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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?
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.