All Ecorazzi Posts

Threatened American Chestnut May be Saved by Genetic Engineering

by Megan Thompson

After decades of humankind exploiting the world’s forests, it looks like our technology may finally have something to offer in return. 25 years after beginning their research, two professors at

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Mike Farrell Stars in New California Play About Global Warming

by Brianne Hogan

Actor Mike Farrell, best known for his role as Dr. B.J. Hunnicutt on the hit medical dramedy, “M*A*S*H,” is starring in a new one-man show about the scientist who first brought

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California City Passes Nation’s First Soda Tax

by Megan Thompson

This week, voters in the city of Berkeley, California, passed the nation’s first soda tax by a huge majority. In spite of a $2.4 million dollar campaign led by soda

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Birchbox Member Wants Company to Go Cruelty Free

by Brianne Hogan

A Birchbox member believes beauty should be cruelty free, and has now started a petition asking the cosmetics company to follow suit. Care2 member Jess Barnett noticed that Birchbox, which ships

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Katrina Survivor Boots the Dog is Now a Kitten Nanny

by Allyson Koerner

Not only is Boots a survivor of Hurricane Katrina, but he’s also volunteers a nanny to a group of kittens.

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Nicholas Sparks to Feature Fan’s Adopted Pet in Upcoming Novel

by Brianne Hogan

Author Nicholas Sparks is teaming up with PetSmart Charities to give one lucky fan’s adopted pet a starring role in his next novel. The best-selling writer (and screenwriter and producer)

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WATCH: ‘Jersey Belle’ Star Jaime Primak Sullivan Talks Pet Adoption

by Allyson Koerner

Bravo reality star Jaime Primak Sullivan talks the importance of pet adoption and encourages others to rescue.

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