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Sophie Hirsh

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

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  • Oklahoma governor bans abortions
    News

    Oklahoma's Abortion Ban: Is It Legal to Help Oklahomans In Need? Everything You Need to Know

    Oklahoma’s governor signed an abortion bill into law that bans abortions across the state, with just a few exceptions. Here's how you can help.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Nationwide School Walkout, Uvalde, Texas
    News

    Nationwide School Walkout Is Today, 5/26: How to Participate Safely

    Students across the U.S. will be participating in a nationwide school walkout today, May 26, in protest of gun violence.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Goldfish in U.K. Rivers
    News

    Pet Parents Releasing Goldfish in Rivers Is Wreaking Environmental Havoc

    Releasing domesticated goldfish in U.K. rivers is hurting biodiversity and wreaking environmental havoc, according to a new study.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Mommy Farmer TikTok Boone
    Community

    TikTok's Mommy Farmer Says Her Corgi Boone Was "Intentionally Killed"

    Mommy Farmer’s beloved dog Boone was just killed, leaving the TikTok creator, her family, and everyone on Twin Pines Farm heartbroken.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Goldman Environmental Prize Winners 2022
    News

    Goldman Environmental Prize 2022: Here Are the Seven Winners

    The Goldman Environmental Prize 2022 winners have just been announced, honoring a total of seven people in six important categories.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Kim Kardashian Beyond Meat
    News

    Kim Kardashian Joins Beyond Meat as Chief Taste Consultant, Raises Company's Stock

    Kim Kardashian and Beyond Meat are officially teaming up, with the reality TV star and businesswoman joining the company as “Chief Taste Consultant.”
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • PFAS chemicals
    News

    NY Lawmakers Propose Bills to Ban PFAS, aka Forever Chemicals, in Certain Products

    A New York lawmaker is proposing legislation that would phase PFAS chemicals out of a number of products.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Just Egg commercial
    Food

    Serena Williams and Jake Gyllenhaal Star in Cheeky Ads for Vegan Eggs

    The latest Just Egg commercial campaign features Serena Williams and Jake Gyllenhaal.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan Richa Hingle Instant Pot Cookbook
    Community

    Vegan Richa Releases Her Third Cookbook, Where She Let Her "Creativity Flow" (Exclusive)

    Vegan Richa, a recipe creator by the real name of Richa Hingle, is celebrating the release of her third cookbook, which features Instant Pot recipes.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Asteroid heading for Earth
    News

    Is an Asteroid Heading for Earth? The Latest News on This Week's Flyby

    An asteroid is heading for Earth — but fortunately, it is not expected to collide with our home planet.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • ESG Movement
    Business

    What Is the ESG Movement? Why Elon Musk Trashed It This Week

    The ESG movement is growing increasingly popular in the world of business and investing — but what is it exactly?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • New Species 2022
    Community

    These New Animal Species Have Been Discovered — or Rediscovered — in 2022

    Experts have already discovered a few new and rare species in 2022.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste Makeup Routine
    Living

    How to Create a Zero-Waste Makeup Routine: Everything You Need to Know

    Creating a zero-waste makeup routine is easier than ever, since there are so many plastic-free makeup companies and products out there these days.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • World Bee Day theme
    Community

    World Bee Day 2022: When It Is, Theme, How to Celebrate, and More

    If you’re looking forward to celebrating bees and all they do for our planet this year, keep reading for the World Bee Day 2022 theme and more.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • hidden forest China
    News

    Cave Explorers Just Discovered Hidden Forest Beneath a Sinkhole in China

    In China, a hidden forest has been discovered beneath a sinkhole.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Gordon Ramsay vegan
    News

    Gordon Ramsay Says He Is “Going Vegan” — but Is It for Real?

    Gordon Ramsay's most recent TikTok has fans wondering if the meat-loving chef is going vegan.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Ringling Bros Circus
    News

    Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus Is Making a Comeback — Without Animals

    The Ringling Brothers Circus has announced that 'The Greatest Show on Earth' will soon resume — without animals.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Carnivorous Penis Plant
    News

    Cambodian Officials Tell Locals to Stop Picking the “Carnivorous Penis Plant” for Selfies

    Cambodian government officials are currently urging locals to stop picking a rare plant colloquially known as the “carnivorous penis plant,” which has become a popular selfie prop in the area.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic Bags
    Small Changes

    Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Plastic, From Food Packaging to Makeup

    Thanks to engineers and inventors around the world, new innovations that can replace plastic are constantly cropping up.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • IKEA solar panels
    Clean Energy

    IKEA Customers Will Soon Be Able to Buy SunPower Solar Panels

    Soon, eco-conscious IKEA customers will be able to buy solar panels in the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • plants grow in moon soil
    News

    For the First Time, Scientists Have Grown Plants in Moon Soil — Taken From the Apollo Missions

    NASA has funded a study in which scientists successfully grew plants in moon soil for the first time.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • SLAY documentary
    Style

    Upcoming Doc 'SLAY' Exposes Animal Cruelty in Leather, Fur, and Wool Industries

    The new documentary SLAY aims to wake viewers up to the unethical ways the leather, fur, and wool industries treat animals, workers, and the environment.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Rescued by Ruby dog
    Pets

    Ruby the Rescue Dog Passes Away, 2 Months After 'Rescued by Ruby' Premieres on Netflix

    Ruby the rescue dog, who was the basis for the recent Netflix movie 'Rescued by Ruby,' has passed away at the age of 11.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • WNWN cocoa-free chocolate bars
    Food

    This Startup Is Making Cocoa-Free "Alt-Chocolate" Out of Plants, in Protest of Big Chocolate's Unethical Labor

    Cocoa-free chocolate bars are coming to the market, thanks to a startup called WNWN.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly, Non-Toxic, and Safe Car Seats
    Parenting

    Non-Toxic, Sustainable Car Seats That Grow With Your Little One

    Fortunately, there are plenty of non-toxic car seats without flame retardants and other toxins, that will protect your baby and go easy on the environment.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Coldplay
    News

    Coldplay Criticized for Partnering with Oil Company on "Sustainable" World Tour: "We Are Doing Our Best"

    Environmentalists are now criticizing Coldplay for its latest major tour partnership: an oil company known for greenwashing.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Biden cancels oil lease
    News

    Biden Cancels Three Oil Leases in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

    President Joe Biden just canceled three oil leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico, a move that will benefit the climate, nature, and wildlife.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Gwyneth Paltrow goop dipaers
    News

    Goop Criticized for Launching "The Diapér," a Grossly Overpriced, Gemstone-Studded Publicity Stunt

    Gwyneth Paltrow's goop has just outdone itself with wildly expensive goop diapers.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
    Community

    6 Jewish American Climate Activists, in Honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

    May is Jewish American Heritage Month — to pay tribute, here are six incredible Jewish American environmental activists.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching
    News

    How Climate Change Caused the Great Barrier Reef's Latest Mass Coral Bleaching Event

    What is happening to the Great Barrier Reef, exactly? New data from the Australian government show that climate change has caused coral bleaching across most of the Great Barrier Reef.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Food Justice Movement, lauren Ornelas
    Environmental Justice

    How lauren Ornelas and Food Empowerment Project Are Leading the Food Justice Movement (Exclusive)

    lauren Ornelas has spent the last 15 years of her life as the founder and president of Food Empowerment Project, an organization leading the food justice movement.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Coastal Grandmother
    Style

    Coastal Grandmother Clothing: How to Achieve the TikTok Aesthetic, Sustainably

    What is coastal grandmother, exactly? Here's our guide to the trend, and our best tips on how you can nail the clothing, aesthetics, and vibe — sustainably.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Peter Kalmus
    Climate Action

    How Humanity Could Actually Halt Climate Breakdown, According to Peter Kalmus (Exclusive)

    Peter Kalmus' recent speech protesting big banks and fossil fuels went viral — check out our interview with the NASA climate scientist.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Blood Moon Total Lunar Eclipse
    News

    How to Watch May's Total Lunar Eclipse, aka the "Blood Moon"

    The Blood Moon total lunar eclipse of 2022 will occur in mid-May.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Office of Environmental Justice
    News

    White House Unveils New Environmental Justice Office — but Will It Fight Environmental Racism?

    An Office of Environmental Justice is the Justice Department's newest office, as unveiled this week by Attorney General Merrick Garland and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable Theaters
    Community

    How These Sustainable Theaters and Organizations Are Making the Industry Greener

    The theater industry can be quite wasteful, and could seriously do with more sustainable theaters.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • John Doerr
    News

    John and Ann Doerr's $1.1 Billion Donation Will Start a Climate School at Stanford

    John Doerr and Ann Doerr just donated $1.1 billion dollars to fund a new climate change school at Stanford University.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Asian American Environmental Justice
    Community

    4 Incredible Asian American Women Who Are Fighting for Environmental Justice

    There are so many incredible Asian American environmental justice activists fighting for a better and more sustainable planet.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Reason for heat wave in India and Pakistan
    News

    Devastating Heat Wave in India and Pakistan Highlights Need for Clean Energy

    What is the reason for this heat wave in India and Pakistan? As you could probably imagine, the climate crisis and global heating are at play here.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • The Smell of Money
    News

    Produced by Kate Mara, 'The Smell of Money' Doc Highlights Environmental Racism of the Pig Industry

    The new documentary 'The Smell of Money' exposes eastern North Carolina's pig industry and how it is hurting people.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • John Oliver Environmental Racism
    Environmental Justice

    John Oliver Breaks Down Environmental Racism in the U.S. on ‘Last Week Tonight’

    On the most recent episode of 'Last Week Tonight' John Oliver broke down environmental racism, educating millions of viewers on this issue plaguing the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Beach sewage discharge
    Community

    U.K. Water Companies Discharged Scary Amounts of Raw Sewage Into Water in 2021

    Raw sewage was released into English bathing waters about 25,000 times in 2021 alone. In fact, the situation is so bad that someone actually created a sewage discharge map of the U.K.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • sustainable strollers
    Parenting

    Sustainable Strollers That Will Last From Infancy to Toddlerhood, at All Different Price Points

    Here’s a look into three sustainable and vegan strollers, each at very different price points — as well as our guide to finding used strollers near you.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • bird flu
    News

    A Colorado Prison Inmate Contracts First U.S. Case of H5N1 Bird Flu

    A Colorado human has tested positive for avian flu, marking the first known case in the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Best Dish Soap for Sensitive Skin
    Home

    The Best Zero-Waste, Sustainable, and Non-Toxic Dish Soaps for Sensitive Skin

    We’ve rounded up a few of the best dish soaps for sensitive skin, including vegan, zero-waste, sustainable, and EWG Verified brands.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-waste hand soap tablets
    Living

    Our Favorite Zero-Waste, Cruelty-Free Hand Soaps

    We’ve rounded up eight companies — plus one DIY option — making low-impact, cruelty-free hand soaps, from hand soap tablets to bar soaps to liquid refills in plastic-free bottles.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • How to recycle LED light bulbs
    Small Changes

    How to Recycle Light Bulbs of All Kinds, in Light of the Incandescent Ban

    Here is a simple guide on how to recycle and safely dispose of light bulbs, including incandescents, halogens, LEDs, fluorescents, and CFLs.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Ban on Incandescent Light Bulbs
    News

    RIP, Incandescents — New Dept. of Energy Rule Will Ban Inefficient Light Bulbs

    Biden’s Department of Energy has just essentially announced a ban on incandescent light bulbs.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • 'Youth v Gov' Documentary
    Climate Action

    'Youth v Gov' Documentary, About Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit, Is Coming to Netflix

    The newest documentary coming to Netflix is 'Youth v Gov,' about the 'Juliana v. The United States of America' lawsuit and the youth involved in it.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • bird flu outbreak
    News

    Avian Flu Outbreak Has Affected 33 Million Farmed Birds in 2022

    Here's what farmers need to do to prevent the bird flu outbreak from getting worse.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climate Action protest
    Climate Action

    What Is Climate Action? Here's How You Can Get Involved — and What Leaders Must Do

    What is climate action, exactly? Here's a look into the different ways you can take action for the planet, and how world leaders must take action.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Climatarian Diet
    Food

    What Is the Climatarian Diet? Here's How It Compares to Veganism

    Can the Climatarian diet and the Climavore diet make an even bigger difference than veganism?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Maya Penn activist
    Community

    How 22-Year-Old Climate Activist Maya Penn Stays Motivated Amidst Eco-Anxiety (Exclusive)

    If you are looking for some inspiration and motivation within the climate movement, look no further than Maya Penn.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Devishi Jha Harvard
    Community

    Devishi Jha, Harvard Student and Sustainability Entrepreneur, Shares Her Climate Activism Advice (Exclusive)

    We spoke with sustainability entrepreneur and Harvard student Devishi Jha about climate activism, ethical business, and more, in honor of Earth Day.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Taylor Bright sustainable fashion
    Community

    How TikTok's @SustainableCherub Went From Shopping Addict to Sustainable Fashion Educator (Exclusive)

    Sustainable fashion educator Taylor Bright, aka @sustainablecherub on TikTok, shares her sustainability journey with us in honor of Earth Day.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jewish Veg
    Community

    Lisa Apfelberg of Jewish Veg on the Intersections Between Judaism, Environmentalism, and "Ethical Eating" (Exclusive)

    Jewish Veg aims to bring the Jewish and vegan communities together, director Lisa Apfelberg tells us exclusively.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • buy back resell programs lululemon
    Style

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

    In recent years, more and more companies have launched buyback and resell programs, allowing customers to send their old items back in exchange for money or store credit.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Ryan's Recycling
    Community

    12-Year-Old CEO Ryan Hickman Has Recycled 1.6 Million Bottles (Exclusive)

    Ryan Hickman, CEO of Ryan's Recycling, shares his environmentalist journey with us in honor of Earth Day.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sophia Bush
    Big Impact

    Sophia Bush Shares Activism Advice for Earth Day: “Remember the Power of Your Voice” (Exclusive)

    We recently chatted with Sophia Bush in honor of Earth Day, and the actress and activist shared her advice for activism, sustainable living tips, and more.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Vegan Passover
    Home

    Plant-Based Passover Recipes + Tips for a Vegan Seder Plate

    Keep your Passover eco-friendly by making these vegan dishes.

    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Zero-Waste Passover
    Home

    5 Tips for Keeping Your Passover Seder Eco-Friendly

    Are you up for the challenge of a zero-waste Seder?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Barack Obama Our Great National Parks
    Environmental Leaders

    Obama Channels David Attenborough in Netflix's 'Our Great National Parks'

    Barack Obama serves as the narrator for a new documentary series on Netflix, 'Our Great National Parks,' which debuted on April 13, 2022.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Neptune Dramatic Temperature Changes
    News

    On Neptune, Dramatic Temperature Changes Leave Scientists Puzzled

    On Neptune, dramatic temperature changes were observed as part of a new study, leaving scientists puzzled.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Peter Kalmus
    News

    Who Is Peter Kalmus? The NASA Climate Scientist's Emotional Speech Has Gone Viral

    Peter Kalmus, a NASA climate scientist, was arrested for leading a protest against Chase Bank and fossil fuels.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • total solar eclipse
    News

    The Next Total Solar Eclipse Will Be Even Better Than the Last One

    When the next total solar eclipse? Here are all the details to help you start planning for the upcoming celestial event.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Moon
    News

    A Piece of Space Junk Crashed Into the Moon, Forming a New Crater

    A dead rocket booster crashed into the moon, proving just how seriously we need to start taking space junk.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Dirty Dozen Strawberries
    News

    2022's Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Lists Are Here, With Bad News for Strawberry Lovers

    The 2022 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen are here to advise shoppers on which fruits and vegetables they should buy organic.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • National Library Week
    Community

    How Libraries Can Benefit the Environment, in Honor of National Library Week

    It's National Library Week 2022, a holiday being chaired by actress Molly Shannon this year. Read about some of the ways libraries can benefit the environment.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • eco-friendly-sports-equipment
    Living

    These Companies Are Making Eco-Friendly Sports Equipment, From Balls to Boxing Gloves

    There are a number of brands making eco-friendly and vegan sports equipment, from balls to boxing gloves.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Asbestos
    News

    Asbestos Is Still Used in the U.S. Today — but the EPA Finally Proposes a Total Ban

    The EPA is finally making moves to enact a complete asbestos ban in the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Bill Gates in Solving for Zero
    News

    Bill Gates' New Doc, 'Solving for Zero,' Showcases Climate Change Solutions That Could Actually Work

    The upcoming documentary 'Solving for Zero' and subsequent educational series, are based on Bill Gates' book, and feature him, too.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • air pollution
    News

    Poor Air Quality Affects 99 Percent of Humanity, Per New WHO Data — What We Can Do

    Quality Awareness Week around the corner, now is an important time to look at the WHO’s new findings.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • bridal veil rental
    Living

    These Bridal Companies Let You Rent the Wedding Veil of Your Dreams

    Bridal veil rental is a slowly growing option in the wedding industry.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • nj plastic bag ban
    Business

    NJ Plastic Bag Ban Gets Ready to Take Effect: Everything You Need to Know

    The NJ plastic bag ban is about to go into effect.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Meat the Future Documentary
    Community

    New Doc 'Meat the Future' Chronicles the Lab-Grown Meat Industry's Revolution

    The new documentary 'Meat the Future' follows the journey of a growing lab-grown meat company. The film is narrated by Dr. Jane Goodall and features music by Moby.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Escaped Flamingo in Texas
    News

    17 Years After Escaping Kansas Zoo, Pink Floyd the Flamingo Is Thriving in the Texas Wild

    A Kansas zoo’s escaped flamingo, who is named Pink Floyd, has just been spotted in the Texas wild.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Larasati Vitoux, Maison Jar
    News

    Maison Jar Is Brooklyn’s Newest Zero-Waste, One-Stop Shop (Exclusive)

    Maison Jar just opened its doors in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Greenpoint, inviting locals to shop for various package-free essentials, from frozen fruit to shampoo.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • IKEA’s Furniture Buy Back & Resell
    Community

    IKEA Makes Furniture Buy Back & Resell Program Permanent at 37 U.S. Stores

    IKEA is finally testing the its furniture buy back program in the U.S.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Paul McCartney
    Big Impact

    Paul McCartney Asks Starbucks CEO to End Non-Dairy Milk Surcharge

    Is Paul McCartney vegan? The musician is asking Starbucks to end the upcharge on non-dairy milk.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Pluto Ice Volcanoes
    News

    Ice Volcanoes Have Been Discovered on Pluto — Does This Mean the Dwarf Planet Could Sustain Life?

    Researchers have just discovered ice volcanoes on Pluto, something that possibly signifies Pluto isn’t as cold of a place as previously believed.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Baby Sumatran Rhino
    News

    Birth of a Baby Sumatran Rhino Provides Hope for the Critically Endangered Species’ Future

    In Indonesia, a baby Sumatran rhino was just born at a sanctuary, which is a huge win for the critically endangered species.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Fox News Climate Change
    News

    Are Fox News' Climate Change Articles Ever Credible? A Deep Dive

    Fox News' climate change coverage is generally not too credible...
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Microplastics Found in Human Blood
    Sustainable Living

    For the First Time, Scientists Have Detected Microplastics in Human Blood

    Microplastics were found in human blood in a recent scientific study.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sustainable, eco-friendly baby shoes
    Parenting

    These Biodegradable Baby Shoes Can Dissolve in Boiling Water When They Don't Fit Anymore

    There are a number of sustainable baby and toddler shoes on the market, including a new brand making baby kicks that dissolve in boiling water.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Business Cards
    Business

    Eco-Friendly Business Cards, From Cotton Cards to Digital Cards

    There are plenty of options when it comes to eco-friendly business cards, whether you’re looking for classic paper business cards, digital business cards, or are willing to go DIY.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Earth Hour
    News

    Earth Hour 2022: Activities to Honor the Planet in the Dark

    Earth Hour 2022 is Saturday, March 26, and we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the holiday, plus Earth Hour activities to keep you busy in the dark.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Tinashe Shein
    Style

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

    Is Shein bad, or is it an ethical brand? Here’s a look into what makes Shein that company that it is.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • How to Help Animals in Ukraine
    Community

    Donate to These Organizations Directly Helping Animals in Ukraine

    Wondering how to help animals in Ukraine? These organizations are on the ground and directly giving money to displaced animals.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products With No Plastic Packaging
    Home

    Our Favorite Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products That Are Truly Zero-Waste

    Eco-friendly cleaning products with no plastic packaging have appeared to be one of the fastest-growing product categories in the sustainability industry.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Reusable Takeout Containers
    Business

    These Restaurants and Food Delivery Platforms Offer Reusable Takeout Containers

    If more restaurants offered food and drinks in reusable packaging that could be washed, the restaurant industry could reduce waste immensely.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Madeleine Albright
    News

    Madeleine Albright Passes Away at 84 — Where Did She Stand on Climate Issues?

    Madeleine Albright passed this week away at 84. Where did the former secretary of state stand on climate change issues?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Catskill Animal Sanctuary
    Community

    Former English Teacher Has Rescued Over 5,000 Animals Since Opening a Sanctuary (Exclusive)

    Kathy Stevens opened Catskill Animal Sanctuary in upstate New York back in 2001, and since then, she has rescued over 5,000 farmed animals.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Sarma Melngailis and Nikki King Bennett
    News

    ‘Bad Vegan’ Chef Nikki Bennett on What Really Went Down at Pure Food and Wine (Exclusive)

    Pure Food and Wine's head chef Nikki Bennett shares how accurate she found 'Bad Vegan,' whether Sarma Melngailis paid her staff, and more.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Recycle Sports Equipment
    Community

    The Ultimate Guide to Recycling and Reselling Sports Equipment

    Is it possible to donate, resell, or recycle sports equipment?
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Professor Sprout, Miriam Margolyes
    Community

    Miriam Margolyes of 'Harry Potter' Lends Her Voice to Save the "Tree of Music" (Exclusive)

    Miriam Margolyes, the iconic actress who portrayed Professor Sprout in the 'Harry Potter' films, narrated a campaign to protect the endangered tree species used to make violin bows.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Antarctica
    News

    Antarctica Reaches Record-Breaking Temperatures, Weighing in at 70 Degrees Hotter Than Average

    Some parts of Antarctica measured at over 70 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) hotter than average.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Eco Celebrities; Willow and Jaden Smith, Rihanna, and Jane Fonda
    Community

    11 of Our Favorite Eco-Conscious Celebrities and Famous Families

    We rounded up 11 of our favorite eco celebrities and famous families out there, all of whom use their voices to advocate for the planet in different ways.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Jane Fonda protest
    Climate Action

    Jane Fonda Launches Her Own Climate PAC to Keep Fossil Fuel-Funded Candidates Out of Office

    Jane Fonda Climate PAC aims to defeat political candidates who are funded by the fossil fuel industry.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Peter McGuinness
    Business

    Impossible Foods Founder Steps Aside for New CEO, Peter McGuinness

    Peter McGuinness is taking over for Pat Brown as CEO of Impossible Foods.
    By Sophie Hirsh
  • Milked
    Big Impact

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

    'Milked,' a new documentary out of New Zealand, gives viewers a non-graphic look into the truth behind the dairy industry.
    By Sophie Hirsh
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