Plastic Kills 100 Million Marine Mammals Every Year—Here’s What We Can Do to Help

The issue of single-use plastics has been top of mind lately with many corporations and cities, like my hometown of Oakland, California, taking a first step by regulating plastic straws. This is important for many reasons. According to the World Economic Forum: “A full 32 percent of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced…

Wicked Healthy Almond Meringue Cookies

We’re so excited about the new Wicked Healthy Cookbook by Chad Sarno, Derek Sarno, and David Joachim. The Sarno brothers have long been making us drool over their creative concoctions. Their food philosophy is simple: shoot for 80% healthy and 20% wicked. The Wicked Healthy cookbook is inspired by ingredients and flavor, and shows you how to…

Seafood’s Dark Secret: Killing Turtles, Whales & Other Marine Animals

The air conditioning of the small office was a welcome respite from the suffocating humidity the July day I visited the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys. Arriving a few minutes after the hourly tour started, I took a seat at the back of the room as Meghan, our tour guide, explained that 80 percent…

29 days. That’s the amount of time Californians have left to gather enough signatures to place the world’s strongest farm animal protection measure on the November 2018 ballot. Right now, The Humane Society of the United States and a coalition of our nation’s leading farm animal protection organizations, known as Prevent Cruelty California, are working…

A Chicken Named Iann: Factory Farm to Freedom

Driving through the Eastern Shore of Maryland one sunny morning this summer, I passed truck after truck packed full of chickens bound for slaughter. It broke my heart seeing hundreds of chickens crammed into cages, frightened and terrified on the way to the end of their lives. While I’d been well aware of the abuse these…