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Ben & Jerry’s launches new vegan ice cream called “Netflix & Chilll’d”

Ice cream giant Ben & Jerry’s has released its newest flavor called Netflix & Chilll’d using almond milk for the vegan version. In a first-time collaboration with Netflix, the Vermont-based ice cream company has released a flavor to capture the essence of the cult phrase-“Netflix and chill.”  The brand’s new Netflix inspired flavor features peanut …

Baby elephants ‘broken’ by online traders who sell them to so-called animal ‘sanctuaries’

An investigation into the animal tourism industry in Thailand has revealed how baby elephants are ‘broken’ by online traders who sell them to companies posing as animal sanctuaries.  Young elephants are separated from their mothers soon after birth and forced to learn tricks by trainers who jab them with metal hooks. Tourists must ensure they …

Pregnant cow saved after kneeling in front of slaughterhouse workers ‘with tears in her eyes begging them to spare her’

A pregnant cow’s life has been saved after an emotional video from a slaughterhouse captured the hearts of the Chinese public and led to £2,700 in donations.  Footage showed the cow kneeling in front of slaughterhouse employees and appearing to cry in a pose which appears as if she is begging for her life to …

Billie Eilish launches sustainable clothing and merchandise with H&M

Vegan singer Billie Eilish has authorized fashion giant H&M to sell her signature oversized silhouettes, and other sustainable merchandise in store and online. With Veganuary (v)egging people to go vegan for the month of  January and beyond, iconic star, Billie Eilish has kickstarted 2020 by releasing her sustainable Billie Eilish merch collection with H&M. The …

Zoo boss slams animal captivity and says all zoos should be closed…including his own

The boss of a UK zoo has had a dramatic change of heart about his business and called for all zoos to be closed down.  Chairman of Howletts Wild Animal Park in Kent, Damian Aspinall, said zoos across the world are guilty of exaggerating their conservation impacts while hiding shocking procedures and conditions for animals. …

Vegan artist has 40,000 tattoos – one for each animal slaughtered every second

An artist has gone to incredible lengths to raise awareness for the vegan cause. Alfredo Meschi has 40,000 tattoos – one for every animal killed each second at the hands of humans. The thought-provoking vegan activist had each and every black cross inscribed with vegan ink drawn on his skin within just one year. The …

Rich businessman kills two baby elephants and poses by their corpses

A rich businessman has been slammed by animal rights activists after killing two baby elephants and posing beside their corpses. Mike Jines, from Georgia, US, shot two elephants believed to be babies in 2018 in Zimbabwe, and has faced intense criticism since pictures of the hunt surfaced on social media.  The hunter is seen posing …

Starving tigers found covered in excrement in tiny cages on fatal trip across Europe

Two zoos in Poland are fighting to rehabilitate nine tigers who were left starving and covered in their own excrement after being shipped across Europe in horrific conditions.  Ten tigers boarded the horrendous journey last month, but one animal died in captivity on the trip which was supposed to end at a circus in Russia. …

New ‘not vegan but plant based’ Rebel Whopper from Burger King is a win for veganism

Burger King UK has angered many vegans after releasing a plant-based Whopper which is grilled on the same surface as the meat version.  The fast food giant has not listed the Rebel Whopper as a vegan product and explained that the burger is not aimed at vegans or vegetarians, but instead at ‘flexitarians’. Burger King’s …

Disturbing footage shows conscious lambs chucked, stamped on and slaughtered without being stunned

Secret CCTV footage has exposed horrific abuse of lambs at a slaughterhouse, where workers are seen stamping on animals’ heads, throwing and killing them without being stunned. Lambs are sent down conveyor belts and hung up among dead animals while still conscious at the slaughterhouse in Spain. Activists set up secret cameras to expose the …

Company plans to save billions of birds by making vegan meat cheaper than chicken

A startup food company is developing new production technology which aims to make plant-based chicken as cheap or cheaper than meat produced in factory farms. Seattle-based company Rebellyous explained that plant-based meats are typically two to five times the price of animal produce due to the vast scale of meat production. This means that many …

Meat industry braces itself for $3.2 billion loss as customers reject animal abuse

The meat industry in Australia is expecting to see a $3.8 billion loss by 2030, driven overwhelmingly by changing consumer attitudes towards animal welfare. A meat industry leader has urged farmers to challenge the rising vegan movement, warning that ‘the animal rights movement is young and is only getting stronger’. Meat and Livestock Australia’s community …