Category: Planet


7 Animal Rescue Stories That Will Melt Your Heart on National Pet Day

April 11, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

In honor of National Pet Day, we’re bringing you some…

‘Rescue Chocolate’ Donates All Profits to Save Dogs & Cats

March 27, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

As responsible pet owners know, dogs and chocolate are a…

Dog Food Paw-lanthropy Program Promotes “Adopt Don’t Shop”

February 13, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Lucy Postins will not allow pet stores that sell puppies to stock…

Solar Suitcases Pack Brighter Futures for Kids In U.S. & Africa

January 31, 2017Posted by Terry Turner

California school kids are sharpening their tech skills while helping…

Watch Drones Deliver Blood, Supplies & Medication Overseas

December 12, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

With the help of United Nations, flying robots are delivering…

Help Bring ‘Elephant Pumps’ & Clean Water to Africa

November 22, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Without access to clean water, dreams of a promising future dry up…

Rabbit Rescue Finds Fur-Ever Homes For Neglected Bunnies

November 17, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Often mistaken as “low maintenance” pets, rabbits require the same…

Edible Gardens Are “Growing” Trend in U.S. City Schools

October 25, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Many city schools across America are cultivating a curriculum of…

Gas Leak Fuels Los Angeles’s Drive Toward 100% Renewable Energy

October 21, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Los Angeles, a town driven largely by car culture, officially…

Laotian Artisans Turn Bomb Casings Into Jewelry, Clear Land of Mines

October 17, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Decades after the Vietnam War, 80 million active bombs are…

It’s A Farm In A Box: What’s Growing in These Shipping Containers

October 3, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Demand is growing for locally grown food, but that can…

“Unadoptable” Senior Dogs Spend Happy Final Years In “Pet Retirement Home”

September 22, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,…

Pint-Sized “Cafeteria Rangers” Take Giant Bite Out Of Trash

September 14, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Once upon a time, New York schools sent 860,000 styrofoam…

3D Printing Helps Tiny Animals With Deformities Get Moving Again

September 7, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

Every year, 7.6 million animals are relinquished to animal shelters…

Picture This: Bringing Vet Care to the Homeless

August 30, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

On Saturday (August 26) Bide-A-Wee partnered with the Mayor’s Alliance and various shelters…