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Hunters to be allowed to shoot almost double the amount of black rhinos in South Africa

South Africa can now hunt up to nine adult rhinos per year, almost double of what they were initially allowed after convincing the panel that the money raised will support conservation of the critically endangered species at this year’s CITES conference in Geneva.   The decision follows the recent upsurge of the black rhino population. The …

The Amazon Rainforest Is Burning Down

Wildfires in the Amazon are often re-occuring during the dry season in Brazil; however, this year in particular has been a lot worse than previous. INPE claims that the amount of wildfires are not to be blamed for the dry season entirely, as the amount of illegal deforestation fires increase for agriculture space.  Smoke from …

Half a Billion Bees Have Died in Brazil

More than 500 million bees died in four Brazilian states and that too in a span of 90 days, reported Bloomberg. In Rio Grande do Sul alone, 400 million bees dropped dead. On inspection, most of these insects were reportedly poisoned by insecticides containing neonicotinoids and fipronil that were officially banned by the EU in …

Vegan Haribo Sweets Now in Tesco

The soft, jelly, fruit flavoured candy comes in a cute golden 11-inch-tall bear-shaped container. Most of the German confectionery company’s recipes use non vegetarian glazing agents- beeswax, beef or pork gelatin.  However, Haribo’s latest candy has no traces of animal ingredients, appeasing vegans. The soft jelly sweets contain fruit juice concentrates from lemons, oranges, strawberries, …

80% of Americans plan to replace meat with plant-based alternatives

According to Numerator’s Infoscout Omnipanel data, 80% of US shoppers might replace a portion or all of their meat consumption with meatless alternatives. Results of the study indicated that 21% were ready to go completely vegan; 23% intended to replace a sizeable portion; whereas 36% were comfortable in replacing only a small portion of their …

Plant based KFC-style popcorn chicken pieces at Asda

Asda is wooing vegans with its plant-based array of dishes that are not only meat-free but tasty. UK’s second-largest supermarket chain now sells its own vegan, KFC-style, frozen, soy-based chicken pieces in a crispy southern-fried coating. The item is low in saturated fat and a source of protein, according to the product’s label. This meat-free …

Iceland Just Held a Funeral for its First Glacier Lost to Climate Change

We’re losing to global warming and Mother Nature is not impressed. Iceland commemorated the death of its Okjökull – a glacier spanning 16sq km (6.2 square miles) in 1892 but reduced to a mere 0.7sq km (0.2 square miles) in 2012. The glacier was declared dead in 2014 and its glacier tag, jökull, was dropped …

Vegans angry with UK supermarket for replacing bacon with carrot in BLT sandwiches

Morrisons in its zest to offer vegans variety introduced a variation on the classic BLT sandwich by substituting bacon with carrot, but the move has backfired and left passionate vegans fuming. The CLT also includes tomatoes, lettuce and vegan mayo, along with the smoky carrot strips all sandwiched between malted bread. It costs £2.20 and …

Millie Bobby Brown launches vegan cruelty free beauty brand

Millie Brown is the latest actor to join the beauty bandwagon with her own cosmetic line, Florence by Mills, following the likes of Selena Gomez, Kylie Jenner, Ciara and Hailey Bieber. She states that she wants to have a brand that “represents individuality”. She unveiled the brand through a promotional video on Instagram featuring young …

Nike’s new vegan Air Max 90 sneakers made with sawdust

Nike collaborates with Maharishi to introduce its Vegan Air Max 90s made from reused sawdust, recycled foam, and organic cotton to celebrate the opening of its flagship store in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood this week. The shoes bear signature features of both the brands.  The upper is available in ‘maha Olive’ dyed with pomegranate …

Creepy adult men are harassing teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Twitter

This amazing teenager, Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate change activist on a mission to stop global warming practices, is currently being trolled by many adults who don’t agree to her ways. Undeterred, Thunberg is going strong in her quest and actively participates in international forums to be heard.   As per The Mary Sue report, she …

San Francisco airport is banning plastic water bottles today

In line with San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) five-year strategic plan launched in 2016, the airport will no longer sell plastic water bottles from today.   Flyers will now have to carry their own refillable bottles made of aluminum, glass or certified compostable materials – or buy them on-site. This ban is further to the airport’s …

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