- New York, New York, USA
- December 31
- Freelance Writer/Editor
- I'm a writer covering books, charities, conservation, furry friends and world travels. My work has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, GQ India, MSN, Yahoo! Shine, and Time Out among others.
I am a regular contributor to NBC's Petside.com and Jeff Corwin Connect.com
MY RECENT POSTS
- Dove: Thanks, but no thanks. I
define my own beauty.
April 19, 2013 03:28PM
- Give the Gift of Hope to
Wildlife this Valentine’s
February 08, 2012 11:31PM
- Proud Spirit Dogs: A Photo
September 22, 2011 09:35PM
- My time with Lucy, the lovely
Lhasa Apso during Irene
August 29, 2011 09:49PM
- Delightful Summer Reads:
Happiness Key novels
August 03, 2011 04:31PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “hi clay ball (sorry
don't know your real name),
much for reading and
February 09, 2012 04:50PM
- “Wonderful wonderful
writing! I can totally
December 16, 2011 10:05AM
- “Beautiful piece, Dorri!
I am jealous that you got
experience the canyon. I
October 26, 2011 10:33AM
reading. Yes, Melanie and Jim
are amazing! I feel
September 27, 2011 10:09AM
- “Thank you for reading. I
hope you get to read the book!
September 23, 2011 05:18PM
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At this point, most of us have seen Dove’s marketing video showcasing an “experiment” involving a sketch artist and some women who think less of their beauty to “prove” to other women that they are more beautiful than they think they are. At first, I fell for this sentim… Read full post »
“The animal kingdom is in critical condition. The affliction isn’t a disease, but rather a crisis of endangerment that threatens to wipe out many of the world’s animal species… Read full post »
When hurricane Irene was approaching L… Read full post »
This article appeared in the August 2011 issue of NY Resident.
Happiness Key * Fortunate Harbor * Sunset Bridge
It was love at first sight. The beautiful palm fringed beach and the lounging ladies on the cover of Happiness Key by Emilie Richards caught my attention two summers ago.… Read full post »
Melting icebergs, rise in sea level, threatened animal species, increase in severe storms are just a few effects of global warming.Some believe climate change is a natural part of the planet’s life, while others are conv… Read full post »
In celebration of World Environment Day on June 5th, I would like to share a story about how I went from being addicted to ultra plush 3-ply to recycled toilet paper to save my beloved old growth forests. This blog has originally appeared in ElephantJournal.com.
After spending a week… Read full post »
Chirpy fundraisers with their messenger bags and wide smiles become a constant source of ire for many hustling New Yorkers in the warmer months. As a self-proclaimed do gooder, I join the club of those who cannot stand being asked to donate in public.
"Can you spare a few minutes?"… Read full post »
This blog post originally appeared on JeffCorwinConnect.com
World Wildlife Fund recently reported that at least five endangered rhinos have been killed in Africa since the beginning of 2011. Poaching has grown more rampant in recent years due to rise in demand for the rhinoceros horns in China and… Read full post »
This blog originally appeared on JeffCorwinConnect.com
On my National Wildlife Federation calendar, I noticed that today (May 20th) is Endangered Species Day. It made me happy knowing that in addition to Earth Day, there is now another opportunity to reflect and raise awareness about the plight of s/… Read full post »
With her sky blue eyes shining and blond hair bouncing, my two year dashes through the house when she hears, "Mommy is here". My canine baby associates the word "mommy" with love, affection and of course, food. As she reaches the front door, she licks my face, sniffs my clothes and… Read full post »
There’s been much talk about Natalie Portman giving up veganism to cater to her pregnant needs. The moment I read the headline, I feared she’d given it up entirely and decided to eat animals again. As a meat-eater turned vegetarian myself, I had a hard time believing someone that outspoke… Read full post »
I was overjoyed the minute I saw a report on the miraculous rescue of a dog named Ban that survived three weeks at sea after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Japan. I also had this gut feeling that this four-legged survivor would be united with its owner, as it did/… Read full post »