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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.

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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...

Vegan London Real Host Talks Benefits of Plant-Based Diets for Athletes

Vegan London Real host, Brian Rose, discussed the benefits of a plant-based diet for athletes with personal trainer to the stars, Roger Frampton, on Friday’s episode of the show. Rose requested advice from plant-based Frampton...

Victoria Beckham Celebrates Her Birthday With A Raw Vegan Cake

Victoria Beckham has celebrated her birthday this year with a raw vegan watermelon cake. The fashion designer and ex-Spice Girl uploaded a video post on Instagram of her vegan cake, with the caption addressed to...

New All-Vegan Market Opens in Florida

A new all-vegan market and café, Vegan Fine Foods, is set to celebrate its opening in Fort Lauderdale, Florida this weekend. The mayor and mayor pro tem will be in attendance at the opening. Vegan...

Eminem Serves Vegan Mom’s Spaghetti to Fans at Coachella

US rapper and Coachella headliner, Eminem, served up a vegan treat to fans prior to his Sunday night set at the festival: “Mom’s Spaghetti” with “Rabbit” meatballs. Eminem’s pop-up, named after the famous line in...

42-Year-Old Organic Food Store Opens Vegan Kitchen and Juice Bar in Brooklyn

New York organic and natural foods store, Perelandra, has opened a new vegan kitchen and juice bar in Brooklyn. First established in 1976, this independent, community-driven, local business has expanded to serving plant-based eats....

New Orleans Vegan Soul Food Restaurant Sells Out on First Day Open

New vegan soul food restaurant, Sweet Soulfood, based in New Orleans, has proved to be such a hit in the region that it sold out completely on its first day of opening. The restaurant, which...

New York City Vegan Drag Show to Raise Funds for Animal Rights Organizations

A New York City fundraiser, titled the “NYC Vegan Drag Show Fundraiser”, is due to take place on Tuesday 17th April. Big Fat Vegan Radio host, Honey LaBronx, The Vegan Drag Queen, will be performing...

Pret A Manger to Launch New Vegan Lunch Options for Spring

British high street coffee chain, Pret A Manger, is launching new vegan options as part of its spring menu, including its first-ever vegan cookie. The new Dark Chocolate & Almond Butter Cookie, “combines vegan dark chocolate...

The World’s First Ever Vegan Football Club is Looking for a Plant Based Chef

The world’s first ever vegan football club, Forest Green Rovers (FGR), is looking for a new head chef. The club, owned by environmentalist Dale Vince, has enjoyed great success since turning vegan, securing a place...

7 Vegan and Animal-Friendly Activities for Your Sightseeing Trip to Nairobi, Kenya

Are you planning on taking a dream trip to Kenya? Perhaps you're looking to soak up some culture or take a safari in a national park? If so, Nairobi, the nation's capital city, has...

Influential National Geographic Photographer Campaigns for Protection of Marine Life

National Geographic photographer and co-founder of ocean conservation organization SeaLegacy, Paul Nicklen is campaigning for the protection of marine life against the driftnet fishing industry. The photographer recently shared a photo of a mola mola...
Clean Meat Producer Raises $3 Million for 'Revolutionary' Meat Products

Pioneering Israeli Clean Meat Researcher Receives Rare Honor in Washington

Yaakov Nahmias, an Israeli biomedical engineer and pioneering clean meat researcher, has been inducted as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), headquartered in Washington DC. Nahmias, a professor at...
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New Undercover Investigation Exposes Hidden Reality of Driftnet Fishing

A new undercover investigation, carried out by animal rights and marine conservation groups, has discovered the hidden cruelty of the driftnet fishing industry. The investigation is the first of its kind. Mercy for Animals, Turtle...

Vogue Lists Vegan Fashion and Beauty as Top Trend to Invest In

Fashion and lifestyle magazine, Vogue Australia, has listed vegan fashion and beauty in its top ten trends to invest in this year. Vegan pouches from The Daily Edited, an Australian luxury fashion brand, nail polish...
California Aims to Ban the Sale of Animal-Tested Cosmetics

Virginia Passes New Law to Significantly Reduce Animal Testing

Virginia has passed a new law to significantly reduce the number of animals used in product testing. Bill HB 1097, signed by Governor Ralph Northam, requires companies to abstain from animal testing where possible and...

Plant-Based Diet May Reverse Nerve Damage, Says Influential Doctor

A plant-based diet may alleviate symptoms of nerve damage and help to speed up the healing process, according to one influential California doctor. Top chiropractic expert, Dr. Randall Winchell, of California’s Winchell Chiropractic & Wellness...

Vegan Restaurants and Activities in Chiang Mai, Thailand

The northern Thai city of Chiang Mai has long been a backpacking hotspot in Southeast Asia. With its beautiful scenery and laidback hippie vibes compared to the hustle and bustle of Thailand's capital, Bangkok,...
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Bee-Killing Pesticides Unnecessary for Major Crops, New Study Finds

Researchers from European universities have discovered that pesticides used for corn crops, that have adverse effects on pollinators such as bees, are unnecessary in many cases. The study, published in Environmental Science and Pollution Research,...

North Carolina Restaurants Compete in Month-Long Vegan Menu Challenge

The 2018 Bull City Vegan Challenge is underway in Durham, North Carolina. For the entire month of April, ten restaurants in the city will compete to be crowned as the city’s best venue for...