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1428 dolphins killed in an illegal hunt

The scale of the hunt is being described as possibly the largest single hunt of cetaceans ever recorded worldwide. On 12 September, a super-pod of 1428 Atlantic white-sided dolphins were ambushed and slaughtered as part of an illegal hunt, international marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd reported. According to the non-profit, the scale of the hunt is …

GO CLARKE: Vegan café owner counters customer’s one star review with epic reply

The non-profit vegan enterprise trains and employs adults with learning disabilities A vegan café owner has responded brilliantly to a one-star review that claimed the customer was ‘forced’ to drink a ‘porridge tasting’ oat milk cappuccino. A customer rated Café Van Gogh – a 100% vegan restaurant in Brixton – one star  on Tripadvisor because …

BREAKING: MPS unite to push for UK ban of fur imports

“It’s now time that we end the double-standard of having a ban on fur farming, whilst importing the same cruelty from overseas.” A coalition of MPs is calling on the government to ban the sale and import of real animal fur in Britain. Conservative MP Christian Wakeford led the debate on UK’s fur trade on …

Billie Eilish wears Oscar de la Renta to Met Gala after designer commits to ditch fur forever

“I’m honored to have been a catalyst and to have been heard on this matter. I urge all designers to do the same.” Yesterday, Billie Eilish made a stunning debut on the Met Gala red carpet in a breathtaking Oscar de la Renta  gown made of peach tulle. However, even bigger than her gown’s 15-foot …

Animal Rebellion targets Buckingham Palace for fueling animal and climate crises

The group, which is an arm of the environmental organization Extinction Rebellion, says the protest is to ‘symbolize the royal family’s crimes against animals and our planet’. Animal Rebellion campaigners held a protest at Buckingham Palace and put fake blood in a fountain outside the royal household to excoriate the Queen for having “blood on …

‘Absolutely Fabulous’ Star Joanna Lumley urges University to stop ‘traumatizing’ experiments on baby rats

 “And what do these tests do besides traumatising animals? Absolutely nothing,…” Joanna Lumley is urging the University Of Bristol to end its “ghastly” use of the forced swim test. The BAFTA-winning actor and staunch animal rights activist has written a letter to the University’s vice-chancellor and president, Hugh Brady – requesting to forgo the ‘traumatizing’ …

Demonstrators block busy junction in central London to kick off protests ‘targeting root cause of climate crisis’

“If [politicians] are in any way serious about tackling this existential crisis then they would immediately stop financing fossil fuels because continuing to pour petrol on a fire is an obvious sign of insanity.” Yesterday, Extinction Rebellion campaigners held a protest at one of Covent Garden’s busiest junctions to “target the root cause of the …

Ann Arbor becomes the first-ever Midwest city to ban the sale of fur

“The City Council finds that the demand for fur products does not justify the unnecessary killing and cruel treatment of animals, harm to the environment, and the public health risks to the people…” Ann Arbor, Michigan, has voted in favour of banning the sale of fur products throughout the city. The City Council voted 10-0 …

Pamela Anderson and PETA to distribute 10,000 ‘Methane Offset’ climate crisis kits to cities

“We have to take personal responsibility to try to save the Earth and future generations, and going vegan is a great step in that direction.” Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is supporting the donation of 10,000 Methane Offset Starter Kits to cities where climate change–fueled wildfires are blazing. The celeb has partnered with vegan charity …

US marines ditch crude animal killing ‘Gold Cobra’ drills following activist pressure

The gruesome military exercise marketed as ‘a food procurement drill’  involved killing chickens with bare hands, eating live scorpions, gutting live geckos, and beheading snakes and drinking their blood. This year, the United States Marine Corps stopped a four-decade-old barbaric practice used in survival training drills following years of pressure from animal rights advocates. A …

Vegan meat giant calls on UK prime minister Boris Johnson to support a plant-based diet for us and the planet

“The refusal to mention the importance of diet in climate action plans …is extremely harmful for both humanity and the planet.” UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being urged to make plant-based diets part of climate policy. The politician has received a letter from Spanish brand Heura – the fastest-growing vegan meat company in Europe. …

‘Indescribably cruel’ shark fin trade to be banned in the UK

“Our action will not only help boost shark numbers, it will send a clear message that we do not support an industry that is forcing many species to the brink of extinction.” The UK is set to phase out the ‘indescribably cruel’ shark fin trade in a bid to promote marine conservation. The move makes …