Ali Berman

Senior Editor

789 Articles


Ali Berman is the author of Choosing a Good Life: Lessons from People Who Have Found Their Place in the World (Hazelden) and Misdirected (Seven Stories Press). She works as a humane educator for HEART teaching kids about issues affecting people, animals and the environment. 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.


Chef Creates “Orangutan Salad” To Fight Deforestation

in Causes, Eats, Environment

Before you go all ape, there is no actual orangutan in this salad. It’s all plants. Andre Chiang, chef at the acclaimed Restaurant Andre in Singapore, has created the dish

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WATCH: Katherine Heigl’s New Funny or Die Video Explains Why She Loves Neutering

in Animals, Causes

Katherine Heigl has a new Funny or Die video that explains once and for all why she’s so involved with companion animal overpopulation issues. She doesn’t advocate for spay/neuter because

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Vivienne Westwood Donates $1.6M to Fight Climate Change

in Causes, Environment

Vivienne Westwood is one of the most devoted designers out there when it comes to preserving the earth’s quickly disappearing forests. Even her good friends know that the perfect gift

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WATCH: Russell Brand Will Trade You a Ticket to His Show for Two Hours of Volunteer Work

in Animals, Arts/Culture, Causes, People

Russell Brand is offering perhaps the best deal ever to go and see him and Sarah Silverman on December 11th. Tickets are free. Well, almost. You have to donate two

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Gisele Bündchen Wins Best Green International Celebrity at International Green Awards

in Causes, Environment

With all the green celebrities in the world working hard to save the planet, it’s one heck of an honor to be named the best. Gisele Bündchen beat out Paul

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Google Scraps ‘Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal’ Initiative

in Causes, Environment

Google is in the midst of some, as they call it, spring cleaning out of season. They are shutting down a number of projects that haven’t quite hit the mark

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Vegetarian and Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Round up!

in Eats, Lifestyle, Recipes, Vegan

Remember a decade or so ago when vegan Thanksgivings were thought to be sad affairs by those who worshiped at the altar of turkey? Those days are long gone. Vegan

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