Ali Berman

Senior Editor

785 Articles


Ali Berman is a writer, teacher and activist. She works as a humane educator for HEART teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. Ali is also a fiction writer. Her published work can be found on her website at In early 2012 Ali co-founded flipmeover, a production company with the mission to use media to raise awareness of social issues.


Blackfish: A Film That Will Blow SeaWorld Out of the Water

in Animals, Causes, Featured, News

“Blackfish”, a new documentary about captive orcas and the story of Tilikum, is raising the bar again. If you don’t get past the first paragraph of this review, I will simply beg you, on behalf of all captive animals (especially orcas), to go see this film.

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Jane Goodall Headlining at Inspiring Conference for Teachers

If you’re an educator and think that expanding education to include compassion is a great idea, we’ve got the perfect conference for you.

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James Van Der Beek Says Humans Drinking Cow’s Milk is ‘Weird’

in Eats, Healthy Living, News, Top News, Vegan

Actor James Van Der Beek had his private thoughts on humans drinking cow’s milk validated yesterday after reading an article by Dr. Mark Hyman titled, “Got Proof? Lack of Evidence for Milk’s Benefits”.

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WATCH: Duck Gets New Foot from 3D Printer

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Genetics dealt Buttercup a tough hand when he was born. The duck’s foot was underdeveloped and backwards making it so the poor thing couldn’t walk properly.

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Jason Mraz Supplies Avocados to Chipotle, Keeps a Few to Eat

in Eats, News, Top News, Vegan

How does one become an accidental avocado farmer? Move to a property with hundreds of avocado trees. That’s what Jason Mraz did.

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Dax Shepard Turns Down Sexiest Vegetarian, No Longer Is One

in Featured, News, Vegan, Vegetarian

This might be a first. Yesterday PETA announced the winners of their 2013 sexiest vegetarian award: the lovely Kristen Bell and her fiancé, Dax Shepard.

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McCartney Says Vegetarian Diet and Romance Keep Him Young

Want to feel and look young when you’re 71? Paul McCartney has some tips for you. The Beatle speculated that the reasons he’s looking so great can be attributed to his flesh-free diet and active love life.

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