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UK professor claims ‘vegan diet can have severe impacts on pregnant women’

A healthy vegan diet is in fact packed with rich nutrients and energy, evidence shows, debunking the professor’s claims that pregnant women are in danger. A ‘vegan diet can have severe impacts on pregnant women’ – states a new headline that surfaces this week to yet again cast doubt on the benefits of eating vegan. …

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 …

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 …

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 …