Megan Thompson

121 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

Booming Ivory Demand in China Leads to Slaughter of African Elephants

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

As the demand for ivory goods in China continues to rise unchecked, conservation groups are warning that the resulting slaughter of African elephants by illegal poachers cannot continue for long.

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4 Ways Coffee is Good for Your Brain

A whopping 54 percent of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis, making it one of the country’s most popular and well-loved beverages. While some health experts point out the

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Compassion in World Farming Exposes the Lies Behind ‘Humane’ Marketing

in Animals, Causes, Eats, News, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

As you stroll down the meat aisle of your local grocery store, a package of chicken catches your eye. You see an image of a green field on its label

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10 Percent of the World’s Population May Have Diabetes by 2030

With over 29 million U.S. citizens currently living with diabetes, this disease is no stranger to the American health dialogue. As medical advances allow people to live longer and the

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It’s Time To Rethink Your Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you’re most likely hard at work planning a gathering of family and friends and you’re trying to decide what dishes to serve on your

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Yoga Boosts Brainpower, Kills Stress and Increases Happiness

in Featured, Healthy Living, Lifestyle, News, Science

It turns out that the benefits of practicing yoga may reach much farther than physical fitness, weight loss and increased flexibility. In fact, new research is suggesting that those who

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Threatened American Chestnut May be Saved by Genetic Engineering

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

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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