Megan Thompson

143 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.

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European Commission to Launch Multi-Country Animal Welfare Survey

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

This year, the European Commission will launch a multi-country survey which will assess the degree to which the people of Europe think about and wish to further the humane treatment

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Study Finds that 10% of Americans Follow a Vegetarian-Inclined Diet

According to a study recently published in the Vegetarian Times, 3.2 percent of Americans, or approximately 7.3 million people, are now following a vegetarian diet. A full 10 percent of

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Stanford Voted Best University for Vegan Students

The largest youth animal rights group in the world, peta2, has named Stanford University the “Favorite Vegan-Friendly Large College” in America. Each year, peta2 accepts applications from universities across the

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George Lucas Finances Low-Income Housing Development to Help Community

in Causes, News, People, Top News

Two years ago, when legendary producer George Lucas wanted to sell a portion of his studio land in California’s wealthy Marin County to a developer who would build affordable housing,

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Online Petition Claims PETA Objectifies Women in Ads

in Animals, Causes, News, People, Top News

As the third largest animal rights organization in the world, PETA has been at the forefront of animal advocacy since 1980. Today, however, the tactics that PETA uses to spread

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World’s Last Male White Rhino Protected 24/7 by Armed Guards

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Since December of 2014, there has been only one male white rhino left on earth. Today, due to ever-increasing illegal poaching activity in Kenya, this male is being protected around

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The Onion’s Hilarious Spin on SeaWorld and the California Drought

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

In light of SeaWorld’s many months of negative press, The Onion’s recent satirical article about the California drought could not be more fitting. On Tuesday, The Onion announced that SeaWorld

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