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'This increase is just not sustainable in terms of energy use and in terms of what we are doing to the planet'
The brand has a team dedicated to sustainable packaging, and says over the last year, they have 'extensively reviewed their packaging and moved to more sustainable solutions'
The Vegan Society has sent formal letters to the major UK political parties, explaining the positive impacts a plant-based diet can have on both the planet and human health
The American politician has described factory farms as a threat 'to the water we drink and the air we breathe'
Tourists bringing non-recyclable plastic on to the island could face a €500 ($559) fine
Our drive to create food and energy are the main drivers of the decline in nature - the speed of which has not been seen before
'We have no time to waste. We're living in a climate crisis that will spiral dangerously out of control unless we take rapid and dramatic action now'
According to campaigners, the default choice is 'beef or chicken' - and this needs a plant-based upgrade
Vivo Life, which creates a range of plant-based protein products, is making the change in a bid to become more environmentally-friendly
Event organizers had promised to make this year the most sustainable yet - and say they will collect all the plastic bottles that were used and send them to be recycled
The 16-year-old climate change activist says she tried showing them graphs and data - but when that didn't work, she warned her family that they were 'stealing her future'
The start-up has already received £235,000 of funding from the Zero Waste Scotland agency
The 16-year-old has come under major scrutiny - with people online claiming she is being 'used' by adults to push an agenda. Now she has spoken out about these accusations
Tributes have poured in from activists and campaigners around the world, paying tribute to the lawyer who has been described as 'inspiring' and 'a leader'
The environmental organization shut down areas of London last week in a bid to bring attention to the impending climate crisis - and urge political leaders to take action
The company expects the chance to reduce its plastic use by over 400 tonnes each year
Animal rights charity PETA has written to Shell asking it to offset its environmental damage - by serving eco-friendly, animal-free meals to its workers
The prolific teenage campaigner is currently lobbying high profile figures in a bid to make politicians take action on the impending climate crisis
The SUV, which will be available from 2021, was unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show earlier this week
A new survey suggests David Attenborough's documentaries on climate change are having a major impact on consumers
The initiative, which has been endorsed by the Irish Minister for Communications Climate Action and Environment, includes a resource pack which has been branded 'propaganda' by a farming organization
The event will feature around 50 stalls selling sustainable products as well as food. There will also be a range of talks on offer on veganism activism and cooking among others
The island's efforts to reduce plastic consumption have been officially recognized
The company has responded to online critics calling for a total boycott of its stores
The outspoken environmental campaigner said she is 'grateful and honored' to have scooped the prize, and spoke about how much she admired her fellow nominees
According to a marine non-profit organization, 'garbage bags, fishing nets, and other objects were found in the mammal's stomach
The species, which can swim over 40mph, has long been targeted for its meat and fins
The supermarket giant says it wants to 'remove as much as plastic' as it can from its products
The broadcaster, who was interviewed for the upcoming issue of Radio Times magazine said people need to be responsible when it comes to trying to keep the planet healthy
It's believed that there are only 10 of the world's most endangered marine mammal left
The organization says taxing meat would help shift people's habits and make them move away from eating so much meat - which is essential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The children taking part in the climate strikes, which aim to put pressure on politicians to take action against climate change, were part of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign
The 16-year-old has been garnering headlines across the globe for her work to combat climate change
The study revealed that, out of all plastic debris, balloons pose the biggest risk of mortality for seabirds
Organizers are encouraging attendees to bring their own reusable water bottle and make use of the festival's water stations
Achieving the Paris Agreement's goal to limit average global temperature increases to 1.5 °C requires 'substantial changes in the land system'
The Members of the European Parliament - including two UK representatives - signed a document expressing their 'concern about the danger of climate change and environmental destruction'
The period wear, which is made from bamboo and cotton, offers a more eco-friendly alternative to tampons and sanitary pads.
Australian authorities have approved plans to dispose of waste from maintenance work close to World Heritage waters
The new report, published by animal welfare charity Viva!, describes the environmental impact of the livestock industry as 'shocking'
Following its initial launch in September 2018, Zero Mkt London will return in April, with more exhibitors attending
Climate change in the Arctic could be responsible for the sudden influx of the endangered species
If the rate of insect decline continues at the current rate, they could be extinct within a century, according to a new scientific review
The Grow Green conference which will take place in April in London will address the growth of post-Brexit plant agriculture as well as look at how pastoral farmers can switch to arable
Some of Britain’s biggest energy companies are using animal by-products to generate power, using manure, poultry litter, and pig slurry
Researchers at the University of Exeter have found fins of endangered shark species that have been unknowingly sold by a British wholesaler through DNA barcoding
North Americans must slash their red meat intake by 84% and Europeans by 77% with sharp increases in the consumption of nuts and seeds to meet the dietary guidelines
The social media star - who uses her platform to share information about sustainability - has presented an episode called 'Is It Possible To Live Plastic Free?' for BBC Earth
The calculator shared by the BBC lets you input your food choices and the frequency with which you consume them and works out the greenhouse gas emissions and water use
Greta Thunberg gave a blistering speech at COP24 where she said politicians say they love their children - but are 'stealing their future' because of their inability to act
The move has been praised by campaigners who say they want other countries to follow Norway's lead and help reform the palm oil industry
More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet
Charity Veganuary has set its sights on the nation's politicians - and will be campaigning hard to get them to ditch meat and dairy over January
Mondelez International, which owns the chocolate giant, uses palm oil in many of its best-known products, including Oreo cookies, and Ritz crackers
The animal, who was found in a national park in Indonesia, had swallowed 115 plastic cups, 25 plastic bags, and four plastic bottles among other pieces of debris
The Minister is backing The Daily Telegraph's call for all Premier League clubs to become greener by implementing a raft of sustainability measures
It follows a similar scheme launched in Holland in February
Local residents say they can't sleep because the smell is so bad
We will miss our 2050 targets to cut climate emissions unless we change our diets
It says meat production is 'one of the most destructive ways in which we leave our footprint on the planet'
But a farming representative said farming 'responsible meat is essential'
The WWF lays out the scale of environmental catatrophe
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation
The filmmaker and his wife often promote the benefits of a plant-based diet
One MEP warned there will be 'more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050'
The calls follow the Minister's comments that governments should not legislate for diet
Mary Robinson has been criticized for her comments - but stands by them
New research shows there are no policies in place to support the food sector in low carbon transition
The minister said telling people to eat less meat would be the 'worst kind of nanny state'
He believes it would help mitigate the huge planetary cost of our food system
The current food system is causing major environmental problems
There are a number of measures people can implement to reduce their impact
His opinion flies in the face of recent research
The crisis has been described as the 'biggest of our lifetimes'
The broadcaster says the world is 'only now waking up to this emerging crisis'
One concillor says single-use plastics are hurting the environment, and costing the city money
Both initiatives were spearheaded by vegan nonprofit ProVeg
One researcher called the discovery 'spectacular'
The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods
Organizers say 'consumers can choose to have a positive impact on this world'
The fish were reportedly pushed there from their usual habitat
The Shannon Elizabeth Foundation aims to protect 'wildlife and wild places'
The chain estimates that it will save 50 tonnes of waste annually
The cubs and their mother were drawn by food
Experts show you how to start minimizing your footprint
He plunged to his death from trees according to reports
The store says this will save 500 tons of plastic
While healthy diets use less water, plant foods use the least overall
The calf was a member of an endangered population
Pender County Animal Shelter warns it will euthanize animals that can't be rehomed
The young whales have been spotted together since 2016
A manure flood could pollute waterways and threaten surrounding wildlife
The phenomenon is believed to be exacerbated by climate change
The warm weather is believed to be the result of climate change
Fishing gear and starvation dubbed 'trouble' for all species
Being kinder to the planet doesn't have to be overwhelming
Environmentalists say the facilities have a severe impact on the planet
One Smith Valley local says she lives in 'stench' daily as a result of the farm