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    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...

    IKEA to Launch Vegan Soft-Serve Next Summer

    IKEA to Launch Vegan Soft-Serve Next Summer
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    The furniture giant continues to add plant-based food to its bistros, with vegan hot dogs planned to debut this fall. International furniture chain IKEA will add plant-based soft-serve to the...

    7 Things That Are Bigger Than an Orca Tank at SeaWorld

    7 Things That Are Bigger Than an Orca Tank at SeaWorld
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      Tanks will never be appropriate homes for orcas. In the wild, these aquatic giants love to dive nearly 1,000 feet and may travel up to 140 miles every day! It’s no...

    10 Iron Rich Foods for Vegans: Part II

    10 Iron Rich Foods for Vegans: Part II
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    Many vegans worry about getting enough iron in their diet. Since meat is traditionally thought of as the main source of iron, vegans need to find different sources to help...

    New Star Wars Movie Star Thandie Newton Goes Vegan

    New Star Wars Movie Star Thandie Newton Goes Vegan
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    The Solo: A Star Wars Story actress was inspired to go vegan by co-star and longtime vegan Woody Harrelson. In an interview this week with the Associated Press, actress Thandie Newton—who plays “Val”...

    The Truth About The Dairy Industry

    The Truth About The Dairy Industry
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    In order to keep producing milk for humans, dairy cows have to become pregnant and have calves. This is done forcibly, typically through artificial insemination.  Calves are generally taken away...

    5 Zero-Waste Tips for Vegans

    5 Zero-Waste Tips for Vegans
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    Whether you’re looking to go zero-waste or just to develop more sustainable habits, these simple tips will help you—and the planet. Americans create a lot of waste—we’re talking 254 million...

    Can't Find A Vegan Restaurant? Problem Solved!

    Can't Find A Vegan Restaurant? Problem Solved!
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    It doesn't matter where you live or are, with Happy Cow you can always find a vegan restaurant that's right nearby you. From their website: "HappyCow was founded in 1999...

    KFC to Test Vegetarian ‘Chicken’ Later This Year

    KFC to Test Vegetarian ‘Chicken’ Later This Year
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    There has been a steady, ongoing rise in conscious consumerism over the past several years. Whether it be for health, emvironmental, or animal welfare concerns, more people than ever before are choosing...

    EU Moves To Ban Straws To Protect Europe's Oceans

    EU Moves To Ban Straws To Protect Europe's Oceans
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    The European Commission has moved to ban easily replaceable single-use plastics, the new rules will apply EU-wide. The commission will target the 10 most popular single-use plastic items, as well...

    Starbucks Debuts Vegan Cookie Nationwide

    Starbucks Debuts Vegan Cookie Nationwide
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    The certified vegan Macadamia Oat Cookie is now available inside Starbucks' pastry cases across the United States. International coffee chain Starbucks recently added its first vegan pastry to its permanent...

    How to Survive Your Next Barbecue as a Vegan

    How to Survive Your Next Barbecue as a Vegan
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    If you’re new to vegan eating, summer grilling season can seem stressful. But with a little preparation, eating vegan at a barbecue can be super delicious, and it’s a fun...

    Why Men Shouldn't Be Afraid To Go Vegan

    Why Men Shouldn't Be Afraid To Go Vegan
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    Many men are reluctant to go vegan for irrational reasons. We’re here to fix that problem. Many men have the misconception that becoming vegan is a bad idea for them due to...

    The World's 10 Best International Vegan Cities

    The World's 10 Best International Vegan Cities
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    From food to culture, these places are at the forefront of plant-based trends. For all the delicious details on the can’t-miss dishes and events, pick up a copy today. But...

    Most Vegan-Friendly City of 2018 Announced! The Winner Is …

    Most Vegan-Friendly City of 2018 Announced! The Winner Is …
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    PETA and our good pal Moby invited friends of animals to the musician’s vegan bistro, Little Pine, for the announcement of the country’s Most Vegan-Friendly City of 2018. And the winner is …...

    10 best vegan and non-toxic nail polish brands

    10 best vegan and non-toxic nail polish brands
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    Have you ever thought about what goes into your manicure looking so glossy? Or what helps it last through the week in the face of some serious knocks and scrapes? (In...

    Fashion Designers Explain Why They Dropped Fur

    Fashion Designers Explain Why They Dropped Fur
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    Fur is dead. Cruelty-free fashion is here and now, as more and more top designers such as Donatella Versace, Donna Karan, and John Galliano are ditching fur in favor of sleek, stylish vegan fabrics. San Francisco recently...

    10 Iron Rich Foods for Vegans: Part I

    10 Iron Rich Foods for Vegans: Part I
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    Many vegans worry about getting enough iron in their diet. Since meat is traditionally thought of as the main source of iron, vegans need to find different sources to help...

    Why Animal Rights?

    Why Animal Rights?
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    Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. Many of us bought our beloved “pets” at pet shops, had guinea pigs, and...

    Why Animal Testing Should Be Stopped

    Why Animal Testing Should Be Stopped
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    Right now, millions of mice, rats, rabbits, primates, cats, dogs and other animals are locked inside barren cages in laboratories across the country. They languish in pain, suffer from extreme frustration, ache...

    Pesticides Cause Plummet Of France's Bird Population

    Pesticides Cause Plummet Of France's Bird Population
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    Researchers believe heavy use of pesticides in the French countryside is the cause of a massive decline in bird populations in the area.   Dropping population While the decrease in...

    Greyhound Racing Officially Banned In Australia's Captial City

    Greyhound Racing Officially Banned In Australia's Captial City
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    Greyhound racing is now officially banned in Canberra, ACT, Australia’s capital city. The legislation was proposed last year due to concerns surrounding animal welfare but only came into effect on...

    Vegan Food Should Be Offered At Schools And Hospitals

    Vegan Food Should Be Offered At Schools And Hospitals
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    The Vegan Society is to launch a petition calling on the government to offer vegan options in public sector canteens in a bid to tend to the rising popularity of...

    Number Of Vegans In UK Soars to 3.5 Million, Survey Finds

    Number Of Vegans In UK Soars to 3.5 Million, Survey Finds
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    Veganism has skyrocketed in recent years, with more people than ever before choosing to enjoy a plant-based life. However, this is not simply a case of a few evangelical legume-lovers ordering...

    PETA Parody Shows Why ‘The Caveman Diet’ Should Go Extinct

    PETA Parody Shows Why ‘The Caveman Diet’ Should Go Extinct
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    In a world…where the choice is to eat or to be eaten … OK, then, fine. But today, we aren’t hunting down wooly mammoths to survive. The struggles with eating...

    Groundbreaking Study Says We Must Switch To Plant Protein

    Groundbreaking Study Says We Must Switch To Plant Protein
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    The Grow Green II report, written by the New Economics Foundation and commissioned by The Vegan Society, declares that the UK’s food system is fundamentally broken, environmentally unsustainable and unhealthy. It calls...

    Should You Take Vegan Supplements And Their Importance

    Should You Take Vegan Supplements And Their Importance
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    If you decide to take the leap and go vegan, there are myriad factors to consider. Firstly, you must concoct an informed and fantastically-witty response to bemused friends and family...

    4 Responses When Someone Asks Where You Get Your Protein

    4 Responses When Someone Asks Where You Get Your Protein
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    Eating an array of fruit and vegetables provides more than enough protein for the average person. In 1984, Clara Peller asked the United States, “Where’s the beef?” This catch-phrase reverberated...

    Benedict Cumberbatch Confirms He's Vegan

    Benedict Cumberbatch Confirms He's Vegan
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    It’s official—mega-talented British actor Benedict Cumberbatch is vegan. While promoting the highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War, the Dr. Strange actor mentioned—during three separate interviews—his vegan diet. During an interview with Time Out London,...

    Fact Sheet: How Much Disposable Plastic We Use

    Fact Sheet: How Much Disposable Plastic We Use
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    The billions upon billions of items of plastic waste choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers and piling up on land is more than unsightly and harmful to plants and wildlife....

    The Last Straw: Eradicate Plastic Straws From London's Streets

    The Last Straw: Eradicate Plastic Straws From London's Streets
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    We call on the operators of restaurants, bars, cafes and coffee shops across the capital — as well as readers at home — to take The Last Straw pledge now and commit...

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