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Over 90% of Londoners worried about ‘code red’ climate crisis, says poll

The new survey also found that 85% of British adults are now increasingly concerned about global warming. However, the general consensus is that “it will be much harder to persuade fellow Brits to make lifestyle changes such as eating less meat, taking fewer flights, or using less central heating…” More than 90% of Londoners are …

Ann Arbor becomes the first-ever Midwest city to ban the sale of fur

“The City Council finds that the demand for fur products does not justify the unnecessary killing and cruel treatment of animals, harm to the environment, and the public health risks to the people…” Ann Arbor, Michigan, has voted in favour of banning the sale of fur products throughout the city. The City Council voted 10-0 …

Greta Thunberg blasted for wearing wool in ‘Vogue’ cover article

The teen climate activist was called a ‘fraud’ for being a vegan and still promoting animal cruelty by wearing wool. Greta Thunberg has come under fire for wearing wool in her latest inaugural cover photoshoot for Vogue Scandinavia. In one of the photos, the 18-year-old, who has become a prominent global voice for climate activism, …

Pamela Anderson and PETA to distribute 10,000 ‘Methane Offset’ climate crisis kits to cities

“We have to take personal responsibility to try to save the Earth and future generations, and going vegan is a great step in that direction.” Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson is supporting the donation of 10,000 Methane Offset Starter Kits to cities where climate change–fueled wildfires are blazing. The celeb has partnered with vegan charity …

US marines ditch crude animal killing ‘Gold Cobra’ drills following activist pressure

The gruesome military exercise marketed as ‘a food procurement drill’  involved killing chickens with bare hands, eating live scorpions, gutting live geckos, and beheading snakes and drinking their blood. This year, the United States Marine Corps stopped a four-decade-old barbaric practice used in survival training drills following years of pressure from animal rights advocates. A …

Vegan meat giant calls on UK prime minister Boris Johnson to support a plant-based diet for us and the planet

“The refusal to mention the importance of diet in climate action plans …is extremely harmful for both humanity and the planet.” UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is being urged to make plant-based diets part of climate policy. The politician has received a letter from Spanish brand Heura – the fastest-growing vegan meat company in Europe. …

Holland & Barrett launches limited edition vegan beauty bundle worth £134 for just £40

“Every product is new to H&B and we can’t think of a better way … It’s kind on your pocket and kind on the planet too!” Holland & Barrett has launched a vegan  ‘Skincare Beauty Box’ filled with cruelty-free products to pamper your skin. The limited-edition box includes 10 carefully handpicked products recommended by the …

‘Indescribably cruel’ shark fin trade to be banned in the UK

“Our action will not only help boost shark numbers, it will send a clear message that we do not support an industry that is forcing many species to the brink of extinction.” The UK is set to phase out the ‘indescribably cruel’ shark fin trade in a bid to promote marine conservation. The move makes …

Scientists honour Sir David Attenborough by naming 49-million-year-old ‘beautiful beetle’ fossil after him

“This fossil, unique in its preservation and beauty, is an apt specimen to honour such a great man.” Sir David Attenborough has been honoured in the naming of a new beetle species believed to have lived 49 million years ago. A fossil species of frog-legged beetle is now, officially called “Attenborough’s Beauty” or Pulchritudo attenboroughi. …

Turkeys beaten and tortured at ‘humane’ farms supplying supermarket giants, footage reveals

Investigations took place on 10 different Plainville Farms supplying turkeys to Whole Foods, Publix, and Harris Teeter. An undercover investigation led by vegan charity PETA has exposed the ‘abject cruelty’ at farms that supply ‘humanely-raised’ turkeys to retailers like Whole Foods, Publix, and Harris Teeter. Workers were videotaped stomping, kicking, and punching birds by a …

Miyoko’s Creamery wins legal battle to use ‘dairy’ labels on vegan products

“Food is ever-evolving, and so too, should language to reflect how people actually use speech to describe the foods they eat.” Miyoko’s Creamery has won a year-long lawsuit against the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) after the US District Court for the Northern District of California ruled in favour of the plant-based dairy …

Fury as viral video shows fishermen pinning down shark to use its teeth to open can of beer

One of the fishermen said the group was having “just a bit of fun”. Three fishermen have come under fire for posting a video of them pinning down a shark and using its teeth to open a can of beer. The clip was originally uploaded to TikToker Wyatt Dallison’s OutdoorChaos account, which has a following …