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Norway Announces Total Ban on Fur Farming

The Norwegian Animal Rights Organization (NOAH), who have long fought for the rights of animals,…

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Animal Agriculture Hot Topic at Upcoming Environmental Exhibition

A new global warming and environmental protection exhibition is due to be held in Kota…

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12 Brands and Designers That Use Vegan Fur

Many consumers are looking to be more ethical whether it be in terms of their…

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Judge Rules Ban on Filming Factory Farms a Violation of Free Speech

A ban on filming in factory farms in Idaho has been overturned by Judge M.…

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England Set to Ban The Use Of Wild Animals in Circuses

In a move that sees the country dawdling behind Scotland, Italy, New York City and…

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4 Things You Should Know About the Future of Animal Testing

For centuries, animals have been used in the name of science, medicine, clothing, entertainment, and…

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7 Ways to Help Keep Animals Safe During This Cold Stretch

For the Northern hemisphere, this winter has been cold, brutal and is stretching on for…

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New Think Tank Aims to End Factory Farming Worldwide

A new think tank, launched June 2017, is looking to find answers that will allow…

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Feminist Porn Director Claims Veganism Aligns With Her Ethical Beliefs

Feminist adult filmmaker, Erika Lust, has taken to Instagram to announce her decision to go…

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Finnish Government Urged to Make Gelatin Sources on Food Mandatory

The Finnish government and the Finnish Food Safety Authority are being urged by Hindus to…

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New Vegan Documentary Highlights Link Between Dairy, Meat and Leather Industries

In the past, India has been widely known as a predominantly vegetarian country, with 71%…

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Vegan Women Fight to Protect Endangered Animals in Africa

Akashinga, meaning ‘the Brave Ones’, is a conservation model by the International Anti-Poaching Foundation. It is…

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A Record Breaking 100,000 People Officially Pledge to Go Vegan for Veganuary

Veganism thrived in 2017 with extraordinary jumps in interest, availability, innovation, and sales, all over…

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17 of The Best Vegan Memes From 2017

Whether funny, relatable, empowering, or educational, memes are the backbone of the Internet. You can…

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9 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Fur Industry

The truth about wearing fur is said eloquently, if not directly, by singer Natalie Imbruglia. "There…

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9 Reasons Why Pigs are Basically Just Pink Dogs

Despite the thorough and consistent evidence that pigs are more intelligent than dogs and have…

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Why People are Investing in Ethical Vegan Finance

With topical issues from animal welfare to climate change gaining greater media coverage, Lisa Ashford,…

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‘Certified Organic’ Means Next to Nothing to Farm Animals

Farm animals today don't have it so good. For most, life is unthinkable torture in…

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All Nepal’s Known Dancing Bears Have Now Been Rescued

The last two known illegal dancing bears in Nepal have finally been saved by World…

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Scotland Bans All Use of Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses

A new legislation has just been passed in Scotland, which bans the use (including exhibition…

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Forbes Warns India’s Growing Meat Consumption Could Lead to Crisis

India’s growing interest in meat consumption could "impact all of us" due to environmental and…

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B.C Bans All Hunting of Grizzly Bears, After Major Public Outcry

A huge policy shift has just been announced in Vancouver: all hunting of grizzly bears,…

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Demand for Vegan Meat is Growing Worldwide Due to Concerns About Animal Welfare

The vegan meat industry continues to grow, estimated to reach $5 billion in worth. But…

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Eggs, But Wish You Did

The egg industry has had quite a complex relationship with the public, arguably a more…

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Michael Kors/Jimmy Choo Going Fur-Free, Debuting a ‘Luxe’ Vegan Alternative in 2018

Michael Kors is officially going fur-free. Kors and his brand announced today that fur will no…

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheese, But Wish You Did

Cheese is nearly everywhere these days. It's the flavor of chips, in tacos, on burgers,…

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10 Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Vegan, Budget, and Environmentally Friendly

Holiday shopping can be stressful and overwhelming in a number of ways. Not only is…

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Joaquin Phoenix Campaigns for Ethical, Vegan Fashion

A huge, new advertisement featuring Academy Award nominee, Joaquin Phoenix, wearing a Brave Gentlemen vegan wool…

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Former Slaughterhouse Worker Claims the Job Breeds Violent Behaviour

Former slaughterhouse worker Scott Hoskins has spoken out about the ways in which his work…

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Horse Drawn Carriages Banned as Mayor Declares Barcelona a “Friend to Animals”

Barcelona has banned horse-drawn carriages. The trade will be banned beginning in June 2018 with…

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Sociology Professor Deems Not Eating Meat a Feminist Act

In an academic article recently published in the Journal of Feminist Geography, Anne DeLassio-Parson has…

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4 Ways to Deal With Receiving Non Vegan Gifts This Holiday Season

It's the holiday season, a time of celebration and gift giving for many all over…

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Vegan Brand Says Working With Big Businesses Like Nestle Is Smart, Not “Selling Out”

Sweet Earth has found itself the topic of debate in the vegan and plant based world.…

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5 Ethical Ways to Have a Dog for Christmas (and any Other Time of the Year)

No matter your current or in-progress plans for this gift-giving holiday season, sometimes a bit…

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5 Cat Food Considerations for the Vegans Who Love (and Feed) Them

Cats rule the Internet. And for many people, they rule the home, too. But if…

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Commercial Fishing Banned Over 2.8 Million KM² Due to Environmental Concern

A ban on commercial fishing in Arctic waters has been announced due to environmental concerns,…

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Dame Helen Mirren Approved Company Aims to Take Down Fur Industry

Where animal fur was once a powerhouse in the fashion industry, it is now becoming…

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British Dietetic Association Publicly Backs Vegan Diets

Many dietitians across the globe focus specifically on advising folks on how to eat in…

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L’Oreal is Labeling Products 100% Vegan – But Here’s What You Need to Know

Cosmetics giant L’Oreal has been called out by consumers for mislabelling their products as vegan. Twitter…

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Vegan “The Big Bang Theory” Star Wants Justice for People and Turkeys at Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a controversial subject these days and The Big Bang Theory star and vegan activist…

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5 Things Donald Trump Needs to Know Before He Eats Shark Fin Soup Again

Far be it from us to tell President Donald Trump what to eat. But the…

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LUSH Donates $434,000 in Funding to End Animal Testing

Veggie cosmetics brand LUSH recently announced the winners of their 2017 Lush Prize, an award…

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Italy to Save 2000 Animals by Implementing Ban on Circus Animals

Following in the recent footsteps of New York City and India, Italy have made the…

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This LA Director’s Speech About Animals Will Give You All the Feels

In a heartwarming speech at a recent fundraiser for the Loveland Sanctuary in Orange County, Asher…

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Study Predicts Eating Vegan Can Save Over 8 Million People Every Year

A study has predicted that 8 million fewer people would die annually and global warming…

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#WhatTheFur?! LUSH Cosmetics Campaign for a Fur Free Britain

LUSH Cosmetics have partnered with Humane Society International (HSI) to launch a nationwide campaign. The…

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Can This Hybrid Car Concept Make Meat Companies More Sustainable?

Blended, or "hybrid", products have been driven beyond the roads and straight into supermarket aisles: hybrid meat…

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Can Veganism Rehabilitate Inmates?

We know the benefits that a plant-based diet can have on the planet and our…