Opinion pieces on the most pressing issues effecting the plant-based community all in one place
From boycotting Tesco for selling vegan sausages to blasting the BBC for examining the impact of meat on the planet, some are unhappy about the growth of veganism
The article wrongly claims plant-based milk is a leading cause of Amazon deforestation
'We are not suited to eating raw meat or cooked meat, even at moderate levels, as these are linked to a wide range of health problems'
'If we take this election seriously for animals, it could be transformative for the billions of land and sea animals around the world who deserve our protection'
Public Health England recently announced that there are 165 new antibiotic-resistant infections every day in England. Antimicrobial-resistance (AMR) is a global problem and it is increasing. Where are these new infections coming from and should we be worried?
The sporty documentary is encouraging lots of people to try experimenting with ditching animal products
'The real danger comes from the meat and dairy industry spending millions on 'influencing' journalists, health writers and politicians, challenging health reports, and recruiting scientists to produce flawed research'
Eat meat and eggs to dodge dementia? That’s like being told to smoke cigarettes to prevent lung cancer
Following a series of posts he shared on his Instagram and Twitter accounts, Lewis Hamilton has been branded a hypocrite. His comments have even sparked concerns for his mental wellbeing
'If you can't be an activist unless you have already somehow purged your whole life of fossil fuels, then you'll have a movement of three people'
'There is a conspiracy around the climate crisis. But it is the opposite to the memes hating on this passionate teen and ignoring the science she asks us to heed'
'The average consumer needs to be kept under the illusion that the production of milk does not cause animal suffering or killing'
'We are introducing the idea that Smithfield can be something better, something that supports a just and sustainable world'
The article suggests Smith was missing out on protein because he was following a vegan diet. All plant foods contain protein and it really isn’t difficult to get enough if you eat enough calories
'Gassing and shredding someone to death both sound like the most horrendous ways to die'
'If these products are hidden away in the ‘special’ vegan section of the supermarket, the chances of anyone other than vegans ever finding them are astronomically small'
Press reports have said that vegan meats are unhealthy due to their high salt content - but how do they compare to animal meat?
Democrats are America's hope in being on the right side of history to fight climate change. Yet, most candidates are pushing at open doors and prioritize electability over facts
The latest round of stories said choline deficiencies could harm vegans' brain health
'What is labeled 'healthy' is up to whoever can best game the algorithm'
Vegan leather is becoming more and more popular - and it seems like the traditional leather industry is getting worried
Brazil is a major global exporter of beef. But who is buying it all?
'The rainforest is burning as we are writing these lines, our most sincere thoughts and prayers go to every living being suffering from it'
Cross-contaminated food is not vegan in some countries, by law. But ethically are there bigger fish (and patties) to fry?
Vegan entrepreneur, Loui Blake, challenges the current narrative that plant-based business face inevitable closure
Millions of people around the world are ditching dairy, and opting instead for healthy, delicious drinks made entirely from plants. There are so many reasons to do this
'It's important that we work together to achieve change. Animal agriculture is the leading cause for the climate crisis and a group that claims to rebel against the system needs to take this into stronger consideration'
From hearing how everyone has an opinion to realizing how many mistakes you will make along the way...it's all been a learning curve
The new tsar has attacked the idea that giving up meat, fish and dairy products is a practical way to save the planet, describing such advice as 'prescriptive and nanny-state-ish'
Environment Secretary Michael Gove wants the UK to be a world leader in animal welfare - but the only way to stop animal exploitation is to go vegan
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, is the richest man alive. He says he wants to save the world - but his company sells animal products sourced from factory farms
Instagram is one of the world's most popular social media networks - and it shows no sign of slowing down. We've compiled this list of just a small selection of interesting figures to follow
'If gender is just an identity, a performance that needs to be constantly reinforced or it falls apart, then changing one's behaviours changes the identity. And changing advertising stereotypes might just play a role in that'
'If I wear something with an animal origin, I reduce that animal to a material, and that is not something I am willing to accept. It is not something I see as morally justifiable'
'This book collects her speeches to date, and they are all very powerful and convincing. She wants us to panic more than she wants us to feel hope; she wants us to recognize what is happening so we can act and prevent any more destruction'
ASF is killing pigs across SE Asia rampaging through poor, overcrowded pigs incarcerated in misery. Of course all of these animals would have died anyway in an abattoir if they had lived long enough. Their fate is to die, of disease, by the knife or as they are culled in numbers that are unimaginable
There are plenty of anecdotal stories about people who became vegan after seeing a campaign but how many people were put off veganism by that same campaign? More research is needed into what is an effective strategy
'Because we believe we need unity in the movement, we invite all hunt sabs to this year's event. Many sabs have told us they will not be defeated by the Countryside Alliance and will be talking with attendees about the great work they do for wildlife; as well as handing out flyers and selling things to raise funds for their groups'
'A significant proportion of people are experiencing stress and worry about the potential impacts of climate change, and that the level of worry is almost certainly increasing'
The global community, including many African nations, are increasingly in agreement on the need to conserve these precious animals. Yet Zimbabwe continues to allow the practice of ripping baby elephants from their families and homes and sending them to live and die in captivity
Now finally at this specialized medical center neglected, sick, and injured gentle giants can receive proper treatment and rehabilitation, along with a lifetime of loving care
From new vegan protein alternatives, artisan cheeses to the tipping point in perceptions of veganism, Kale United founder Måns Ullerstam on the five key plant-based growth trends for 2019
Global consumer tastes are changing, people are learning more about sustainability, and options are becoming more innovative and plentiful when it comes to plant-based food
'If we want to overthrow capitalism, it can't be at the expense of those suffering under it'
'We have been lucky enough to be born human, so we should use our privilege to the advantage of others, so others can listen to the voices of those who have been silenced. The animals'