Is ’13 Reasons Why’ Causing More Harm Than Good?

When my father Victor died by suicide seven years ago, it completely changed the way I thought about the act. I had once imagined it as something that could provide the ultimate comfort, when I was a depressed teenager who had been exposed to a lot of pain and trauma at a young age. Each […]

Vancouver Ulara Nakagawa inspires petition to save elephant in Japan

A Vancouver woman’s impassioned blog post about an elderly elephant living in a Japanese zoo has inspired an online petitionthat has garnered more than 380,000 signature urging better care for the creature. „I wrote a blog post and then I shared it on social media. Honestly, I didn’t know what would happen next,” said Ulara Nakagawa […]

Student Starts Global Movement to Protect Waters from Plastic Waste

Tyler Doose is an environmental science student at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He started “Protect Our Waters: Say No to Plastic Waste – a global movement to bring people who start similar petitions from different countries together. For Earth Day, I spoke with Tyler about why he hopes local voices will tackle the global […]