

Marcus-Allen Screen

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Sei Whale, Balaenoptera borealis

162 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I have always been interested in whales for their size and their ability for being one of the few mammals that live in the ocean.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

To help conserve water around my community.

 

 

Name

 

Traci Atwell

 

City

 

Miami Gardens, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Porbeagle, Lamna Nasus

163 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Their power in the water interests me, because they are basically do what they want.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I plan to not litter and teach my friends and family the importance of why littering isn’t good for our environment.

 

 

Name

 

Chantelle Ortiz, Jonathan Wade, Kaitlin Todd, Ashlee Valentin, Andrea Reus, Joshua Garcia

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Chatham Albatross, Thalassarche eremita

164 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Because it is a majestic endangered species.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

We pledge to plant more trees and plants. Also we pledge to put more soil in the environment, and pick up trash in the beach.

 

 

Name

 

Andrea Roca

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Swordfish, Xiphias gladius

165 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It is an important animal to our marine ecosystems and needs to be preserved. It is a majestic creature.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will participate with eco-action to fundraise and raise awareness of this issue of these endangered animals.

 

 

Name

 

Peri Smith, Latia Mayo, Nyah Chatto

 

City

 

Cutler Bay, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Bristle-Thighed Curlew, Numenius tahitiensis

166 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It's a beautiful bird, and it's not fair that it's endangered.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

If we ever visit where it lives and we have cats, dogs, or pigs as pets, we pledge not to let them go in the wild.

 

 

Name

 

Griselda Chavarria

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Green Humphead Parrotfish, Bolbometopon muricatum

167 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It’s a very unique and beautiful fish. It shows how diverse our animals are!

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to consume less and only use what I need. I will continue to recycle paper and plastic containers. This will cut me having to buy more products that in turn cause global warming. I also pledge to buy eco-friendly products or products that are made from materials that are recycled.

 

 

Name

 

Mel Smothers

 

City

 

Islamorada, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Common Sawfish, Pristis pristis

168 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Personally identified one in the wild 60 days ago.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Assist in education of fishing community.

 

 

Name

 

Krystal Candelario

 

City

 

Key West, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Gray-Headed Albatross, Thalassarche chrysostoma

169 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Because it’s a bird.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

At Horace O’ Bryant Middle School, we will be writing and illustrating children’s books about endangered species.  When completed, we will take them to a local elementary school to read and share them.  We have endangered species puppets that we will allow the children to play with while we read the stories aloud to them.  By sharing these books, we will be educating children about endangered species and what can be done to save some of these animals.

 

 

Name

 

Joshua Donath

 

City

 

North Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Short Samoan Tree Snail, Samoana abbreviata

170 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I want to learn about a new animal I have never heard of.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will recycle all the water bottles I drink.

 

 

Name

 

Katherine McDonald, Unilever Executive

 

City

 

New York, NY

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Northern Fur Seal, Callorhinus ursinus

171 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Family friend, who is a photographer, has been photographing selas off coast of Cape Cod for many years - have been interested in them and their habitat and development for many years.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Stop all catalog deliveries to my home. Always use cold water when washing clothes. Encourage my friends and family to take similar and their own actions. Share this initiative with them with an emphasis on their learning about the northern fur seal.

 

 

Name

 

Laura Urbay

 

City

 

Key West, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Mao, Gymnomyza samoensis

172 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I like to help animals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

At Horace O’ Bryant Middle School, we will be writing and illustrating children’s books about endangered species.  When completed, we will take them to a local elementary school to read and share them.  We have endangered species puppets that we will allow the children to play with while we read the stories aloud to them.  By sharing these books, we will be educating children about endangered species and what can be done to save some of these animals.

 

 

Name

 

Nathalie Vazquez

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Tevoro Clam, Tridacna tevoroa

174 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It is a beautiful creature. All it does is simply sit on the floors of a river although it is slowly ceasing to exist.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Minimize my shower time.

 

 

Name

 

Grace Horton-Tavera

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Pacific Green Turtle, Chelonia mydas

175 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am participating through Florida Historical Museum’s Winter Camp, where we were learning about island animals.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

Pick up trash on the beach.

 

 

Name

 

Michael Leduc

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat, Emballonura semicaudata

176 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I am interested in Oceania, specifically Melanesia and Micronesia.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to raise awareness of the habit loss in countries like Fiji and Palau in the Pacific.

 

 

Name

 

Diamia Foster

 

City

 

Miami, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Chatham Island Shag, Phalacrocorax onslowi

177 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

It has unique features.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I pledge to take shorter showers and inform my peers about actions that they can take to conserve energy and water.

 

 

Name

 

Christina Carral

 

City

 

Miami Lakes, FL

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Shy Ground-Dove, Gallicolumba stairi

178 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

I chose this animal because doves symbolize peace and I hope to make this world a safer and more peaceful place for the next generation.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will recycle more often. I won't be a litter bug. I will stop others from littering and I will also do my best to conserve energy.

 

 

Name

 

Jon Erik Strom

 

City

 

Salem, MA

 

Which animal are you adopting?

 

Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus

179 W

 

Why adopt this animal?

 

Whale sharks are the largest fish and they grow to enormous sizes on a diet of small plankton. Gentle giants. Pretty cool.

 

Pledge your eco-action

 

I will pick up marine debris as I find it in my hometown.


FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






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