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Peter Andre apologizes for being ‘unaware’ after daughter’s dolphin video gets slammed by PETA

“I realised the extent of the damage done to dolphins in captivity. You can either turn a blind eye or become educated and spread the word so everyone else is aware.” English singer and television personality Peter Andre has apologized for a recent controversial family video he posted to his YouTube channel. The star, who …

Somerset council urged to instate two meat-free days in primary schools

A plant-based educationist wants to introduce plant-based meals into schools as it would be ‘a big step towards meeting the Council’s climate targets’ and help the next generation ‘learn to eat more healthily and sustainably’. A former primary school teacher from west Somerset has petitioned the County Council to instate two meat-free days a week …

Chelsea Handler says she won’t go vegan because ‘vegan people fart a lot’

The 45-year-old follows a vegetarian diet and is open to ‘not eating animals’. Chelsea Handler has cited one of the most outlandish reasons for not adopting a complete plant-based diet. According to her ‘vegans fart a lot’, and is a strong enough reason to put her off. The comedian gave her opinion during a WIRED …

Estonia is the first Baltic nation to ban fur farming

Estonia becomes the 14th European nation to ban fur farming following years of campaigning by local animal welfare groups to get the ban done. Estonia has become the first Baltic state to ban fur farming. The Estonian parliament voted on its animal welfare bill and 55 out of 101 members favoured the ban. The news …

Vegans are happier than meat-eaters, new survey finds

A survey of more than 11,500 Americans found that vegans are happier and meat-eaters with higher happiness ratings are more likely to go vegan in the future. A new report suggests that vegans are happier than meat-eaters and pescatarians. Research firm Tracking Happiness surveyed 11,537 Americans to study the connection between diet and mood in …

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds gifted a goose following ‘surprised’ wedding

“We hope the gift will inspire Britons to spare other geese by refusing to eat their flesh and by joining the campaign to ban foie gras.” UK prime minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds have been gifted a rescued goose after the couple tied the knot in a ‘surprised’ ceremony on 29 May. The goose …

Ovarian cancer patient credits vegan diet for keeping her alive after given only a year to live

“Whilst my body is fighting cancer I need to do everything in my power to make sure the food I eat have sufficient amounts of goodness and vital minerals to help support my immune system.” A UK woman has revealed how adopting a vegan diet and other holistic treatments have kept her alive after doctors …

NBA star DeAndre Jordan to host first-ever athlete-led vegan cooking series on PlayersTV

“My hope is that Cooking Clean provides helpful insight into the life-changing benefits of plant-based foods and inspires audiences to embrace a more sustainable diet.” Brooklyn Nets centre DeAndre Jordan is launching a plant-based cooking series to inspire more people to adopt the cruelty-free lifestyle. The professional basketball player will be the host of Cooking …

Charity donates over 150 unwanted fur coats to impoverished Afghan orphans and widows

“Buying fur is cold, but donated coats can help those in need stay warm.”  Vegan charity PETA has donated more than 150 fur coats to ‘orphans, widows, and others in need to get through long, snowy winters in Afghanistan’. The organization teamed up with Southfield-based Life for Relief and Development – a global organization, dedicated …

Moby says animal rights are ‘more important’ to him than dating, career, and health

The musician, writer, and animal rights activist has a biographical documentary – Moby Doc- releasing on 28 May. Vegan Icon Moby – a passionate animal rights advocate – says speaking up for animals is ‘more important to him than dating, than a career, than health’. The vegan warrior made the comment in an interview with …

Turkey to ban UK plastic waste imports after Greenpeace investigation reveals ‘illegal’ trash on roadside

“It’s vital the government learns we cannot continue to offshore our responsibility in dealing with our plastic problem.” Turkey has announced that it will ban imports of plastic waste from the UK following an investigation that uncovered “mountains” of trash being dumped or burned in the country. Greenpeace visited ten sites in Adana province and …