Megan Thompson

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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.


Vegan Track Coach Hikes 2,650 Miles for Animal Rights

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Santa Monica College track coach Joshua Garrett possibly set a new world record when he tackled the famous, 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail in just under 60 days. When asked

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Deadly New Fungus Decimates Fire Salamander Population

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

As the fire salamander population of the Netherlands has dwindled down to a measly 4% of its original number, scientists have discovered that a new and deadly fungus has been ravaging the amphibians since 2010.

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New Jersey Steps Up Efforts to Protect Dolphin Populations

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Due to the reported deaths of over three hundred wild dolphins this summer, and the continuing spread of the virus that will surely cause more deaths, the state of New

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Study Shows Threatened Fish Population Damaged by Fracking

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, Top News

After re-investigating the Nami Resources Company fracking fluid spill of 2007, the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services have concluded that the spill is largely responsible for the widespread deaths of several fish species in Kentucky.

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Seattle Has Plans for Nation’s Largest Community Food Forest

in Causes, Environment, Featured, News, People

Washington state, a longtime leader in sustainable culture, has plans to add a seven acre urban food forest right in the middle of Seattle.

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New Website Uses Online Dating Technology for Pet Adoptions

in Animals, Causes, Internet, News, Top News

Until now, animal adoption has been a primitive and often intimidating process filled with shelter visits, phone calls and pet interviews.

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Study Finds that Red Meat May Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s

in Healthy Living, News, Science, Top News

Sorry meat-lovers. A new study has found diets high in red meat may increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Through brain scans of Alzheimer’s patients, researchers found that iron buildup

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