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Farmers riled as Oatly launches new online guide to ‘help dads quit dairy’

“We know we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, but there’s a group in society who aren’t grasping the urgency of it.” Swedish plant-based milk brand Oatly has riled UK farmers after launching a new campaign that aims to show that livestock farming is more damaging to the planet than transport. The vegan milk …

Vegan charity urges Sarah Jessica Parker to make ‘SATC’ reboot fur-free

“Attitudes toward fur have shifted dramatically and most designers have discontinued it,” the charity’s senior VP said. Sarah Jessica Parker has been urged to ditch fur as news of HBO Max’s upcoming “Sex and the City” reboot surfaces. Vegan charity PETA has written to Parker – who is an executive producer on the new series …

Greta Thunberg symbolised on Swedish postage stamps

The teenage climate activist is part of a stamp series that depict 16 environmental quality goals drawn up by the Swedish government. Today, Sweden’s postal service PostNord will issue stamps featuring climate activist Greta Thunberg who shot to fame for her iconic school strikes. According to the national postal service, the stamp is part of …

Wallis Day urges fans to go vegan for a ‘brighter future’

“I’m proud to be part of the vegan revolution that’s taking place around the world.” Vegan actor Wallis Day is calling on fans to go vegan and embrace a brighter, sensitive future for the animals and the planet. The actor whose new film, Infinite, is set for release in May stars in a new PETA …

This company will offer a meat lover £50,000 to go vegan for three months

“Everyone has their own reasons for choosing veganism; we want to show it doesn’t have to be all or nothing, and you don’t have to sacrifice good food for the cause.” Meal subscription company Vibrant Vegan is offering a meat-lover £50,000 to ditch animal products and go plant-based for 90 days. The initiative – which …

Upset farmers brand Veganuary a ‘gimmick casting a very sustainable British industry to the wall’

According to the National Farmers Union (NFU): “UK greenhouse gas emissions from beef production are half that of the global average.” The farming industry is fighting back against the supposedly ‘distracting’ claims of Veganuary, which calls for people to help tackle climate change by going vegan in January. The industry argues that meat is not …

Record-breaking 500,000 people sign up for Veganuary 2021

“Pretty much everyone has accepted we need to be reducing animal products in our diets for environmental reasons.” This year, a record-breaking 500,000 people have signed up for the Veganuary challenge making it the biggest turnout since the movement began in 2014. The pledges this year have already surpassed 2020’s total of 400,000 – and …

NBA star Enes Kanter urges people to give ‘vegan a shot’ in new PETA ad

“We always thought eating more meat is going to make us stronger, going to make us faster, leaner — and everything I learned was wrong.” Basketball player Enes Kanter has gone vegan and is teaming up with PETA to inspire others “to turn over a new leaf” and give going “vegan a shot”. The Portland …

Trophy hunters killed one animal every three minutes in the last 10 years, investigation reveals

“Trophy-hunting isn’t about a handful of sick individuals – it is about a huge global industry which wields extraordinary power and manipulates governments.” Trophy-hunters have killed one animal every three minutes, a book exposing the industry has revealed. According to Trophy Leaks: Top Hunters And Industry Secrets, by Eduardo Goncalves, more than 1.7 million animals, …

Vegan activist feels ‘no guilt’ for trolling the meat industry while impersonating Smithfield’s CEO on Fox news

According to the vegan advocate, it is time to take ‘bold action’ with the “pandemic ravaging global society… slaughterhouse workers dying, and billions of animals suffering needlessly.” A vegan advocate, who fooled Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo live on air by impersonating the CEO of a global meat giant company, says he doesn’t have “too …

Spanish hunters kill 540 wild animals in ‘vile and unacceptable’ expedition

“Changes to the law are needed to prevent the terrible events that have been reported from being repeated.” 540 wild animals mainly deer and boar have been killed in a hunting expedition in Portugal, according to reports. A group of 16 hunters, from the Monteros de la Cabra hunting society in Badajoz, reportedly paid as …