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Meat and dairy farmers should be taxed like tobacco companies, environmental report concludes

Beef and dairy farmers should no longer be paid subsidies and producers of animal products should be treated in the same way as tobacco companies, an influential scientific journal has argued. Leading journal the Lancet has published a study which claims money currently used to prop up meat and dairy farmers should instead be spent on ‘sustainable …

Naked and bloody protesters demand end to Canada Goose fur range

Naked and ‘bloody’ protesters laid on coats in front of Canada Goose’s flagship London store in a protest against the use of fur. In the demonstration, which marks World Wildlife Day (3 March), PETA supporters laid on the store’s coats holding signs claiming ‘Canada Goose Kills’, while one protester’s leg was caught in a giant …

Activist jailed for freeing bear cub from a trap

An animal rights activist who freed a crying bear cub from a trap has been sentenced to 15 days in jail. Catherine McCartney, 50, has a history of arrests at bear hunt protests – once in each of 2016, 2017 and 2018. And despite being jailed on her fourth conviction she said does not regret …

Pizza Hut launches full UK vegan menu, America asks: ‘Where’s our f***ing vegan pizza?!’

Pizza Hut has introduced a full vegan menu to all restaurants across the UK following the success of its first vegan pizza. Great news for the UK, but vegans across the world, and in the US in particular, are asking why they have been ‘tossed aside’ and given no vegan cheese to satisfy their cravings. …

Vegan documentary ’73 Cows’ to be screened to policymakers at European parliament

Vegan documentary 73 Cows will be shown to policy makers at the European Parliament in Brussels in an attempt to inspire agricultural policy change. The BAFTA-winning documentary features former cattle farmer Jay Wilde, who gave his cows to an animal sanctuary in Norfolk as he couldn’t live with the idea of slaughtering them. Politicians in …

Minister demands activists take down map of slaughterhouses “Before someone is killed”

Australia’s Agriculture Minister has told animal rights activists to remove an interactive map of farms ‘before someone is killed’. The Aussie Farms map, from the makers of documentary Dominion, shows the location of thousands of slaughterhouses and farms across Australia. Many locations labelled in the map have photos, videos, and documents attached in an aim to …

Pig’s paintings raise $145,000 for animal welfare

Meet Pigcasso, the astonishing 3-year-old piggy artist who is taking the world by storm. The sensational animal has wowed the world of art with his unique, abstract paintings which sell for up to $4,000, all of which is invested back into her sanctuary. Pigcasso even has her own exhibition ‘OINK’, and has raised more than …

‘Multiple Sightings’ Reported Of An Officially Extinct Clouded Leopard Species

A leopard which hasn’t been spotted in the wild since the 1980s and was thought to be extinct has seemingly come back from the dead after multiple sightings were reported. The Formosan clouded leopard was declared officially extinct in 2013 in a depressing reflection of the damage of global warming and hunting on wildlife. But …

Deliveroo to give away 6,000 Greggs sausage rolls this friday, including the vegan version

Deliveroo will give away 6,000 Greggs sausage rolls across London this Friday (March 1st) to mark the delivery company’s sixth birthday. The takeaway service will hand out the free treats – including the vegan version – in 16 areas of the UK capital. Hysteria Deliveroo is making the most of the hysteria surrounding the Greggs …

Vegan activists storm Starbucks chanting ‘Not your mum, not your milk!’

Vegan activists have stormed into a Starbucks cafe chanting anti-dairy slogans to highlight the horrors of the dairy industry. Members of the global protest group Direct Action Everywhere (DxE) walked into one of the coffee giant’s venues in Brighton, UK. One activist spoke into a megaphone: “Dairy cows are continuously artificially and forcibly impregnated. Every …

Vegan activist Earthling Ed owns ‘high welfare’ butcher in live BBC debate

Vegan activist Earthling Ed was in typically inspiring form when he was pitted against a butcher on a live BBC debate last night (February 2). The animal rights campaigner featured on BBC One’s The Big Questions as the show asked ‘Is environmentalism the new religion?’. Presenter Nicky Campbell introduced Earthing Ed and a butcher, who …

Shots fired after farmer clashes with vegans who were filming his cows

An Australian farmer fired shots after clashing with vegans at his property, amid complaints they were filming his cows and refusing to leave. Video footage showed activist James Warden of the group Direct Action Everywhere waiting in his car outside a farm in Harvey, rural Western Australia. Owner of the farm Jason Parravacini approached the car, …