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The London School Of Economics Bans Beef for the Climate

The London School Of Economics Bans Beef for the Climate

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) will implement a beef ban across campus in an effort to mitigate climate change. Phoebe Woodruff, a student activist and campus representative for animal rights organization...
How Google’s AI Could Help Protect Endangered Species

How Google’s AI Could Help Protect Endangered Species

Google has launched an AI platform to aid in the tracking and conservation of wildlife. Currently in its beta version, Wildlife Insights may be a useful tool in helping to protect and restore endangered...
UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

UEA Is the Latest University to Ban Beef for the Climate

(Updated December 11, 2019) | The University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England, is the latest university to ban beef for climate change reasons. UEA's student-elected Union Council passed a motion to ban the...
People Eat 80% Less Meat When More Vegetarian Options Are on the Menu

People Eat 80% Less Meat When More Vegetarian Options Are on the Menu

Doubling the number of vegetarian and vegan menu options encourages people to eat less meat, research finds. Members of the University of Cambridge's geography, public health, and zoology departments collected a year's worth of cafeteria...
Helsinki University Just Banned Beef

Helsinki University Just Banned Beef

Helsinki University is taking beef off the menu to lower its carbon footprint. Starting February, all UniCafe cafeterias owned by the school's student union will drop beef dishes from their lunch menus. Beef will also...
800-Year-Old Portuguese University Just Banned Beef

Portugal’s Oldest University Just Banned Beef

The University of Coimbra in Portugal has announced a ban on beef in a bid to reduce its environmental impact. The university, which was established in 1290, previously served around 20 tonnes of beef in...
Cambridge Uni Emissions Drop 33% After Ditching Red Meat

Cambridge Uni Emissions Drop 33% After Ditching Red Meat

Cambridge University's environment-minded decision to remove red meat from its menu has led to a reduction in carbon emissions. The leading UK-based institution announced in 2016 that it was removing beef and lamb as part...
This College Is Hosting the First 100% Vegan Graduation

This College Is Hosting the First 100% Vegan Graduation

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California, is preparing to host the first vegan graduation. To celebrate the graduation of 266 students, this May, the institute will serve more than 1,500 guests a...
The Chinese University of Hong Kong Partners with Green Monday Foundation for Vegan Nutrition Course

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Partners with Green Monday Foundation for Vegan Nutrition...

The Chinese University of Hong Kong's (CUHK) Lee Woo Sing College is collaborating with the social startup group Green Monday Foundation Hong Kong to offer its first credit-bearing course dedicated to plant-based living. Named "Future of Food: Plant-based...
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UBC Vancouver Hosts 400 People for Plant-Based Canadian Thanksgiving Potluck

A plant-based Thanksgiving potluck held yesterday at the University of British Columbia (UBC) attracted an estimated 400 guests. The massive vegan Canadian Thanksgiving potluck was co-hosted by Vegans of UBC and Meatless Meetup, which claims...
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Vegan Meat and Cheese Charcuterie Program Launches at Rice University

A new vegan meat and cheese charcuterie program has launched at Rice University, Texas. Developed by Roger Elkhouri, the senior executive chef of the university's West Servery, the new program is the first of its...
Vegan Dining Hall Square Root Comes to Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Vegan Dining Hall Square Root Comes to Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

An on-campus vegan dining hall has opened in time for the new semester at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT). Local news source The Star Edmonton reports that the new eatery, called Square Root,...
High Demand Brings Vegan Restaurant to University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo Opens Vegan Restaurant ‘Frsh’ Because Students Kept Asking For One

Student demand for vegan food choices has led the University of Waterloo, Ontario, to almost completely veganize a campus restaurant called Frsh. Noting the increasing requests for plant-based options, Gordon Cooledge, the executive chef for UW Food Services,...
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Vegan Loma Linda University Will Pay You to Eat Avocados for Research

Scientists at Loma Linda University, a Southern California-based health sciences school, are seeking participants to eat avocados every single day - and get paid for it. Loma Linda University is looking for 250 people to help determine...
Over 80% of Meat-Eating University of North Texas Students Regularly Choose the Vegan Dining Hall

Meat-Eating Students Love University of North Texas Vegan Dining Hall, Mean Greens

In Texas, a state famous for meat-heavy cuisine like barbecue and Tex-Mex, more students than ever before are making the conscious decision to ditch meat in favor of plant-based cuisine. At Mean Greens, the...
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Student-Made Vegan FroYo Xpress Machine Arrives at Purdue University’s Campus

A vegan frozen yogurt machine is coming to the Purdue University campus in Indiana. Engineered by students, the FroYo Xpress machine will serve smooth, customizable, and dairy-free frozen dessert. Whilst Purdue boasts a multitude of dining...
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Aramark to Serve Millions of Vegan Beyond Burgers to American University Students

The vegan Beyond Burger, a realistic plant-based patty created by California-based brand Beyond Meat, will be served at hundreds of college campuses this fall. Called the "All American Beyond Burger," the meatless patty will be served at...
Record Number of UK University Students Adopting a Vegan Diet

Record Number of UK University Students Adopting a Vegan Diet

Across the UK, young people and university students are becoming increasingly concerned with the standard of animal welfare in the factory farming industry. According to a survey conducted in May, over 50 percent of the...
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Southern California’s Loma Linda University to Offer Ph.D. in Plant-Based Nutrition

Loma Linda University's School of Public Health, based in San Bernardino County in California, is set to offer a Nutrition Ph.D. program with an advanced research focus in plant-based nutrition. Led by Sujatha Rajaram, Ph.D., the new program is...

All 227 Pediatric Training Institutions in North America End Invasive Experiments on Live Animals

All surveyed pediatric residency programs in the United States and Canada have discontinued the use of animals in procedural training methods. The programs, which previously involved the use of cats, piglets, ferrets, and other...
HSUS and Sodexo to Bring More Vegan Meals to U.S. Cafeterias

The Humane Society and Sodexo to Bring More Vegan Meals to U.S. Cafeterias

Sodexo, one of the largest foodservice companies in the U.S., servicing hundreds of cafeterias across the country, will soon be adding more vegan options to its offerings in a partnership with the Humane Society...