Megan Thompson

131 Articles

Bio

Megan is a healthy living and natural beauty advocate who is obsessed with sustainable gardening, food politics, human rights and animal protection. An L.A. native, she loves staying on top of the latest pop culture news and green lifestyle trends. When she is not writing, she loves going to the beach, hula hooping and working on upcycling projects.

Articles

Kentucky is the Nation’s Worst State for Animal Welfare

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

For the seventh consecutive year, the state of Kentucky has been ranked as America’s lowest when it comes to animal protection laws. According to the Animal Legal Defense Fund, this

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13 Countries Create Anti-Poaching Network to Save Tigers

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Hope may be near the horizon for endangered wild tiger populations around the world. Last Friday, roughly 100 researchers, government officials and law enforcers participated in a five-day summit aimed

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Brad Pitt May Star in Angelina Jolie’s Elephant Poaching Film ‘Africa’

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

Last fall, Angelina Jolie announced that she would be directing the elephant poaching film “Africa” in order to raise awareness for one of the world’s most threatened species and honor

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McDonald’s Has Helped Slow Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

The fast food giant McDonald’s regularly gets negative press as an ever-increasing number of Americans battle with obesity, heart disease and poor nutrition. Today, however, the mega corporation is in

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Keeping Orcas Captive for Profit Now Banned in Ontario

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Although there is only one orca whale currently being held captive in the province, Ontario’s local government has made an announcement that will, hopefully, represent a victory for imprisoned orcas

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This Upcoming PBS Series Isn’t Your Typical Nature Show

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Science, Top News

It’s easy to flip through television channels and find footage of wild animals running free in their natural habitats or swimming through the oceans of the world. However, there is

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6 Winter Superfoods to Try this Season + Recipes

in Eats, News, Recipes, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

Finding delicious, nutrient-dense produce can be a serious challenge in the middle of winter. But don’t be tempted to reach for a pale tomato, wilted lettuce bundle or wrinkled apple

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