Sophie Hirsh

Sophie is a New York-based journalist who loves the Earth, animals, and analyzing Taylor Swift's music.

More From Sophie

  • Shark Tank Eco-Friendly
    Home

    11 Eco-Friendly Products That Were on ‘Shark Tank’

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Human Composting Oregon
    Community

    Oregon Legalizes Human Composting and Water Cremation for the Departed

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Supermarkets
    Community

    Find Out Which Major Supermarkets Are the Most and Least Sustainable

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Gluten Free Pasta Straws
    Community

    These Gluten-Free Pasta Straws Will Brighten Up Your Cocktail, Sustainably (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • PFAS-Free Makeup
    Style

    “Forever Chemicals” Found in Half of Beauty Products Tested — Here’s Our PFAS-Free Makeup List

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Black Environmental Activists
    Community

    Black Environmental Activists to Follow This Juneteenth

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Stella McCartney
    Style

    Stella McCartney’s Sustainable Autumn 2021 Collection “Celebrates Animals as Our Equals”

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Picture a Scientist Netflix
    Community

    'Picture a Scientist' on Netflix Tackles Sexism in the Science Community

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Lorde Solar Power
    Renewables

    Lorde’s New Environment-Inspired Song ‘Solar Power’ Is Renewable Energy for the Soul

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Keystone XL pipeline
    News

    Keystone XL Pipeline Is Officially Done, Finished, Finito

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg
    Community

    Celebrity Makeup Artist Jamie Greenberg Shares Her “Green Routine” (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Olivia Rodrigo Sustainable Fashion
    Style

    How Olivia Rodrigo Is Making Sustainable Fashion Part of Her Brand

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Khloé Kardashian water bottle
    News

    Khloé Kardashian’s Water Bottle Drama: Everything You Need to Know

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Pride Merch
    Community

    Sustainable Pride Merch by LGBTQ+-Owned Businesses to Combat Rainbow Washing

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Estonia bans fur farming
    News

    Estonia Is Shutting Down All Its Fur Farms

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Heather Morris
    Community

    Heather Morris Shares Her “Green Routine” and Dishes on New Dark Comedy Podcast (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Icelandic Provisions Vegan Oatmilk Skyr
    Food

    Vegans: There's Finally a Plant-Based Skyr Yogurt on the Market

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vanderpump Dogs Dan Babic
    Pets

    'Vanderpump Dogs' Star Dan Babic on Adoption and Lisa Vanderpump's "Raw and Real" Side (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Fairlife milk animal abuse controversy
    News

    What Happened at Fairlife Milk? It’s Been Two Years Since the Viral Video

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Reef-Safe Sunscreens Without a White Cast
    Living

    5 Reef-Safe Sunscreens That Leave No White Cast, for Dark Skin Tones

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Shell Emissions
    News

    Court Orders Shell to Halve CO2 Emissions by 2030 in Historic Ruling

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan Grape Leather
    Style

    Vegan Grape Leather Bag Raises $200K on Kickstarter

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg Short Film
    News

    Greta Thunberg Highlights the Five Ways “We Are F--cked” in New Short Film

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Tiger King
    News

    Tiger King Park: Justice Department Seizes 68 Big Cats From Lowe's Zoo

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • celebrity pet matchmaker
    Community

    Celebrity Pet Matchmaker On Hollywood Dog Rescuers, Adoption Advice, and More (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Companies Produce Single-Use Plastic
    News

    Just 20 Companies Produce 55 Percent of Single-Use Plastic on Earth

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Smartphones’ Environmental Impact
    Technology

    This Is Why You Should Keep Your Smartphone as Long as Possible

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Oatly IPO
    News

    Oatly Launches IPO, Despite Last Year’s Controversy (or Perhaps, Because of It)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Environmental Justice Organizations
    Community

    These Environmental Justice Organizations Are Fighting for People and the Planet

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • The New Big Five
    News

    The “Big Five” Are No Longer Animals to Hunt, But to Photograph

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Bidet attachments
    Home

    Affordable Bidet Attachments to Take Your Toilet to the Next Level

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Elephants Found Dead in India
    News

    18 Dead Elephants Found in India — but by Lightning or Poison?

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • forever chemicals breast milk
    News

    What Are Forever Chemicals? Study Finds PFAS in 100 Percent of Breast Milk Samples

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan World
    Community

    A Vegan World Could Essentially End the Climate Crisis — Here's What It Would Look Like

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Farmed Animal Sanctuary
    Community

    Farmed Animal Sanctuaries Around the U.S. Reopen for Tours After COVID Closures

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Rehome pandemic dog
    Pets

    With the World Reopening, People Are Surrendering Their “Pandemic Pets”

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-waste hand soap tablets
    Living

    Our Favorite Zero-Waste, Cruelty-Free Hand Soaps

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Reduce Methane Emissions
    News

    Slashing Methane Emissions by 45 Percent Is Crucial to Avoid Climate Catastrophe — and Easy, Says UN Report

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Grand Canyon
    News

    The Grand Canyon Is Letting 12 Hunters Kill Bison. 45,000 Applied.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Coronavirus and Climate Change
    News

    A Year After “Nature Is Healing” Memes, the Links Between COVID and Climate Change Are Clearer Than Ever

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • 3D-printing wood by Forust
    Business

    This Startup is 3D-Printing Wood Made From Upcycled Sawdust (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Nikki Reed with her sustainable Loci shoes
    Style

    Nikki Reed Shares Her “Green Routine” in Honor of New Vegan Shoe Line (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • IKEA Buyback Program Expands to U.K.
    News

    IKEA Is Now Buying Back Furniture in the U.K. — How the Program Works

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Pandora Launches Lab-Grown Diamonds
    Style

    Pandora Is Replacing All Mined Diamonds With Lab-Grown Ones

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • South Africa Lion Captive Breeding
    News

    South Africa Finally Outlaws Captive Lion Breeding and Bone Trade

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Fatberg London
    News

    A 300-Ton Fatberg Has Severely Clogged an English Sewer

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Compostable Bags
    Home

    Are Compostable Bags Really Compostable? What You Need to Know This Int’l Compost Awareness Week

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day
    Living

    Sustainable Gift Ideas for an Eco-Conscious Mother’s Day

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Nicky Hilton Sustainable Shoes
    Style

    Nicky Hilton Shares Her “Green Routine” to Celebrate Her Sustainable Shoe Line (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Hawaii Climate Emergency
    News

    Hawaii Will Become First State to Declare a Climate Emergency

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Human Composting Colorado
    Community

    Colorado to Become Second State to Legalize Human Composting

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Lizzo Vegan
    Food

    Lizzo’s Best Vegan Recipes, As Seen on Her TikTok

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Microplastics
    News

    Scientists Successfully Use Bacteria to Extract Microplastics From Water

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Athletic Wear
    Style

    Sustainable Athletic Wear Brands for Eco-Friendly Workouts

    Is it possible to find sustainable athletic wear?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden Banning Meat
    News

    Is Biden Really Banning Meat? Behind the Republican-Fueled False Rumor

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Shipping Container Tiny Houses
    Community

    This Company Is Turning Shipping Containers Into Sustainable Tiny Homes (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Pink Moon
    Community

    How to See the Pink Supermoon Tonight

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Expert Zero-Waste Tips
    Living

    Level Up With These ~Weird~ Tips for Expert Zero-Waste Living

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • My Octopus Teacher
    News

    ‘My Octopus Teacher’ Sends Powerful Message About Protecting the Planet

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden Emissions Earth Day
    News

    Biden Promises to Halve U.S. Emissions by 2030 at Earth Day Summit

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Earth Day Gift Guides
    Community

    Step Aside, Earth Day Gift Guides — Why You Should Celebrate By Not Buying Anything

    Earth Day is one of my favorite holidays — but I’d sooner buy someone a gift for National Potato Chip Day than I would for Earth Day.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Intersectional Environmental Activism
    Community

    How to Make Your Environmental Activism More Intersectional (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Alison Brie
    Community

    Alison Brie Wants You to Plant Trees With Her for Earth Day (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Going Zero Waste
    Living

    How to Start Going Zero Waste: 7 Steps for Beginners

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Earth Day Volunteer
    Community

    Trash Cleanup Volunteer Opportunities for Earth Day 2021, All Across the U.S.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Innermost Inner Core
    News

    Scientists Discover New Layer in Earth’s Core

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Matchbox Cars
    Community

    Matchbox Commits to Greener Toy Cars, Packaging, and More by 2030

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • France Domestic Flights
    News

    France Votes to Ban Short Flights, to Reduce Nation's Emissions

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg
    News

    How to Watch the New 'Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World' Docuseries

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Pattie Gonia
    Community

    Becoming Pattie Gonia, and Bringing Drag and Diversity to the Climate Movement (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Planned Obsolescence
    Technology

    Planned Obsolescence Exposed at Apple and Microsoft, in Light of New French Regulations

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Recycle Shoes
    Style

    How to Recycle Shoes: Sneakers, Slippers, Boots, and More

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate change droughts
    News

    California Is Gearing Up for a Bad Drought — How Does Climate Change Fit In?

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste Bronx
    Living

    The Bronx's First Zero-Waste Shop Is Making the Lifestyle More Accessible (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • April the Giraffe
    News

    April the Giraffe Passes Away at 20

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Seal Beach
    Living

    “Give Seals Space,” New Campaign Urges Beachgoers As Lockdowns Lift

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Rainforest Destruction
    News

    Rainforest Destruction Surged in 2020, at 12 Percent Increase From 2019

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Fur-Free Luxury Fashion Brands
    Style

    12 Luxury Fashion Brands That Have Gone Fur-Free

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • 72 Reasons to Be Vegan
    Living

    ‘72 Reasons to Be Vegan’ Is the Perfect Gift for the Vegan-Curious (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Dog Beds
    Pets

    6 Eco-Friendly Dog Beds to Keep Nap Time Sustainable

    These eco-friendly dog beds will help keep your dog’s nap time as planet-friendly as possible.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Seaspiracy facts
    News

    ‘Seaspiracy’: 8 Major Takeaways About the Fishing Industry From the Netflix Doc

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Green Sky Tornado
    News

    Why Does the Sky Turn Green Before a Tornado?

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Earth Hour
    News

    Earth Hour 2021: Activities to Honor the Planet in the Dark

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • 3D-printed tiny home
    News

    Formerly Homeless Man Moves Into the First 3D-Printed Tiny Home

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg
    Community

    The Evolution of Greta Thunberg

    How did Greta Thunberg go from quiet teenager to internationally famous climate activist? 

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden Climate Change Economic Bill
    News

    Biden May Allocate $1 Trillion to Fighting Climate Change, Under Proposed Economic Plan

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Chemicals Fertility
    Living

    How "Forever Chemicals" Are Affecting Fertility, Sperm Count, and Even Penis Size

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Hair Ties and Scrunchies
    Living

    Eco-Friendly Hair Ties and Scrunchies to Get You Through Bad Hair Days, Sustainably

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Corona Biodegradable Six-Packs Barley
    News

    Corona Rolls Out Biodegradable Six-Packs Made From Barley Waste

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Cows Seaweed Methane
    News

    Seaweed Reduces Cows' Methane Emissions, Study Finds — but There's a Better Solution

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Eyeglasses and Sunglasses
    Style

    Our Favorite Sustainable Glasses and Sunglasses + How to Recycle Glasses

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • North Atlantic right whale boom
    News

    Endangered Whale Species Welcomed a Record 18 Calves This Season

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen
    Food

    2021’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Are Here, With New Pesticide-Laden Veg (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Virginia Bans Animal Testing
    Community

    Virginia Passes Act Banning Animal Testing for Cosmetics

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Deb Haaland
    News

    Senate Confirms First Native American Cabinet Member, Deb Haaland as Interior Secretary

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Space Junk NASA
    News

    NASA Launches 2.9-Ton Bundle of Space Junk Into Orbit

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste Lip Balm
    Home

    Zero-Waste Lip Balms — Natural, Cruelty-Free, and Vegan Options

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Lia Flushable Pregnancy Test
    Living

    You Can Finally Buy Lia, the Flushable, Zero-Waste Pregnancy Test

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Baked Oats TikTok
    Food

    Baked Oats Are Taking Over TikTok: Try These Easy Vegan Recipes

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden Offshore Wind Vineyard Wind
    News

    Biden Gives Final Approval to Historic Offshore Wind Farm, Vineyard Wind

    By Sophie Hirsh
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