Category Archives: acts of kindness

Ocean din is deafening to whales

And I thought New York was noisy. In my neighborhood, we’ve been subjected to high-decibel blasting and drilling for the past couple of years, while the city puts in a new subway line. But all that pales next to the noise pollution whales and dolphins … Continue reading

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Ricky Gervais says no more lipstick on pigs

Niceness is breaking out all over. Bad-boy comedian Ricky Gervais has just launched Cruelty Free International, a global campaign to save animals from cosmetics testing. Not that animals are altogether immune from Gervais’s tart tongue: check out his children’s book series, Flanimals.

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