This is LIVEKINDLY’s roundup of the best entertainment, food, environment, and beauty news in the plant-based world.

NBA player Bismack Biyombo says he’s gained 20 pounds of muscle since going plant-based.

Nature’s Charm, a company known for its coconut milk-based products, has opened its first vegan café in Bangkok Thailand. Nando’s just launched plant-based chicken in the UK.

Global veganism could remove 16 years of fossil fuel-based carbon emissions from the atmosphere by the year 2050.

Bolt Threads announced a new partnership with four major companies. France has banned mink fur farming. Researchers have developed a human skin culture system that could help replace animal testing in the cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.

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Kat has been writing about veganism, environment, and sustainability for five years. Their interests include over-analyzing the various socioeconomic forms of oppression, how that overlaps with veganism, and how the media in all of its forms reflects the current culture.