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Footwear brand Crocs pledges to go vegan to hit net zero by 2030

The brand plans to go 100% vegan and will also minimize packaging, manage resources responsibly, and explore innovative afterlife product solutions as it commits to becoming a net-zero company by 2030. Crocs, Inc. has announced plans to go 100% vegan as a commitment to becoming a net-zero company by 2030. The global casual footwear company …

Thousands of baby flamingos die as climate change causes devastating drought

Lake Tuz- one of the largest natural breeding colonies for birds in the world – now resembles a desert. A severe drought has killed thousands of baby flamingos at Lake Tuz – Turkey’s second-largest lake.  The two-week-long drought is a direct consequence of climate change and agricultural irrigation methods, environmentalists claim. It has transformed the …

Men emit over 16% more greenhouse gases than women, says new study

Men are found to have a bigger carbon footprint because they are likely to eat more meat and spend more money on cars and transportation. Single men emit over 16% more greenhouse gases than women, a new study has revealed. According to the study, published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology, while men and women …

Tokyo urged to stop hunting whales ahead of upcoming ‘green’ summer Olympics

“Beyond the podiums made of recycled mobile phones, we find a nation flying in the face of world opinion in its grim persistence to maintain cruel and outdated commercial whaling.”  Tokyo is being urged to stop commercial whaling as it gears up to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics this week. The Japanese government has said …

Subway sends legal notice to vegan seafood brand amid 0% fish DNA scandal

Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, is facing a legal threat after handing out fish-free tuna sandwiches in front of Subway following the chain’s 0% fish DNA scandal. Vegan seafood brand, Good Catch, has received a formal legal notice from Subway after it distributed fish-free vegan subs outside select Subway stores. Good catch organized this one-day …

UK government report calls for 30% cut in meat consumption to tackle carbon emissions

The second instalment of the National Food Strategy report outlines measures including slashing meat consumption by 30% and increasing fruit and vegetable uptake to tackle the climate crisis and improve public health. British citizens must slash their meat consumption by 30% by 2032 to help UK achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and to bolster food …

Countryfile star Adam Henson brands vegan diet ‘disastrous’ for the environment whilst promoting dairy

“It’s about understanding where your food comes from and making informed choices, not having a kneejerk reaction because you’ve read something on social media.”  Countryfile star Adam Henson has claimed avocados and almond milk are “disastrous for the environment” and climate-conscious individuals would be “better off” drinking cow’s milk. In an interview with the Radio …

KFC unveils plans for ‘zero carbon restaurant’ by 2040

“I passionately believe that we cannot address the urgent action [for climate change] that’s needed in the world today without businesses pulling their weight and playing their part.”  KFC UK and Ireland has announced plans to develop a ‘KFC zero-carbon restaurant’ by 2040. Its new target forms part of an updated climate action strategy called …

Alan Cumming says meat on COP26 menu is like ‘serving beer at an Alcoholics Anonymous’

The Scots actor called offering meat on the summit’s menu ‘irresponsible’ and likened it to ‘serving beer at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting’. Actor and activist Alan Cumming has demanded plant-based foods be served at the COP26 – an environment-focused political event to be held in Glasgow this November. He compared serving meat at the conference …

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 …