Notoriously media-shy Swiss businessman and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has launched and donated $1 billion to the Wyss Campaign for Nature in a bid to conserve 30 percent of the planet’s land and oceans by 2030. It is the most ambitious project of the businessman’s environmental charity, The Wyss Foundation, to date. The initiative will aim to guard twice […]
There is little more inspiring than when two legends unite for a worthwhile cause, and actor and ethical investor Leonardo DiCaprio and vegan primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall have done exactly that. The two passionate environmentalists have joined forces to launch a vegan clothing line to support ape conservation. The clothing line, named “Don’t Let Them Disappear,” is […]
Vegan musician, activist, and restauranteur Moby has high praise for renowned environmentalist and primatologist Jane Goodall. Writing on his Twitter account, the singer said that Goodall, a vegan herself, is “the most perfect woman on the planet.” Moby shared an image of the former baroness alongside the quote: “I stopped eating meat some 50 years ago when I […]
A recent report published in Science Magazine revealed new information about orangutans that could improve conservation efforts. The findings uncovered the human influence on the species, providing insight to the orangutan’s vulnerabilities, and allowing the opportunity for improved approaches to preserving the now-endangered species that shares 97 percent of its DNA with mankind. Using data gathered by synthesizing fossils, […]
Longtime animal rights advocate and star of NBC series “The Good Place,” Kristen Bell, has been selected to narrate the upcoming Imax original documentary, “Pandas,” which covers the plight of the wild giant panda, a species whose populations have been impacted by human intervention. According to the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), fewer than 2,000 giant pandas remain in […]
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 global sustainability issues. The caption read: “[a]re you ready to say […]