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Faroe Islands’ Sea Red With Blood As Annual Whale Slaughter Begins

*Warning: this article contains images that some people may find distressing* Is it a ‘blood sport’ or a ‘humane and quick’ tradition? The annual whale hunt has commenced in the Faroe Islands, drawing sharp criticism from animal rights organizations and igniting a complex debate over cultural traditions. Each year, the remote Faroe Islands, nestled between …

“Shame on you”: Vegan Kourtney Kardashian slammed for posing in $9,000 lamb leather outfit

Kourtney and her husband Travis Baker actively promote themselves as vegans. Kourtney Kardashian has been criticized over one of her latest posts on Instagram, where she poses in a very racy blue ensemble. While many fans attacked her for her dressing style, which seems to have changed a lot after she got involved and married …

Belgium bans trophy hunting imports to protect endangered species

Belgium has taken a definitive step in protecting wildlife by approving a draft to ban the import of hunting trophies of endangered animal species. It was put forth by Zakia Khattabi, Minister of Climate, the Environment, Sustainable Development, and Green Deal. The proposal aims to protect species typically killed for sport such as the hippopotamus, …

Norfolk school accused of ‘preaching veganism’ to its students

“I do not think schools should be preaching veganism to pupils as it is a personal choice they should be left to make.” A school in England has come under fire for allegedly “preaching veganism” in classrooms and criticizing agriculture’s environmental impact. According to students, Wymondham High School is “ramming” vegan diets down children’s throats …

Wales becomes first UK nation to ban glue traps and snares

“Too often, our officers have dealt with animals in severe pain and misery at the hands of these devices; which are cruel, indiscriminate and totally unnecessary.” Wales has become the first country in the UK to ban glue traps after the Senedd passed the Agriculture (Wales) Bill. The new regulation was voted on 27 June …

39% of vegan products contaminated with milk or egg, new study shows

90% of the inspected vegan products also failed due to traces of dairy or inaccuracies in labelling and nutritional information. More than a third of foods labelled as vegan in the UK contain animal products, according to a new study by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI). Food inspectors examined 61 products labelled as vegan. …

This is not a sport this is murder: NFL fans react after free agent Carson Wentz brags about black bear killing

Wentz also runs a hunting YouTube channel Wentz Bros Outdoors and has hunted several animals including ducks, deer and turkeys in the past. NFL free agent Carson Wentz has come under stark criticism after posting an image of a dead black bear that he bow-hunted. The NFL QB was on a trip to Atlanta recently …

NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus under fire for posting a video of himself ‘wrestling’ with a shark

“Aquatic animals already suffer at the hands of anglers …, so they don’t need some wannabe macho man yanking on their tails for a few Twitter ‘likes.’” NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus faces stark criticism from animal charity PETA after the longtime player rep posted a video of himself wrestling with a shark. A well-known NFL …

Nike joins Adidas and Puma in committing to mulesed-free wool

A number of top sports brands have published anti-mulesing policies after exposés revealed the cruelty of mulesed wool production. Footwear and sports giant Nike has taken a giant step towards animal welfare by switching to certified non-mulesed wool. The decision follows campaigning by global animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS, which has been advocating against the …

Vegan NYC landlord sparks controversy for prohibiting tenants from cooking meat and fish in the apartment

Meat eaters are not welcome! A seemingly ordinary apartment listing in a beautiful brick townhome in New York has sparked controversy, as its vegan landlord has only one rule for tenants: no meat or fish can be cooked in the building. The controversial rule is intended to prevent the odour of cooking meat from permeating …

Is tennis champ Novak Djokovic vegan or plant-based? Here’s what he said about the diet

The tennis pro has openly endorsed the benefits of plant-based eating. Novak Djokovic made history at this year’s French Open after he surpassed Rafael Nadal’s record of 22 titles and secured his third Roland Garros crown by beating Casper Ruud in the final. The world’s top player had a convincing 7-6(1), 6-3, 7-5 victory after …

Company’s strict ‘vegan policy at work’ rule sparks debate

What do you think? Are companies allowed to impose such rules? A company has made headlines for asking job applicants to confirm that they will only eat vegan food at work. The unusual request has sparked an online debate about whether companies can impose such requirements on job candidates. It all started when a man …