Mattel Orders SeaWorld Trainer Barbie Out of the Pool

Apr 24, 2015

EL SUGUNDO, CA, April 24, 2015 - Mattel has confirmed that it will no longer produce SeaWorld Trainer Barbie. PETA contacted the company immediately after the doll launched, pointing out that SeaWorld confines far-ranging orcas to barren concrete tanks, where they’re denied everything that’s natural and important to them. A Mattel representative has now...

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Prince Ea: Dear Future Generations: Sorry We Left You With Our Mess of a Planet (VIDEO)

Apr 23, 2015

April 20, 2015 - presents: Dear Future Generations: Sorry - Prince Ea

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Earth Day: Top Ten Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife

Apr 22, 2015
Earth Day: Top Ten Actions You Can Take to Save Wildlife


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Baby Update + Gender Reveal

Baby Update + Gender Reveal

Last week, we officially hit the 20 week mark! Halfway there! It’s crazy to think that it takes almost a year to grow a baby – it’s simultaneously too long...

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CDC Investigation Update: Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Blue Bell Creameries Products

Apr 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 - A CDC investigation update regarding the multistate outbreak of listeriosis linked to Blue Bell Creameries products is now live at


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U.S. Surgeon General and Elmo: If You Want to Stay Healthy: Get All Your Vaccinations! (VIDEO)

Apr 20, 2015

April 17, 2015 - Like many kids, I grew up watching Sesame Street. So, imagine my excitement when I finally got to meet Elmo! I have to tell you that Elmo created quite a sensation around my office when he came to visit us at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services a...

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Billy Joel Lends Voice to Save Elephants: “Don’t be the generation that allowed elephants to go extinct”

Apr 17, 2015

NEW YORK, NY, April 16, 2015 – Africa’s elephants have just gotten a powerful new supporter –music legend, Billy Joel.

Joel’s voice is heard in a series of new ads supporting the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) 96 Elephants campaign – so named for the number of elephants slaughtered each day by poachers.

With the backdrop of...

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Ocean Friendly Gardening Tips from Surfrider to Save Water and Prevent Pollution (VIDEO)

Apr 16, 2015

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 15, 2015 - Today, the United States is experiencing severe weather events including super storms, tornados, floods and droughts. And, while these events will become more severe and frequent as the climate continues to warm, fresh water has become an endangered resource in many states.

The Surfrider Foundation (, a non-profit...

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2600 MILES IN 4 MINUTES: Time-lapse of Andy’s Pacific Crest Trail hike (music by Martin Sexton)

Apr 15, 2015

March 11, 2015 - The end of the trail is the beginning of the story. Visit to learn more about Andy's hike and the making of this video. Learn more about Andy Davidhazy at his website: The won...

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2014 Airline Performance Declines, According to Airline Quality Rating; Virgin America Still No. 1

Apr 13, 2015

April 13, 2015 - As Virgin America claimed the top spot for the third consecutive year, overall U.S. airline performance slipped in 2014, according to the 25th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR) released Monday at the National Press Club in Washington. The AQR is a joint research project funded as part of faculty research...

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