18 Jan 2018

China Shuts Down Its Legal Ivory Trade — FINALLY!

Two years after a joint pledge with the United States to ban the domestic trade in ivory, China has closed all of its government-licensed carving factories and ivory retailers. This is HUGE news, and sends a giant message to the world… elephants matter, so quit f*cking with them! China has long been considered the leader…

13 Oct 2017

Gucci Pledges to Go Fur-Free Beginning Spring 2018

Who’s in the mood for the some good news? In London, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri announced the brand’s pledge to go fur-free beginning with the Spring 2018 collection. According to a statement, the brand will no longer “use, promote, or publicize animal fur” in its collections. Gucci will also join the Fur Free Alliance, an…

15 Feb 2017

If You Love Dolphins, Don’t Pay to Swim with Them

In theory, swimming with dolphins seems straight up magical. But for the dolphins, it’s another story. Most people have good intentions when they go on excursions or visit parks that allow regular people to pay a fee, throw on a nerdy life vest and swim with Flipper’s friends while taking all sorts of ridiculous pictures. But if…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




22 Nov 2016

Tiger Rescued from “The World’s Worst Zoo” Is Now Enjoying Life In a Sanctuary

A tiger named Laziz is now free from the Khan Younis Zoo in Palestine, dubbed “The World’s Worst Zoo.” He had been smuggled into the Gaza as a cub in 2007 to make money for the zoo. Atfter three wars and horrible living conditions, he was one of the only survivors at the zoo… and lone tiger. For…

04 Oct 2016

Commercial Trade of the Pangolin Is Now Banned

Raise your hand if you know what a pangolin is… Samesies. But basically, they’re weird looking, little ant-eating creatures that live in Africa and Asia. According to Wikipedia: Pangolins are mammals of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has three genera: Manis, which comprises four species living in Asia, Phataginus, which comprises two species living…

19 Sep 2016

California Governor Signs Ban on Orca Breeding and Entertainment

SeaWorld sucks – so I find immense joy in witnessing other people (and government) finally coming to same conclusion. But even more so, I’m thrilled that orcas are finally starting to get some damn respect. California governor Jerry Brown signed a law banning theme parks and other organizations in California from breeding orcas and using them in…

05 Sep 2016

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered! Here’s Cute Pictures

Who wants some good news?! The Giant Panda is off the endangered species list! Its numbers are increasing in the wild, and this a huge win for friends, family, and just general fans of Pandas. On Sunday The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which monitors species placed on the “Red List,” announced that these…