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.


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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The Obamas’ New Dog Was Purchased for Around $2,300

in Animals, News, Top News

Mystery solved! After such speculation, it has been confirmed that Sunny, the Obama family’s new Portuguese water dog, was indeed purchased from a breeder and not, as many hoped, adopted.

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Ex Trainer Works to End Mysterious East Coast Dolphin Deaths

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

As the bodies of dozens of dolphins continue to wash ashore across the east coast, researchers are scrambling to pinpoint the cause of these tragic deaths and take whatever steps are necessary to save the Atlantic dolphin populations.

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President Obama Speaks Out to End Pit Bull Discrimination

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

This week, President Obama won the praise of animal lovers across the county by taking a stand against breed-specific legislation, including laws and regulations that discriminate against dog ownership by breed.

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