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Good news all around: Portland, Peru, & Puma

Lately, there’s been so much good news, I had to write up one single post to fit it all! There was even more than this, but I decided to cut it down and just feature these three great bits of news. 1. Portland Oregon is the Latest City to Ban Plastic Bags: This ban that […]






Circus animals in the UK can release a sigh of relief

Great and surprising news: the UK unanimously voted to end the use of wild animals in circuses! Ever since footage of elephant Anne being abused was released, the public has shown an outpouring of support in favor of a UK wild animal circus ban. At first it looked quite promising that there would be a […]






Animals no longer forced to join the circus in China

China recently took a giant step in showing that their circus may just be “the greatest show on Earth”. China has banned the use of animals in circuses. They’ve also implemented new regulations to prevent animal cruelty in zoos. The Telegraph reports that: The ban will also force zoos to stop selling animal parts in […]






A little less plastic in Italy

Starting on the first of January 2011, the whole country of Italy will ban single-use plastic bags! I’ve heard about many different cities all over the world banning or taxing plastic bags, but never a whole country. Apparently the ban was supposed to take place on the first day of 2010, but it was pushed […]






Sharks get a bit of a break in the US

Yesterday I came across some great news on Treehugger and Ecorazzi and then today I got some even better news in my email: Success! Shark Finning Banned in the U.S. Turns out that a petition I signed a while back worked its magic (along with many other pleas)! I want to bring you all more […]