Blackfish Documentary

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Another trip we went on was to New Jersey to see my great cousins. They lived right on a lake. Here, one of my cousins taught me about her special fertilizers. She made it from fish she caught in the lake. I liked her idea. Prior to this, I figured all fertilizers was either made with chemicalized soil or manure. I realized how the fish would work better than the alternatives. She told me that she didn’t want to contaminate the lake. So she used the lake to make her fertilizer. I noticed that, perhaps, to help your plants the most, you do not need to go out and buy fancy chemicals for it. You can use what nature has already provided. Other plants would be happier too. At this point in life, I was sure I wanted to be a vet or an animal control officer. I knew that I loved animals more than anything. This was mainly derived from watching a show called Animal Cops Houston. I wanted to help animals from the abuse they endured at any cost. I just had one major problem. I swear, I’m allergic to every animal with fur. Realizing this made me…show more content…
In particular, the Planet Earth series provided me with stunning cinematography. The documentary Blackfish made me realize that perhaps animals should not be kept in captivity. I realize that perhaps in some instances (in terms of conservation) it is necessary, but the whales at seaworld should be in the ocean. Last year, I watched the documentary, Merchants of Doubt. Prior to watching this film, I did not understand how people, including my mom, could dispute climate change. I didn’t understand how a phenomena with so much evidence could be disputed. I now understand that big oil companies are the causes of this. They make false claims, stating that they have sound scientific evidence opposite to those of scientists. The persons of these companies have better public speaking skills, and can reach the understanding of the general public better than most
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