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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?
Report by World Animal Protection (WAP) says intensive farming is engaging in “risky business” as animals begin to show signs of antibiotic resistance.
Alec Baldwin, Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Edie Falco, Richard Marx and others have pledged to choose animal-free options this Thanksgiving.
The McPlant is coming in 2021. They they won’t name their supplier, but all signs point to Beyond Meat.
Fast food industry kicks back with criticism after the UK proposes a nation-wide ban on junk-mail advertising to promote healthy eating.
Speaking at a virtual eco-summit, Prince Charles stressed the importance of dealing with climate change in a decisive way following COVID-19 disaster.
Danish Minks farmed for fur have proved to be carriers of COVID-19 that could harm public health. As a result the animals are being culled.
The UK Health Alliance says that implementing a tax on unsustainable food products such as meat could help combat climate change.
Nature can’t cast a vote but is impacted by our political decisions. After an anti-green Trump era, will endangered species benefit from a Biden presidency?
Teen climate-activist Greta Thunberg calls world leaders out. Accusing them of “greenwash” due to inaction on urgent climate catastrophe.
The chicken you find on the shelf at your local grocery store is often times the result of an unsustainable, unsanitary and unethical production process.
Protestors greeted the arrival of one of the world’s largest cattle ships in Timaru, NZ over the weekend where 8000 cattle were loaded for export to China.
The Roundhill Pub in Brighton, England, beat all the non-vegan entries to take home top honours in the BRAVO awards for the best roast in town.
Denmark plans to cull more than 15 million animals due to fears that a COVID-19 mutation moving from mink to humans could jeopardise future vaccines.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg gets revenge on Donald Trump for saying she should work on her “anger management” in a hilarious tweet.
The United States has officially left the Paris agreement on climate change. The country produces the second-highest carbon emissions globally.
It’s going to be a plant-based festive season this year with vegan meals taking over from beef and lamb in popularity according to Tesco’s.
Activists have called on global banks to stop financing activities that drive climate change including industrial farming, fishing, fossil fuels.
Bovril has teamed up with vegan football club Forest Green Rovers to launch a vegan version of its popular beef drink, using beetroot instead of beef.
Foods such as meat and dairy products produce higher carbon emissions. Consumers should be encouraged through taxes to make sustainable food choices.
A farm in West-Sussex, England has been accused by Animal Rights Activists of rampant animal cruelty in breach of welfare laws.
As temperatures rise due to climate change, animals raised for meat and dairy are beginning to feel the impact of the human-made catastrophe.
New study finds that Americans often underestimate GHG emissions from their activities and are incapable of making trade-offs between different actions.
Sir David Attenborough’s latest Netflix documentary sends a strong yet comforting message about the role we play in saving the planet.
The plant-based certification program aims to promote more sustainable sources of protein while further boosting the growth of plant-based meat and seafood.
The first vegan butcher shop in the United Kingdom sold out of their stock on opening day with online orders and customers lining up for several blocks.
Veganuary, an initiative to get people to go vegan for the month of January, is celebrating hitting the 1 million supporter mark.
The activists want global banks to stop funding industries that are causing environmental destruction including the extinction of animal and plant species.
Plant-based diets are often misconstrued as expensive however, a study done by The Deakin University shows ditching meat and dairy could save you money.
‘The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change’ report makes a number of suggestions on how to ensure a healthy and sustainable society.
Plant-based companies in the EU and USA have been fighting for the right to refer their products as ‘burgers’ and ‘sausages’ or ‘milk’.
The Formula One driver hosted a vegan, Caribean barbeque for his teammates in the British Grand Prix in preparation for his sixth victory.
Swedish activist, Greta Thunberg, criticising MP’s in the European Parliament for voting to continue funding unsustainable farming.
Prince William appeared on the Outrage + Optimism podcast to speak about his new climate-change award the £50m The Earthshot Prize.
Sir David Attenborough discusses how COVID-19 jeopardized climate action in conversation with teen activist Greta Thunberg
The pair talked about dangers to the climate action movement during a live-streamed discussion at the virtual wildlife film festival in Bristol.
Live music hasn’t entirely disappeared. For proof, look no further than Billie Eilish’s Where Do We Go? livestream event on Saturday, October 24.
Movie star, Joaquin Phoenix speaks about veganism, animal activism and how he uses his platform for social and environmental activism.
Kat Dennings has posted on Instagram that she is transitioning to a plant-based diet after watching Sit David Attenborough’s new Netflix documentary A Life On Our Planet.
Plant-based food tech Impossible Foods has announced it is planning to double the size of its Silicon Valley-based R&D team to end the animal ag industry.
A new study has published in Clinical Nutrition has found that eating a plant-based diet is more satisfying than one that includes meat.
Hurricane season in the US is getting worse each year due to climate change. This can have a devastating impact on the lives of chickens raised for meat.
The multi-brand company raised 135 million dollars to expand its reach into the US and towards developing new and exciting products.
The largest French dairy company, Lactalis, has repeatedly broken environmental regulations and in the process polluted the country’s rivers.
Researchers find that coronavirus strain which existed in China since 2016, SADS-CoV, that infects piglets can be replicated in humans.
The World Resources Institute has launched an innovative idea; labelling food so that consumers know which foods have a smaller climate footprint.
The Sunrise Movement, an American organization of young people, are calling for a youth-led climate justice campaign.
The documentary I am Greta has been 3 years in the making. It is the first movie that Nathan Grossman has made in which he documented Greta’s campaign.
Teenage activist and vegan Greta Thunberg and Sir David Attenborough are to discuss climate change at a virtual wildlife film festival.
Bill Nye who is known as The Science Guy in the US, says he has had it with people who reject science. He has stated that they are a problem facing all of us today.
For many years older high profile conservationists and high profile organizations like Sierra Club, the WWF and Greenpeace who were campaigning for wild animals and endangered species have not made the link that farmed animals have appalling lives.
International animal rights organisation, PETA, has awarded KFC with the title of ‘Best Vegan Chicken’ in their list of annual ‘Vegan Food Awards’ winners.
Business class passengers can now choose from a variety of vegan dishes and economy class passengers can also order vegan meals with advance notice.
The leather industry is set for a huge shake-up by new biotech start-up Bolt Threads to produce vegan leather goods for luxury companies.
Youth climate activist Greta Thunberg confronts the European Union over lack of action on climate emergency in this fiery article.
The creative Count Us In campaign has challenged 1bn people to make small, everyday changes that could help reduce climate change and save the planet.
New film, I Am Greta, which delves into the life of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, will be released on the 16th of October.
As people become aware of the impact of meat and dairy on their health and the planet more consumers are eating plant-based.
Shakira, Sir David Attenborough, and Jack Ma amongst a number of celebrities who have joined the Earthshot Prize council.
According to a British Social Attitudes Survey, three-quarters of Britons don’t want to eat chlorinated chicken and 90% also reject hormone-treated beef.
Prince William and Sir David Attenborough have joined forces to launch what they hope will become the “Nobel Prize for environmentalism”.
Sir David Attenborough says the excesses of western countries should “be curbed” to restore the natural world and we’ll all be happier for it.
Chlorinated chicken, pork with growth hormone, sponge cake made with cruelly produced eggs and more could be coming into British kitchens.
The Sunrise Movement says it is essential that we secure leadership that will protect the environment and the climate. There is simply no more time.
British customers will now be able to purchase three of the Spanish startup’s most popular 100% plant-based meat alternatives.
This video implores viewers to consider a new normal for farm animals as we come to terms with the new normal for humans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Derek Sarno, Co-founder of Wicked Healthy and the author of The Wicked Healthy Cookbook, responds to the recent backlash against vegan foods.
American singer-songwriter and actor Lenny Kravitz has revealed he’s vegan and grows most of his own food.
A study published in a peer-reviewed journal finds that more Germans are choosing to follow a vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian diet.
Check out ten of the most interesting details from Impossible Foods’ latest media conference including the companies Asia expansion.
Leaders from 150 different countries came together this Wednesday at the UN Biodiversity Summit to discuss the deteriorating state of biodiversity.
Environmentalist, Sir David Attenborough, joins Instagram to promote climate-change activism and educate people on climate catastrophe.
David and Victoria Beckham have announced that they have both taken up a plant-based diet. Victoria has begun promoting vegan-friendly products.
Renowned environmentalist Sir David Attenborough has warned world leaders that untreated climate change could see mass extinction occur.
Actors and animal activists Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named after the actor’s late brother, River Phoenix.
“We will need four planets like earth to survive” if we do not heed the climate emergency Prince Charles has warned. If we just “take and take” it will become impossible for nature to sustain us.
Germany to enact a crisis management plan after African Swine Fever has been detected in a wild boar. This could include a mass culling.
As the impact of the climate crisis increases, Fridays for Future youth activists worldwide are aiming to resume their mass protests with the added precaution of not spreading the COVID virus.
The earth is rapidly heating and meat-eating is the cause. Animal agriculture is the biggest contributor to climate change.
Last fall nearly every Democratic presidential candidate pointed to links between food production and the climate crisis.
Prince Charles has warned that the climate crisis will “dwarf” the impact of COVID -19 and has called for ‘swift and immediate action’.
Young people are tired of world leaders dragging their feet to fight climate catastrophe. Now global activists have come together to host a mock COP26.
Friday For Future youth activists want to make a statement with their event targetting leaders who have dragged their feet at addressing climate change.
The company, Meat-Tech 3D, uses stem-cells sourced from the umbilical cords of animals to produce meat using 3D printing technology.
The group protested the Common Agriculture Policy that gives funding preference to big meat farms neglecting environmentally sustainable alternatives.
A star-studded lineup, including Jane Fonda, will read the climate activism audiobook, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage and Solutions for the Climate Crisis.
Inspectors are concerned after safety controls are reduced for pig and poultry. They claim that this has exposed consumers to unnecessary risk.
The one-hour long film entitled “Extinction: The Facts” aims to show the impact of human exploitation on the natural world.
Switch4Good published report by clinicians and nutritionists showing the alarming impact dairy has on the health of athletes.
Animal rights and climate justice group ‘Animal Rebellion’ have urged the UK government to “tell the truth” about animal agriculture and climate change.
A survey commissioned by Eat Just shows that Americans are looking for ways to eat less meat. This is after the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
To protect the earth from further human encroachment and exploitation we must give back 50% of all land, says a study published in Science Advances.
Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and the Earth Day Network found that Americans are willing to ditch meat if they knew the cost to the planet.
Prince Charles has spoken out about the fact that many people still don’t understand that climate change is already impacting our daily lives.
A far larger percentage of Black Americans are vegan as opposed to their White counterparts. According to Pew Research Center survey, 8% of black Americans are strict vegans or vegetarians, compared to just 3% of the general of the population.
The UN Environment Programme says that a reduction in food-related GHG emissions could be the answer to meeting climate goals.
Scientists warn that the next pandemic could arrive sooner than we think and that it will almost certainly be caused by animal exploitation.
A new study published by Tshowulane University and the University of Michigan shows the impact of meat and dairy consumption on the planet.
The Campaign for the Protection of Rural Wales has called for a pause on the approval of new poultry farms opening to avert environmental catastrophe.
Veganism is growing in popularity as more people learn about the meat industry and its impact on the environment and climate change.
Hundreds of thousands of chickens in the UK have been culled after the coronavirus outbreak disrupted normal business routine.
The beloved ice-cream brand is launching a dairy-free ice-cream product to address growing concerns about dairy’s contribution to climate change.
Beyond Meat CEO, Ethan Brown, says “when you have unwavering conviction about something, you are willing to be marginalised for a while.”
A proposed law might see companies having to account for any contribution to deforestation, in the hope of addressing climate-crisis.
The beauty icon says that she was first inspired to explore veganism by former US president Bill Clinton’s endorsement of the diet.
Renowned natural historian, David Attenborough, says that the earth cannot support meat-eaters, we should eat plant-based instead.
Shefali Sharma, director of the IATP says that steering clear of meat and dairy makes us “active citizens”, instead of just consumers.
A year ago, teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg infamously took a gap year from school to protest political inaction on the climate crisis.
A documentary which exposes the appalling cruelties of the meat industry has won the Wild Animal Award at the British Documentary Film Festival.
Joaquin Phoenix speaks out on the cruelty of animal agriculture, particularly factory farms, and urges his fans to go vegan.
A group of Extinction Rebellion activists formed the group to draw attention to the link between animal agriculture and the climate crisis.
Fresh Start for Hens, a charity that rescues hens and rehomes them as pets say they received 52,000 requests for hens during the lockdown.
The German car manufacturer has begun using vegan leather in its 5-series cars in a bid to contribute to fighting climate change.
Argentinian environmental activists have criticised the plan saying that Chinese authorities are only trying to outsource a pandemic risk.
Greta Thunberg looks back on two years since starting her school strike for climate-crisis, criticises time lost to “ignorance”.
Pop Crooner James Blunt got scurvy after only eating meat for two months to annoy his vegan mates
Facebook tells Democrat senators that deliberate fake news about climate change is considered opinion and is therefore exempt from fact-checking.
US trade deal could bring unhealthy, factory farm chickens to UK consumers. Activists say US farming is unsustainable and cruel.
A report by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy shows that meat and dairy companies are polluting more than major oil companies.
Creative PETA campaign strikes at the core; criticises the meat industry for coronavirus outbreak which has killed thousands of people.
Saudi COVID-19 restrictions bar entry for an import of 3000 live sheep from Sudan leaving the animals to die of hunger and thirst.
Secret films taken at the chicken farms of some big brands show chickens having their necks crushed while others are left to die of thirst.
The owners of the ‘Tranquilita la Vaca’ vegan butcher shop say that they are concerned about animal agriculture’s impact on the environment.
A national dietary meal-plan that addresses the impact of animal agriculture on climate change could help countries reach their climate goals, says UN.
Child chef Omari McQueen, who has his own recipe book and vegan food company at the age of 12, says he wants to encourage other kids to go vegan.
To encourage consumers to cut down on meat, the supermarket chain is introducing vegan options including Moroccan-style vegetables and vegan baked cheese.
Chinese health authorities in some cities have found traces of COVID-19 in meat products imported from South American meat plants.
The Bond star will be co-producing a short film for Extinction Rebellion entitled ‘Extinction Emergency, Why We Must Act Now’
A new report states that shifting to a vegan food system could create millions of jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The mung bean-based vegan egg is now selling faster than the top plant-based meat and milk products, including Beyond Meat and Oatly.
Bill Gates has warned that by 2060, climate change could be just as deadly as the coronavirus pandemic. By 2100, it could be five times as deadly.
Restaurant chain Just Salad becomes first US food company to pledge to label each product with its carbon impact to promote sustainable consumption.
Animal rights activists have accused the European Commission of refusing to stop shipments of live animals being transported to war-torn Libya from Ireland.
Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed, who is known for his environmentalism, says that plant-based, vegan meat could replace the real thing by 2025.
On Monday popular vegan meat brand, Beyond Meat gained two new investors. Major retailers will now be stocking their products.
Activists campaigning for animal welfare in the country’s animal agriculture sectors have been instrumental in shining a light on the issue.
Beyond Meat is not looking to vegetarians or vegans to grow their highly successful company. They are looking to people they can convince to eat less meat
As the climate crisis worsens, President Trump could not have chosen a worse time for the US to abandon its commitment to fighting climate change.
Several large food producers, including Nestle, Tesco and Unilever, are making an effort to make plant-based food an accessible option.
The vegan meat company, Meatless Farms, which is the fastest-growing vegan meat brand in the UK, has launched a creative campaign to get people’s attention.
Greening the economy creates jobs and ensures a more equal distribution of wealth. This could benefit countries whose economies are reliant on meat.
Vegan dairy company Perfect Day is leading the way in lab-grown dairy products that are healthier and better for the planet.
Enfield Council has committed to cutting meat from its menu. Future events will only offer vegan and vegetarian options in response to the climate crisis.
WWF shows that near three billion animals have been affected. Scientists say urgent change needs to be made to prevent future events.
An employee of meat giant JBS leaks photographs showing that the company is knowingly supporting deforestation of the Amazon.
Brazil meat company, JBS, which is also the world’s biggest meat supplier loses big investor due to concerns JBS is complicit in Amazon deforestation.
The British comedian and producer shares his COVID-19 lockdown comfort food and discusses his support for animal charities.
The businesswoman and Dragon’s Den star along with PETA have launched a campaign aimed at getting dairy farms to switch to plant-based.
American consumers seem to agree that plant-based meat alternatives are tastier, healthier and better for the environment as meat sales plummet.
New research shows a 22% rise in interest for vegan diets amongst millennials in the UK since the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown.
The climate activist says she is concerned EU leaders are not treating the climate crisis with the seriousness required to tackle it.
The world sneaker industry is worth billions. It seems that not a day goes by without the launch of yet another sneaker line.
Teen activist donates Gulbenkian Prize For Humanity prize money of $1,1 million to organisations fighting climate change.
Worrying statistics on climate change, health and sustainability show a need for change in country’s ranked among the world’s most destructive eaters.
With two million cases of coronavirus, Brazil is one of the worst-hit countries in the world, and also the world’s second-biggest meat supplier.
Government dietary guidelines focus on financial gain over health and sustainability, say scientists
The meat/dairy intake recommended by government dietary guidelines are higher than those recommended by the WHO and other health & environmental experts.
The pandemic has caused meat-plants to shut their doors due to repeated outbreaks amongst employees, leading to an almost 20% drop in red meat production.
The clean wine brand, Avaline, that was developed by Diaz along with entrepreneur Katherine Power is vegan and animal cruelty-free.
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed a UNEP report which claims animal exploitation must be avoided to prevent pandemics.
New medical research paper argues that factory farming is a significant threat to human health as the world battles the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Democracy Now interviews Delia Grace from the UN Environment Programme on the contribution of animal agriculture to pandemics.
It might have taken a global pandemic, but it looks like our eyes are finally opening to the full extent of meat and dairy damage.
Hunger and poverty persist globally, and the best solution seems to be a total overhaul of the food system to accommodate less meat and more plants.
Post-Brexit would strengthen trade ties with the US which could force the UK’s meat and dairy industries to spiral into abusive practices.
Journalist Fiona Harvey shares her experience of the changing face of climate denialism and the emerging, impassable wall of truth.
The state’s streams are drying up, and animal agriculture is a major culprit. Lowering the demand for meat and dairy could save essential water sources.
Despite the cruelty of shark finning, the sale of shark fins is legal and in high demand in Hong Kong where it is seen as a delicacy and status symbol.
In the past ten years alone, two major development banks have pumped a massive $2.6bn into meat and dairy despite the harm this has on the environment.
Governments are beginning to look critically at the meat industry who are responsible for the bulk of climate-change, causing carbon emissions.
CEO of one of the worlds most successful alternative meat companies, Beyond Meat, predicts a future where plant-based options replace meat.
Activists say they have reason to believe that meat-plants experiencing large coronavirus outbreaks are using legal loopholes to hide their numbers.
What attitudes do we now have that our children’s children will see as bewilderingly immoral? One answer will be factory farming and the treatment of animals.
Meat-plants have become synonymous with the COVID-19 virus after hundreds of workers at meat-plants across the country became infected.
Thirty thousand meat-plants across the US and Europe have been impacted by massive COVID-19 outbreaks which have been linked to poor working conditions.
US imports could bring factory-farmed meat, chlorinated chicken and could potentially harm local farmers who maintain high standards.
German Billionaire and owner of COVID-19 infested meat factory accused of worker exploitation as nearly 1500 “temporary” workers test positive.
The major tech company is taking a pledge to become more environmentally conscious and to fund a way forward for sustainable food.
A study conducted at George Mason University shows that communities of colour, who are the most impacted by climate change, also care the most.
These farmers have found innovative ways to switch from farming meat and dairy products to farming sustainable vegan produce.
Among other suggestions to lower one’s chances, the ACA recommends eating less meat, particularly red meat and moving towards a plant-based diet.
The US Department of Agriculture’s MyPlate dietary guidelines include dairy as a part of a healthy diet, but these doctors are urging them to change that.
Brexit threatens UN protections for UK’s bees and signals possible imported meat trade-deals with the US that doesn’t meet health standards.
The Amazon rainforest has been at war for years with the industrial meat industry, which has been destroying the forest to make way for meat farms.
New research suggests that coronavirus not dangerous to humans unless multiple strains come together, such as in a wild-life market.
The harm done to the environment in the name of meat spills over to impact us all, as new diseases are introduced, and pandemics claim lives.
Teenage climate-activist, Greta Thunberg, says that the climate crisis must be dealt with the same urgency lent to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sir Paul McCartney is celebrating his 78th birthday today. He said that more than anything, he wanted Peace on earth for everyone including the animals.
Factory farming has consumed and dominated animal farming for years, but as consumers become more conscious of what they eat, could this be the end?
Large-scale, industrial farming often requires the use of pesticides and other harmful chemicals that are pushing insect species to extinction.
With vegan alternatives to meat becoming more mainstream things look positive, but will it last, and can it replace real meat?
The United Nations’ Sustainable Business chief, Lise Kingo, says that the crisis should motivate us to create a world that is equitable and sustainable.
The meat industry that has been hard hit by the COVID-19 outbreak has made way for alternatives to meat, including the sale of tofu.
Meet 39 lucky chickens who were saved from certain death! Since the COVID-19 outbreak hit the meat industry, thousands of animals have been culled.
China has committed to ending its exploitative wild-animal trade, but to what extent can the government successfully do so?
The dairy giant has plans to produce “a range of plant-based products” at the factory, including vegan milks and yoghurts.
This innovative start-up is set on making vegan, plant-based meat that is cheaper than meat to encourage consumers to eat better.
Could it be possible that the pandemic is convincing consumers to choose vegan alternatives over meat? That seems to be the case.
Famed primatologist and animal-rights activist Jane Goodall wants us to take better care of wild-life and the environment to prevent another pandemic.
This comes after an investigation found that in 2019 alone, 25 foreign trawlers had spent 2,963 hours fishing in Marine Protected Areas.
Industrial animal agriculture is a significant cause of deforestation and disease, leaving scientists concerned that pandemics will become more frequent.
Damien is an Iraq war veteran and sniper. Travelling through Africa, he was inspired by the work of rangers and the plight of wildlife.
With the Coronavirus pandemic hitting China hard, a Chinese politician is calling on the Chinese Political Consultative Conference to encourage organizations to go meatless.
Investors are increasingly looking for more sustainable plant-based meat options as consumer demand increases and the Coronavirus pandemic sows chaos in the meat sector.
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.
As meat plants close and the pandemic wreaks havoc on animal agriculture, plant-based “fake meats” are seeing an increase in sales.
Music mogul Simon Cowell could be about to release a vegan cookbook after losing 60 pounds on a plant-based diet.
For years the ‘meat-loving man’ has been a stereotype. Now a new study suggests that things may be changing.
Comedian Kevin Hart recently appeared on Joe Rogan’s podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience.” He told Rogan that he regards himself as a “plant-based eater” and says he feels better for eating mostly vegan foods. Hart told Rogan that he doesn’t eat red meat, fish, or any...
Sir David Attenborough has warned that climate change has been “swept off the front pages” by the coronavirus pandemic.
Omnipork is targeting an Asian audience and knows exactly what to bring to the table. Could this be the start of Asia’s vegan revolution?
Shi Zhengli, affectionately known as Bat Woman, bravely called out political leaders for not co-operating to stop epidemics caused by wild-life trade.
After banning its wild animal trade, China makes move to reduce wildlife farming in the country by offering buy-out to farmers.