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US envoy for climate change, John Kerry, says that there is still time to secure a future free from the impact of climate change if world leaders act now.
These restaurants are channelling inspiration from cuisines sourced from the African diaspora to create mouth-watering vegan meals
Branston, a UK-based company and supplier, is now using proteins extracted from potatoes to make a sustainable meat-alternative.
Vegan celebrity Jon Stewart and his wife Tracey have turned a 40-acre farm into an animal sanctuary for farm animals rescued from factory farms.
Musician and vegan activist, Moby, is releasing a cookbook entitled ‘The Little Pine Cookbook’ to raise funds for rescue animals.
Musician Jay-Z’s investment company, Marcy Venture Partners (MVP), raises $50 million for plant-based chicken brand Simulate.
A new report aimed at encouraging healthy eating in England says government should be providing free meals to the poor and promoting plant-based eating.
Scottish actor, Alan Cumming, says that the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) must align itself with its climate goals and serve vegan.
By 2027 the EU will be free of all caged animal farming on factory farms as they pledge to phase out the cruel practice in the coming years.
Growing animal agriculture in Northern Ireland has led to an enormous surplus of animal waste which will now have to be exported out of the country.
Chicago-based faux meat producer, Nature’s Fynd, has raised $158 million from billionaires including Bill Gates and Jeff Bizos.
As the demand for vegan food grows and plant-based options become mainstream sustainable vegan food is more affordable than ever.
Plant-based Novak Djokovic has won Wimbledon for the 6th time. He is the world’s top-ranked tennis player and has now won 20 Grand Slams tying him with greats Federer and Nadal.
Scientists say that more than one billion marine animals have been killed due to ‘heat dome’ in Western Canada as beaches become flush with dead sea life.
Spain’s consumer affairs minister, Alberto Garzón, has released a video encouraging people to eat less meat for the planet and for their health.
New research technology uses social media to determine that more people are interested in sustainable, plant-based eating.
Physicians and volunteers are making the COVID-19 vaccine available to indigenous communities who are the biggest campaigners for the Amazon rainforest.
The progressive move for animal rights comes after 1.4 million people sign a petition to end the cruel practice of caged farming.
Thai Union, world’s biggest tuna processor, is realising the potential of plant-based protein and has made moves towards a greener future for the company.
World-famous conservationist Dr Jane Goodhall has been joined by 60 pre-eminent scientists calling for a more sustainable food system.
These three start-ups are encouraging environmentally sustainable consumerism with their innovative, climate-friendly products.
Survey shows that 71% of Gen Zers would be willing to eat more alternative proteins in order to help the environment and combat climate catastrophe.
Wimbledon, the most famous tennis tournament in the world is in full swing. To win there is probably the greatest achievement for any tennis player.
Growing consumer demand for seafood is driving an unsustainable seafood industry which is in turn destroying our oceans – what can be done?
Experts have been hard at work designing a legal definition for ‘ecocide’ in order for it to be acknowledged as a crime by the ICC.
Currently only 60 percent of The Body Shop items are vegan-friendly, but the Body Shop says it will be 100 percent vegan by the end of 2023.
A vegan meal at the upscale Eleven Madison Park will set you back $335, but you’ll have to wait a while – there’s already a 15 000 person waitlist.
The NGO wants the United Nations to add a ‘Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 18’ to its objectives that speaks specifically to animal exploitation.
The first ever vegan hard-boiled egg has hit the shelves! This is the most eggshell-ent news a breakfast-loving vegan could dream of!
A new report backed by the United Nations highlights the animal agriculture industry as a major cause of climate catastrophe.
The segment named ‘How Meat is Making the Planet Sick’ showcases all of the ways in which meat farming and consumption is leading to environmental disaster.
The UN wildlife summit was meant to take place in October last year but has been postponed twice since due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the United Nations the revival of ecosystems is dependant on rewilding large areas of land to counteract biodiversity loss.
Conservative Animal Welfare Foundation (CAWF) want government to recognise lobsters and octopuses as sentient beings that can experience pain or joy.
Animal agriculture is more deadly that we had thought. A new study shows the link between animal agriculture and declining social health.
Existing conservation efforts are insufficient to prevent widespread biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse, the UN has warned.
Air pollution from food production in the US is responsible for premature deaths every year, with 80% being connected to production of animal-based foods.
The global food system carbon footprint will worsen and a transition to plant-based food is inevitable says a recent report by Credit Suisse.
A recent study finds vegans are happier about their diet compared to meat-eaters, as well as finding happier people are significantly more likely to turn vegan in the future.
Melting animal ice sculptures outside parliament showing link between animal agriculture and climate change
Spearheaded by vegan charity PETA, animal-shaped ice sculptures were left melting outside the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France.
Britain’s toxic meat culture is set to explode as a post-Brexit might mean less animal farming and more imports of meat products.
How close are we to establishing a vegan economy to replace the current meat-heavy food monopoly, and what would that look like?
According to a report released by the World Wildlife Fund a number of species of animals and plants will soon go extinct due to rising temperatures.
Activist and comedian Ricky Gervais has helped to save thousands of rabbits from potential death after getting plans for a rabbit meat farm shut down.
Brazil is set to lose up to $1 billion dollars in their agricultural industry due to large-scale deforestation to make way for meat farming.
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) drags the State of California to court for failing to add processed meat to the carcinogen list.
The WWF has warned that if the earth heats up by more than 1.5C we could have a mass animal extinction crisis on our hands.
France has proposed a plan to reach its net-zero greenhouse gas emission targets by taking meat off the menu at schools and other public places.
Actor and environmental activist, Leonardo DiCaprio, has been helping on a project to combat the declining wild life of the Galápagos Islands.
An exhibition by Oxford University’s LEAP (Livestock Environment and People) programme aims to show consumers the impact of animal products on the climate.
Research done by American biochemist Dr. T. Colin Campbell shows that milk is a major cause of cancer and calcium deficiency.
President Biden’s plan to deal with climate catastrophe does not consider nearly 80% of the US’s agriculture emissions are caused by animal agriculture.
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Breaking Boundaries takes viewers through the mounting issues of the ecological crisis and also delves into the solutions.
Australians are eating less meat and shifting towards plant-based eating. Concerns for the environment are believed to be behind the figures.
In the hard-hitting short film, For Nature, Thunberg points out that animal agriculture is often ignored when it comes to the climate crisis.
The government of Sierra Leone have just sold 250 acres of beach and protected rainforest to China to build an industrial fishing harbour.
As consumers buy more and more clothes, the fast fashion industry has flourished, using exploitative labour and environmentally-harmful processes.
A limited-time plant-based Burger King restaurant is opening in Germany. The menu will include the chain’s range of vegan meats, like its plant-based nuggets.
UK president-designate of Cop26, Alok Sharma, says that the annual climate conference should be held in person rather than virtually.
Denmark is digging up mass graves containing the bodies of millions of dead mink after a report warned that they could contaminate local groundwater.
If Germany is serious about reaching its net-zero goal five years ahead, it will have to address animal agriculture’s impact on the crisis.
A California based company called Prime Roots has begun manufacturing meat products made out of Koji; an Umami-Packed Fungus popular in Japan.
Biden’s special envoy for climate change recognises the Pope’s important position to positively influence climate crisis before its too late.
50-year old meat company, NOBLE Jerky, realized raising animals for production wasn’t sustainable. Now they offer a range of dried vegan meats and revenue has increased by 70%.
Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose 43% in April from the same month a year ago as destruction picked up ahead of the annual burning season.
Researchers have found that animal agriculture produced air pollution has caused the premature death of 17,900 Americans.
University of Oxford have used advanced technology to engineer a sustainable alternative to pork sausages made from cells.
Newly released climate report that had previously been delayed by the Trump administration indicates shocking climate change impact on America.
Miss Mexico, Andrea Meza, has been crowned Miss Universe at the 69th annual pageant held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood. The new Miss Universe is vegan for both animal welfare and environmental reasons.
Scientists are calling on the European Union to promote the produce and consumption of legumes for a more sustainable and healthy lifestyle.
New UK laws are set to enhance the cause of animal rights. The implementation will see a ban on most trophy hunting and live animal imports.
Alternatives to dairy products such as milk brand Oatly are gaining in popularity as people learn of th environmental impact of dairy.
Future Meat, a cultured meat brand, has cut down on their prices making healthy, sustainable food more accessible to the average person.
Since announcing that they would be cutting animal products off the menu the Michelin 3-star restaurant has caused quite a stir in the world of fine-dining.
Brazilians are known for their meat heavy diets and for mega meat companies such as JBS, but a growing fake-meat industry seems to be shaking things up.
Calves kicked, beaten at UK dairy farm sparking concerns about the welfare of animals farmed for food
Animal rights group, Animal Justice Project, have captured gruelling undercover footage of calves being abused at a UK dairy farm despite regulations.
Frans Timmermans, Vice President of the European Union, says that countries need to “move fast” to ensure that the future of the planet is protected.
The dairy industry is a result of cruelty including separating mother cows from their calves, and depriving calves of their mother’s milk.
This would make the online retailer the ‘World’s First Climate Positive Grocery Store’ in an exciting drive to promote sustainable consumption.
The COP26 climate conference should make it a priority to serve only vegan food in order to promote a sustainable, climate friendly diet.
A new report by Animal Equity shows the true damage that Mexico’s factory farming industry is having on the natural environment.
Three doctors have filled a lawsuit against the USDA for promoting huge amounts of milk in dietary guidelines despite health concerns.
Documentaries like Seaspiracy and My Octopus Teacher encourage campaigners and vets to demand ban on boiling lobsters alive.
A vegan menu would not only allow attendees to dine with a clear conscience, but also set an important example for the world to follow.
Motivated to make a change to the world after having to close due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eleven Madison Park has switched to a completely vegan menu.
According to a new report sustainable, vegan protein alternatives are likely to overtake meat sales as they become more affordable and accessible.
A study in the journal ‘Climatic Change’ has found that meat and dairy companies are lagging behind in making a 2050 net-zero commitment.
Time magazine’s first-ever 100 most influential companies list of 2021 features iconic plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Oatly.
Astonishingly, more than 70 percent of Australian men would happily lose 10 years of life rather than give up eating meat.
Venus Williams, one-half of the famous tennis-playing Williams sisters, has been eating plant=based for ten years and says she’s never felt better.
UK Mexican chain restaurant announces that their plant -based options has outsold the real meat options just six months after launching the vegan menu.
Burger King has delighted fans in the UK by finally launching a vegan version of their famous Chicken Royale which also focuses on the carbon footprint.
Members from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) say swapping beef for beans could help the US reduce its greenhouse gas emissions.
A website dedicated to food enthusiasts has decided to cut all mention of beef from its articles and recipes to promote sustainable eating.
A fake claim that President Joe Biden is planning to limit meat consumption drives conservatives insane. Here’s why they are wrong.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg slams House of Representatives in powerful critique of US fossil fuel subsidies at Earth Day summit.
Greta Thunberg launches scathing attack on US congress, accuses members of ignoring the urgency of climate crisis as Biden announces commitment to cause.
UK Secretary of State for Business Kwasi Karteng, says that meeting climate goals requires less meat consumption and he may even go vegan.
The heartwarming documentary My Octopus Teacher has taken the Oscar home for the best documentary at this year’s Academy Wards. This follows their triumphant win at the Bafta awards a few short weeks ago.
Celebrities including Katy Perry and Leonardo DiCaprio are asking US President Joe Biden not to go through with Brazil deal that could harm the environment.
Greta Thunberg meets veteran environmentalist David Attenborough during making of BBC documentary, says: “I have so much respect for him.”
The article that has garnered support from scientists across the world calls for a dietary shift towards plant-based foods to help fight climate change.
New PETA ad featuring sex icon Pamela Anderson makes shocking revelation about the meat industries impact on our planet’s water supply.
A new study conducted by the World Resources Institute shows that deforestation skyrocketed in 2020 with Brazil being the most badly impacted.
After selling artery-clogging burgers and shakes 25 years, the Burger King restaurant at University Hospital has closed following a successful campaign.
Swedish climate activist, Greta Thunberg, will be testifying in US congress this Earth Day, which coincides with President Biden’s climate change summit.
Government subsidies to the animal agriculture industry more than doubles in 2020 despite concerns for public health and climate change.
Greenberg’s book entitled “The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint” offers ways for individuals to go green in their everyday lives.
F1 champion and vegan Lewis Hamilton is encouraging his followers to “ditch meat” to stop “100 million animals being killed per month in the UK.
Vegan shrimp (made from plant proteins and sustainable seaweed) will soon be available to foodservice providers and restaurants across North America.
Gunda, a new film about pig sentience, is swiftly taking the world by storm. And if the reviews are anything to go by, critics simply can’t get enough.
The EU is one of the world’s largest importers of products produced in deforested areas of the tropical forests of South America and Africa.
The World Health Organisation calls for a complete ban on markets selling live, wild animals in order to prevent future pandemics.
Swedish activist, Greta Thunberg, has gone from climate activist to campaigner for global vaccination equity as a necessity for climate action.
To conserve and restore damaged ecosystems, a study suggests that wilderness areas should be rewilded by the re-introduction of wild animal populations.
New Zealand plans on banning livestock trade by sea for animal welfare reasons. Animal agriculture is one of the countries biggest industries.
South African Netflix documentary, My Octopus Teacher, takes home award for Best Documentary at the British Academy Film Awards.
A popular British children’s TV show, Blue Peter, has been criticised for encouraging children to eat less meat in a climate change challenge.
New data shows that plant-based alternatives are going mainstream as US retail sales reach up to $7 billion dollars in 2020.
Billie Eilish and vegan celebrity couple Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix, bring vegan food to homeless youth for Support + Feed anniversary celebrations.
Marks and Spencer have launched a new collection of vegan wines and have promised to go fully vegan by 2022 to meet demands for vegan wine.
Climate activist, Greta Thunberg, says that the COP26 climate talks should be postponed until COVID-19 rollout is effective.
The documentary entitled; “Will We All Be Vegan in the Future?” attempts to explore the rising trend of veganism in mainstream culture.
The Biden presidency has placed a target on industry hyper-consolidation. Now, Biden must address unsustainable meat-industry monopoly.
TAKEOUT, a Michal Siewierski documentary, explores the way in which our meat and dairy heavy fast-food diets are destroying the Amazon Rainforest.
According to research from New York University, US meat and dairy companies have spent millions lobbying against climate-friendly legislature.
There is more fake meat than ever on supermarket shelves. So why are American’s still choosing real meat over sustainable options?
JBS, the largest meat producing company in the world, has been a driving force in rainforest destruction over many years.
Claressa Shields, an American professional boxer who just keeps on winning has been talking about the positive impact of her vegan diet on her.
Thunberg accused Timmermans of lacking courage to deal with the catastrophe saying “the time for small steps in the right direction is long gone.”
The popularity of plant-based food just keeps growing with the retail sector experiencing a boom as demand exceeds $1.4 billion.in sales.
Animal rights activist and TV presenter Chris Packham advocates for standards of chicken welfare to be raised, accuses supermarkets of “selling suffering”.
Sir Paul McCartney and daughters are launching a new vegan cookbook with the intention of encouraging sustainable and ethical eating.
The remarkable Dr Jane Goodall’s Institute newly released cookbook “#EatMeatless: Good for Animals, the Earth & All.” will help you to stop eating meat. She also wrote the foreword.
Abbey Road Coffee in Worchestershire has turned the tables by charging an extra 10p extra for dairy milk in their drinks.
Following speculation about the origins of the COVID-19 virus, a new report says that the transmission from humans to bats is the most likely source.
New research shows that consumers worldwide are prepared to switch to a plant-based diet to improve the quality of their lives with their well being the main reason.
Animals are sentient beings with each one having a personality joy. They deserve respect. They are individuals, not commodities.
Social Media have become a hotbed for fake news about climate change and biodiversity as well as the negative impact of humans on the planet.
Hayek Hospital in Beirut has become the first in the world to adopt a completely vegan menu, describing the move as a ‘moral responsibility’.
The vegan kicks feature insoles made of cork and algae. The brand works to help maintain healthy ecosystems and reduce water pollution.
A 100% luxury vegan boutique hotel is now open in Costa Rica and aims to appeal to both vegans and non-vegans looking for a unique experience.
Ricky Gervais has joined the opposition to the proposed “ranches” where 30 000 rabbits would be bred and slaughtered to be turned into fur and meat.
Despite the controversy, a restaurant called Sik Gaek in Queens, New York, has been serving its customers octopuses to eat alive.
Of 9,000 products analysed, 40% of seafood products being sold to consumers from restaurants, markets and fishmongers have been deliberately mislabelled.
Climate activist and vegan Greta Thunberg and FridaysForFuture protested in Stockhold to urge action on climate emergency with #NoMoreEmptyPromises”
Animal rights group Mercy for Animals conducted an investigation into JBS meat plant in Brazil and uncovered horrifying treatment of pigs.
Animal rights groups and residents alike have opposed the opening of a slaughterhouse in Toronto due to concerns about animal welfare, pollution and stench.
There are 5 places in the world where people live much longer than the average lifespan. One thing that they all have in common is a plant-based diet.
Seaspiracy, a new Netflix documentary, seeks to highlight the danger, violence and lawlessness of one of the biggest food industries; the fishing industry.
Nebraska governor declares “Meat on the Menu Day” to counter Colorado’s “MeatOutDay”, saying Colorado’s call to cut meat for a day undermines food security.
New survey done by The Vegan Society shows that Brits want the government to promote veganism for health and environmental reasons.
According to this survey the US could be completely meat-free as early as 2039 as more people go vegan for environmental and health reasons.
According to a survey done on Veggly, 9 out of 10 vegans say they went vegan for ethical reasons stating that animal welfare was their top reason.
Big banks including JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo have promised to divest from fossil fuels but continue to fund unsustainable animal agriculture.
Salmon are highly endangered and brutally exploited in fish farms. With the advent of 3D printed salmon, the seafood market has been turned upside down.
Comedy host John Oliver addresses the environmental devastation of factory farming on his popular show ‘Last Week Tonight’.
Documents from the USDA confirm that the meat industry fought Trump era COVID-19 safety guidelines leading to multiple deaths.
Protecting natural spaces from the destruction of modern agriculture can actually have economic benefits according to a new Cambridge University study.
Amongst the signatories of the letter calling for urgent action to end harmful tuna fishing methods were retailers Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer.
Gen Z and Millennials are the most likely to consumer demographics to buy plant-based meat as a substitute for real meat despite the price difference.
Experts are saying it might be possible that COVID-19 was an result of African Swine Flu outbreak amongst pig livestock in China.
Veganism is a growing phenomenon in China. Where more and more people are choosing to go meat free for the planet, veganism is a status symbol.
The award winning actor has encouraged his millions of social media follows to choose plant-based Beyond Meat over real meat in powerful post about climate.
According to research published in Good Food Institute (GFI) lab grown meat will soon be just as accessible as real meat and is far more sustainable.
JUST EAT’s lab-grown meat was previously approved for sale and consumption in Singapore indicating a new dawn for sustainable food.
Tulane University study finds that US Dietary Guidelines, which have been published as nutrition advice, is reckless in a time of climate catastrophe.
Once again, the dairy industry’s media campaign, Februdairy, to boost sales of their product and label them as ‘healthy’ has been a dismal failure.
Sir David Attenborough’s documentary and other eco documentaries inspire people to avoid animal products
Survey conducted by 3 SIDED CUBE finds that six in ten Brits consider going vegan for the climate after watching climate change documentaries.
As consumers begin to learn the truth about meat they are choosing healthier, more sustainable plant-based meat alternatives.
Following in the footsteps of the groundbreaking documentary ‘Cowspiracy’ comes ‘Seaspiracy’, exposing the global fishing industry’s environmental record.
A decision to temporarily take meat off the menu in school canteens during the coronavirus pandemic has sparked a major political row in France.
Thousands of cattle are stuck on board a ship stranded at the Spanish border. Those that are not dead are likely experiencing extreme trauma.
Swedish climate activist wins the Blue Peter Badge. Other recipients include the Queen, David Attenborough and Captain Tom Moore.
In his book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: the Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need, Bill Gates says wealthy countries should give up meat.
The plant-Based tennis pro who won the record-extending 9th Australian Open speaks about his meat-free journey and how it enhances his life & career.
The Biden-Harris Administration is being urged to phase out factory farming and pump more funding into plant-based agriculture.
At the launch of the UN’s report on environmental protection UN secretary-general, António Guterres emphasises the danger of destroying nature.
Kim Kardashian and her sister Khloe ditched meat for January to go plant-based. Now, it seems that they have surpassed their original goal and are still going strong on plants!
The future is plant-based according to Jack Cowin, the billionaire founder of the burger chain Hungry Jack’s with the launch of the Rebel Whopper burger.
Fans of K-pop, Korean pop music, are using social media platforms to voice their concerns and create awareness about climate change.
The tech billionaire’s new book entitled “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need” features climate solutions.
The BMJ report says that the drinking of cow’s milk is responsible for 26% of food allergy deaths in children and is increasingly common in adults.
Activist Greta Thunberg launches satirical Mars tourism video to critique world leader’s focus on Mars exploration while neglecting climate catastrophe.
The upsurge in sales of vegan milks is contributing to dairy sales decline according to a USDA report.
Doctors from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine want the Biden presidency to end animal agriculture to protect the environment.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions UN chief António Guterres agrees for climate talks to go ahead online ahead of the COP26 summit.
Interview with food journalist Mark Bittman reveals why he believes we need to reimagine food in the next 100 years to save the planet and ourselves.
Author warns that US-UK Brexit trade deal which will see US meats flood UK grocery stores could bring cancer-risk bacon into the country.
A report published by policy institute Chatham House says cutting meat and dairy out of our diets is necessary to save the environment from destruction.
New website plugin, My Emissions, can help food bloggers to carbon label their recipes so users can make sustainable food choices.
Social media has become a vibrant space for young vegans to promote the lifestyle, share tips and recipes and encourage environmental consciousness.
According to Google’s data interest in veganism doubled between 2016 and 2019, but what exactly have people been searching?
A widely supported campaign by JIVINITI makes calls for Biden-Harris to consider plant-based solutions to climate catastrophe and other issues.
Christiana Figueres who helped to design the Paris agreement says that brands like Impossible Foods are “one of the main levers of change”.
Vegan celebrity chefs from BOSH!.tv, Ian Theasby and Henry Firth, discuss going vegan and why everyone should go vegan for the planet.
Diets that are loaded with meat and dairy are fuelling our unhealthy, cheap food obsession. Going plant-based could fix our broken food system.
A group of vegan doctors and healthcare professionals are urging UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, to adopt a plant-based diet.
“I want to put the animal agriculture industry out of business” says Impossible Food’s Patrick Brown
CEO of fake-meat brand Impossible Meat says that plant-based alternatives are the future and will soon replace meat and fish.
According to research done by publication ‘Climate Healers’ animal agriculture alone accounts for 87% of Green House Gas emissions.
A new survey tells us that half of Millenials and Gen-Zers and less than one third of men over 45 are happy to switch to a plant-based diet for the planet.
Climate Activist and vegan for the planet, Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the second year in a row.
According to the Atomic Scientists, a group running The Doomsday Clock, climate change is to blame for encroaching human extinction.
Hong Kong-based food tech startup, Avant Meats, has come up with the world’s first lab-grown fish fillet and it could help save precious ocean life.
US Presiden Joe Biden, signed a series of executive orders to address climate change, focusing on the fossil fuel industry; Animal Ag stays under radar.
John Kerry, the US Climate envoy says the UN Climate Summit is the “last bet chance” to prevent the worst environmental consequences for the world.
The Swedish activist launched a scathing attack on those she claimed were all talk and no action saying we need system change.
As people become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of veganism, it seems public opinion is shifting too.
Despite the country’s meat-heavy economy Brazilians are swapping out meat for plant-based alternatives, according to new research.
Vegan friendly, plant-based meats are blowing up in China, which could lead to an exciting boost in plant-based food production.
Brazil’s right-wing President could find himself at the International Criminal Court after indigenous communities accuse him of crimes against humanity.
Photojournalists explore all of the ways in which animals are exploited for consumption by humans and it will change how you see the world.
The country’s pork industry is under strain after an outbreak of ASF. With the meat industry hit by COVID-19, its hard to tell if pig farms will survive.
In an Instagram story, reality TV star, Kim Kardashian says she has converted three family members to the vegan diet after going vegan herself.
Pop star Katy Perry announced to her 109 million followers that she’s ready to go vegan along with celebrity dog Nugget, sparking debate about vegan pets.
President Joe Biden has expressed intention to rejoin the Paris Agreement after Trump’s era of climate denialism saw the US leave.
The conservation NGO has noted industrial farming for profit as being a major cause of environmental destruction and climate change.
World leaders to meet at Climate Adaptation Summit to discuss how to deal with climate induced weather changes as youth activists demand change.
Sweden’s postal company Postnord will be launching a post stamp to honour Thunberg and create awareness about environmental issues.
Long time vegan and animal rights activist, actress Pamela Anderson promotes veganism to her 1.2 million Instagram followers in a saucy post.
Workers on farms supplying world’s biggest meat firms allegedly paid £8 a day and housed in shacks with no toilets or running water.
Biden is expected to issue an executive order to begin rejoining the 2015 climate pact, reversing a decision by climate-change skeptic Donald Trump.
Experts predict that parts of the Amazon rainforest could turn into savannas in just 15 years – due to the world’s appetite for meat.
A recent study suggests that nearly 90% of land animals could lose much of their habitat by 2050 if current agricultural systems continue as is.
Animal farmers have blasted Veganuary as a ‘gimmick’ and have called on people to buy their local meat rather than go plant-based.
Around 85% of Brits want an ‘urgent’ ban on factory farming to prevent future pandemics with 31% planning ‘to slash their meat consumption in 2021.
A staggering 6.5 million Brits (over a quarter of the population) are planning to ditch meat in 2021, according to new research.
The vaccine has been tested on animals so it isn’t vegan. But top vegan doctors recommend vegans still have it. Here’s what they have to say on the matter.
So far, 500,000 people have pledged to eat only vegan food in January. The milestone is double the number who pledged to go vegan for January in 2019.
Companies encouraging workers to try a plant-based diet in January include Nestle, Bloomberg, PwC, EY, Marks & Spencer and Quorn.
Experts have warned that the coronavirus pandemic is “not necessarily the big one” and that the world will adjust to living with Covid-19.
Doctors want the USDA to remove dairy from dietary guidelines, citing racial bias and that dairy products are far less healthful than other calcium sources.
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.
In an effort to promote plant-based food, the district will be helping residents find vegan food while supporting local businesses in January 2021.
Older generations across North America are now leaning into the plant-based lifestyle to improve their health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Celebrities, including Jane Goodall and Ricky Gervais, are urging everyone to consider going vegan in January an effort to curb the climate crisis and prevent the next global pandemic.
On 1 January 2021, condiment brand Hellmann’s will launch three new flavours of vegan mayonnaise at retailers across the United Kingdom.
In the next five years, pea-based protein is expected to be the fastest-growing segment and the vegan burger patty trend is projected to stay.
Each bottle contains the equivalent of eight eggs and can be used in cakes and Yorkshire puddings, as well as in quiches and scrambled eggs.
Vegan musician, Billie Eilish, has launched the trailer for her upcoming documentary entitled Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg criticises world leader for the approach to fighting climate catastrophe, saying: “We are still in a state of complete denial.”
Denmark, the world’s largest producer of mink fur, is experiencing a groundwater contamination scare after 15 million culled mink were buried in a mass grave.
French politicians have suggested banning the harmful substance from food. Nitrites are suspected to be a cause of cancer.
A United Nations report published last week shows a record rise in climate change inducing greenhouse gasses, setting us on a path towards destruction.
Animal rights group PETA holds a demonstration in Times Square, New York City, to protest speciesism and human superiority.
Thunberg continues the struggle for a better response to climate change saying that COVID-19 shows “It is possible to treat a crisis like a crisis.”
During the Climate Ambition Summit UN Secretary-General, António Guterres says that countries need to do more to reach climate goals.
Study shows that more than one in four UK Christmas shoppers plan to incorporate vegan food into their Christmas meals this year.
Males calves born on dairy farms are often killed shortly after birth as dairy farmers consider them to be a costly burden.
The United Nations has compared the USA’s withdrawal from the Paris accord as “suicide”, stressing the importance for President-elect Joe Biden to rejoin.
A coalition of women are calling on Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris to seize the moment and promote a plant-based diet to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.
CEO Patrick O. Brown says the alternative meat company plans to replace all meat with plant-based options by the year 2035
Cultured meat grown in a lab seems to tick all the boxes for those who want to eat meat, but feel uncomfortable about the impact of meat on the planet.
Plant-based meats are becoming more popular amongst consumers who want to shop sustainably, here’s why these vegan alternatives are the right choice.
Swiss food heavyweight Nestlé pledges €3 Billion to cut down on climate change inducing emissions but won’t ditch meat and dairy
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that the “planet is broken” and urges immediate change to save it from climate catastrophe.
Delegates who attended the Mock COP26 event, after the UN’s COP26 was cancelled this year, make strong demands to world leaders on climate change.
New Lancet report shows that rising temperatures and exposure to extreme heat is negatively impacting the health of vulnerable people.
VEGANUARY promotes switching to a plant-based diet is a total win-win – for the planet, human health and the animals
Williams, who was diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, shares how going vegan helped her to maintain her health and secure her future.
Sending live animals abroad for slaughter will be banned in England and Wales under new government plans.
Some global lawyers have come together to draft plans for the criminalisation of ‘ecocide’ to be potentially adopted by the international criminal court.
The Amazon rainforest is experiencing deforestation at an alarming rate due to animal agriculture and right-wing politics.
Investment initiative FAIRR estimates that a carbon tax on beef could cost 40 meat companies up to US$11.6 billion in profits by 2050.
Singapore has safety-approved the US company Eat Just’s lab-grown “chicken bites”. This is a huge win for the cultured meat industry.
The Queen’s Gambit star Anya Taylor-Joy says that being on a vegan diet made her feel “the healthiest” and gave her the “most energetic”.
From Food Inc. to Our Planet, these ten documentaries and docuseries are both invigorating and informational on climate catastrophe.
10,500 turkey birds will be culled due to a bird flu outbreak at a meat plant in North Yorkshire just weeks before Christmas.
Researchers find more people between the ages of 27 and 45 are afraid to have children due to the possibility of climate apocalypse.
The Climate Crisis is the most serious issue facing our planet today: the major cause, Animal Agriculture, is hardly covered in the media.
Is your doctor knowledgable enough on nutrition to advise you on how to live a healthy life? A report by The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic says no.
Conservative politician Rishi Sunak announced a plan that could see big companies in the UK held accountable for climate change contributions.
A new policy will move £1.6bn previously spent on land-owner subsidies towards the restoration of natural habitats and damaged soil.
New UK policy document calls on churches to band together to promote environmentally sustainable eating and protect animal welfare.
Unsustainability, pollution and labour malpractice in the meat industry has become an issue for investors, and they aren’t being silent about it.
Interview with researcher Michael Clark from the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford on the study.
Plant-based milks have grown in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, but will it continue to grow after it has ended?
The International Finance Corporation and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development have pumped billions into meat and dairy.
Thailand’s fertile soil at risk of being destroyed thanks to growing animal agriculture and unsustainable industrial farming.
Time Magazine has just named Impossible Foods’ plant-based pork as one of their 100 best Inventions of 2020.
The Scottish Salmon Company, who supplies salmon to U.K supermarkets, has come under fire for being ‘infested’ with ‘parasitic sea lice’.
NFL star, Cam Newton, has a vegan plan for Thanksgiving. The quarterback will be celebrating with plant-based versions of his family recipes.
The giant billboards which read “one beef burger pollutes more than your car” is aimed at encouraging consumers to make sustainable food choices.
The residents complained about the smell, flies, buzzards and truck traffic caused by the meat company’s massive industrial swine farm.
Viva! and Million Dollar Vegan will donate 2000 hot meals, including plant-based burritos, curries and stir-fries to the hungry during World Vegan Month.
Footage of severely abused pigs in a factory farm in Spain has been leaked to the media amidst calls for EU animal welfare rules to be enforced.
The Vegan Society’s campaign ‘Future Normal’ launched the widely broadcasted TV ad to promote veganism to animal lovers. Watch it here!
A massive cull of turkeys has been planned in Germany after bird flu was discovered on a poultry farm.
The introduction of the McPlant burger at McDonald’s is going to have a big impact on the planet as beef is one of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gases.
Vegan food is getting more popular by the day and one of the biggest consumer goods firms Unilever has set a target to increase sales of plant-based food.
Joaquin Phoenix says slaughterhouses ‘some of the darkest places on earth’ as new book on activities inside factory farms and abattoirs is launched.
Lewis Hamilton has been named the most influential black person in the UK Powerlist 2021 on the heels of winning his 7th Formula One title.
Hulu documentary, I Am Greta, explores 15-year-old Greta Thunberg’s journey from Swedish school girl to global climate activist.
Lockdown style rules have been placed on chicken farmers in the UK to restrict the spread of bird-flu amongst livestock.
All animals communicate – just not in human languages. When humans take the trouble to listen, it becomes quite clear that animals talk to us.
Sir David Attenborough has been urged by youth climate activists to
keep a presence on social media following a tidal wave of interest in his documentary “A Life on our Planet”.
A dating website survey has revealed that vegans have more sex than meat-eaters and are much more likely to experiment in the bedroom!
When one thinks of The Netherlands, most people think of cheese. Yet this small country is becoming a plant-based protein global powerhouse.
Plant-based innovator Beyond Meat will be launching two new burgers in 2021. One burger will be tastier and meatier while the other will be healthier.
President-elect Joe Biden takes a strong stance on climate change, says he aims to out climate outlaws. Will he follow through?