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Kat has been writing about veganism, environment, and sustainability for five years. Their interests include over-analyzing the various socioeconomic forms of oppression, how that overlaps with veganism, and how the media in all of its forms reflects the current culture.

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This week’s vegan news: Will Smith and Leonardo DiCaprio team up with Allbirds to help the Amazon. Israeli company VeganNation, the makers of the Vegan Coin cryptocurrency, purchased 15,000 acres of the Amazon rainforest with an aim to protect it. Trump’s new dietary guidelines favor the meat industry.

Arnold Schwarzenegger is pretty much 99% vegan now, appearing on Men’s Health Gym & Fridge youtube segment. Lush is closing its doors to protest the climate crisis with 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg in the Global Climate Strike. Filmmaker James Cameron says we need to wake up to the reality of climate change.

Four countries have joined forces to create the Vegan World Alliance. Cambridge University has cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 33% after ditching red meat. Taco Bell launched vegetarian menu boards across the United States.