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.


Emily Deschanel Draws Attention to Cruel Wool Industry Practices

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Before you buy that new winter sweater, Emily Deschanel has a few facts she wants you to know.

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Recent Banksy Street Art Draws Attention to Animal Suffering

in Animals, Arts/Culture, Causes, News, Top News

Graffiti artist Banksy has won international fame for his poignant social and political commentary, all conveyed through a dark, satirical street art style.

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Study Shows Elephants Can Intuitively Understand a Very Human Gesture

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Most people, even young children, intuitively know how to interpret the gesture of pointing. On the other hand, this action is generally not understood by members of the animal kingdom,

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Photographer Captures the Suffering of Zoo Animals Worldwide

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

In a stirring and heart-breaking photography project, artist Gaston Lacombe has documented the lives of zoo animals around the world in an effort to raise awareness for the plight of

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Hunters Kill Rare Albino ‘Spirit Animal’

in Animals, Causes, News, People, Top News

What do you do when you see a majestic, snow white moose in the forest? Why, shoot it of course! This, at least, seemed to be the reaction of three

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Brad Pitt’s Charity to Give Eco-Friendly Home to Hurricane Survivors

in Causes, Environment, News, People, Top News

The Make It Right charity, founded by actor Brad Pitt, recently teamed up with other non-profit organizations for a friendly competition: namely, to see who could design the best affordable

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Rainforest Expedition Discovers 60 New Species

in Animals, Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

A recent expedition in the rainforest wilderness of Suriname resulted in the discovery of a whopping 60 new species. The northern South American nation is home to some of the

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