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Senior Editor, UK | Southsea, United Kingdom | Contactable via charlotte@livekindly.com

Charlotte has an upper second class honors in History from Oxford Brookes University and a postgraduate certificate in Cultural Heritage from Winchester University. She loves music, travel, and animals. Charlotte resides on the South coast of the UK.

Restaurants That Switch to Vegan Menus Report Spike in Sales

Neiman Marcus to Open New Vegan Cafe in Beverly Hills

The American luxury department store, Neiman Marcus, is set to open a vegan cafe, Café on 3, in its Beverly Hills Los Angeles location on May 10th. Yvonne Ardestani, vegan chef and owner of Yvonne’s Vegan...

Musician Solange Follows Beyoncé’s Vegan Lead With Cruelty-Free Vegan Leather Cowboy Boot Sneakers

Multi-faceted musician and artist, Solange, (Beyoncé's sister) donned some vegan cowboy-boot-sneakers for her latest shoot with Dazed magazine in Jamaica. The singer has been recording in the country for her new album. "The amazing Solange hugging...

Australian Cricketer Adam Zampa Stars in New Vegan Bus Campaign ‘We Are All Animals’

Australian cricketer, Adam Zampa, will appear in new bus advertisements across Adelaide, Australia, asking people not to eat animals. The new PETA campaign, aimed at persuading people that “we are all animals”, features Zampa and...

Cardi B, Ghostface Killah, and Beyonce’s Crew Couldn’t Get Enough of Coachella’s Vegan Food

Cardi B, Ghostface Killah, and Beyoncé’s crew were just some of the high-profile guests lapping up the vegan food at this year’s Coachella festival in California. According to Lauren Von Der Pool, founder of the...
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Vegan Celeb Will.i.am Questions the Ethics of Killing Animals for Food

Musician and new vegan, will.i.am, has posted a new video on his Instagram account questioning the ethics of killing animals for food. The frontman of the Black Eyed Peas states that whilst he initially switched...

Vegan Pizzas Launched in Netherlands to Support Sea Shepherd’s Marine Conservation

Netherlands national pizza chain, New York Pizza, is offering two brand new vegan pizzas to its customers. One euro from each pizza sale will be donated to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Sea Shepherd Vegan...

UK Burger Chain Byron to Launch Its First Vegan Burger

UK burger chain, Byron, is launching a new vegan burger as part of its new menu this week. A beetroot falafel patty, named the Beetnik, will be served with avocado, pickled red onions, tomatoes, baby...

Over 40,000 People Sign Petition to Get Vegan Impossible Burgers at McDonald’s

An online petition urging US McDonald’s to add the vegan Impossible Burger to its menu has gained over 40,000 signatures. The petition, launched on Care2, requests the fast-food giant to join the popular East Coast...

Food Industry Leaders in Asia Commit to Sourcing Cage-Free Eggs

Food industry leaders in Asia and around the world have committed to sourcing their eggs from cage-free environments, the Humane Society International (HSI) reports. HSI recently brought together leading restaurants, food service, and hospitality companies in...

The Future of Car Interiors is Vegan, Says Bentley’s Design Director

The future of car interiors is vegan, according to Bentley’s design director Stefan Sielaff. In an interview with American luxury lifestyle magazine, Robb Report, Sielaff was asked if he envisioned a new direction for the...

YouTuber Casey Neistat Thinks Vegan Impossible Burger Is Better Than Beef

YouTuber Casey Neistat, who has over 9 million subscribers, has revealed he prefers the vegan Impossible Burger to a cheese beef burger. Neistat conducted his taste test at fast food chain White Castle in...

The Majority of Chilean Citizens Oppose Animal Testing, New Poll Reveals

The vast majority of Chilean citizens oppose animal testing for cosmetic purposes, a new poll by Cadem consultancy has revealed. The poll was carried out on behalf of the Humane Society International (HSI) and...

Vegan Food Promoted by IKEA for a Sustainable Earth Day

Swedish furniture giant, Ikea, is promoting vegan food in preparation for this year’s Earth Day (April 22nd). A newsletter recently distributed by the company read: “Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd with mouth-wateringly healthy recipes...
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Vegan Celeb Kat Von D to Support Animal Liberation on Stage in New York

Vegan celebrity, Kat Von D, is to support the international resistance, Animal Liberation Front, on stage in New York. The make-up artist and musician will be performing in the city alongside Iamx on April...

Walmart Files Patent for ‘Robot Bee’ Pollination Drones

U.S. retail giant, Walmart, has filed a patent for the development and use of pollination drones, aka, 'robot bees.' The patent, which is yet to be approved, describes small drones which would collect pollen from...
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UK Government Pledge £61.4 Million to End Marine Plastic Pollution

The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has pledged £61.4 million to fight plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. The announcement was made in a speech on Sunday, The Independent reports. May also announced that the...

Postmates Permanently Cease All Deliveries of Foie Gras

Postmates, a US-based nationwide delivery service, has put an end to all deliveries of foie gras. This decision follows action from the animal rights organization, PETA, which reached out to the company to educate it on...

New 5-Part International Documentary Series: ‘Vegan Round the World’

The first ever international vegan documentary series, Vegan Round the World: The Series, is set to be released in Spring 2019. The series has already begun filming. Over the next six months, a team of...

One Direction’s Harry Styles Surprises Support Act with Vegan Pie Prank

Singer and former member of One Direction, Harry Styles, surprised his support act, Mabel McVey, with a vegan pie in the face on Monday whilst she was performing to a crowd of 15,000 people...
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70% of People Believe Factory Farming Pigs Is Wrong, Finds Survey

Seven out of ten people believe that the conditions of many pigs kept on factory farms are both upsetting and wrong, according to a survey conducted by Voodoo, on behalf of World Animal Protection,...

Vegan Singer Mya Weighs Up The Pros and Cons of Veganism

Singer and passionate vegan activist, Mya, has appeared in a recent video discussing veganism for Black news and opinion magazine, The Root. In the video, titled “Mya’s Secret to Looking Like Mya: Veggies”, the singer discusses what...