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Vegan documentary The Game Changers top iTunes downloads chart

Pro-vegan documentary The Game Changers has stormed to the top of the best-selling charts on iTunes.  Cinemas sold out on the movie’s launch this month, and it’s currently the most downloaded movie on iTunes, where it is available to preorder for next month’s release. The Game Changers dispels myths about needing meat for top athletic …

Greta Thunberg owns Donald Trump after he mocks her on Twitter

Greta Thunberg got the last laugh against Donald Trump after he appeared to mock her on Twitter for her powerful speech to the United Nations this week. The Swedish activist gave an emotional address at the conference on Monday, where she spoke of the ‘betrayal’ of world leaders to young people. “The eyes of all …

Fox News guest labels Greta Thunberg a ‘mentally ill child’

A Fox New guest launched an attack of Greta Thunberg following her powerful speech at the UN this week, describing her as a ‘mentally ill child’. Michael Knowles, a podcast host for the Daily Wire, was invited on “The Story with Martha MacCallum” show with Chris Hahn guest anchoring. Knowles took a dig at Thunberg …

Greta Thunberg sues 5 countries guilty of climate destruction

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has filed a lawsuit against five countries for the damage they have done to the planet. The vegan teenager has teamed up with 15 other children to sue Germany, France, Brazil, Argentina and Turkey, as they say the countries have violated their rights as children. The five countries signed the …

Eating meat should be banned to save the planet, leading barrister argues

A leading barrister has argued that a law banning meat could be a possibility in the future.  Michael Mansfield QC has been involved in a number of high profile cases, including with accused IRA bombers, the Birmingham Six and the Hillsborough disaster. A vegetarian himself, Mansfield has said the government should introduce a law to …

“TICK TOCK”: Billie Eilish tells fans to ‘speak up’ over climate change

Billie Eilish has urged her fans to demand action from world leaders over climate change in a video posted on her Instagram page. The 17-year-old pop star and vegan campaigner posted a video captioned ‘Tick Tock’ urging her fans to ‘speak up’ against the looming crisis. “TICK TOCK! our time is running out. the climate …

Leonardo DiCaprio tells fans to strike against climate change with Greta Thunberg

Leonardo DiCaprio has urged his fans to follow in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg and strike against the lack of action on climate change. The environmentalist recently formed Earth Alliance – a supergroup of activists and entrepreneurs who are aiming to fight against climate change. And today (September 19) DiCaprio posted a video of students …

Body Shop adds refillable shower gel in bid to become greener

Cosmetics company The Body Shop is launching shower gel refill stations and a dedicated activism zone in a bid to become more environmentally friendly.  The company, now owned by Brazilian company Natura, intends to return to its roots and follow in the footsteps of the brand’s late founder Anita Roddick, an environmental and human rights …

Schoolgirl’s petition convinces McDonald’s to swap plastic Happy Meal toys with fruit

A petition by two schoolgirls has convinced McDonald’s to introduce a new scheme where kids can swap out their plastic Happy Meal toy for a fruit bag.  The initiative will be trialled in selected UK stores next month in a bid to improve the fast food giant’s environmental impact. Nine-year-old Ella McEwan and her younger …

New Morrisons labels tell customers to recycle plastics in store

Morrisons has launched new product labels that instruct customers to recycle packaging materials of 400 products in store. Plastic materials which cannot be placed in roadside recycling bins can now be returned to stores for processing. The new logos displayed on the front and clear instructions printed at the back will help customers differentiate between …

Greta Thunberg tells US Congress to ‘save your praise’ and actually do something about climate change

Teen activist Greta Thunberg had harsh words for US Congress on Tuesday, after she rejected praise and demanded leaders listen to scientists and act on climate change.  The 16-year-old Swedish vegan activist was invited to speak to Senate climate change officials, who asked her what should be done to tackle the climate crisis. While many …

The US switching to plant-based meat would be like taking 60 million cars off the road

If everyone in the US ditched meat it would be equal to taking 60 million cars off the road while saving 35–50% of land needed to grow crops for animals, a new study has revealed. Gidon Eshel, lead author of study Environmentally Optimal, Nutritionally Sound, Protein and Energy Conserving Plant Based Alternatives to Meat, indicated …