Sophie Hirsh

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

More From Sophie

  • sustainable kids' clothing
    Family

    Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Children’s Clothing Brands

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Milked
    Big Impact

    New Doc 'Milked' Uncovers "White Lies in Dairy Land" — and Provides Solutions (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly KT Tape
    Sustainable Living

    Eco-Friendly KT Tapes for a Sustainable Recovery

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Paper coffee cups recyclable in Madison, Wisconsin
    Big Impact

    Residents of This City Can Now Recycle Paper Coffee Cups

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Miranda Cosgrove
    My Green Routine

    When Miranda Cosgrove Isn't Starring on 'iCarly,' She's Fostering Kittens (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Cattle, Leather, Amazon Rainforest Deforestation
    News

    Amazon Deforestation Connected to Popular Fashion Brands’ Leather Use

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Fairlife cow treatment
    Big Impact

    How Does Fairlife Treat Cows? There's Still Good Reason to Boycott the Brand After Its Scandal

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate Change, Crisis, or Emergency
    Small Changes

    Climate Change, Crisis, or Emergency? Turns Out, It Doesn’t Really Matter

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Giving Tuesday environmental charities
    Environmental Justice

    Giving Tuesday: Incredible Environmental Charities Worth Donating To

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Wawa Gatheru
    Climate Action

    Why Community Is Key in Climate Justice Activism, According to Wawa Gatheru (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Thanksgiving bad
    News

    Thanksgiving Glorifies the Abhorrent Colonization of Indigenous Peoples

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Anti-Black Friday
    Community

    Anti-Black Friday: These Sustainable Brands Are Shutting Down for the Day

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biodegradable Glitter Makeup
    Big Impact

    Scientists Discover Truly Biodegradable Glitter — and It Can Be Mass Produced

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Emma Roberts
    My Green Routine

    Emma Roberts Says Having a Baby Inspired Her to Live More Sustainably (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jermaine Dupri vegan ice cream
    Community

    Jermaine Dupri Rolls Out JD’s Vegan Ice Cream

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale
    Big Impact

    U.S. Sells Leases to Drill in Gulf of Mexico to ExxonMobil, BP, Et Al.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste Self Care
    Health & Wellness

    Zero-Waste Self Care Ideas

    Self care shouldn't be wasteful or expensive.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Terraseed vitamins
    Living

    Our Favorite Sustainable Vitamins and Supplements

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Diego Arreola
    Environmental Justice

    How This 19-Year-Old Activist Is Fighting for Intersectional Environmental Justice (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • turkey pardon
    Community

    Billie Eilish, Joaquin Phoenix, and More Ask Biden to Hand Pardoned Turkeys Over to Farm Sanctuary

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • COP26
    Climate Action

    COP26 Is Complete — Here’s What We Learned at the Climate Summit

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • River Thames
    Community

    After 64 Years, the River Thames Sheds Its “Biologically Dead” Classification

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • They're Trying To Kill Us
    Environmental Justice

    ‘They're Trying To Kill Us’ Documentary Exposes Food Injustice in Communities of Color

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Buy Nothing
    Zero-Waste

    The Secret to Living Zero Waste: "Buy Nothing" Facebook Groups

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Makeup Brush
    Small Changes

    Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Makeup Brushes

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • MrBeast TeamSeas
    Small Changes

    MrBeast’s #TeamSeas Aims to Clean 30 Million Pounds of Ocean Trash

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Obama Speaks About Climate Change at COP26 in Glasgow
    Climate Action

    BIPOC Activists Were Reportedly Shut Out From Watching Obama Speak at COP26

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Animal Netflix
    News

    Bryan Cranston, Rashida Jones, and Other Celebs Narrate 'Animal' Docuseries on Netflix

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate Activists at COP26
    Community

    Youth Climate Activists' COP26 Speeches Are the Best Part of the Summit

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • David Attenborough COP26 Speech
    News

    Watch: David Attenborough Calls Out Polluters in COP26 Speech

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Why Did Yoga Girl Get Canceled
    Community

    Why the Internet Canceled Yoga Girl, a Swedish Influencer Living in Aruba

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • IKEA’s Furniture Buy Back & Resell
    Community

    33 U.S. IKEA Stores Are Finally Getting a Furniture Buy Back & Resell Program

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • World Vegan Day
    Living

    World Vegan Day: I’m Not That Special. If This Picky Eater Could Go Vegan, You Can Too

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Polar Bear Week
    Living

    Polar Bear Week Celebrates the Iconic Arctic Animals — Here's Where to Donate

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • COP26 attendees Greta Thunberg
    Community

    Who Is Attending COP26? Everyone From Greta Thunberg to Joe Biden Will Be in Glasgow

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste, Ethical, Vegan Chocolate Bars
    Food

    Our Favorite Chocolate Bars That Are Zero-Waste, Fair Trade, and Vegan

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Just Brad the Boxer TikTok
    Food

    Brad the Boxer, aka Just Brad, Might Be TikTok’s Hottest and Happiest Vegan Chef (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • greenhouse gases news
    News

    We Are “Way Off Track” to Achieve Paris Agreement’s Goals, Says UN Greenhouse Gas Report

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Wisconsin Wolf Hunt 2021
    News

    Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Controversy: A Judge Just Halted the 300-Wolf Hunt

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • cryptocurrency
    Community

    Can Cryptocurrency Ever Be Sustainable? This Mining Startup Thinks So (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • ocean cleanup
    Technology

    The Ocean Cleanup Is Now Cleaning Up Rivers With the "Interceptor"

    The "Interceptor" is the latest from The Ocean Cleanup.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • drought emergency California
    News

    Climate Crisis Prompts California to Proclaim a Drought Emergency Statewide

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Vegan Rugs
    Home

    Sustainable Vegan Rugs for a Cozy, Eco-Friendly Home

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jane Goodall’s ‘The Book of Hope’
    News

    Jane Goodall Releases ‘The Book of Hope’ About Fighting Climate Change With Optimism

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Prince William Climate Change
    News

    Prince William Presents 1 Million-Pound Earthshot Prizes for Climate Change Innovators

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Food Shortage
    News

    Is There a Food Shortage? How Supply Chain Issues Are Affecting Meat, Pumpkin, and Pet Food

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Coach to Stop Destroying Unsold Merchandise
    Style

    Dumpster Diver's TikTok Inspires Coach to Stop Destroying Unsold Bags

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Phthalates
    News

    Phthalates Correlated With 100,000 Annual Deaths in U.S. — How to Avoid This Chemical Group

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Toilet Paper Companies
    Home

    Sustainable Toilet Paper Companies, For a Wipe You Can Feel Good About

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • water crisis
    News

    Three Years Into Water Crisis, Benton Harbor, Mich. Residents Told to Stop Drinking Tap Water

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Elk With Tire Around His Neck
    Community

    Wild Elk Free From Tire Around His Neck After Over Two Years

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Cultured meat brands, Leonardo DiCaprio
    Food

    Leonardo DiCaprio Just Invested in Two Lab-Grown Meat Companies

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan eggs
    Food

    Celebrate World Egg Day the Vegan Way With These Plant-Based Eggs for Breakfast

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Marathon Petroleum Oil Spill
    News

    24 Hours Later, Officials Are Still Cleaning Up Crude Oil Spill at Texas Refinery

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
    Community

    How to Honor Indigenous Peoples' Day: Where to Donate, Books to Read, and More

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Burger King Impossible Nuggets
    Food

    Vegan Impossible Nuggets Are Launching at Three U.S. Burger Kings

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Squirrel School TikTok Wildlife Rescue
    Community

    "Squirrel School" on TikTok Showcases Heartwarming Wildlife Rescue and Rehab (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg Nobel Peace Prize 2021
    News

    Nobel Peace Prize Frontrunners Include Greta Thunberg, WHO, and BLM

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • California oil spill location newport beach
    News

    Pipeline Bursts in Pacific Ocean, Leaking 126,000 Gallons of Oil Into California's Waters and Beaches

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Aritzia vegan leather Melina Pants
    Style

    Sustainable Vegan Leather Pants, So You Can Fit in With the TikTok Teens

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • woodpecker extinct
    News

    Ivory-Billed Woodpecker Is One of 22 Animals Declared Extinct in the U.S. Today

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
    Community

    Colleen Patrick-Goudreau On How We Will End the Thanksgiving Turkey (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • buy back resell programs lululemon
    Style

    More and More Companies Are Launching Their Own Resell Programs, From IKEA to Lululemon

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Horse carriage accident NYC
    News

    A Carriage Horse and Car Collide, Leaving Blood on NYC Streets

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Tinashe Shein
    Style

    Is Shein an Ethical Brand? A Look Into the Fast Fashion Empire

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eating Our Way to Extinction
    Community

    Kate Winslet Narrates 'Eating Our Way to Extinction' Doc About the Climate Crisis

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Met gala sustainable
    Style

    Our Favorite Sustainable Looks at the 2021 Met Gala

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • NYFW Sustainability
    Style

    Sustainability at NYFW: Not Enough Eco-Conscious Fashion on Runways This Year

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • cruelty-free dog products
    Pets

    Cruelty-Free and Sustainable Dog Care Products, From Shampoo to Paw Balm

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • vegan Instagram captions
    Food

    Vegan Captions for Instagram: Quotes, Puns, and More

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Tahj Mowry
    Community

    Tahj Mowry Shares His Favorite Plant-Based Snacks and Dishes on ‘Smart Guy’ Reboot (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Acapulco, Mexico Earthquake Climate Crisis
    News

    Acapulco, Mexico Earthquake With 7.0 Magnitude Tragically Kills Teenager

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Nipah virus India
    News

    The Nipah Virus Outbreak in India Takes First Victim, a 12-Year-Old

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Stain Sticks
    Home

    Zero-Waste Stain Sticks That Are Far More Eco-Friendly Than Tide Pens

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • City of Telosa/Twitter
    News

    Billionaire Unveils Plans to Build the City of Telosa, a Sustainable and Futuristic Society

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jacqueline Piñol adopt don't shop
    Pets

    'The Canine Condition' Docuseries Shines Light on Homeless Dog Crisis (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • “Forever Chemicals” Detected in Kindergarten Classrooms and Other Indoor Air
    News

    "Forever Chemicals" Detected in Kindergarten Classrooms' Air and Carpets

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Lorde Solar Power
    Style

    How Lorde Made Her ‘Solar Power’ Merch as Eco-Conscious as Possible (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Hurricane Ida Climate Change
    News

    How Climate Change Powered Hurricane Ida's Path of Destruction

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Because, Animals Mouse Meat Cat Treats
    Pets

    Startup’s Lab-Grown Mouse Meat Cat Treats Could Change the Pet Food Industry (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Dairy milk comeback
    News

    Opinion: No, Hot Girls Don’t Drink Whole Milk

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greenland Summit Rain
    News

    It Just Rained at Greenland’s Highest Summit for the First Time — And You Can Guess Why

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Do Vegans Wear Pearls
    Living

    Why Vegans Don't Wear Real Pearls — Here's How They're Made

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zion National Park Free Admission
    Community

    All 423 National Parks Will Be Free on Aug. 25 — and These Other Five Holidays

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • EPA Bans Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos
    News

    EPA Bans Controversial Pesticide Chlorpyrifos From Being Sprayed on Food

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Wildfire Smoke COVID
    News

    How Wildfire Smoke Caused 19,700 Additional COVID Cases, According to New Harvard Study

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Salon
    Community

    Green Circle Salons Will Help You Find a Zero-Waste Haircut, Manicure, and More (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Afghanistan help refugee
    News

    How to Help Afghanistan: Refugees, Children, and Journalists Are Under Threat

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • sustainable affordable bralettes
    Style

    Our Favorite Sustainable Bras and Bralettes for Under $50

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan fried chicken Shark Tank
    Food

    Vegan Fried Chicken Company From ‘Shark Tank,’ Atlas Monroe, to Enter Grocery Stores (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jerrell's Betr Brgr vegan burger NYC
    Food

    A Black-Owned, Late-Night Vegan Burger Joint Is Coming to NYC (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Recompose California human composting
    News

    California Expected to Legalize Human Composting, an Eco-Friendly Burial Method

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Skincare
    Living

    Cruelty-Free, Eco-Friendly Skincare Brands for Sensitive Skin

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Natural Laundry Boosters
    Home

    Natural Laundry Boosters: Sustainable Ways to Keep Your Clothes Fresh

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Habitat for Humanity 3D-Printing House for April Stringfield
    Community

    Habitat for Humanity Is Now 3D-Printing Houses — and This Family of Two Is Moving Into One (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Greta Thunberg Vogue Scandinavia Cover
    News

    Greta Thunberg Talks Power of Individual Action for 'Vogue' Scandinavia's Inaugural Cover

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate change report UN
    News

    UN Climate Change Report Paints Fiery Picture of Humanity's Future — What You Need to Know

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Stooping NYC Instagram
    Community

    One New Yorker’s Trash Is Another’s Treasure, Thanks to “Stooping” (Exclusive)

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden Electric Car
    News

    Biden Drives Electric Jeep Around White House to Announce Nation's New EV Goals

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Dixie Fire California
    News

    River and Dixie Wildfires Spread Through Northern California — What You Need to Know

    By Sophie Hirsh
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