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Activist and model Robyn Lawley praises serial vegan protestor for ‘storming’ KFC

Vegan activist Tash Peterson recently staged a protest at a KFC restaurant in Melbourne demanding it ends the ‘animal holocaust’. Australian model and activist Robyn Lawley has praised vegan activist Tash Peterson and her group for storming into a Melbourne KFC and staging an animal rights protest there. Peterson armed with fake blood and a …

Jaden Smith and his mom donate vegan personal care products for LA’s homeless community

“We wanted to just continue to extend ourselves and to help the broader community. That’s what we do.” Celebrity musician and social advocate Jaden Smith will be donating vegan hygiene products for homeless residents in Skid Row, Los Angeles. Smith is joined by his mom Jada Pinkett Smith, who owns personal care brand – Hey …

Footballer Christian Pulisic under fire over bizarre stunt with giant fish

“Abusing a threatened goliath grouper for a social media video is a new low, ”an animal rights group said reacting to the footballer’s viral video. Chelsea and USMNT midfielder Christian Pulisic has come under fire after posting a video of him doing kick-ups above a goliath grouper in the water whilst on holiday. In the …

Luxury outerwear company Moose Knuckles to ban fur as part of sustainability drive

“The steps we are announcing are very much a reflection of the voices of the communities we engage with and our team’s commitment to play a key role in creating a more sustainable mother earth.” Moose Knuckles, a Montreal-based luxury outerwear and sportswear brand, has pledged to stop using fur by the end of 2022. …

Dame Judi Dench, Nathalie Emmanuel, and more celebs join Stella McCartney’s anti-fur campaign

Sir Paul McCartney, Dame Judi Dench, Mary McCartney, Leona Lewis, Nathalie Emmanuel, Maggie Q and more have joined forces with the luxury designer in calling for more people to sign the global fur ban petition. Iconic British designer Stella McCartney has been joined by a host of fellow celebrities and influencers to call for a …

Canada Goose commits to stop buying and using fur by end of 2022

“This is a significant step forward toward building a more humane and sustainable world.” Luxury clothing brand Canada Goose has announced it will stop buying fur by the end of 2021. It will also stop manufacturing with it by the end of 2022. The decision comes after years of campaigning by PETA and other animal …

Vegan dad forces primary school to change ‘cow’s milk or water’ discriminatory rule

He was told his daughter could only have cow’s milk as part of the school’s milk scheme. A primary school in Solihull has agreed to allow a student to bring soya milk into school taking a U-turn on its policy of only offering cow’s milk or water. Discrimination case The case came to light after …

Famous photographer Mike Ruiz says ‘leather is someone’s skin’ in major new billboard campaign

“The leather industry kills over a billion animals every year, pollutes the environment, and produces items that are as unexciting as they are cruel.” A major new billboard campaign in New York features celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz reminding people that leather is someone’s skin. Vegan charity PETA has constructed a 70-foot-high billboard in the middle …

Advertising Standards Authority rules in favour of AHDB’s controversial ‘Eat Balanced’ adverts promoting meat and dairy

According to The Vegan Society, the adverts by AHDB were a deliberate attempt to ‘mislead the public at a time when a record-breaking number of people were trying veganism through the Veganuary campaign’. The UK’s advertisement watchdog has ruled in favour of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) – a pro-animal farming levy board …

Keeping elephants at zoos or safari parks to be banned after reports suggest animals suffer mental illnesses in captivity

“The complex needs of this exceptionally intelligent, sensitive and social species can never be met in a zoo – captive elephants can suffer physically and psychologically.” UK zoos and safari parks could soon be prohibited to keep or import new elephants into existing locked-up populations. The new legislation is said to be introduced by Environment …

Ricky Gervais and Peter Egan call out UK’s factory farm that breeds dogs for ‘painful and terrifying’ toxicity experiments

“I’m deeply shocked to learn that thousands of beautiful Beagles are intensively bred, right here in the peace of the British countryside, for painful and terrifying toxicity experiments that are also now proven to entirely fail the search for human treatments and cures.” Comedian Ricky Gervais and vegan actor and advocate Peter Egan have launched …