Author Laurel Marie Sobol is an inspirational person, wife, mother, writer, poet, fine artist, photographer and homemaker in Oregon. She is a biologist and educator of life and humanitarian, ecologist and environmentalist. Her belief is that a healthy world will promote healthy inhabitants. Laurel promotes reusing, reducing and recycling natural resources as global populations soar towards double digit billions of people. Laurel is a spokesperson for nature and wildlife who can't speak for themselves, and writes in a way that she hopes people around the world will hear, and work together towards a unified effort to improve the world.