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Grand National Horse Race Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Grand National Horse Race Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

The Grand National, one of the most famous horse races in the world watched by millions, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The Jockey Club, which owns Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, made...
Are Octopuses the Smartest Animals In the Oceans?

Are Octopuses the Smartest Animals In the Oceans?

Octopuses are considered to be one of the smartest creatures in the ocean—and people love them. Despite this, around the world, the demand for delicacies made with octopus is on the rise. Some scientists...
Oakland Just Banned Exotic Animals In Entertainment

Oakland Just Banned Exotic Animals In Entertainment

One hundred years ago, after learning about the inherent abuse and violence perpetrated against animals forced to perform in circuses, Oakland California’s most iconic figure, Jack London—author and social activist—wrote two novels (“Jerry of...
Courts Protect Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Court Protects Veganism Same As a Religious Right

Being an ethical vegan should come with the same protection granted to religions, says a British court. The landmark case is the first of its kind. Fifty-five-year-old Londoner Jordi Casamitjana claims that his former employer,...
How Going to Harvard May Turn You Vegan

How Going to Harvard May Turn You Vegan

Updated August 10, 2019. Do animals have the right to life? In her new book, “Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals,” Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University Christine Korsgaard...
Cambodia Commits to End Elephant Rides By 2020

Cambodia Commits to End Elephant Rides By 2020

Elephant rides will be banned from one of Cambodia's most famous tourist attractions by 2020. Angkor Wat, a massive religious site that has stood since the 12th century, attracts more than 2.5 million international tourists...
Woody Harrelson Urges Texas to Cancel Cruel ‘Pig Rodeo’

Woody Harrelson Urges Texas to Ban Cruel ‘Pig Rodeo’

Vegan actor Woody Harrelson is calling on Texas governor Greg Abbott to ban the "Bacon Bash" rodeo event in Bandera on the grounds of animal cruelty. The city, known as the "Cowboy Capital of the...
15 Minutes of ‘Dominion’ Was All It Took to Turn This Cafe Vegan

15 Minutes of ‘Dominion’ Was All It Took to Turn This Cafe Vegan

A cafe in Idaho is going vegan after its manager watched just 15 minutes of the 2018 documentary "Dominion." The High Note Cafe in downtown Boise is updating its menu to exclude all animal products...
Should We Use Abortion to Talk About Animal Rights?

Should We Use Abortion to Talk About Animal Rights?

Should animal rights organizations use the abortion "debate" to talk about animal rights? Last week, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) proposed a billboard in Frankfort, Kentucky that reads "Pro Life? Go Vegan." If...
This SNL Skit Will Make You Cringe At Meat Forever

This SNL Skit Will Make You Cringe At Meat Forever

Long-running late night skit show Saturday Night Live aired a skit last week delivers a cringe-worthy, but all-too-real look snapshot of the public's increasing awareness of farm animal sentience. The show opens with host Colin...
Simba Isn't Vegan in ‘The Lion King’ Remake But He’s a Carnivore (And You’re Not)

Simba Is Not Vegan In the New ‘Lion King’ But He’ll Probably Make You...

Lions can't be vegan. Vegans, science, and the majority of the world know this. Yet one of the most frustrating arguments against adopting a plant-based diet is "lions eat meat," often punctuated with the...
7 Reasons Why Avocados and Almonds Are Definitely Vegan

7 Reasons Why Avocados and Almonds Are Definitely Vegan

By now,  it's likely that you've seen, or at least heard the latest "news" that's making the rounds via social media: avocados, almond, and several fruits and vegetables are being called "not vegan." The...
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Meat Is ‘Ridiculously Inefficient’ Says Vegan Philosopher Ray Monk

When British philosopher Ray Monk learned how bad factory farming is for the environment, he made the decision to adopt a vegan diet for the good of the planet. Monk, who served as a professor...

Vegans and Vegetarians Empathize With Animals More Than Meat-Eaters, Study Says

Are people who follow vegan or vegetarian diets more empathetic than meat-eaters? According to one study published in the journal Brain Structure and Function, the answer is yes. The study, called "The Vegetarian Brain," was led...
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Veganism Is More Than Just a Diet, Says New Definition

A founding member of the Animal Liberation Front (ALF), an international decentralized organization that conducts covert, direct action rescues of animals, is calling for "veganism" to be redefined for a new era of activists. Robbie...
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These Vegan Muslims Created an Animal-Free Sacrifice Tradition

Eid-al-Adha is a major Islamic holiday celebrated worldwide each year. While the holiday traditionally requires animal sacrifice, vegan Muslims across the globe have found a way to honor the spirit of Eid-al-Adha while remaining...
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The Impossible Burger Debate Was a Test for Vegans, and We Failed

Vegans, we have a problem. We’re insulting each other, we’re alienating each other, we’re destroying each other’s businesses and reputations, and we’re playing right into the hands of the animal exploitation industry. To paraphrase a...

Vegan Brand Says Working With Big Businesses Like Nestle Is Smart, Not “Selling Out”

Sweet Earth has found itself the topic of debate in the vegan and plant based world. After joining forces with multinational, business powerhouse Nestlé — who have made their business selling non vegan products — supporters of...
Are Foods That ‘May Contain Traces’ of Animal Products Vegan?

Are Foods That ‘May Contain Traces’ of Animal Products Vegan?

Updated October 21, 2019. | Picture the following scenario. You’re shopping for vegan groceries and you pick up a bar of dark chocolate. Before adding it to your cart, you flip it over and...

Are Vegans Guilty of Forcing Their Opinions on Others?

Owner of the world’s first 24-hour vegan drive thru, which opened in London recently, have been the victim of anti-vegan graffiti. Globally Local was targeted by vandals sometime between Thursday night (23rd June) and Friday...

Food, Travel and Ethical Values With YouTube’s Abdullah Zeinab | aka The Glucose Network

"Veganism is one of the biggest things. The easiest thing I can do. I'm directly in control of what I eat and a large part of my life is spent eating food. I try...