Every day for the past two years, The Pollination Project has made seed grants to an up and coming social change leaders around the world. We are happy to share the extraordinary people and projects that we are honored to support this week.
The other day I heard some news that made my heart do a happy dance: the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) recently donated picture books about pets to children in over 600 domestic violence shelters across the U.S.
The Grand Canyon wolf sent a shiver of excitement through wildlife advocates, especially those of us fighting to bring wolves back to the American landscape. We know that with protection and a little bit of tolerance, wolves can regain their footing in many of the places they were driven out of a century ago.
When Los Angeles-based TV producer Michael Levitt isn't creating hit shows, he's driving all over greater L.A. rescuing dogs from kill shelters and placing them in loving "forever" homes. Now taking his passion one giant leap further, Levitt has created a groundbreaking TV event.
It's turkey rescue season again! This year I am introducing you to the Baywatch turkeys, Pamela and Alexandra, named for the two Baywatch babes who grew into incredible vegan activist women. Bred for Thanksgiving dinner, they will be at ours -- as the guests of honor.
Almost nine out of 10 Americans eat a turkey at Thanksgiving, according to the National Turkey Federation. But most Americans do not stop to consider how their turkey was actually raised and killed.
If we are serious about animal welfare, we have to get beyond the mere adoration of hedgehogs and hippos. We have to face up to the big-picture, systematic erosion of wild animal welfare. It's all around us and getting worse by the day, and our public policies precipitate it.
Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Spe...
You remembered the essentials: food and water bowls, a comfy bed, plenty of toys and a toolkit of grooming tools. But over 99 percent of pet owners are forgetting one of the most important products you need for your pet: insurance.
Every day, along with 40 other daily givers, I have the privilege of making seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. Our t...
Despite celebrations planned from Atlanta, Georgia to Los Angeles, California, few people realize that November is World Vegan Month. So, TA-DA!!!
This week, Cruelty Free International presented Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) with the Lord Houghton Award in recognition of his service and contributi...
Which cause will I choose in order to make a difference? I'm not quite sure. But whatever it may be you can be sure that it will be something I believe in.
With "Leaving Time," which debuted as the best-selling fiction book in the U.S., Picoult highlights the plight of elephants, specifically their targeting by humans. The novel is pointed in its assessment.
Let's keep saving and loving the world while we give ourselves the same gift. Let's strive to infuse joy into every detail possible. At times we'll feel like the world is just too crazy and we'll wonder if we can keep our sanity intact, but we can still rally and transform everything from the inside out.
As the public health community seeks to halt Ebola's spread, we are continuing to look for ways to support the work of animal protection in the affected areas.