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Swiss politician battles to outlaw factory farming

Swiss politician Meret Schneider, who was recently elected to the National Council, is fighting to ban factory farming in the country. Schneider is a Green Party member and co-founder of the animal rights think tank Sentience Politics. She won a seat in the Bern council after receiving 60,083 votes in the National Election.  The Green …

Jane Goodall slams German lab where monkeys were subjected to horrific abuse

Conservationist Jane Goodall has lambasted a German laboratory for its inhumane practices on lab animals, and has called for testing methods to be abolished. Footage recovered from the Laboratory of Pharmacology and Toxicology (LPT), a contract testing laboratory near Hamburg, Germany that conducts toxicity testing for global pharmaceutical, industrial and agrochemical companies, revealed horrific and …

Beef production is rapidly destroying the Great Barrier Reef

The beef industry is having a catastrophic impact on the Great Barrier Reef as deforestation drives harmful chemicals into the sea and greenhouse gas emissions cause temperatures to rise.  The Wilderness Society conducted a spatial data audit to analyze the damage of high levels of land clearing and erosions in the Great Barrier Reef region …

Macy’s and Bloomingdales ditch fur in landmark moment for animal rights

Macy’s has announced that it will stop selling fur by the end of 2020 in a huge victory for animal rights activists.  The department store chain has responded to mounting pressure by the Humane Society of the United States, PETA and animal welfare groups. Macy’s Inc is the largest U.S. department store with 900 stores …

Costa Coffee launches vegan Christmas menu in 2,467 stores

UK coffee chain Costa Coffee has announced new Christmas menu which includes a range of sweet and savory vegan options. The festive menu will be available in all of its 2,467 locations nationwide from November 1. Costa Coffee’s plant-based menu items include a vegetable and falafel sandwich, rocky road bar, Christmas cake, and an assortment …

The Game Changers filmmakers defend criticisms

The producer of vegan documentary The Game Changers has hit back against objections raised by critics after the film’s release. The documentary promotes a plant-based diet for athletic performance received rave reviews and has been the most successful documentary of all time on iTunes. But some critics have accused the film of being biased, misleading …

Billie Eilish urges 40 million followers to ditch wool

After slamming the mink industry last week, vegan musician Billie Eilish has now spoken out against the wool industry, urging her 40 million plus followers to avoid the material. The 17-year-old shared an anti-wool message on Instagram, asking her fans to watch a video by PETA exposing the atrocities inflicted on animals used for wool. …

Aldi reveals vegan Christmas range including plant-based duck and wellington

Aldi UK has unveiled its vegan Christmas range, which includes vegan duck and a festive wellington among other plant-based starters and mains. This Christmas, the budget supermarket chain is launching 136 brand new lines and changing 200 existing ones in a bid to entice vegan shoppers. The chain’s festive range will feature a Mexican-style party …

Canada turns 165,000 square miles of sea into a sanctuary

The Canadian government has stepped up to protect endangered Arctic animals by opening two large ocean sanctuaries spanning a total of 427,000 square kilometers (165,000 square miles). To help animals threatened by global warming, Canada has set up the two marine sanctuaries in the Arctic Ocean. According to National Geographic, the new sanctuaries will conserve …

Sadiq Khan and 13 other city Mayors pledge to curb meat consumption

Mayors from 14 cities across three continents have signed a pledge promising to tackle the climate crisis by limiting the amount of meat served in their public institutions. During this month’s Mayors Summit of the C40 cities network in Copenhagen, 14 mayors of some of the world’s largest cities, including London’s Sadiq Khan, ‘committed to …

UK Halloween costumes to generate plastic waste equivalent of 83 million bottles

A study has revealed that this year Halloween costumes bought in the UK will contain 2,000 tonnes of plastic – waste equivalent to 83 million plastic bottles. Hubbub and the family nature charity Fairyland Trust investigated 324 clothing items sold by 19 retailers and have found that 83 percent of the material used for Halloween …

Jaden Smith to give 10,000 vegan meals to the homeless

Jaden Smith has taken another step to helping the less fortunate population of Los Angeles by announcing plans to give 10,000 vegan meals to the homeless. The rapper has partnered with Café Gratitude to create a vegan meal called the I LOVE YOU Bowl, following the launch of his food truck earlier this year. The …

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