Environment

Plastic Straws To Be Banned in All Restaurants Across England

Every day, around 500 million disposable straws are used and thrown away. This is enough to fill 127 school buses or wrap around the circumference of the planet two and a half times. However, this figure is set for a drastic decline. Now, thanks to campaigners, the...

Richard Branson Wants Us to Save Orangutans by Ditching Palm Oil

Founder of Virgin, Richard Branson has once again taken a big step in advocating for animals. The billionaire wrote an educational blog post about "the real cost of illegally produced palm oil". After sharing his post online, it is clear Branson won't stay quiet about...

‘Remarkable Opportunities’ for Vegan Products at Costco, Investors Say

A new report released by the Farm Animal Investment Risk and Return (FAIRR) Initiative, says a significant market gap exists for vegan food in the nation’s leading supermarket chains. The report, entitled “Plant-Based Profits,” is backed by a $2.4 trillion value cadre...

How You Can Help Save Arctic Polar Bears With Your Diet

Polar bears are facing extinction. This isn't new information, but it turns out the situation could be moving at a much faster rate than originally suspected. A three-year study published in the online journal, Science, found that animals living in the Arctic,...

Bacon, Egg, and Sausage is the Most Unsustainable Sandwich, Study Finds

Researchers at the University of Manchester recently conducted a study to assess the environmental impact of the humble sandwich. Of the forty homemade and pre-packaged varieties tested, the traditional grab-and-go breakfast sandwich made with bacon, egg, and sausage,...