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The End Is Near for Tiny Hotel Shampoo Bottles

The End Is Near for Tiny Hotel Shampoo Bottles

Single-use hotel shampoo bottles could soon face a ban similar to those placed on plastic straws in a bid to reduce waste and plastic pollution. California is considering a ban on the small plastic bottles...
Nevada Is the 2nd State to Ban Cosmetics That Test on Animals

Nevada Officially Bans Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Nevada just passed legislation banning the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. Governor Steve Sisolak signed SB 197, The Nevada Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act, into law today. The bill prohibits cosmetics manufacturers from selling any...
California Moves to Ban All School Dissection

California Moves to Ban All School Dissection

California may ban all school dissections, thanks to new legislation. Assembly memer Ash Kalra introduced today AB-1586, the Replacing Animals in Science Education (RAISE) Act. The bill, co-sponsored by the non-profit organizations PCRM (Physicians Committee...

Czech Republic Enacts Full Ban on Fur Farms

A full ban on fur farming in the Czech Republic is now in effect. The law, originally passed in June 2017, shuts down the nation's handful of remaining fur farms. Nine fox and mink fur...
Legalized CBD in All 50 States Is About to Make America Chill Again

Legalized CBD in All 50 States Is About to Make America Chill Again

Over the past few years, CBD (cannabidiol), a non-psychoactive chemical compound found in both cannabis and hemp, has blown up in the wellness world. Due to restrictions, it is illegal to grow hemp in...

Brussels Parliament Recognises Animals As Sentient Beings

In a historic vote, the Brussels Parliament has unanimously backed a draft ordinance which recognises animals as sentient beings. Bianca Debaets, the State Secretary responsible for animal welfare, suggested the vote could revolutionise the treatment...

World’s First Vegan Political Party Plan to Abolish Factory Farming

For the first time in world history, Germans can vote for a vegan party this General Election, on the 24th September. Led by chairperson Ronald Wegner, the party stands to transform legislation concerning the environment,...

New York City Bans The Use of Wild Animals in Circuses

“Circuses are going to have to evolve and take animals out of the act or, like Ringling Brothers, go out of business.” —  Edita Birnkrant Have you ever seen a genuinely happy circus animal? Probably not. Animals...