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Cult fashion brand Ganni launches vegan bag made from orange and cacti waste

The brand has worked with leather made from fungi and grape waste in the past. Classic fashion label Ganni has launched a range of vegan leather bags and shoes made from orange and cacti waste. The cult Scandi brand partnered with Italian company Ohoskin, which makes cruelty-free and innovative bio-based leather alternatives. The decision follows …

11 delicious vegan tofu recipes you need to try right now

From simple to over-the-top delectable, these vegan tofu recipes showcase the endlessly amazing uses for one of the staples of the vegan diet. Tofu can often get a bad reputation for being bland and boring, but it’s really full of potential. Think of it like raw chicken – it just needs a bit of coaxing …

Is Rishi Sunak going vegan? The UK government responds to £1 million challenge

Sunak was challenged to go vegan in exchange for a £1 million donation to his chosen charity GenV launched a campaign that called for UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to go vegan for a month in exchange for a £1 million donation to his chosen charity. On December 31, the vegan organization published an open …

Earth likely to cross critical climate limits in 10-12 years, AI-based study finds

The AI based findings showed that exceeding the 2C increase has a 50% chance of happening by 2050. A new study has indicated that the world is on track to exceed the internationally agreed-upon climate change threshold in about a decade, Scientists of the study published in Monday’s journal Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Dublin bus adverts draw criticism from politicians

“The recent EPA statistics show that animal agriculture is the highest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland – 37.5%.” Ads on Dublin buses promoting a vegan lifestyle and thrashing the dairy industry have sparked a huge backlash with politicians labelling them “highly misleading and toxic”. The posters were displayed on 120 buses and billboards …

Harvey Nichols finally bans fur

Harvey Nichols is ditching fur in a move that’s been described as ‘iconic’ by advocates. World renowned British luxury retail chain Harvey Nichols has announced it will stop selling fur by the end of this year. The 192-year-old fashion house is said to have made the decision following pressure from campaigners. The well-known retail chain …

Phoenix speaks out about cruelty to ducks used for down

 “The only way to end this cruelty and spare ducks is to stop buying items that contain feathers.” Oscar winner and longtime vegan Joaquin Phoenix has spoken out againtst  the  unspeakable cruelty routinely carried out against ducks for the down industry. His call follows a new PETA exposé that shows workers electrocuting birds and stabbing …

What is a vegan shampoo? And 11 fantastic brands to try

Do you know which ingredients make your shampoo non-vegan? The cosmetic industry has gone through a radical shift in the last few years as more consumers become aware of the impact their purchases make. As a result, the demand for vegan hair care products has soared. Consumers are becoming more conscious of the ingredients in …

Bill Gates invests in a start-up trying to stop cows from burping methane

The climate technology startup has developed a feed supplement that could cut 98% of the cows’ methane emissions. ⁠Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has invested in an Australian start-up that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by targeting cow burps. The billionaire’s organization Breakthrough Energy Ventures, also backed by Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos, …

Does Kylie Jenner’s controversial lion head dress celebrate wildlife or glorify animal cruelty?

Schiaparelli’s new collection debuted gowns donned with realistic-looking, albeit faux, wild animal heads. Reality star and beauty mogul Kylie Jenner made a shocking entry when she sashayed a furry haute couture promoting Schiaparelli’s collection that debuted at the brand’s spring/summer 2023 show. Daniel Roseberry, creative director of the French haute couture house claimed that “no …

Rising meat prices force restaurants to embrace vegetarian and vegan options

The soaring prices of animal ingredients have led to a ‘notable decline’ in the demand for meat dishes. As meat prices continue to rise in the UK, many restaurants have been forced to make difficult decisions. In order to keep their doors open, some are dropping meat dishes from their menus entirely. Furthermore, Veganuary, a …

Canada finally moves to ban cosmetic testing on animals after years of advocate pressure

“This is a huge step forward for animal welfare in Canada.” Canada is set to become the latest country to ban cosmetic testing on animals following in the footsteps of more than 40 other countries that have already outlawed the controversial practice. Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos is expected to update the changes to the federal …