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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 …

People urged not to buy dogs for Christmas following 82% rise in unwanted pets

Dog Trust has also raised concerns over dogs being sourced from Irish puppy farms where the poor animals suffer terribly all in the name of profit. A leading dog charity in Ireland is urging people to not buy dogs for Christmas following a massive spike in surrender requests this year. Dogs Trust revealed that they …

BREAKING: UK moves to ban trophy hunting imports

“We are appalled at the thought of hunters bringing back trophies and placing more pressure on some of our most iconic and endangered animals.” The UK government has announced plans to ban the importing of hunting trophies. The decision is part of the threatened species’ conservation initiative and a wider plan to reverse biodiversity loss. …

Rapper Digga D blasted for animal cruelty after orangutan video surfaces

“This is absolute stupidity and cruelty against this animal, endured at the expense of idiotic individuals.” Controversial rapper Digga D has been blasted on social media – and accused of ‘animal cruelty’ – after he posted a video of himself playing with an orangutan “locked up” in a car. Shocking footage shared on Instagram page …

Billie Eilish wins ‘Person Of The Year’ Award for her animal advocacy

Eilish ‘seizes every opportunity to point out that vegan fashion and foods are kinder to the animals and the planet we share with them,’ said the charity. Popstar Billie Eilish has been named ‘Person Of The Year 2021’ by PETA. At the age of 19, the musician is the youngest-ever winner of the award. According …

Former Baywatch Star Donna D’Errico reveals why she went vegan

“There were happy benefits, like clearer skin, better digestion, better sleep – but that’s not why I do it…I do it for the animals.” Former Baywatch cast member Donna D’Errico has revealed why she went vegan eight years ago and the benefits she has reaped over the years. The most evident of which is her …

Vegan charity’s Urban Outfitters’ parody sparks outrage

PETA’s latest campaign is taking a shot at clothing companies that use animals for their products. A vegan charity has sparked outrage after it launched a fake online shop to sell goods made from “genuine human leather.” The shop called “Urban Outraged” includes everything from jackets to belts, and loafers to dresses, with each article …

Chris Packham slams COP26’s ’embarrassing’ treatment of the planet

Vegan environmentalist Chris Packham has spoken out about COP26’s failure to make meaningful commitments to save the earth. Chris Packham has slammed the ‘embarrassing treatment’ of planet Earth at this year’s Glasgow climate summit. The wildlife presenter and conservationist made the comments at The Vegan Society’s COP26 fringe event. He headlined the event at Glasgow’s …

Louis Vuitton just dropped its first ‘eco-designed vegan sneaker’ made from corn

The luxury fashion brand has ditched leather to craft a sustainable sneaker from 90% recycled and bio-sourced materials. Louis Vuitton has launched its first “eco-designed sneaker” made with corn. The move marks the French luxurious brand’s foray into the sustainable vegan footwear market. The brand’s new Charlie sneaker is a unisex design that’s crafted from …

UK government wants vegan alternatives to replace foie gras

The UK government hopes to show that high-profile chefs can make plant-based “faux gras” options to fill the consequent gap in the market after the upcoming UK import ban becomes law. The UK government has called on vegan chefs to create plant-based “faux gras” options The move comes after members of Parliament for the UK …

THAT’S RIGHT: 1 In 3 Brits now drink plant-based milk

“The plant-based trend continues to gain momentum in the UK, fuelled by environmental and health considerations.” A growing number of Brits are ditching dairy and switching over to plant-based milk options. According to Mintel, one in three Brits are now consuming non-dairy alternatives  – a record high. The global market research company polled 2,000 people aged …