Activism

Animal Advocacy & Activism

August 18, 2017

Activists Post Motorway Banners Encouraging Drivers To Watch Vegan Movie

The filmmakers say they are 'humbled' by the action

August 18, 2017

Central London Restaurant Shares Vegan Artwork In Its Windows

The artist aims to spread the vegan message through creativity

August 16, 2017

Made In Chelsea Celebrities Tiffany And Lucy Watson Among Speakers At London's Vevolution Vegan Festival

The second Vevolution festival will take place in November

August 16, 2017

Vegan Billboard Vandalized In Australia Prompting Local Anger

It is thought the poster has now been replaced

August 15, 2017

Animal Equality Virtual Reality Film Shortlisted For Award

The film uses the latest VR technology as part of its vegan outreach

August 11, 2017

Retail Giant Tesco Targeted By Animal Rights Activists Over Hogwood 'Horror' Farm Row

Activists will protest against the store's continued support of the farm

August 9, 2017

More Than 440,000 Sign Petition After 20,000 Pigs Killed In Dutch Factory Farm Blaze

The farmer already had a track record of keeping animals in extremely poor conditions

August 8, 2017

Vegan Cafe Aims To Balance Gender Inequality With 'Man Tax'

Cafe owner says she wants men to think about male privilege

August 3, 2017

Land of Hope And Glory Filmmakers Hit Back After Welfare Charity Releases Damning Statement

The film shows previously unseen footage from UK factory farms

August 3, 2017

31,000 Sign Hogwood Farm Petition: Tesco 'Still Refuses To Stop Using It As A Supplier'

The retail giant won't cut ties with the farm - despite undercover footage showing grim circumstances

August 2, 2017

GRAPHIC: Undercover Footage Of Nandos' And Lidl's Chicken Supplier Shows Sick Birds Left To Die

The footage shows animals in distressing conditions

August 2, 2017

Berkeley Butcher Shop Warns Customers Against Eating Animals

Sign posted following months of protest by animal rights activists

July 27, 2017

HORROR: Documentary 'Land Of Hope And Glory' Reveals Gory Truth Behind British Industrial Farming

The film features never seen before undercover footage

July 25, 2017

'Babe' Actor And Vegan Activist James Cromwell Arrested At SeaWorld Protest

Animal rights charity PETA live streamed the protest on its Facebook page

July 18, 2017

Sharing Animals' Unimaginable Pain: Vegan Activist Does 24-Hour Tattoo Challenge

He was raising awareness of veganism - and fundraising for future activism projects

July 17, 2017

Pig Horror Farm Hogwood Hits National Headlines As It's Revealed It Supplies Major Supermarket

Animal remains were found in local woodland belonging to the farm

July 12, 2017

Vegan Activists Storm Bullring To Shield Dying Animal

This animal rights organization wants to see brutal bloodsports banned

June 23, 2017

Swiss Cat Meat Restaurant Prompts Furious Backlash From Public

Campaigners claim cats should be loved - and not eaten

June 12, 2017

Horror After Fox Reportedly Shot At Sainsbury's: Vegan Group Urges 'Use Humane Deterrence'

A member of the public said they saw the animal being killed

June 9, 2017

Vegan Activist Runs From Mexico Border to Canada To Highlight Devastation Of Plastic Waste

The athlete is aiming to bring attention to the dangers of plastic waste

June 1, 2017

Arrested Vegan Activist Wayne Hsiung: You Have To Break Unjust Laws to Change Them

The Direct Action Everywhere co-founder spoke to Plant Based News

May 31, 2017

Success! New York Blood Center Gives $6 Million to Care For Abandoned Chimps

The hard work by activists and charities has paid off

May 31, 2017

UPDATED: Animal Activist Wayne Hsiung Arrested After San Fran Slaughterhouse Rescue

The activist was attending a slaughterhouse vigil

May 29, 2017

Central London Shut Down As Thousands Take To Streets In Support Of Fox Hunting Ban

Famous faces including Bill Oddie and Peter Egan joined the crowds to promote animal welfare

May 26, 2017

A Conversation With Animal Rights Hero Anita Krajnc

“Don’t be afraid. Follow your conscience. Step outside your comfort zone. Think big.”

May 22, 2017

Meet Genesis Butler, The 10-year Old Vegan Activist with A Vision for Healing the Planet

Supported by her family, all of whom have joined Genesis in following a vegan lifestyle, she has gone from strength to strength in her animal advocacy.

May 17, 2017

Dog Meat Sales Banned at China’s Yulin festival in Milestone Victory to End Brutal Mass Slaughter of Dogs

More than 10 million dogs and around four million cats are killed every year across China for their meat.

May 17, 2017

Is Reducetarianism Really the Quickest Way to Create a Vegan World?

Dr Melanie Joy and Tobias Leeneart of CEVA present Manchester conference hosted by ProVeg

May 15, 2017

Activists Escape Injury After Near Miss with Slaughterhouse Truck

Group has released video of vehicle 'touching bodies'

May 5, 2017

Students Stage Sit-in to Protest Lack of Transparency At University Slaughter House

Students say administration has ignored their requests for information

May 3, 2017

Dear Anita. May The 4th Be With You

Anita Krajnc is an activist. She Faces Prison. Her Crime? Giving Water To A Pig.

April 24, 2017

Go Vegan World: Went Large in Manchester Ahead of Vegan Education Day

Go Vegan World is currently the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign

April 11, 2017

Cruelty On Display: Students Document Animal Cruelty At Colorado State University's Rodeo

Students say video shows animal abuse at university-sanctioned event

March 31, 2017

LONDON UK: Activism and Campaigning: Emerging Issues And Tactics For Effective Campaigning

Vegan education startup Vevolution whose motto is ‘Talks to create a better world’ have been holding sold-out monthly vegan educational events in London

March 22, 2017

Activists Interrupt Ribbon-Cutting with Bullhorns, “Humane Meat” Protest

Animal Rights Activists Interrupt Chicago Whole Foods Grand Opening, Decry Violence Against Animals

March 13, 2017

UK University Campus Hosts Virtual Abattoir

A UK-based charity has become the first animal protection group in the world to use virtual reality technology to transport people inside intensive chicken factory farms and slaughterhouses.

March 6, 2017

Keele Campus Hosts Virtual Abattoir

A UK-based charity has become the first animal protection group in the world to use virtual reality technology to transport people inside intensive chicken factory farms and slaughterhouses.

March 3, 2017

NFU (Dairy Board) Battle Cry Against Veganism Highlights A Failing Industry

The NFU (Dairy Board) has called on industry bodies to treat recent vegan campaigns as a wakeup call

March 3, 2017

Veganuary 2017 Survey The Results Are In

What a fabulous start to 2017! At the end of the first week of February, we sent out a survey to the Veganuary 2017 participants. This is what they told us…

March 3, 2017

Asda Denies Deleting Vegan Comments in Free-Range Milk Row

Supermarket says it isn't company policy to scrap feedback

February 16, 2017

WATCH: BBC Reports On Appalling Pig Farm Conditions

BBC recently reported on the appalling conditions uncovered by Viva! Campaigns at a Somerset Pig Farm in South West England

January 16, 2017

Vegan School Teacher Makes A Veggie Rap Music Video

A Vegan Teacher from Nathan Hale School in Boston decided to make a rap music video to encourage children to eat more vegetables, the result is brilliant.

January 13, 2017

VEGANUARY TRENDING: Now Featured on Sky News

Veganuary have been breaking growth records this year, and now they have made their first TV appearance

January 9, 2017

Ballet Dancer Sylvie Guillem Shows How to Raise the 'Barre' for Animals

Legendary Dancer Teams Up With PETA to Promote Meat-Free Meals

January 9, 2017

Dancing Carrot and the Kalers: Greener TV Launches in the UK

Greener TV was inspired by a social startup group that aims to tackle climate change and global food insecurity by making low-carbon and sustainable living simple, viral and actionable.

January 3, 2017

ANOTHER! Vegan Poster Campaign Launches in London

Vegan poster campaign by Go Vegan World launches in London on the 2nd of January 2017

January 2, 2017

Stupid Questions You'll Get Asked For Veganuary

A guide for handling the stupid questions and silly things people will say to you as you embark on a vegan diet, which threatens many people's assumptions about diet, morality, and environmentalism.

January 2, 2017

The UK’s First-Ever Vegan Total Tube (Subway) Station Takeover

Clapham Common tube station now has 60 posters featuring farmed animals – who appear on every door, and turnstile – to tell commuters, “I’m ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual – Go Vegan”.

December 17, 2016

The Largest Ever Vegan Advertising Campaign in London

The adverts were created by Veganuary – the charity that encourages people to try vegan in January – and were crowdfunded by the vegan community. They feature three animals – Rocky the calf, a chick called Little Eric and a naughty but very loveable piglet named Ernie – who urge passengers to read their stories and join thousands of others around the world who choose to eat no animal products at all in January.

December 5, 2016

Sydney Bus Campaign Urges Consumers To Go Vegan

A provocative advert by the Vegan Society of NSW on metro bus routes throughout Sydney asks people to rethink their eating choices in the run up to Christmas

December 3, 2016

New Film Showcases The Progress The Vegan Movement Has Made Throughout 2016

Vegan 2016 has launched, which demonstrates how veganism has increased in popularity in the last 12 months

December 1, 2016

Veganuary 2017 Launches in Style!

Veganuary – the celebrity-backed campaign that encourages people to try vegan in January – has launched its 2017 campaign with 2,000 eye-catching adverts on the London Underground.

November 16, 2016

London Just Held Europe’s Biggest Ever Vegan Conference

London showcases its credentials as a leading hub for veganism in Europe