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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.
The Meat Safety Act, which lists wild animals for consumption, shows we have learned nothing from COVID-19 which was caused by the demand for animal meat.
Liz Pachaud describes what she witnessed when she went undercover at a meat farm as an investigator at animal protection organisation Mercy for Animals.
Explosive report reveals that thousands of wild animals are being taken out of the country and sold for profit thanks to failing regulatory procedures.
Health professionals in Britain launch “No Meat May” campaign to urge public to give up meat in order to prevent pandemics such as COVID-19.
The stork will soon be delivering a very vegan baby to two of our favourite celebrity vegans – Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix.
Workers in Irish meat-plants describe feeling let down. Many have contracted COVID-19 in unsafe work spaces where there is disregard for social distancing.
Meat industry may suffer a loss of $13.6 billion due to COVID-19 outbreak, say National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA); but that’s not all.
Thirty meat-plant workers and four health inspectors have died after contracting the disease at meat-plants across the county.
More and more fast-food outlets are stepping up and adding vegan options to their menu to meet consumer demands. Could this be a vegan food revolution?
The Advertising Regulatory Board has ruled that Fair Cape Dairies ‘happy cows’ advertisement which claims dairy farming is “humane”, is misleading.
Financial analyst and TV host, Jim Cramer, believes that the COVID-19 outbreak and meat shortages are bound to push consumers towards plant-based meat.
The Farm System Reform Act was proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, and it aims to transform how agriculture is done in the USA.
Veganism – once associated with hippies eating lentils – has come a long way! No longer considered weird and for people living in communes, it is now the most go-to lifestyle worldwide.
“The times they are a-Changin” as Bob Dyland sang all those years ago. Who knew that in mid-2020 an all-vegan hotel would be opening on Mykonos?
A large composting site, akin to a mass grave, erected for the carcasses of hogs euthanized after meat industry is impacted by COVID-19 outbreak.
BeVeg International Law Firm have filled a legal petition in the hopes of stamping out live-animal markets in New York City.
We are running out of time to save what’s left of the Brazilian Amazon. Policies by Jair Bolsonaro, Present of Brazil are making it worse by the day to save the unique biome
Meat companies fear the impact that COVID-19 will have on the meat industry, punish workers and animals by trying to maintain normalcy.
Brazil looks to military to intervene in deforestation of the Amazon, but environmentalists worry this isn’t a long-term solution.
As global labs scurry to learn more about COVID-19 and how to fight it, animals suffer the most, say animal rights activists.
While meat-plants have had to shut down due to rampant and out of control COVID-19 cases, meat alternatives like Beyond Meat have seen a boost in sales.
Animal rights organisation files lawsuit against US Department of Agriculture for the lack of regulation of disease contributing factory farms.
As the coronavirus crisis rages on, there’s another threat facing humanity: climate change. How do we do our part to save the planet? What can be done to help the environment?
Fridays For Future, the international youth movement founded by Greta Thunberg, has released a new climate crisis-focused ad.
Labour unions have since raised concerns about worker health, claiming that very few safety measures have been put in place.
Trump demands the reopening of meat plants despite the high COVID-19 risk involved. This has prompted outrage from rights experts.
Rather than cull millions of livestock, let’s end Animal Agriculture once and for all. The whole situation is an incontrovertible nightmare.
The country’s potato industry has been hard hit by COVID-19 prompting the potato growers’ union, Belgapom, to urge buyers to eat potatoes “twice a week.”
Beyond Meat has announced that it will be appearing at the 10th year anniversary virtual event of Michelle Obama’s Partnership for a Healthier America.
Montana’s youth suing the state over fossil fuels should also look to the Animal Agriculture Industry which is a huge driver of Climate Change.
Greta Thunberg is not only a fighter for the planet but is also stepping up to help protect children from the pandemic with the purchase of soap, masks and gloves in association with a campaign launched by the United Nations.
The campaign is pro-farmer and anti-cruelty: Advocates want farmers to keep subsidies if they provide eco-services, which would in turn improve their income.
Canadian meat association expresses concern over looming supply shortages as more and more suppliers close or slow down operations.
The study conducted by the University of Oxford shows that agriculture would be reduced by 75% if people were to go vegan globally.
A survey conducted by Impossible Foods shows that if Americans ate 50% less meat 72,000 square miles of land could be saved per year.
The impact of deforestation has often seemed distant enough to ignore, but the COVID-19 outbreak is a warning of whats to come if we don’t save the forests.
Long standing and outspoken animal rights advocate Leonardo DiCaprio speaks out against the continuation of wild life markets despite COVID-19.
The petition urges the World Health Organisation and United Nations to push governments to implement policies that would reduce demands for wild-life.
An eye-opening report by Feeding Ourselves Thirsty has confirmed that meat production is the largest cause of water pollution.
A virus that originated in animals has upended life across the globe. But the next deadly pandemic could make this look like “a warmup. To truly solve the underlying conditions that fuel zoonotic pandemics, experts and wildlife conservationists are also calling for a...
Environmental organisation has urged the EU to cut its meat consumption by 71% over the next 10 years if it wishes to successfully combat climate change.
An international coalition of animal rights activists have called for animals to be spared from testing and research of COVID-29 in labs.
A new film was just released about the world’s only all-female anti-poaching unit. The documentary, entitled “Akashinga: The Brave Ones,” is produced by three-time Academy Award-winning director James Cameron and directed by Maria Wilhelm. The short film—which is a...
As details of China’s experience with the coronavirus emerge, a number of things are becoming clear. The first is the dystopian brutality of the lockdown imposed on the Chinese people by their authoritarian government.
New Zealand Animal rights group wants COVID-19 prompted economic plans to consider innovative ways to revolutionise the way we get our food.
The innovative idea for a plant-based pork range has helped inventor Jack Yap attract meat-lovers to his vegetarian restaurant.
The coffee giant is set to implement a vegan menu in various Chinese stores. The project will feature brands such as Beyond Meat, Omnipork and Oatly.
Despite COVID-19 and the country’s animal cruelty problem; China is a key player in the development of the technology needed for protein-based alternatives.
The demand from young Chinese for food that is both ethical and sustainable has been growing since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to these five experts in their respective fields; the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic might ensure a more sustainable and conscious world.
Despite international outrage and calls to put a permanent end to Asia’s disease infested wild-life markets; the trade continues.
The Australian government is calling for the G20 countries to take action on wildlife wet markets, calling them a “biosecurity and human health risk”.
Nielsen data has revealed that sales in alternative milks and vegan, plant-based meats has surged. Vegan meats experienced a 280% increase in sales.
A proposed trade deal could see US meat find its way to shelves in the UK. However, there are concerns that the meat doesn’t meet the country’s standards.
We need to move away from consuming animal products and embrace a plant-based lifestyle but that doesn’t mean farmers should see this as a threat. Instead, it could provide a wonderful opportunity for them to transition from farming animals to growing produce for vegan food.
Deforestation of the Amazon is happening at an alarming rate, despite COVID-19 which is shown by data from Brazil’s National Space Research Institute.
Fish farming and the seafood industry are just as destructive, damaging and polluting to the environment as the meat industry.
We became comfortable with bad systems which led to the current disaster according to Dae-oup Chang, author of Capitalist Development in Korea.
There is no better time than Earth Day 2020 to consider what we can do to make a positive contribution to the health of the planet and all who live on it.
The world renowned conservationist has blamed “disrespect for animals,” and destructive behavior towards nature for the coronavirus outbreak.
As social distancing increases, and markets & restaurants begin closing their doors to customers sea-food suppliers are seeing the bottom of the barrel.
Crispy Vegan bacon made from carrots becomes an instant internet hit as Chef Tabitha Brown’s video goes viral on streaming platform TikTok.
It isn’t just in sci-fi films and comic strips anymore: Soon enough labs could replace farms, and this change will save the planet.
20% of the meat served in schools and hospitals in the UK will be cut from the menu to narrow animal agriculture and address the climate crisis.
Calves who are just a few weeks old are often forced to travel for long distances in hot trucks. They suffer immense torture and some even die.
The world’s most trafficked animal, the pangolin, might see an end to its misery as COVID-19 ushers in fresh critique of Asia’s wild-life trade.
The influential conservationist called for a ban on the wild-life trade saying that we must protect wild-life to protect the future.
Pork plant Smithfield Food Inc. has become a breeding ground for COVID-19, and is now responsible for over 500 cases of the virus.
Have a Zoom Meeting with Magnolia, the cow, and other rescued farm-animal ambassadors and help fund school trips to animal sanctuaries.
The company received donations of $113 million from business heavy-weights such as Bill Gates, Jack Ma and even former US Vice president Al Gore.
Dog meat does not make it to Chinese “white list” of animals for consumption that was put together by the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Affairs.
Japan sees boom in vegan restaurants and vegan meal options as they set their sights on hosting the Olympics and Paralympic games.
Humans like to think of ourselves as separate, superior even, to nature. Despite this, protecting nature is the only way to save us from deadly pandemics.
Environmental activist, Aili Kang from the Wildlife Conservation Society has reason to believe it will happen in just a few short months.
China has placed a permanent ban on its lucrative wildlife trade, but environmentalists are skeptic of loopholes in the ban.
A small vegan company, Rebel Kitchen, has made a donation of 14 000 vegan milkshakes to food banks, and hospitals battling the coronavirus crisis.
Bear-bile has no scientifically-proven health benefits, and extraction is a cruel process. This hasn’t stopped Chinese health authorities from promoting it.
It has taken an emergency like the coronavirus outbreak to show that Government responses to social ills must be changed permanently.
Nielsen report finds consumer habits have indicated a public awareness of the dangers of meat as vegan products become food of choice.
Shenzhen has become the first Chinese city to ban the sale and consumption of dog and cat meat.
The major UN climate change summit (COP 26) which was set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed until 2021.
The vibrant city houses over eighty wild animal “wet” markets. Activists and campaigners are afraid of what this might mean in the future for public health.
Terry used to hunt animals, but now he is vegan and its changing his life by improving his health. See what he has to say.
The Chinese Government has pomoted the wild animal trade for the past 40 years as rural economic development. But,with the outbreak of COVID-19 that has changed.
Supply chain disruptions and declining exports identified by the Dutch bank Rabobank as reasons for China’s drowning dairy industry.
A Chinese animal wellness organisation, Vshine Animal Protection Association, estimates that tens of thousands of pets have been abandoned or worse killed.
Agricultural drivers were responsible for 50 % of deadly zoonotic diseases that emerged in human populations—”proportions,” they wrote, “that will increase as agriculture expands and intensifies.”
Impossible Foods, a company that designs and makes plant-based meat alternatives, says that it plans to one day design something that will replace meat.
Vegan-friendly fashion retailer, Primark, becomes the first fashion company to gain vegan certification from TÜV Rheinland.
Vegans have long spoken of the health benefits they encountered when switching to a plant-based diet, but what does this look like in statistics?
From eggs to fish, its no longer just about the beef. Plant-based alternative are diversifying and these exciting creations could be on your plate soon.
Simon Cowell, America’s Got Talent creator and Number 1 dog lover, has donated $32.6K to shut down South Korean Dog Meat Farm.
San Francisco food manufacturing company producer of the vegan JUST Egg, are getting inquiries from Chinese companies seeking animal-free protein sources.
At an Indonesian market known for its wildlife offerings, bats, rats and snakes are still being sold despite a government request to take them off the menu.
“In terms of the Earth’s climate, we have gone beyond the point of no return. There’s no doubt about this.” says a leading Brazilian scientist.
Fankuai Dog Meat company tells people to eat dog meat to show cultural confidence as bill is proposed to ban the practice amid COVID-19 health concerns.
The permanent ban on China’s wildlife trade has led to the shut down of hundreds of farms breading wild animals – revealing the extent of the industry.
As scientists prepare for man to go into space, they have come to the conclusion that only plant-based foods can be grown in space.
While humanity may have been a metaphorical virus in this scene, a literal virus is now teaching us a sorely needed lesson.
It is a case of change or go broke says Lord Alan Sugar as he told businesses to offer vegans options or go broke.
Lewis Hamilton recently visited WIRES wildlife rescue in New South Wales, Australia to visit animals affected by the bushfires.
What does a large rise in veganism among New Zealanders mean for the country that is reliant on animal agriculture for its economy.
Coronavirus has spread with a speed that no one could foresee. Whole countries are under lockdown and the death toll is steadily climbing
The coronavirus outbreak has done something peculiar- it has put something as simple as health and hygiene at the forefront of our minds
With the vast spread of the COVID19 all over the world, people are looking for options to switch to vegetarian food to avoid the use of meat
The heart-warming story of how a third-generation cattle rancher became the founder of a sanctuary where cows like little Hope can live a full, long life.
The impact of climate change; natural disaster, floods, heatwaves and rising temperatures, are a bigger threat to human life than the 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.
After pressure from PETA the Red Cross have agreed to stop using leather hand gloves, and to instead opt for a more ethical option.
Plant-based “vegan meat” and vegan fast-food options are all the rage at restaurants as consumer demand grows.
China has approved a permanent nationwide ban on the consumption and illegal trade of wild animals.
Veganism is more popular than ever. With the help of social media and vegan stars making headlines, more young people are opting for the lifestyle.
As Australia panics over coronavirus, pet owners are asking vets to euthanise their animals even though the WHO has said that dogs are unable to spread the virus
Tennis icon Serena Williams is right on trend with the release of a vegan leather line for more environmentally-conscious consumers. According to her, it is her way of helping inspire people to take part in saving the environment. This is as new market research...
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.
Two of our favourite celebrities, Ricky Gervais and Esther The Wonder Pig are in a relationship! Seriously though, the Happily Esther After Farm Sanctuary, home to celebrity animal Ether the Wonder Pig, will receive from Parallel 49 beer company thanks to Ricky...
Stellar fashion designer Stella McCartney has taken her commitment to the animals and the planet a step further with her latest show.
Internet search trends suggest that the conversation around animal agriculture, cruelty and climate change is having a real impact on Canadian interests.
The food of the future could soon be produced by being printed with a 3D machine.
No mainstream food publication has declared itself a beef-free zone in the interest of cutting out the single most emissions-heavy food on the planet.
The Chinese are now known for the love of animals and it is not only humans who are suffering as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic. Family pets, a fairly new phenomenon in China are also suffering as a result of owners abandoning their animals through...
In a statement by CEO, Kevin Johnson, the retail coffee giant outlined plans for an environmentally-friendly menu, including the use of plant-based milk.
Hip-hop musicians have been making headway as vegan icons. As a result black communities are the fastest growing vegan demographic in America.
The entertainment giant is said to have partnered with Impossible Foods to bring plant-based burgers to its theme parks and cruises.
No drastic diets required. That’s the word from Jamie Oliver aka The Naked Chef who has lost 26 pounds recently without going on a drastic diet