At $15,000 a pop, a quart of horseshoe crab blood is valuable, but its riches are far greater than a price tag. The crab’s unique blood holds tremendous worth in the medical community—and for each of us.
If you’ve ever wondered whether it’s possible to make a positive difference for the environment amid all the doom and gloom we hear about every day, the answer is a resounding yes. Need proof? Here it is: The osprey.
The East Coast faced a deadly adversary in October 2012: Hurricane Sandy swept through 24 states, leaving over $68 billion of damage in its wake. It was a reminder of just how powerful Mother Nature can be.
The great white shark has long been feared as one of the sea’s deadliest apex predators. At an average of 15 feet in length, weighing up to 5,000 pounds and sporting about 300 serrated teeth, it’s no wonder these creatures have a notorious reputation.