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Activist Earthling Ed launches vegan clothing line to ‘help end animal suffering’

“I.D.E.A Studios exists to communicate the message of veganism across the globe. There has never been a more important time to say “I don’t eat animals.” UK vegan activist, best-selling author, and public speaker Ed Winters, AKA Earthling Ed, has launched a new ethical sustainable streetwear brand that ‘doesn’t cost the earth or harm the …

New exposé uncovers immense suffering at Aldi chicken supplier

Mercy For Animals has urged Aldi and other retailers to do more to protect chickens’ welfare A new report has exposed how large retailers like Aldi have failed to meaningfully reduce chicken suffering. Non-profit Mercy For Animals’ first US retailer report reveals the names of major retailers that are yet to meaningfully address welfare issues …

Kurt Zouma pleads guilty to kicking and slapping cat

The French footballer also permanently signed away his pets. West Ham United centre back Kurt Zouma has pleaded guilty to two animal welfare offences at a hearing at Thames Magistrates Court yesterday. The footballer and his brother Yoan have been accused of a combined five charges under the Animal Welfare Act after a video surfaced …

Kim Kardashian becomes the first-ever ‘chief taste consultant’ for Beyond Meat

“I’m so thrilled to be featured in the campaign as its Chief Taste Consultant to inspire people to include Beyond Meat in their diets.” Kim Kardashian has partnered with Beyond Meat for its latest campaign. The media icon and entrepreneur is now the brand’s new “Chief Taste Consultant.” In her new role, she will promote …

Lion bites off finger after man puts hand in cage

The man was teasing the animal to impress onlookers. A horrifying video has captured the moment a caged lion bites off the finger of a Jamaica zookeeper who put his hand inside the enclosure. The incident took place at Jamaica Zoo, near Santa Cruz in St Elizabeth, Jamaica. The footage, which has gone viral on …

Serena Williams and Jake Gyllenhaal team up with JUST Egg for new campaign

The stars want people to know that JUST Egg is not only delicious but is also better for health and the planet. Tennis champion Serena Williams and actor Jake Gyllenhaal have teamed up with Eat Just, to promote the brand’s flagship product and lure breakfast-lovers to a more sustainable, plant-based alternative. The duo are the …

UK’s first fully vegan school kitchen is a huge hit among pupils

The Lady of Sion School in Worthing opened what is believed to be UK’s first 100% Plant-Based Canteen serving black bean and quinoa meatballs in barbecue sauce, veggie fajitas with Mexican rice and meatless feast pizza. A school in West Sussex has received an overwhelming positive response after it adopted an all-vegan menu. In January, …

Billie Eilish among other celebrities push for action against poverty & climate change

The celebs are backing a petition that calls on leaders to break systemic barriers, address extreme poverty, and take climate action. Several high-profile musicians and celebrities have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to take action on issues of extreme poverty and climate change. They have partnered with International advocacy organization Global Citizen, …

Aussies must give up ‘meat addiction’ to help fight climate change, academics say

According to the authors, Aussies should become ‘flexitarian’ and reduce meat consumption by 80-90%. Academics have asked Australians to cut beef from their diets to meet climate change targets and hit net zero by 2050. In a new book called Food in a Planetary Emergency, authors Diana Bogueva and Dora Marinova have blamed Aussie meat-eaters …

Luxury label Burberry bans exotic skins to be ‘a force for good in the world’

“And as a modern luxury brand, I am pleased to confirm today that we have banned the use of exotics in future collections, building on the commitments we made a number of years ago to go fur-free.” British fashion label Burberry has confirmed it is ditching exotic skins from all its future collections. The label …

Iceland under pressure to ban blood farms exploiting pregnant horses

According to the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF)  hormone extraction from pregnant horses “is a business worth millions, which has delivered high profits for about 40 years.” Iceland is under growing pressure to shut down its blood farms that exploit pregnant horses. It is one of only three countries in the world that allow farmers to …

Global vegan beauty brand Aveda is cruelty-free certified

“We have been a leader in sustainability for more than 40 years and we are proud to underscore this commitment to our planet with our Cruelty Free International Leaping Bunny approval.” Global haircare brand Aveda has officially received its cruelty-free accreditation. The milestone follows the company’s decision to ditch all animal ingredients from its formulations …