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    Victory! New Zealand Bans Mulesing Mutilations of Sheep

    Victory! New Zealand Bans Mulesing Mutilations of Sheep
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    After receiving pressure from animal advocates, lawmakers in New Zealand have passed a strong law to protect sheep from abuse. The country just banned mulesing, a painful procedure performed on sheep...

    Burberry Stops Burning Unsold Goods And Using Real Fur

    Burberry Stops Burning Unsold Goods And Using Real Fur
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    British luxury goods maker Burberry has announced that it will stop the practice of burning unsold goods, with immediate effect.The fashion label also said it would stop using real fur in its...

    Vegan Beauty Products Spike By 175% Since 2013

    Vegan Beauty Products Spike By 175% Since 2013
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    Launches of new vegan beauty products have increased by 175 percent from July 2013 to June 2018, according to statistics compiled by market research firm Mintel (drawn from its Global...

    California Bans Cosmetic Testing on Animals

    California Bans Cosmetic Testing on Animals
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    The fight to ban animal testing recently scored a major victory. California is taking a huge step forward by being the first state to pass a bill that would ban all cosmetic...

    90 Elephants Were Just Killed in Botswana for Their Tusks

    90 Elephants Were Just Killed in Botswana for Their Tusks
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    The bodies of 87 elephants were recently discovered near the Okavango Delta Wildlife Sanctuary in Botswana. The animals were stripped of their tusks, an obvious sign their deaths were caused by poachers....

    The Definitive Guide To Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives

    The Definitive Guide To Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives
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    Back in the day, those who shunned dairy had limited options when buying plant-based milk in the supermarket, or when ordering a latte at the coffee shop. These days, you’re...

    Vegetarian Protein Is Just As ‘Complete’ As Meat

    Vegetarian Protein Is Just As ‘Complete’ As Meat
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    “If you eat a dish with black beans, you’re not getting complete protein. You have to add another kind of bean to get the same kind of protein you’d get...

    Magnum Launches Vegan Ice Creams Bars

    Magnum Launches Vegan Ice Creams Bars
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    The last few years have seen thousands of innovative new vegan products appearing on supermarket shelves, and one category that has gone from strength to strength is vegan ice-cream. Large...

    It Took 96 Weeks To Clean Up Versova Beach

    It Took 96 Weeks To Clean Up Versova Beach
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    It's hard to believe, but this pristine shoreline was until recently considered to be one of Mumbai's dirtiest beaches. Labeled the "world's largest beach clean-up project" by the United Nations,...

    In France It’s Illegal for Grocery Stores to Waste Food

    In France It’s Illegal for Grocery Stores to Waste Food
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    Food waste is a major problem the world over, and this European nation has taken legal measures to reduce it.In the United States alone, grocery stores throw away billions of...

    3,000 Animals Die for 1 Pound of Silk

    3,000 Animals Die for 1 Pound of Silk
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    Is silk vegan? There’s only one group of living beings who need it to live, and that’s silkworms. But despite numerous animal-free alternatives to silk available today, humans continue to exploit...

    33 Circus Lions Return Home To Africa After Many Years

    33 Circus Lions Return Home To Africa After Many Years
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    Thirty-three former circus lions are feeling the African sun on their backs and grass under their feet after a lifetime of misery and abuse in traveling circuses in Peru and...

    Lush Launches Vegan Foundation 'Eggs' Without Plastic Packaging

    Lush Launches Vegan Foundation 'Eggs' Without Plastic Packaging
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    The foundation comes in 40 shades and has a peelable wax handle.Lush has developed a vegan foundation stick that doesn’t need to be packaged in plastic, as it is dipped in...

    Los Angeles City Council Is Considering a Fur Ban!

    Los Angeles City Council Is Considering a Fur Ban!
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    The fashion world was a bit shook last year when Gucci announced they would no longer be using fur. This seemed to start a momentum, with Versace, Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, and others following...

    UK’s First Vegan Supermarket Opens In London

    UK’s First Vegan Supermarket Opens In London
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    If you live in London or you’re visiting the city, the vegan options available to you just got better. With an abundance of health shops and vegan-friendly restaurants, the capital...

    Natalie Portman Debunks Most Common Myths About Veganism

    Natalie Portman Debunks Most Common Myths About Veganism
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    Vegans might be living a virtuous life of lentils and legumes, but they remain plagued by evangelical Birkenstock-wearing stereotypes. Thankfully, Natalie Portman has dispelled some of the most common misconceptions...

    This Vending Machine is Making Vegan Food Convenient

    This Vending Machine is Making Vegan Food Convenient
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    Canada has gotten its first all-vegan vending machine in Whistler, British Columbia. Whistler’s Green Moustache Organic Café is providing healthy, on-the-go foods, including organic and gluten-free options, for the new vending machine, reports...

    Vegan Actress Ruby Rose Is Cast As Batwoman

    Vegan Actress Ruby Rose Is Cast As Batwoman
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    The Orange is the New Black actress will make history as the first openly gay female superhero. Vegan actress Ruby Rose has been selected to play DC Comics character “Batwoman”—the first openly...

    Vegan Documentary 'The End Of Meat' To Debut This Month

    Vegan Documentary 'The End Of Meat' To Debut This Month
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    A highly-anticipated vegan documentary will be shown at a trio of screenings starting this month. The End Of Meat, by German filmmaker Marc Pierschel, considers the idea of a post-meat...

    Kings Of Leon Bassist Goes Vegan

    Kings Of Leon Bassist Goes Vegan
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    Musician Jared Followill confirms he has been vegan for the animals for one year. Member of popular band Kings of Leon—Jared Followill—recently confirmed that he has been vegan since last...

    Lidl Is Now Selling 5kg Boxes Of Wonky Veg For Just £1.50

    Lidl Is Now Selling 5kg Boxes Of Wonky Veg For Just £1.50
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    Lidl is following in Asda and Morrisons’ footsteps by selling slightly damaged fruit and veg at a discount. The supermarket will now sell 5kg boxes of imperfect fruit and vegetables...

    Moby To Donate Profits From $1.3 Million House Sale To Charity

    Moby To Donate Profits From $1.3 Million House Sale To Charity
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    Compassionate recording artist and musician Moby has hit the headlines again this week with news about his latest plans. He has recently announced on his Instagram account that he will...

    Vegan Food Sales Surpass $3.3 Billion In 12 Months

    Vegan Food Sales Surpass $3.3 Billion In 12 Months
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    Plant-based foods sales grew by 20 percent last year, 10 times faster than all other food categories. Plant-based food sales totaled more than $3.3 billion from June 2017 to June...

    Disney To Ditch Plastic Straws And Stirrers In All Locations

    Disney To Ditch Plastic Straws And Stirrers In All Locations
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    The ban will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually.  Disney has announced it is banning all single-use plastic straws and beverage stirrers, in a...

    Iceland Supermarket To Add Vegan Frozen Aisle To Stores

    Iceland Supermarket To Add Vegan Frozen Aisle To Stores
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    Frozen supermarket chain Iceland has announced that it will be adding a brand new vegan section in stores from September.  Following the success of the recently released 'No Bull' burger, frozen food...

    Ne-Yo Credits Veganism For Curing Chronic Pain

    Ne-Yo Credits Veganism For Curing Chronic Pain
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    Award-winning musician Shaffer Chimere Smith (professionally known as “Ne-Yo”) recently credited his plant-based diet to curing his tendonitis. Smith was diagnosed with the illness prior to adopting a plant-based diet—sparked...

    WeWork Bans Meat Meals For Her 6,000 Employees

    WeWork Bans Meat Meals For Her 6,000 Employees
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    Sure, ditching plastic straws is good, but WeWork—the New York–based shared-workspace giant that’s always upping the ante on sustainability responsibility—has begun excluding meat from all of its events’ meals and has...

    What Could Be Dirtier Than Fossil Fuels? Meat and Dairy!

    What Could Be Dirtier Than Fossil Fuels? Meat and Dairy!
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    Move over, dirty fossil fuels—meat and dairy companies are well on their way to becoming the worst polluters on Earth, according to a new study. Researchers from the organizations the Institute...

    Miami Opens First All Vegan Food Hall

    Miami Opens First All Vegan Food Hall
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    The food hall will eventually include seven concepts. "We will be announcing each new vendor just before they launch — we want to keep people guessing," Choices president Lori Zito...

    The Only Supplements You Really Need To Take

    The Only Supplements You Really Need To Take
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    Dietary supplements are a contentious topic in the nutrition world, with some dietician arguing that a balanced diet means you don't need to be popping pills, as all of the...

    Wales Bans Animal Circuses

    Wales Bans Animal Circuses
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    Today, the First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones, has stated that in Wales there will be a ban of the use of wild animals in circuses. The Welsh Government have...

    SeaWorld: A Place Of Pain And Sadness

    SeaWorld: A Place Of Pain And Sadness
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    SeaWorld confines animals in tiny, concrete tanks at marine abusement parks across the country. Often housed with incompatible tankmates, dolphins, whales, and other animals at the parks are regularly drugged in...

    Plastic Straws Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    Plastic Straws Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg
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    These days, awareness of plastic waste in our oceans is at an all-time high. All over social media, well-intentioned campaigns are taking aim at things like single-use plastic straws, which have been...

    Top 5 Reasons Not To Eat Chicken

    Top 5 Reasons Not To Eat Chicken
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    1. ‘Bird Brain’ Is a ComplimentSeveral recent studies have shown that chickens are bright animals, able to solve complex problems, demonstrate self-control, and worry about the future. Chickens are smarter...

    Starbucks to ditch plastic straws globally by 2020

    Starbucks to ditch plastic straws globally by 2020
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    Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from its stores globally by 2020, in a nod to the growing push for businesses to be more environmentally friendly. The Seattle-based company said on...

    Vegan Watermelon Avocado Poke Burger

    Vegan Watermelon Avocado Poke Burger
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    Poke-marinated watermelon make the perfect summertime buns. Can't decide a juicy burger or a fresh bowl of vegan poke on a hot summer day? Now you don't have to, thanks...

    Canada Is Going Vegan, and Animals Are Winning

    Canada Is Going Vegan, and Animals Are Winning
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    No wonder Canada’s flag has a giant leaf in the middle of it—Canadians are eating vegan like there’s no tomorrow (and giving themselves and animals a lot more tomorrows in...

    6 Tips for Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet

    6 Tips for Losing Weight on a Vegan Diet
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    Up your protein, lower your soy, and as always: go for the greens According to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, individuals who follow a vegan diet...

    Brazil Bans Use of Animals in Cruel Classroom Experiments

    Brazil Bans Use of Animals in Cruel Classroom Experiments
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    After receiving input from PETA, Brazil has taken a major step in advancing humane biomedical education nationwide. In November 2016, PETA contacted the Brazilian government’s National Council for Control of Animal...

    Must Read: 30 Tips For 'Plastic Free July'

    Must Read: 30 Tips For 'Plastic Free July'
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    VWe picked out 30 of the most common plastic items that you use in day to day life and compiled a "This for That" list. By the end of the...

    Cutting Meat And Dairy Is The Best Way To Save The Planet

    Cutting Meat And Dairy Is The Best Way To Save The Planet
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    The ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your environmental impact is to cut meat and dairy from your diet, according to researchers. A large-scale study analysed almost 40,000 farms, across 119...

    Dog Meat Outlawed In South Korea

    Dog Meat Outlawed In South Korea
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    As most of us are now aware, the Yulin dog meat festival started a few days ago in China and although the plight against this horrific event often seems futile,...

    New Data Shows Vegan Barbecue Is Top Summer Trend

    New Data Shows Vegan Barbecue Is Top Summer Trend
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    Market research firm Mintel reveals that one-third of Americans plan to ditch meat this barbecue season. Market research firm Mintel recently released its 2018 Summer Food & Drink Trends report based on...

    Vegan Food Makes Up 20% Off All Food Sales In Supermarkets

    Vegan Food Makes Up 20% Off All Food Sales In Supermarkets
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    A new consumer report by Nielsen, a global market research company, confirms that plant-based food is on the rise. The report, titled “Plant-Based Food Options are Sprouting Growth for Retailers,” indicated...

    5 Vegan Food Swaps for Easier Periods

    5 Vegan Food Swaps for Easier Periods
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    If your period is a pain, here are five plant-based ways to ''level up'' your food choices to keep your ovaries happy and your hormones in balance. When it comes...

    Americans Could Be Unknowingly Allergic To Red Meat

    Americans Could Be Unknowingly Allergic To Red Meat
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    1.6 million Americans are reportedly allergic to red meat, meaning their ability to digest it is compromised and they have a higher risk of heart disease as a result. A study has...

    Veganism: Why is it on the up?

    Veganism: Why is it on the up?
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    The number of vegans is on the up A vegan diet involves cutting out animal products like meat, fish, dairy and eggs. According to the latest research by the Vegan...

    Dairy Farmers Make Beer as Milk Industry Sours

    Dairy Farmers Make Beer as Milk Industry Sours
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    Massachusetts dairy farm Carter & Stevens converted part of its facility into a brewery to offset losses incurred by low prices and decreased demand for milk. Dairy farmers Molly Stevens...

    Vegan Alternatives for Ice Cream - A Short List

    Vegan Alternatives for Ice Cream - A Short List
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    There are a number of vegan ice creams on the market made from soy, almond, cashew, coconut, or rice milk. These products let you enjoy all of the delicious flavor...

    Gisele Bündchen Discusses How a PETA Protest Changed Her

    Gisele Bündchen Discusses How a PETA Protest Changed Her
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    Gisele Bündchen didn’t know as she began gracefully gliding down the runway at the 2002 Victoria’s Secret fashion show that she was about to have a life-changing experience. But after that...

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