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It’s Only a Dress Rehearsal…

It’s Only a Dress Rehearsal…

Tony Wardle |18/03/2020
We have a global health emergency and its origins lie deep within our obsessive meat culture. But there is much worse to come, says Tony Wardle
5 Wins for Animals During the Coronavirus Outbreak

5 Wins for Animals During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Louisa Kendal |18/03/2020
Here are five positive wins for animals during this challenging time!

Charity Director Responds to Climate Strikes – Vegan Now

Friday, September 20, 2019

Following the huge turnout at the nationwide climate strikes, vegan charity director Juliet Gellatley has published an urgent call for a global switch to vegan diets in The Telegraph.

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Palm oil – What You Need to Know

Palm oil – What You Need to Know

Justine Butler |19/03/2019
Palm oil is big business – found in around half of all items on supermarket shelves from margarine to lipstick. But some people are refusing to buy products containing palm oil – what are the issues and should we avoid it?...
Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Jeanette Di Leo |09/09/2016
What if doctors told you that smoking caused cancer, but you’d probably be fine if you didn’t smoke more than one cigarette a day? Luckily, they don’t, because even small amounts of smoke are harmful . So why don’t climate scientists follow the same principle?...
Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Jeanette Di Leo |11/08/2016
While scientists are still debating what killed the dinosaurs, the results are in on what is currently fuelling the decline of animal and plant species: overexploitation and agriculture.
This Earth Overshoot Day, Leave Animals Off Your Plate

This Earth Overshoot Day, Leave Animals Off Your Plate

Jeanette Di Leo |08/08/2016
It comes around sooner and sooner every year: Earth Overshoot Day , previously known as Ecological Debt Day . It’s the day on which we’ve used up more natural resources (through deforestation, emitting more CO 2 than forests can store, and overfishing) than the Earth can regenerate. It...
Don’t Be Too Quick To Celebrate, Sceptics.

Don’t Be Too Quick To Celebrate, Sceptics.

Jeanette Di Leo |05/08/2016
When a new study prompts media headlines like " Being vegan isn’t as environmentally friendly as you think ", it's time for a closer look at the science. By Dr Jeanette Di Leo...

Is soya destroying the planet?

And how about soya latte? Soya has been the victim of its versatility, good nutrition value and relatively easy cultivation...