SeaWorld Has Officially Been Banned From Breeding Killer Whales

Whether or not you’ve seen some of the stunning documentaries in the last few years regarding whales and dolphins in captivity, the current banning of Killer Whales reproducing is now law.  The ruling was made by the California Coastal Commission, who also granted approval for a $100 million (£65 million) expansion to their Orca tanks. Over 600 people gathered at the hearing in Long Beach, CA with both sides feeling quite passionately about the issue.  As SeaWorld puts it: “Breeding is a natur

Spongebob Teaches Autistic Boy How to Save a Life

Whoever said watching too many cartoons was bad for you…..may want to rethink their position.  Spongebob Squarepants is a classic children’s cartoon that has been around for over a decade.  It has taught children, well, mainly nothing, but that a sponge can live in a pineapple under the sea…. But not for these Staten Island kids. Still as popular as ever, Spongebob is Brandon Williams’ favorite cartoon.  His love of the lovable denizen of the deep helped save the life of his fellow classma

The Pollination Project: Spreading Seeds For Change

A lush and vibrant garden is flourishing from scratch. Blossoms have sprouted in the most surprising places. New trees are bearing bountiful fruits. The bees are zipping through the grassroots, pollinating tirelessly. The barren earth has become alive. The Mission In human terms, what happens if we put the money directly in the hands of the people closest to a cause? More often than not, these are people who would otherwise receive no funding at all. Their soil isn’t as rough as they’ve been told,