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Costa Rica opens doors to first 100% vegan luxury hotel

“We pride ourselves in offering you an incredible travel experience without the cost to animals or the planet.” A 100% luxury vegan boutique hotel is now open in Costa Rica – the country’s first. The Mother Earth Vegan Hotel, in the destination beach town of Tamarindo, has been reinvented ‘to offer you an authentic plant-based …

Boxer Lawrence Okolie becomes first vegan to win WBO world cruiserweight title

“Vegan athletes like Lawrence Okolie, show the world you don’t need to eat meat to be competitive at a world-class level.” Cruiserweight boxer Lawrence Okolie has beaten rival Krzysztof Glowacki to clinch his first World Boxing Organization (WBO) cruiserweight world title. The six-round knockout win described as a ‘highlight of his career’, also makes Okolie …

Almost 90% of vegans ditched animal products for animal welfare, says poll

“There are many excellent reasons to go vegan and we are very pleased to see animal welfare is number one as veganism ultimately gives a voice to the voiceless.” Nearly 90% of vegans following the lifestyle have opted to do so for ethical reasons, according to a new poll. The survey, which polled more than …

World’s first-ever ‘polar bear hotel’ slammed for ‘profiting from misery’ of animals

“Polar bears belong in the Arctic, not in zoos or glass boxes in aquariums” and certainly not in hotels.” China’s first “polar bear hotel” in northeastern Heilongjiang has been slammed by animal activists for ‘profiting from misery’. The Polar Bear Hotel, which is touted to be the first-of-its-kind in the world is part of the …

Meghan Markle opens up on racial discrimination, mental health, rescued chickens, and more in Oprah ‘bombshell’ interview

Markle revealed a member of the royal family had concerns about her son Archie’s skin tone being ‘too dark’ before he was born. In a gripping interview with Oprah Winfrey, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have made some ‘jaw-dropping’ revelations about their lives before stepping down as senior royals. The couple, who moved to the …

Garnier is now officially ‘cruelty-free’ certified

“Today Garnier takes another green step towards becoming a fully committed, truly sustainable, and transparent brand that delivers green beauty for all of us.” This week, Garnier—one of the world’s largest haircare brands—announced that it has been awarded the Leaping Bunny certification. The haircare brand obtained its certification from non-profit organization Cruelty-Free International to become the …

UK to ban ‘barbaric’ foie gras in post-Brexit move

Animal Welfare Minister Lord Goldsmith said ‘foie gras is unbearably barbaric’. The UK Government is exploring the idea of banning the sale and import of foie gras in a post-Brexit move. According to government sources, Animal Welfare Minister Lord Goldsmith is working on introducing the ban ‘in the next few months.’ after ‘calling it ‘unbearably …

Kim Kardashian shows ‘plant-based does a body good’ in latest post

The reality TV star frequently promotes her ‘plant-based life’ on Instagram. Kim Kardashian says “plant-based does a body good” in her latest Instagram post to 205 million followers. The reality TV star turned entrepreneur shared a series of pictures showcasing her svelte figure. This post promoting a plant-based lifestyle is the latest of many that …

Adidas bans fur, commits to sustainable material innovations

“The permanent renunciation of fur underlines our commitment in searching for and scaling up sustainable material innovations.” Adidas has announced it is banning animal fur from its supply chain to ‘take a clear stand on animal welfare.’ The sportswear giant, which doesn’t currently use fur in its collections, also became the 1,500th apparel company to …

Brighton just got another 100% vegan option, BangBao

“Whether you’re a meat-eater or a lifelong vegan, we’re confident you’ll have an unforgettable dining experience.” A new restaurant specializing in Asian-inspired vegan dishes has opened in Brighton. BangBao is the latest vegan venture in the seaside city, which is already known for its thriving vegan indulgence. The food business at the iconic North Lanes …

Ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll says ‘eating plant-based is optimal for athletes’

“There is nothing that’s not improved or impacted positively and significantly by living this [plant-based] life. Revealing the health benefits, he has experienced while following a vegan diet, ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll says ‘eating plant-based is optimal for athletes’. Roll, who was described as the ‘Fittest Vegan On Earth’ by Men’s Health magazine in 2018 …

Mini to make future car models leather-free

Mini’s Head of Design says “creating the smallest footprint for each of our products is a driver” in response to the brand’s decision to ditch leather interiors in future cars. British automotive brand Mini will not offer leather interiors in its future models. The move comes as part of the brand’s efforts to become more …