Bill Gates is a man who needs little introduction. And his love for investing in vegan food and tech is almost as well-known as he is these days. While not vegan personally, Gates has on multiple occasions spoken to the importance of reducing meat consumption and plant-based protein – including in a 2013 interview with […]
Filmstar and environmental activist, Leonardo DiCaprio has made our cinema trips and our planet so much better. Since his breakthrough film role in Baz Luhrmann’s 1996 drama “Romeo + Juliet,” DiCaprio has been a constant presence on our movie screens. For those over a certain age, the artist will probably have also been plastered all […]
For many, making the decision to go vegan is an ethically, environmentally, or health motivated choice. But like any lifestyle change, it can prompt a barrage of questions, opinions, and in some cases, criticisms that aren’t always easy to deal with. Sometimes, the best way to deal with these kinds of instances is to keep […]
Updated April 22, 2019. Traffic lights in Brussels are doing more than just controlling the flow of cars in the EU capital city. Similar to the popular “eating animals” stickers that have been appearing on U.S. stop signs for decades, at least two dozen lights in the city have been retooled — the red stop […]
Vegan-friendly shoe company TOMS has always strived to do more, aligning its business with causes it is passionate about and working to create meaningful changes in the world. Its most recent endeavor sees the shoe brand working to help end gun violence in schools across the U.S. TOMS began with founder Blake Mycoskie’s dream. While traveling in […]
Academy Award-nominated “Babe” actor and vegan activist James Cromwell recently helped rescue 100 turkeys from the Utah-based turkey farm giant Norbest, saving them from Thanksgiving slaughter. The rescue was organized by Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), an international grassroots network of animal rights advocates, and symbolized an unexpected alliance between the group and the farm owner. According […]
An Aukland-based Māori couple is encouraging other native New Zealanders to give veganism a go this World Vegan Day. According to Māori Television, Chris Huriwai and Sam LaHood are the passionate animal rights activists taking to the streets to promote a message of compassion. The couple, both world champion unicyclists, are committed to speaking out about animal welfare to spark curiosity in […]
Do vegan campaigns work to spread a compassionate message? So far, there are no definitive studies that analyze the effectiveness of vegan campaigns in creating change. However, Veganuary, a UK-based charity that encourages people to try veganism for the month of January and throughout the year, could provide some insight into what makes a successful […]