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- When will Florida be underwater? Well, it depends on what area you’re asking about. Due to rising sea levels, many places will be significantly impacted.
The Impact of Paper Towels, or How I Finally Learned to Give Them UpAlthough paper towels are convenient, they raise your environmental impact and waste money — hence why you should give them up like I did.
‘Canine Intervention’ Star, Jas Leverette, on Training Celebrity Pups (Exclusive)We caught up with 'Canine Intervention' star and celebrity dog trainer Jas Leverette about his latest partnership and experiences with dog training.
The Difference Between Dog Rescues and Dog Shelters, if You’re Looking to AdoptWhile adopting is always preferable over shopping for dogs at pet stores, we're exploring the difference between dog shelters and dog rescues.
How Artificial Food Dyes Affect Your HealthArtificial food dyes are what gives food vibrant, sometimes otherworldly color, but are these chemical concoctions really safe for human consumption?
Why Farm-Raised Shrimp Are Bad for the EnvironmentFarm-raised shrimp might be better than wild-caught for many reasons, but there are many good reasons why they might actually be just as bad.
Attn: Vegans! Domino’s Has a New Plant-Based Slice, but It Isn’t Available EverywhereIs Domino's releasing a vegan pizza? The global pizza chain is going to be offering a new plant-based pie, but only in certain locations worldwide.
California Finally Starts Rolling Out Its Statewide Composting MandateCalifornia just enacted a composting law, which will effectively require all Californians to compost everything from vegetable scraps and rotten leftovers to paper towels and plates.
Lab-Grown Meat Is Becoming Increasingly Popular — but What Is It, Really?More companies are beginning to cultivate cruelty-free, lab-grown meat — but what is it made from, and what is the cultivation process? Is it vegan?
The Good and the Bad, When It Comes to GMOsAlthough science says GMOs are safe, many people still don’t trust them. So, let’s break down the benefits and what to look out for.
How to Start a Dog Rescue, According To An Animal-Lover Who's Done It (Exclusive)Are you an animal lover with a passion for dog rescue? If you've ever considered starting your own dog rescue, here are 7 steps to get you started.
Not All Parmesan Cheese Is Animal-Free — Behind the Vegetarian LabelIs all Parmesan cheese vegetarian? You've most likely noticed that some varieties don the vegetarian label, and there's a reason why that is.
Can You Buy Alcohol on Thanksgiving?Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate, dine, and drink with family, but what happens if you run out of alcohol on the holiday itself? Can you buy alcohol on Thanksgiving?
Reef-Friendly Vs. Reef-Safe Sunscreen: Here's the DifferenceReef-safe or reef-friendly sunscreen is a must if you're hitting the beach this summer.
Are Expiration Dates Real? Here’s What Experts SaySometimes, expiration dates are printed on items that don't really expire, leading us to believe: are expiration dates real? And how are they determined?
Is ASOS a Good Company? What to Know About Its Environmental and Social ImpactIs ASOS impact on the environment good or bad? Some consider the online retailer to be better than competitors like SHEIN, but is it actually better?
DIY Tips for Making Your Own Composting ToiletLearning how to build a composting toilet is a great way to start living a zero-waste lifestyle.
Pet Parents: Keep Your Pups Away From Barley Grass, or Foxtail Barley, at All CostsBarley grass, also known as foxtail barley, is evidently dangerous to dogs? Although it may look like a simple weed, it can be fatal.
Travel Sustainably With These Low-Impact Luggage BrandsTraveling sustainably involves choosing a low-impact mode of transportation and much more, but start out small by buying sustainable luggage.
If You’re Visiting San Diego, You Must Visit These Thrift StoresWhether you're visiting San Diego for the first time or if you're a longtime resident, you should definitely check out these amazing thrift stores.
Oatly and Other Drinks Recalled for Potential Cronobacter Sakazakii InfectionLyons Magnus is recalling a number of drink products due to a possible Cronobacter sakazakii contamination.
What Is the Difference Between Organic and Non-GMO? Here's What You Should KnowDoes organic mean non-GMO? Here's what each term means, and the difference between the two so you can better understand the terms and phrases.
Why Can’t Styrofoam Be Recycled?Many people seem to be under the mistaken impression that Styrofoam cannot be recycled. It can, in fact, only the process is not as simple as it might seem.
Cruelty-Free Perfumes and FragrancesIf you want to smell great without harming animals, try out these 12 cruelty-free and vegan fragrances.
Plant-Based Cooking Show Episodes to Fill the Void of Meatless Cooking SeriesIn a perfect world, the Food Network would be mostly vegan series, but until that happens, watch these plant-based cooking show episodes.
Do Britas Work, or Are We Just Kidding Ourselves?Many of us have a Brita filled with water sitting in our refrigerator, as it supposedly filters our drinking water. But do they really work?
What's the Best Eco-Friendly Cat Litter?Cat litter might be disposable and some brands are biodegradable, but does that make it eco-friendly?
Panda Express Is Bringing Back Vegan Orange Chicken — To All U.S. LocationsPanda Express' orange chicken has been a customer favorite for years, so plant-based folks are anticipating the release of a vegan version.
Here's How the Parabens In Your Beauty Products Can Affect Your Skin and HairParabens are preservative ingredients found in many cosmetic and hair products, but what do they actually do to your skin and hair?
15 Best Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy and TreatsHere are the best options when it comes to being allergy-friendly this Halloween.
Ben & Jerry's Is Now Making Dog Ice Cream — but What Is It Made Of?What is dog ice cream? Ben & Jerry's is releasing a canine version of their classic dessert — here's what it's made of, safe ingredients, and more.
Do Eco-Friendly Balloons Exist, or Should We Resort to Different Birthday Party Décor?Even though balloons have been a birthday party staple for several decades, they generally aren't considered to be an eco-friendly decoration.
Can Vegan Protein Cause Acne?There are some who say that plant-based protein can cause acne, but is there any truth to these rumors or is it simply another old wives’ tale?
New to Hiking? These Outdoor Adventure Groups Are Designed for BeginnersIf you're new to the outdoors and are interested in doing some exploring, these hiking groups for beginners will help you get outside with professionals.
Vegan Options at Subway, From the Veggie Delite to a DIY SandwichIt is totally possible to eat vegan at Subway. You just have to know what to order.
There Could Be Bugs in Your Peanut Butter — Here’s Why It’s Not a Big DealIt may sound startling, but insect fragments can show up in many foods, such as peanut butter.
Does Ethical Beeswax Exist? Here's What Cruelty-Free Sources SayDoes ethical beeswax exist? Find out if beeswax candles and beeswax wraps are ethical, sustainable, and cruelty-free, plus more ethical alternatives.
Easy Plant-Based Recipes for New Home Cooks and Vegans AlikeWhether you're planning to hop aboard Veganuary, or if you're simply learning to cook, these vegan recipes for beginners are easy and delicious.
Where Does Vanilla Extract Come From?Where does vanilla extract come from? And how do you know if you’re getting real vanilla or imitation vanilla when you buy it at the supermarket?
Eco-Friendly Spray Dish Soaps to Help Wash Your Dishes More EfficientlyThere are a number of cruelty-free and eco-friendly spray dish soaps on the market.
These Are the Best Vegan Cream Cheese Options on the Market Right NowLooking for your new favorite vegan cream cheese? We've rounded up our favorites on the market right now.
Here’s How You Can Make a Plastic Bottle Garden This SpringIf you want to make the most of the waste you create, learning how to make a plastic bottle garden is a good way to start.
Kylie Jenner's Lion Head Wasn't Real, but Animal Activists Have Mixed FeelingsKylie Jenner wore one of Schiaparelli's dresses with a lion head, as she took in the fashion house's couture show from the front row.
Breyers Is Releasing Oat Milk Versions of Its Classic FlavorsIce cream fanatics across the U.S. are eagerly awaiting the release of Breyers' oat milk ice cream.
The Most Eco-Friendly Method for Getting Rid of Cat Poop — and One You Should Never AttemptEmptying out a litter box seems easy enough, but how do you dispose of cat poop in an eco-friendly way?
You Can Reuse and Recycle Your Candle Jars, After the Wax Has MeltedWhat are you supposed to do with old candle jars? Although most of them are made of recyclable glass, it's important to make sure they're clean.
Is Roundup Safe to Use on Vegetables? Here's What You Should KnowRoundup is a glyphosate-based herbicide that is commonly used to kill weeds in gardens nationwide — but is it safe to use in a vegetable garden?
Is Preen Safe for Vegetable Gardens? What to Know Before Using ItIs Preen safe for vegetable gardens? Here's what you should know before using the weed killer and preventer on any type oof food you're growing.
What Soil Is Best for Vegetable Gardening?They say great gardens start with good soil, but how do you know which soil is best for gardening?
You've Likely Fallen Victim to "Humane Washing" From This Powerful IndustryHumane washing has to do with animal agriculture companies making their products seem more humane than they really are.