The gharial, once estimated to have existed in the thousands, has now been declared critically endangered with only less than 235 alive today. That’s a decline of 98% experienced in just three generations. Continue reading
I remember screaming with every ounce of air in my lungs as my uncle and I dropped from a 30-meter height on a turquoise swing somewhere on one of the islands of Malaysia.
I remember biting my nails—or what was left of them—while my second-grade teacher was announcing the victors of the hard-fought math test; I was one of them.
I remember staring at streaks of water on the airplane window, heartbroken, thinking about the beautiful girl I saw and how I would never see her smile ever again.