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75% of Brits prefer vegan cars, says new study

A number of companies already offer a variety of plant-based leathers using everything from apples and cactus to pineapple leaves. A new poll has revealed that a majority of UK motorists are keen on buying fully vegan cars. In a research commissioned by the Vegan Society, people were asked about their opinions on vegan cars …

London and other major cities could run out of water ‘in 25 years’ due to rising risk of drought

“Drought is not new but its intensity and frequency have increased over the last 30 years due to global warming.” According to a new report, cities around the world from London to Beijing and New Delhi are in increasing danger of running out of fresh water as a result of the looming climate crisis. The …

Waltham Forest schools offer the ‘greenest’ dinners in the UK

Waltham Forest serves nearly one million plant-based meals to 50 local schools every year through its daily plant-based options and weekly ‘Save the Planet’ days – where no meat dishes are served. The London Borough of Waltham Forest has received the accolade of having the “greenest” school dinners in the UK. The recognition comes from …

Fertility expert claims vegan women need ‘small amounts’ of meat and fish if trying to get pregnant

According to the expert, vegans might lack vital nutrients such as zinc, iron, vitamin B12 and Omega-3 as they do not eat meat. A fertility expert has claimed that women trying to get pregnant should avoid a vegan diet and eat more meat Grace Dugdale, who co-authored The Fertility Book, is a reproductive biologist and …

Baa Baa Black Sheep and Three Blind Mice get a vegan makeover

“Attitudes toward animals have changed a lot in the hundreds of years and we should make sure nursery rhymes are relevant for kids today and don’t encourage speciesism, cruelty to animals, or fear of them.” Teachers and parents have been urged to present vegan-friendly versions of classic nursery rhymes since the traditional ones promote unfair …

‘Babe’ star James Cromwell superglues hand to Starbucks counter in vegan milk upcharge protest

The protest was a part of PETA’s campaign to get Starbucks to stop charging customers extra for the vegan milks it has agreed are better for the planet. Babe Actor James Cromwell led a dramatic protest as he superglued his hand to a Starbucks counter in Manhattan on Tuesday.  The Midtown Manhattan “glue-in” was part of PETA’s campaign …

Brighton crowned the new vegan capital of the world

Brighton dethroned Portland, Oregon, the former vegan capital of the world, to take the top spot. Portland is known worldwide for its thriving vegan scene and is considered the best vegan city in the US. Brighton is the new vegan capital of the world, according to latest research. This is the first time a city …

Malnourished Alan Carr claims he developed rickets after going vegan

“I’m basically getting rickets because I love animals.” English comedian, broadcaster and writer Alan Carr has revealed he started suffering from rickets after he switched to a vegan diet. The 45-year-old made the claim on a recent episode of his Life’s a Beach podcast. Carr ditched eating meat after buying a farm in Kent. However, …

McDonald’s just added a vegan KitKat McFlurry to its menu

“Vegan and vegetarian meals have not been a niche trend for a long time—and we as a brand also want to and will continue to develop here.” Fast-food giant McDonald’s has added a vegan KitKat McFlurry at its locations in Germany. The new plant-based option consists of strawberry sorbet and a soft ice cream base. …

Going vegan for just 12 weeks could help you lose 16lbs and manage blood sugar levels, study shows

Switching to a healthy vegan diet could help you lose 16lbs in 12 weeks, study says A new study has shown that a vegan diet can help overweight people or type 2 diabetes patients lose weight and regulate their blood sugar levels. The new research, which is being covered by major news outlets, was presented …

75% of Brits oppose real bearskin on ‘vile’ Queen’s Guard’s caps

“As many Brits struggle to pay for essentials like gas and electricity, they’re rightly outraged at the thought of funding ornamental caps for which bears are killed.” A vast majority of Brits oppose the use of real bearskin fur on the Queen’s Guard’s caps, a new poll from PETA shows. The survey carried out by …

Stella McCartney to launch “the world’s first-ever commercial luxury bag” made from mushrooms

The vegan Frayme Mylo bag is made from mycelium – an infinitely renewable network of fungal threads – which marks a huge milestone for sustainable fashion. Luxury fashion brand Stella McCartney is all set to commercially launch the world’s first bag made from Mylo, a vegan mushroom leather later this year. The design called the …