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Australia wins whaling case against Japan

Today is a big day for activists around the world celebrating the lawsuit that will end the so called “scientific whaling” in Japan. AUSTRALIA has won an international lawsuit against Japan’s Southern Ocean whaling program and the International Court of Justice has ordered Tokyo to cease the killing immediately. Although this does not mean that […]

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Napping can Dramatically Increase Learning

By: Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society. In some places, towns essentially shut down in the afternoon while everyone goes home for a siesta. Unfortunately, in the U.S.—more bound to our corporate lifestyles than our health—a mid-day nap is seen as a luxury and, in some cases, a sign of pure laziness. But before you feel guilty about that […]

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Edible “Ooho” Water Bottle Can Be Cooked Up In Your Kitchen

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Forget plastic water bottles or chic, eco-friendly alternatives, now you can opt to go all the way for the environment with an edible water bottle that can be cooked up in your kitchen. Well, if you can get past its gelatinous membrane. Invented by London-based students, the Ooho water bottle […]

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Would You Do What This Man Did and Save a Bear From Drowning?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. They’re big, they’re hairy, and this one was over 375 pounds, but that didn’t stop Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Biologist, Adam Warwick, from diving in after a drowning black bear. After the large bear had been spotted in a residential area – most likely looking for food, it […]

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Are you consuming the 9 most genetically modified foods?

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. You care about your health, and you’re also vigilant of the fact that foods that have been genetically modified have been shown to cause allergies, organ failure, and general toxicity. Therefore it should be essential such scary franken-foods are avoided. To not only better your own health but prevent mineral-loss […]

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Why Bugs Are an Ancient Food Source for a Healthy Diet

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Chances are you don’t throw cricket protein powder into your morning smoothie or gather other crawling insects for an evening dinner. However, consuming bugs is a practice that has sustained humans for thousands of years, and science continues to share more information on why the implementation of creepy crawlies into […]

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For The Love Of Science: 3 Things To Consider Before Calling BS

By:  Elina St-Onge, True Activist. There seems to be this endless war separating science from nature. We’re given two opposite polarities to choose from: #1 : You either swear by scientific authorities and pharmaceutical methods while judging alternative information as “pseudo-scientific naturopathic propaganda.” #2 : Or you’re a “hippie” living off herbs and crystals while rejecting all modern […]

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Florida Mandates “Off Grid” Living Illegal

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In effort to lower energy costs, regain privacy, and reduce the man-made impact currently causing devastation to the environment, many individuals are seeking to go “off grid”. This venture seems like it would gather applause from the government and fellow citizens – as it’s been shown the average American consumes […]

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