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Rihanna pledges $15 million to tackle climate crisis via environmental initiative

The popstar said communities of color and island nations are ‘facing the brunt of climate change’. Rihanna has pledged $15 million to the climate justice movement through her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF). The pop star and make-up entrepreneur announced the donation to 18 climate justice organizations across the US and the Caribbean. The grants, made …

Chanel uses horse on haute couture runway – sparks outrage

“Animals aren’t props…,” people on social media were quick to criticize Chanel for using a live animal for the fashion show. French fashion house Chanel has come under fire for sending a horse out onto the catwalk at its recently held fashion show to showcase its Spring/Summer 2022 Couture collection. This comes close on the …

Novak Djokovic loses Australia deportation appeal following COVID vaccination dispute

Prime Minister Scott Morrison welcomed the court’s ruling stating it will “help keep our borders strong and keep Australians safe.” Plant-based athlete Novak Djokovic has been deported from Australia after he lost his final bid to avoid deportation on Sunday. The chief justice of Australia’s Federal Court, James Allsop, dashed the athlete’s dream of a …

Kayne West under fire over ‘Eazy’s’ graphic photo of skinned monkey

Animal rights advocates say “fellow primates do not belong to us to abuse for any purpose, not in laboratories, roadside zoos, movies, or meat markets.”  Ye (formerly known as Kanye West) and the Game have come under fire for using an extremely graphic cover art for their upcoming new single. The duo has used a …

Brooklyn Beckham promotes vegan footwear – fans not impressed

Fans called him a ‘hypocrite’ for advertising vegan footwear while being an avid meat eater. Brooklyn Beckham has come under fire for his double standards in promoting vegan fashion whilst still eating animal products. The eldest son of David and Victoria, who became the face of clothing brand Superdry last year, took to Instagram to …

MasterChef Ecuador makes contestants use endangered animal meat in challenge: sparks outrage

MasterChef contestants were challenged to cook meals using meat obtained from animals including shark, deer, crocodile, and capybara. MasterChef Ecuador has come under fire after it made its contestants use meat from endangered species on an episode aired on 3rd January. The challenge required the contestants to cook their meals using meat obtained from animals …

New rainfrog species named after Greta Thunberg to honour her climate activism

The newly discovered rainfrog is called Pristimantis gretathunbergae. Scientists have named a newly discovered rainfrog species after climate activist Greta Thunberg. The frog’s official name is “Pristimantis gretathunbergae”. In the Pensoft scientific journal ZooKeys , the researcher team led by led by Abel Batista, Ph.D. (Panama) and Konrad Mebert, Ph.D. (Switzerland) said they found the …

Betty White Challenge urges fans to honour late star’s animal rights activism on her 100th birthday

99-year-old Betty White was not just an entertainer; she loved animals and advocated them throughout her life. Betty White, who sadly passed away on 31 December, 2021 left behind a legacy that has touched the hearts of millions – humans and animals included. The 99-year-old actor died less than three weeks away from becoming a …

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 …

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 …