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Harrods, Papa John’s and 75 more businesses sign up for Veganuary’s Workplace Challenge

Veganuary expects to see two million participants by the end of January 2021 – a huge milestone – since its launch in 2014. A slew of major businesses are taking part in Veganuary – and encouraging everyone in their team to do the same. According to Veganuary – a global campaign which encourages people to …

Non vegan accuses girlfriend of ‘tricking’ him into eating vegan

The boyfriend was miffed for not being explicitly told the meals were vegan. A meat lover has accused his girlfriend of “tricking” him into eating vegan meals. The upset vegan woman who goes by username @TheElderAgrippina took to Reddit to question whether she was wrong to feed her boyfriend vegan food without making it clear …

Critically endangered tiger fatally shot at Florida zoo for attacking a man

Eight-year-old Malayan tiger named Eko was fatally shot after he bit an unauthorized man that had put his arm into the animal’s enclosure. Florida police have shot and killed a critically endangered tiger at the Naples Zoo after it bit a cleaning worker. River Rosenquist, 26, who worked as a cleaner for a company contracted …

Meat industry pollution causes 90,000 premature deaths in China annually, new study finds

The study is the first- of-its kind to correlate how changes in diets in China have increased emissions of agricultural ammonia (NH3) from fertilizer and livestock manure and the subsequent impacts it has had on human health. A study has found that nearly 90,000 premature deaths in China occur annually due to pollution caused by …

Ed Sheeran plans to plant ‘as many trees as possible’ to offset his touring carbon footprint: ‘I am trying my best’

“I am trying to rewild as much of the UK as I can. I love my county and I love wildlife and the environment.” Musician Ed Sheeran has revealed he is on a mission to plant ‘as many trees as possible’ in a bid to offset his carbon footprint. The 30-year-old singer, who lives on …

Greta Thunberg says it’s ‘strange’ to consider Joe Biden a climate leader

“If you call him a leader I mean, it’s strange that people think of Joe Biden as a leader for the climate when you see what his administration is doing.”  Greta Thunberg has blasted President Joe Biden’s policy on the climate adding that it’s “strange” he’s considered a leader in the movement. The prolific teen …

Starbucks finally drops extra charge for non-dairy milks

All of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will offer all of its plant-based milk options, including oat, almond, coconut, and soy for no extra charge. Starbucks has finally announced that it will drop the upcharge for alternative milks. Starting 5 January, all of the coffee giant’s 1,020 stores across the UK will …

Lewis Hamilton-backed burger chain crowned ‘Company Of The Year’

The London-based eatery is the UK’s fastest-growing vegan restaurant chain. It currently has six locations and has plans to expand with 30 new eateries on the way. Lewis Hamilton-backed eatery Neat Burger has been crowned ‘inaugural Company of the Year Award’ by PETA. The award is to recognize the restaurant for its game-changing work to …

James Cromwell encourages people to go vegan in new Veganuary cinema ad

A pro-vegan cinema advert will play on 500 of the nation’s screens until New Year’s Day. UK cinema goers are being treated to a cheeky, fun video that urges them to take part in the 31-day pledge to eat plant-based food throughout January. Voiced by Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell, the short cartoon clip follows the …

Tesla slammed for ‘vegan leather’ quality

Many Tesla owners in the UK have complained about the quality of their vegan leather seats. It comes after the electric car giant replaced leather on steering wheels and headrests across its range with synthetic alternatives derived from plastics a couple of years ago. However, customers are reportedly unhappy after the animal-free material started deforming …

Tennis player Bernard Tomic reveals Novak Djokovic ‘inspired’ him to go vegan

Tomic also said: “I don’t think I’ll ever go back to eating anything else so I’m a proud vegan.” Former world No. 17 Bernard Tomic revealed he went vegan  almost three years ago, after being inspired by 20-time Grand Slam champion Novak Djokovic. The tennis player made the comment during his appearance on the Functional …

Krispy Kreme expands vegan range with three mouth-watering flavours. Here’s where to get them

The hand-crafted range will debut in totally new flavours: Fudge Brownie Bliss, Caramel Choc Delight and Apple Custard Crumble. US doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is launching three new vegan flavors at its United Kingdom locations on 31 December. The new indulgent range comes just in time for Veganuary – where people pledge to go vegan …