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Vegan documentary ’73 Cows’ to be screened to policymakers at European parliament

Vegan documentary 73 Cows will be shown to policy makers at the European Parliament in Brussels in an attempt to inspire agricultural policy change. The BAFTA-winning documentary features former cattle farmer Jay Wilde, who gave his cows to an animal sanctuary in Norfolk as he couldn’t live with the idea of slaughtering them. Politicians in …

Minister demands activists take down map of slaughterhouses “Before someone is killed”

Australia’s Agriculture Minister has told animal rights activists to remove an interactive map of farms ‘before someone is killed’. The Aussie Farms map, from the makers of documentary Dominion, shows the location of thousands of slaughterhouses and farms across Australia. Many locations labelled in the map have photos, videos, and documents attached in an aim to …

Pig’s paintings raise $145,000 for animal welfare

Meet Pigcasso, the astonishing 3-year-old piggy artist who is taking the world by storm. The sensational animal has wowed the world of art with his unique, abstract paintings which sell for up to $4,000, all of which is invested back into her sanctuary. Pigcasso even has her own exhibition ‘OINK’, and has raised more than …

‘Multiple Sightings’ Reported Of An Officially Extinct Clouded Leopard Species

A leopard which hasn’t been spotted in the wild since the 1980s and was thought to be extinct has seemingly come back from the dead after multiple sightings were reported. The Formosan clouded leopard was declared officially extinct in 2013 in a depressing reflection of the damage of global warming and hunting on wildlife. But …

Deliveroo to give away 6,000 Greggs sausage rolls this friday, including the vegan version

Deliveroo will give away 6,000 Greggs sausage rolls across London this Friday (March 1st) to mark the delivery company’s sixth birthday. The takeaway service will hand out the free treats – including the vegan version – in 16 areas of the UK capital. Hysteria Deliveroo is making the most of the hysteria surrounding the Greggs …

Vegan activists storm Starbucks chanting ‘Not your mum, not your milk!’

Vegan activists have stormed into a Starbucks cafe chanting anti-dairy slogans to highlight the horrors of the dairy industry. Members of the global protest group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) walked into one of the coffee giant’s venues in Brighton, UK. One activist spoke into a megaphone: “Dairy cows are continuously artificially and forcibly impregnated. Every …

Vegan activist Earthling Ed owns ‘high welfare’ butcher in live BBC debate

Vegan activist Earthling Ed was in typically inspiring form when he was pitted against a butcher on a live BBC debate last night (February 2). The animal rights campaigner featured on BBC One’s The Big Questions as the show asked ‘Is environmentalism the new religion?’. Presenter Nicky Campbell introduced Earthing Ed and a butcher, who …

Shots fired after farmer clashes with vegans who were filming his cows

An Australian farmer fired shots after clashing with vegans at his property, amid complaints they were filming his cows and refusing to leave. Video footage showed activist James Warden of the group Direct Action Everywhere waiting in his car outside a farm in Harvey, rural Western Australia. Owner of the farm Jason Parravacini approached the car, …

7 Vegan bodybuilders proving plant-based muscle power is ‘not only possible, it’s optimal’

Some meat-eaters may still be, even in 2019, under the illusion that a vegan diet is fundamentally lacking in protein. To help blow this misconception out of the water, Totally Vegan Buzz takes a look at seven top vegan bodybuilders who are proving the endless potential of plant-power. Erin Fergus Erin Fergus was titled as the …

How much damage is veganism really doing to the dairy milk industry?

There’s no doubt that veganism has well and truly entered the mainstream. Popular culture is welcoming new vegan food launches, clothing lines, supermarkets, fashion weeks and celebrities. But how much impact is this shift really having on the dairy milk industry?  Demand The market for plant-based milk has expanded over recent years, with new options available …

Greggs launches ‘vegan sausage roll locator’ amid plans to stock in all 1,950 stores

UK bakery chain Greggs has launched a Vegan Sausage Roll Locator to help customers finally get a taste of the elusive plant-based treat. The vegan sausage roll caused mass hysteria on release at the start of the year, and customers across the country have been at times left disappointed as Greggs struggled to keep up …

Meet the school children inspiring thousands to skip class to demand climate change action

A global wave of school strikes is set to continue this week as young people urge world leaders to make significant commitments on climate change. Renowned Swedish activist Greta Thunberg began the movement, which encourages students to walk out of class in organised mass protests aimed a catching the attention of powerful decision-makers. Last year, …