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China continues to exploit wild animals by promoting bear bile for coronavirus cure

China has approved traditional medicines which include bear bile and goat horn as remedies for the COVID-19 infection. In a bid to control the spread of coronavirus and treat infected patients, China’s National Health Commission published a list of recommended traditional and Western treatments for the virus last month. And one of the six traditional …

Plant-based Tennis Pro Novak Djokovic donates €1 million to Serbian hospitals in COVID-19 relief effort

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have decided to donate for the purchase of ventilators and other medical equipment in order to ‘make the biggest and best impact on our country’. In a video press conference hosted by the couple and shared on Instagram, plant-based tennis champion Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena announced that …

Climate change is pushing nightingales to the brink of extinction, study reveals

New research has revealed that climate change has forced evolutionary changes in nightingales, which may drive these birds to extinction. Nightingales are known to embark on a seasonal migration journey from Europe and Asia to sub-Saharan Africa, however a new study published in the journal The Auk: Ornithological Advances reveals that changes in the wingspans …

63,000 live sheep to be shipped from South Africa to Kuwait on horrific export boat despite outcry

An export boat which is set to transport 63,000 live sheep from South Africa to Kuwait has led to outcry from activists who say the boat will cause extreme suffering and death to many animals.  Welfare groups have failed in attempts to prevent a second boat this month leaving Cape Town to arrive in Kuwait. …

Jack Black ditches meat to support his health and help fight climate change

Actor Jack Black has pledged to stop eating red meat to “help limit catastrophic climate change and support my mental health.” Jurassic Park actor Jack Black has pledged to stop eating meat as part of the My Eco Resolution initiative. In a video, the comedian revealed, “My eco resolution is to stop eating red meat. I’m …

WATCH: Vegan comedian Laura Clery releases hilarious quarantine workout spoof video

While streets are empty, social media sites have been jammed with people finding ingenious ways to fill their time in home quarantine with creative, hilarious and wild videos. Even as the novel COVID-19 goes on a viral spree infecting countries and forcing people to self-isolate and practice social distancing, social media has gone viral too, …

Bryan Adams calls man “The most dangerous creature on earth”

Vegan singer Bryan Adams has posted a powerful video on social media that shows how humans are killing animals for food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific purposes as well as destroying the planet for their selfish gains. Through a video created by United Kingdom-based illustrator Steve Cuts, Bryan Adams has shared yet another compelling vegan message …

Coronavirus: Thousands of abandoned pets starving to death in China

Animal welfare groups have warned that the number of pets being abandoned in China due to coronavirus is rapidly increasing.  Welfare groups have blamed false reports that pets are spreading the disease for a spike in pet owners ditching their animals.  When Wuhan was first quarantined charities warned that 30,000 pets had been left to …

Uproar as viral slaughterhouse video shows cow being butchered without anaesthesia

A video from a slaughterhouse in Luxembourg which shows a cow being killed without being anaesthetised has led to uproar after going viral. The video, which was filmed using a smartphone, features a cow being slaughtered at a farm in Ettelbruck.  Animal rights activists have slammed the footage showing the cow being brutally butchered in …

‘Vomiting, frostbitten dogs forced to continue’ at Iditarod sled racing event

Animal rights groups are stepping up a campaign to expose cruelty at the Iditarod dog sled race in Alaska by revealing the extreme level of injury, suffering and death which activists say is common at the event.  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals claimed one ‘musher’ ignored a series of worrying injuries and illnesses …

Organisers refuse to close rodeo despite spike in bull deaths

A rodeo in New Zealand has refused to bow to pressures to cancel events despite a string of bull deaths.  Animal rights activists have demanded the closure of a rodeo in Dunedin after two animals had to be euthanised following injuries during recent events.  One bull strained his back while bucking during competition while another …

“Stay home and eat vegan food” Arnold’s advice for coronavirus

Arnold Schwarzenegger has suggested listening to experts, staying home and eating vegan food are the best ways to remain safe from the coronavirus outbreak. As a law-abiding citizen, Arnold Schwarzenegger has grounded himself at home following instructions that urge seniors in California to isolate themselves during the coronavirus outbreak. Sitting at his kitchen table with …