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.


Brad Pitt May Star in Angelina Jolie’s Elephant Poaching Film ‘Africa’

in Animals, Causes, Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Top News

Last fall, Angelina Jolie announced that she would be directing the elephant poaching film “Africa” in order to raise awareness for one of the world’s most threatened species and honor

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McDonald’s Has Helped Slow Amazon Rainforest Deforestation

in Causes, Environment, News, Science, Top News

The fast food giant McDonald’s regularly gets negative press as an ever-increasing number of Americans battle with obesity, heart disease and poor nutrition. Today, however, the mega corporation is in

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Keeping Orcas Captive for Profit Now Banned in Ontario

in Animals, Causes, News, Science, Top News

Although there is only one orca whale currently being held captive in the province, Ontario’s local government has made an announcement that will, hopefully, represent a victory for imprisoned orcas

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This Upcoming PBS Series Isn’t Your Typical Nature Show

in Entertainment, Film/TV, News, Science, Top News

It’s easy to flip through television channels and find footage of wild animals running free in their natural habitats or swimming through the oceans of the world. However, there is

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6 Winter Superfoods to Try this Season + Recipes

in Eats, News, Recipes, Top News, Vegan, Vegetarian

Finding delicious, nutrient-dense produce can be a serious challenge in the middle of winter. But don’t be tempted to reach for a pale tomato, wilted lettuce bundle or wrinkled apple

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4 Activists Charged After Photographing Utah Hog Farm

in Animals, Causes, News, People, Top News

After taking photographs of a large hog farm in Utah, four animal rights activists are being charged with trespassing and interference of an agricultural operation. Attorney Matthew Phillips, who is

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One of Two Remaining Male White Rhinos Dies of Natural Causes

in Animals, Causes, News, Top News

Yet another heavy blow was felt by one of the world’s most threatened species – the nearly extinct white rhino – when one of the last two living males died

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