This is where we like to get things off our chest! Or sometimes just impart useful information…
Animal agriculture is morally and ethically wrong and it’s hardly surprising that keeping animals in dreadful conditions leads to the spread of disease.
As cultured meat enters the mainstream market consumers will be forced to make a moral choice when purchasing food products.
The next pandemic will arrive sooner than we can imagine if we fail to learn our lesson. The continued destruction of nature is a recipe for disease.
Research has revealed that damage to the climate and environment could lead to the collapse of society which could be a very real scenario this century.
Biodiversity loss and climate change need to be dealt with as a matter of urgency, but little effort is being put into changing unsustainable systems.
It is still possible to make progress in the battle against climate change, but the odds are dwindling that there is enough time to do so.
Will Biden’s climate friendly term in office see the end of exploitative factory farming? If so, it would be a huge win for racial equality.
Young climate activists are changing the way we speak about environmental activism in a bid to make it more inclusive and diverse.
With increasing pandemics, ensuring nature is protected from human exploitation should be considered a life or death situation for humankind.
A report put out by the U.K. government which highlights the problem of economically unsustainable environmental damage is welcomed by activists.
Socioeconomic discrepancies mean that while the rich destroy the earth, the poorest among us are set to suffer the consequences.
The West often points a preachy finger at the East when speaking about the environment and its links to diet, but when it comes to meat everyone is responsible.
Experts agree that a well-planned, varied vegan diet is suitable for everyone, including children. Here’s a guide to raising a child the plant-based way.
Some plant-based alternatives to dairy milk can be harsh on the environment requiring large amounts of water and even killing bees!
Vegan friendly, plant-based meats are blowing up in China, which could lead to an exciting boost in plant-based food production.
Check out these 8 easy ways to cut down on meat and begin your meat-free, plant-based journey towards a healthier lifestyle.
Photojournalists explore all of the ways in which animals are exploited for consumption by humans and it will change how you see the world.
Mainstream society has deemed it ethically acceptable to consume animals, yet people are increasingly less tolerant of seeing the origins of their food. We need to ask why.
The vast majority of meat comes from factory farms. Factory farming presents a risk in both viral and bacterial pandemics, along with antibiotic resistance.
McDonald’s customers consume up to 90 million Big Macs in a year, without questioning where those burgers come from. Here’s what’s in your Big Mac…
When profit, rather than the well-being of human and environmental life, determine the survival of the planet, it is a civil rights issue.
Meat is not essential and slaughterhouse workers are being oppressed. Each of us who continues to underwrite that abuse bears some of the responsibility.
A plant-based lifestyle doesn’t come with instructions. To help you along, here are four ways to start you on a path that will literally change your life.
For those who are itching to do more to promote a compassionate and sustainable lifestyle, here are some simple actions you can take today that go beyond your personal plate.
We’re all ready to move on, but first, a look on the vegan bright side with a snapshot of the good that came out of this tumultuous year.
While it’s impossible to say for sure what the future holds, hopefully the decades ahead will hold the promise of delicious food derived from plants.
Supermarkets don’t show you the grim details of animals’ short lives in their cosy festive adverts. Listen to your heart. Go vegan this Christmas.
These ten documentaries cover everything from Pit Bull Terriers in American culture to Tilikum, the whale who has killed two people at SeaWorld.
Wildfires are fast becoming a common problem globally which could be a symptom of a dying biosphere due to land clearing and animal agriculture.
Children have realised the importance of saving the planet for their future. However, they need everyone to come to the table to make a meaningful change.
Emily Kasriel interviews dairy farmers to get their take on how the industry will adapt to accommodate the rise of climate-friendly diets.
We gave coal the boot, it’s time we did the same to the livestock industry, which is overwhelmingly recognized as a leading cause of the climate crisis.
Consumer food choices and habits can help to clean up the planet, decrease the impact of climate change and contribute to shrinking world hunger.
Ditching meat is good for the environment and your health. See the scientific reason why a sustainable diet could improve your health.
America’s second-biggest private company, Cargill, is quickly making a name for itself as an example of industrial food’s destruction of the environment.
From Food Inc. to Our Planet, these ten documentaries and docuseries are both invigorating and informational on climate catastrophe.
By 2031 Zillennials will have the biggest share of buying power. How will their views on meat and the climate influence the economy?
“Cognitive dissonance is the mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information.
From flexitarianism to climate diets, dietitian Melissa Meier shares her verdict on food trends that you won’t be able to escape from in 2021.
Plant-based milks have grown in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, but will it continue to grow after it has ended?
Two medical doctors suggest ways in which you can transition your family to a vegan diet that is healthy and sustainable.
Established food cultures which have embraced plant-based diets set an example for the rest of us on how to live more sustainably.
A coalition of healthcare workers released a report calling for taxation on meat and dairy for its environmental and health impact.
The emergency of the COVID-19 pandemic is an indication that civilization has breached a major ‘tipping point’ resulting ecological emergencies.
As the fast-food enterprise introduces a vegan burger selection to its menu, the question remains; when will government’s catch up?
It is a complete myth perpetuated by the Animal Agriculture industry that eating turkeys is a time-honoured tradition at Thanksgiving.
Hulu documentary, I Am Greta, explores 15-year-old Greta Thunberg’s journey from Swedish school girl to global climate activist.
Shockingly, with the increase in the number of climate-related disasters, the reality of Climate Change is still being ignored by political and business leaders.
Check out our list of the twenty most invigorating and eye-opening documentaries on climate change that you should watch right away.
The US is responsible for 15% of all carbon emissions globally making it the second biggest contributor to climate change. Can Joe Biden turn this around?
One study fingers beef as the climate change culprit. Other meat and dairy products such as lamb, cheese and shellfish feature high up on the list.
More and more people around the world are choosing a humane diet, cutting meat and dairy to stop the harm done to animals in the name of food.
Sir David Attenborough’s latest Netflix documentary sends a strong yet comforting message about the role we play in saving the planet.
Killing animals for food is a dreadful business. Almost no one grows up with the ambition to work in a slaughterhouse. Often the work is done by the most vulnerable individuals in society.
The planet’s living beings are in danger of climate extinction. 200 nations will meet in China next year to determine its fate.
People often classify vegans and vegetarians together, but there is a big difference between the two lifestyles. So how do they differ?
There’s a very rewarding way to help change the world for the better from the comfort of your own home: going vegan. And it’s very simple!
With recent calls to shift to more sustainable diets, the answers could be found locally.
The Trump administration is pumping millions into Big Ag prior to the November election in critical mid-West states which are a must-win for him.
The meat lobby wants to slap a ban on certain labels on vegan products like ‘veggie burger’ and ‘veggie sausage’ as well as products described as “cheese-like” and “yoghurt-style” for plant-based alternatives to dairy products.
Young Americans are terrified of climate-change and concerned with inaction from politicians, but they are far too often ignored by those in power.
Founder of Indigenous-led nonprofit organisation Ceibo Alliance, Nemonte Nenquimo, writes powerful letter to world leaders.
If you have ever thought about going vegan, here is a guide to help you see why choosing veganism is so important and show you how to get started.
Cooking fake meat is sometimes harder than it seems. Here is a complete guide to cooking plant-based alternative meat for beginners.
So here I am, wondering why I went vegan. Maybe it was just time. Thinking of going vegan? Here are four wonderful stories to inspire you!
Presidents and Congress do not want to have to be the ones to deal with problems of the magnitude of climate change.
I fear the new normal once we do get the coronavirus under control. We are unprepared for the climate crisis, which will be worse.
Eating less meat, not simply switching to grass-fed beef, is something that should have been made clearer in this Netflix documentary.
Going plant-based is best for your health and the health of our planet. Once you start experiencing the real benefits there is no looking back.
Everyone can do something to stop the climate crisis. Eating a plant-based diet has been identified as one of the four most important actions we can take as individuals to tackle the climate emergency.
The research published in the journal of Environmental Science & Technology shows that sustainable, plant-based foods demand less space and fewer resources.
Many industries such as the fossil fuel, coal mines, gas-guzzling SUVs, plastics are targeted by environmental groups. Why not meat?
The “pushy vegan” stereotype is as old as veganism itself. Can we really categorise vegans that way when animal agriculture has proved itself destructive?
Humans shouldn’t just stop eating animals. We need to re-evaluate our cultural values and start treating the entire world and everything on it with respect.
Founder of Tenderly, Summer Anne Burton, writes about going meatless, choosing sustainable living and the possibility of future pandemics.
One single act is all it will take to start to heal the planet we all share. We need to eat as humans are designed to eat – plants and only plants.
Animal agriculture is the biggest cause of environmental degradation. The industry plays a significant role in polluting the air and water we all rely on.
Science tells us over and over again the risks of eating animals, and now we face the ultimate punishment of our despicable actions as a society.
The inability to accept animal lives as equal to human lives leaves animals vulnerable to exploitation. Could this be the source of pandemics like COVID-19?
Coach Matthew Dickens writes on why he went vegan, and how it has improved his fitness, making him a better athlete and coach.
Factory farming and animal agriculture’s destruction of the environment often impacts poor people of colour most severely.
It isn’t uncommon for climate deniers to paint scientists as “alarmist” or “hysterical”. Could this be shaping their view on climate change?
For two years Greta Thunberg has captured the world’s attention with her climate action sparking international calls for action. Yet, little has changed.
Growing climate action is the result of people waking up to the reality of a climate catastrophe. Change can happen only if we care about the future.
Eating to save the planet will mean eating less, or no meat and dairy. Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change.
Fast-food is cheap, accessible and internationally loved. When the fast-food industry quits meat and dairy, the world will too.
American animal farmers feel entitled to public land and it’s threatening the existence of wild animals including bison and endangered grizzly bears.
If you were saddened by the loss of animal lives during the Australian wildfires, you should go vegan to help save animals killed for meat.
The success of the animal rights movement might depend on the public face of activism. Does animal rights need a personality?
Journalist and researcher, Andrew Wasley, says that the cost of animal agriculture on the planet, animals and human wellbeing is far too high.
Amidst the rise of meat as a popular dietary choice, the vegan revolution has also been on the rise. Here’s why we should lobby against meat.
The high demand for meat products means that thousands of animals are bred for lives in captivity, tortured and ultimately killed.
We can avoid a doomed fate by being more conscious about our eating habits, avoiding meat and dairy and caring for the natural environment.
Labelling food items with the carbon impact of its production will help create consciousness about how our food contributes to climate change.
Studies show that people who eat a vegan or plant-based diet tend to be healthier than those who eat a diet heavy in meat and dairy.
The British comedian and producer shares his COVID-19 lockdown comfort food and discusses his support for animal charities.
Current food systems are unsustainable in the long term. How influential will plant-based “meat” be in shaping the future of food?
Greta Thunberg is best known for her climate crisis campaigning, however, the inspirational teenager has a long history of social and environmental activism.
From the impact on human health to environmental unsustainability and animal cruelty; here are some reasons why we should do away with industrial farms.
Is the latest Burger King burger a revolutionary move towards a more sustainable fast-food industry or simply corporate green-washing?
Despite growing sensitivity towards animal cruelty in our time, will we be judged by future generations for our treatment of animals bred for consumption?
A new report from ProVeg has identified industrial farming of animals as the most likely cause of a future global pandemic.
Experts predict that meat and dairy won’t feature so prominently in a sustainable and ethical future of food, so what can we expect instead?
It is time we begin to rethink the way we choose to promote and encourage a vegan lifestyle, and vegan meat might be the answer.
The fashion industry is one of the most unsustainable, but how exactly does animal agriculture factor into its contribution to climate change?
For years animal rights activists have campaigned for an end to industrialised animal agriculture, but how exactly would this improve our world?
The meat industry is seeing more scepticism than it has in years as the public becomes aware of the disease risk attached to all animal agriculture.
This excerpt from the brilliant new book, “Billion Dollar Burger” by journalist Chase Purdy will have you utterly entranced.
Meat is bad for your health, for the environment and for the animals involved. There is no better time for you to go vegan.
Food is closely linked with family, tradition and wholesome togetherness; so what happens when one of our family members goes vegan?
COVID-19 has sparked something in our food economies. What we choose to eat and the way we think about animal produce is changing.
The health of human populations is inextricably linked to the wellbeing of animals and natural habitats. To prevent disease, we must have a holistic view.
Animal rights group PETA wants to see an end to a cruel fashion trend that uses ostrich skin to make luxury handbags by designer brands such as Hermès, Prada.
Pandemics and climate catastrophe; it would seem the survival of our planet and species is depends on what we choose to put on our plates.
Liz Pachaud describes what she witnessed when she went undercover at a meat farm as an investigator at animal protection organisation Mercy for Animals.
Tony Wardle gives us a rundown of how eating meat and dairy leads to the spread of viruses, and causes pandemics such as the coronavirus.
It’s early days yet, but the COVID-19 pandemic has already proven to be revelatory, exposing much that is ugly about the “normal” functioning of the US.
Right now, I’m deeply concerned that there is so little focus on what specialists in infectious disease say we need to do to prevent another pandemic.
When I first went vegan, my mom didn’t make the connection between her religious beliefs and animals – but since, her kitchen has changed.
A research study conducted at the University of Sydney has revealed that cows communicate with each other similarly to humans.
Saving the earth from the climate crisis will require us to forego our sense of superiority over other living creatures and choose to go vegan.
Slaughterhouse closures during the pandemic have not led to animal lives being saved. Breeders and farmers are now killing animals off themselves.
Did you know that going vegan leads to a host of side effects? If you are planning on going vegan, read on to know what they are.
For many of us living under lockdown has been a difficult experience; now consider the life of a pig in captivity being bred and raised for the slaughter.
While many are panic buying and stocking their shelves, journalist Michelle Bigley worries this is the opposite of what we should be doing.
Crispy Vegan bacon made from carrots becomes an instant internet hit as Chef Tabitha Brown’s video goes viral on streaming platform TikTok.
Don’t let social distancing convince you that cooking has to be boring. Try out these vegan cooking tips and add a dash of flavour to lockdown.
Work takes up most of your life, so choose a career/job that will make an impact by contributing to vegan friendly workplaces and industries.
This is the ideal time to talk about the risks of animal agriculture, rather than blaming Chinese culture for Coronavirus.
Unwanted horses are imported, by the thousands, loaded in cramped crates then flown across the ocean to Japan, to end up as a sashimi dish.
We have a virus that we don’t seem to understand or are able to control and all because of the trade and consumption of wild animals.
A few years ago, vegan fast-food choices were limited – yet now the vegan sausage roll is a high-street staple.
Are your kids stressed out about the current climate emergency? Here are some helpful guidelines on what actions to take.
Until factory farms housing millions of animals are eliminated and live animal markets permanently shut down, human diseases will continue to arise.
If you’re concerned about eating foods sourced sustainably and ethically, here’s a round-up of some of the foods to be aware of or steer clear of in 2020.
Faux meat companies will need to perfect their production and processing systems and figure out how to get all that fake meat to the masses.
Most view veganism as ethical in principle and good for the environment, but object to the price, taste, and convenience of the alternatives.
Pet food can be converted to vegetarian or vegan food. This could extend the lives of our pets while saving millions of animals from slaughter each year.
The animal agriculture industry accounts for an exorbitant amount of our earth’s woes. However, eating a plant-based diet can counter these challenges.
Eating less meat could help the environment and our health – so what’s stopping us? Perhaps we need to tackle the misconceptions around plant-based eating.
By making simple changes like eating fewer animal products and more fresh produce, you can cut your personal greenhouse gas emissions significantly.
Heat waves aren’t just a people problem. When food, water, shade, and safe transport are scarce, farm animals are often the first ones to suffer.
Even though animal agriculture has been proven to be a leading cause of climate change, policies are being signed that will increase animal production.
Frozen II is a Disney movie without a villain. In the end, everyone is facing the same threat – environmental disasters from a world thrown out of whack.
If people all over the world, make the choice to stop eating meat or any animal by-products we have the opportunity to stop climate change for good.
A monumental shift in the way that we produce and consume food, in particular protein, is essential if the Earth is to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Eating animal products is bad for the planet. It is also bad for men. Scientists have proven that beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Veganism can positively impact both our health and environment. But it can be an overwhelming topic. So here’s what you can do to save our planet.
Turkey is a popular meal choice for many people during this festive period, but did you know that turkeys are one of the most abused land animals on the planet?
Thanksgiving dinner means only one thing for millions of us: turkey. Of the 100 million turkeys on farms around the U.S., 46 million of them will be eaten on Thanksgiving Day. Americans will consume another 22 million turkeys over the Christmas holidays, according to...
What you eat matters. Not only is it important to eat food that is healthy, but what you eat also has an impact on the planet’s health.
The bottom line is that beef production is not planet-friendly. We can sufficiently nourish our bodies without meat.
Consider for a moment just why Greta is vegan, and the impact you too could be making, for the planet, the animals, and your health, by going vegan.
Why grant rights to something that cannot suffer? Why not grant rights to something that can? As we broaden our moral circle, we all will benefit.
Activist groups around the world, both animal- and climate-concerned, are now engaging together in various acts of civil disobedience.
As you chant,“Hey hey, ho ho, fossil fuels have got to go!” let’s talk about animal agriculture. As the second largest contributor to human-made greenhouse gas emissions, it deserves a chant too.
From a vault of newfound recipes to knowing exactly what products to avoid in the supermarket, you learn lots your first year!
While it stands in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion and ‘Rebel Alliance’, Animal Rebellion also recognises that we cannot address the climate and ecological emergency without addressing the animal emergency.
If you’re unsure of your purpose in the fight against climate change, or want to find out where and how everyone else fits in, this guide is for you.
China is the largest consumer market in the world, means that there is also potential for China to become the largest population of vegans.
Whilst fossil fuels and coal burning are detrimental and require attention, animal agriculture is blatantly ignored or overlooked in the ecological dialogue.
Lekker Vegan in Cape Town specialises in vegan gourmet junk food – a perfect spot to eat naughty yet guilt free, and is the definition of conscious fast food.
It is widely peculiar at present for an African to not eat meat. However, a plant-centred diet has always been an indigenous culinary tradition.
I have friends with children and I often look at these kids and think, what kind of world will they be living in at my age?
It’s the Year of the Pig (the Earth Pig to be specific) according to oriental astrology, so how about we give the pigs a break this year?
Spare yourself the label, we don’t need to get hackled up about these titles, identity and ideology. It’s simply about looking at what’s working and what isn’t working, what’s causing harm and what’s alleviating harm.
Let’s face it, the Beyond Burger has been created for meat-eaters to get them to realise that it doesn’t have to be meat to taste good. Most vegans wouldn’t want to eat a flesh-like burger! So what does a vegan think of the Beyond Burger?
Before I lay out what my vegan dietary behaviour typically looks like, I have to first say… BANANAS ARE THE GREATEST!
Meat is not food. Adopting a plant-based diet is an intersectional approach, in that we contribute to alleviating numeral social, economic and environmental issues all at once.
It is psychotic to raise billions of sentient beings who have the same propensity to feel, experience, and have relationships as we do, yet cage, torture and mutilate them. We intuitively know there’s something fundamentally disturbing about that.
Contrary to what they want you to believe, dairy is not kind. Dairy is not innocent. Dairy is exploitative, violent and cruel.
Time Magazine releases an issue every year in which they identify who they believe are the world’s 100 most influential people and veganism has managed to creep in throughout the 2017 issue.
Some forward thinking, earth-loving and health conscious individuals have seen the writing on the wall and have set out on a quest to create plant-based “meat” to satisfy our hunger.
Being vegan is not all endless bowls of salad, plates of wilted vegetables, never-ending mugs of green tea and tasteless tofu! We promise!