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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 …

Angelina Jolie poses covered in bees to raise pollinator conservation awareness

“Pollinators of course are extremely vital to our life and our environment. And so we have to understand scientifically what happens if we lose them.” Hollywood actor, director, and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has covered herself in bees for a striking portrait for National Geographic released on World Bee Day in a bid to draw attention …

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s toddler eats ‘vegan five times a week’

“Whenever possible, Meghan creates plant-based, brightly coloured dishes for Archie as opposed to anything meat or fish based. He loves it.” Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s toddler is being raised on a largely plant-based diet. According to reports, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, who recently turned two, is thriving in LA’s outdoorsy lifestyle and has taken to …

American author Jessica Seinfeld to launch vegan cookbook to encourage those ‘who cannot quite commit’

‘Vegan, At Times’, features flavorful, affordable, and robust plant-based meals that are so easy to make you might forget they’re vegan. American author and philanthropist Jessica Seinfeld is launching a vegan cookbook later this year. Titled ‘Vegan, At Times’, the cookbook features over 120 plant-based meals and is ‘for those who cannot quite commit and …

Vegan bride upset after in-laws refuse to add meat-free options to wedding menu because ‘they’re paying’

The bride-to-be took to a wedding forum on Facebook to vent out her frustration and seek advice. A vegan bride has been asked to ‘eat around the meat’ on her wedding day by her future in-laws. The anonymous woman posted about her predicament in a closed wedding forum on Facebook, according to Daily Mail. In …

Tokyo Olympics urged to go vegan following exposé of official supplier’s ‘hen hell’ farm

The footage documented by PETA Asia exposes what the charity describes as ‘rampant abuse and horrifying neglect’. The upcoming Tokyo Olympics is being urged to go vegan after whistleblower footage has revealed ‘hen hell’ on an official supplier’s chicken farm. PETA Asia’s exposé of Japan’s largest egg producer, ISE Foods—which is certified to sell eggs …

UK government’s animal welfare action plan blasted for trophy hunting loopholes

Campaigners have slammed the policy plan that could ‘create a giant loophole and mean the legislation would provide no meaningful improvement on the status quo’. The British government animal welfare action plan has received criticism for creating loopholes for trophy-hunt imports. The new policy document, which enumerates new pledges to ‘improve the treatment’ of animals, …

Vegan soldiers ‘struggle’ due to lack of plant-based options in Armed Forces

“Barriers not only make it more difficult for those already following a vegan lifestyle but also have the potential to put off those in the British Forces that are keen to give veganism a go.” Vegan service members are ‘struggling’ due to the lack of vegan meal options in the Armed Forces. According to the …

‘Siesta Key’s’ Chloe Trautman credits alcohol-free vegan lifestyle and workouts for 50lb weight loss

“I am so proud of how far I’ve come physically…,” the reality TV star said after losing 50lb in one year. Reality TV star Chloe Trautman has revealed the health benefits she has experienced after transitioning to a vegan diet. The 25-year-old, chiefly known as a cast member of MTV’s hit reality TV series, ‘Siesta …

1 in 4 Brits reduced animal product consumption during Covid-19, says survey

“It’s fantastic to see that not only are people consciously cutting back on animal products, but that this trend has continued over the last twelve months.” A staggering 25% of Brits have cut down on some form of animal products since the first lockdown, according to a survey conducted by The Vegan Society. The latest …

Impossible Foods’ vegan meat to debut in school cafeterias nationwide

Impossible Foods has received USDA’s Child Nutrition (CN) Label, which means it can now introduce plant-based meats to K-12 school cafeterias. This month, Impossible Foods will introduce its plant-based meat into school breakfasts and lunches nationwide following a Child Nutrition [CN] label from the United States Department of Agriculture [USDA]. The label will allow Impossible …