May 17, 2019

Performing Baby Elephant Dies After Campaign For His Freedom Went Viral

The three-year-old elephant was branded the 'real-life Dumbo' after eye-witnesses claim he was 'forced to perform in unnatural and distressing shows'

April 22, 2019

Jailed Vegan Activist 'Starved' For 48 Hours

The animal-rights campaigner said he was told to 'go and eat some meat' during his time at an Australian prison

March 18, 2019

Brigitte Bardot Blasts Pope Francis For Not Going Vegan For Lent

The iconic French actor took to Twitter to call on the pope to ditch animal animals, saying he has done nothing to improve the plight of animals, despite claiming to care about them

March 15, 2019

Vegan Kids Join Crowd Of 300,000 In Australian Climate Strike

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

March 7, 2019

Dairy Farmer Launches #MilkPintChallenge As Latest Anti-Vegan Campaign

The challenge is aimed at promoting British dairy, and follow's the recent 'Februdairy' initiative, which failed to capture mainstream media attention

February 6, 2019

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million To Go Vegan For Lent In Celebrity-Backed Campaign

The Pope is being asked to ditch meat and dairy, with campaigners urging him to help fight climate change with diet change - in return for a significant donation to a charity of his choice

February 2, 2019

Eat Them To Defeat Them: A Campaign To Get Kids Eating Veg

Veg Power and ITV have joined forces, creating an ad campaign to improve the nation's health and tackle the issue of childhood obesity

January 29, 2019

'Interest In Veganism Is Soaring' Says Charity Boss As She Launches App

The new app will help people give veganism a go, providing recipes and advice, and is launching as Veganuary draws to a close

January 24, 2019

Leading Vegan Activist Mounts Campaign Calling On Piers Morgan To Stop Defending Animal Abuse

Advocate Joey Carbstrong has taken some of the TV host's arguments against veganism - and criticizes their credibility and validity

January 3, 2019

Activists Keen To See Major Greyhound Racing Track Replaced By Houses

The freeholder of the land which Belle Vue track is built on is seeking planning permission to build almost 250 new houses - a move welcomed by animal welfarists

December 29, 2018

Irish Ad Company Accused Of Pro-Dairy Bias After Refusing To Carry Vegan Ads

The agency is the only company in the country to carry adverts on buses and trains in Ireland

December 21, 2018

2,000 Giant Pro-Vegan Posters Launched Across The UK And Ireland

The campaign founder says the posters 'remind us of our victims; they remind us that each one of us is morally obliged to stop using other animals and go vegan'

November 27, 2018

Chris Packham-Backed Petition Against Dog Experiments Hits 80k Names

The petition is part of a campaign by welfare organization Cruelty Free International, which is backed by multiple celebrities and politicians

November 27, 2018

YouTube's First UK Pro-Vegan Advert To Hit 250k Views

The anti-dairy advert was commissioned by animal rights charity Viva! and directed by Plant Based News Co-founder Robbie Lockie

November 27, 2018

Vegan Billboard Aims To Protect Cows And Hens From Sexual Exploitation

The new billboard says 'You Can’t Be an Egg-Eating Feminist', explaining how eggs and dairy are a 'product of the abuse of females'

November 8, 2018

Vegan Oatly Exceeds Sales Targets After 'Like Milk But Made For Humans' Campaign

The company says it is working to meet high consumer demand

November 7, 2018

Vegan Posters Take Over London Tube Station

The images call on commuters to 'see animals as someone, not something'

October 29, 2018

'It's Like Milk But Made For Humans' Vegan Ad On 'Time Out' Cover

The oat drink commercial has appeared in tube stations, and on 4oD

October 23, 2018

Vegan Activists Call For End To 'Squalid' Fur Farming In Ireland

The country's industry kills around 200,000 animals every year

October 22, 2018

Vegan Campaigners Tell Climate Minister To Ditch Steak And Save The Planet

The calls follow the Minister's comments that governments should not legislate for diet

October 22, 2018

Vegan Anti-Dairy Ad Ditched From Checkout Lanes In Stores For Being 'Offensive'

Stores complained that showing artificial insemination was 'too graphic'

October 19, 2018

Vegan Ads Say 'Cow's Milk Is For Calves. Dump Dairy'

Campaigners say 'behind every bowl of cheese dip is a grieving mother cow and the calf who was ripped away'

October 17, 2018

'It's Like Milk But Made For Humans' Vegan Oatly Campaign Launches In UK

Sweden's dairy industry sued Oatly when it launched the campaign there

October 11, 2018

Vegan Star Alicia Silverstone Voices Anti-Dairy Animatronic Cow

The cow is part of a campaign to expose the horrors of dairy

September 27, 2018

Plant-Based Dr. Neal Barnard Leads 'Break Up With Bacon' Campaign

More than 12,000 doctors are behind the initiative

August 24, 2018

Campaigners Claim Success In Major Anti-Dairy Campaign

A leading animal organization campaigned in central London

August 10, 2018

Tourists Urged To Shun South Africa's Cub Petting Industry On World Lion Day

Animal protection figures have called the industry a 'scam'

August 1, 2018

Vegan Ice-Cream Van Draws Crowds As It Tours UK

The van is part of an initiative to draw attention to veganism

July 31, 2018

Train Companies Urged To Boost Vegan Offerings In Major New Campaign

Vegan travelers often fail to find suitable meals and snacks onboard

July 30, 2018

Vegans Blast Cosmetics Giant MAC For Testing On Animals

A campaign has been launched to ask the brand to stop paying for tests

July 27, 2018

Major New Campaign Aims To Change The World By Eating Plants

The new initiative has been launched by Compassion In World Farming

July 25, 2018

Major World Plant Milk Day Campaign To Promote Positive Plant-Based Message

The campaign is moving into its second year, following huge success in 2017

July 25, 2018

Major Publisher DK To Stop Promoting Animal Rides In Travel Guides

Campaigners have praised the decision

July 20, 2018

More than 7 Million People Sign Petition To Ban Global Animal Testing For Cosmetics

The petition was started by Cruelty Free International and The Body Shop

July 9, 2018

Major Campaign Urges Schools To Serve Plant-Based Meals

Switching would help the environment, humans, and animals

July 5, 2018

Animal Rights Group Launches Campaign To Help Save Grey Squirrels From Cull

Campaigners have described the cull as callous

July 2, 2018

Movement Aims To Make Veganism And Compassion 'The New Normal'

The campaign questions the way we treat animals

June 26, 2018

Vegan Actor Mena Suvari Blasts 'Horrifying' Down Industry

The star has spoken out for animals on a number of occasions

June 20, 2018

DAIRY IS SCARY: 60 Billboards Launched In LA As Part Of Major Vegan Campaign

Campaigners say 'making the decision to go dairy-free is one of the most impactful steps we can take'

June 14, 2018

Campaign Launched To Abolish Factory Farming In Switzerland

Under the country's 'semi-direct democracy' citizens vote directly on individual policies

June 5, 2018

'Harry Potter' Star Evanna Lynch Supports Campaign To Make Butterbeer Vegan

Her fellow actor Robbie Jarvis has also lent his voice to the initiative

May 23, 2018

Major Anti-Dairy Campaign To Launch Ahead Of National Dairy Month

The action is in response to policy-makers' attempts to ban the word 'milk' on plant-based products

May 3, 2018

Public Urged To Ditch Dairy For 'MooFree May'

Campaigners want to raise awareness of 'the dark side of the dairy industry'

March 14, 2018

Top Athletes Join Forces To Fight Dangerous 'High-Speed Pig Slaughter Program'

The new plans would jeopardize animal welfare even further

March 12, 2018

Success As Thousands Take Part In Netherlands' First 'Week Without Meat'

Around 32,000 people registered to take part in the event

March 12, 2018

Vegans Pledge To Disrupt #NationalButchersWeek On Social Media

The hashtag aims to advertise the British meat industry

March 6, 2018

Farmers Fail To Raise Funds For #MeatyMarch Posters

The crowdfunding attempt has fallen short of its target

February 27, 2018

'Februdairy Was A Complete Misfire' Says Market Analyst

Vegan social media users successfully hijacked the pro-dairy initiative

February 26, 2018

Thousands Protest 'Illegal Hunting' On National Trust Properties

Campaigners say wild animals are being 'ripped apart' by hunting hounds

February 25, 2018

Olympic Athletes Disrupt Dairy In Shocking New Commercial

The piece will be aired across the US during the Games' closing ceremony

February 22, 2018

More Than 500,000 People Sign 'Meat Free' Pledge

The pledge creators want to 'send a signal to industrial meat producers'

February 8, 2018

Theater Urged To Take Pork Off Its Menu During Staging Of Peppa Pig

'Children who love Peppa would be horrified to learn sausages are made from pigs'

January 26, 2018

Avaaz Sends 'Global Meat Pledge' Email To 46 Million People

The organization wants to 'keep our world sustainable for future generations'

January 25, 2018

Campaigners Call On Fish and Chip Awards To Add Vegan Category

Our oceans are under threat from overfishing

January 25, 2018

Major London Institutions And Businesses Pledge To Ditch Plastic Straws

Big names including Wagamama, Itsu, Bill's, and Pizza Express have already committed to the campaign

January 19, 2018

Dairy Industry Under Increasing Pressure From Vegan Message

The industry is looking to counter anti-dairy sentiment with its own positive messaging

January 18, 2018

Meat-Free London Underground Campaign To Be 'Seen By Millions'

Veggie companies are urged to join the project

January 16, 2018

It Is Time For Supermarkets To Be More Vegan Friendly

Charity Animal Aid is leading an innovative campaign

January 15, 2018

GRAPHIC: USDA Faces Call To Stop 'Inhumane High Speed Slaughter'

Killing animals at high speed causes animal suffering and human health issues

January 15, 2018

International DJ Charlotte Devaney Launches Vegan Campaign

The initiative addresses the question of what vegans eat

January 12, 2018

Vegan Actor Joaquin Phoenix Says: 'Save The Rhinos' - Help Still Needed

Poaching has increased massively over recent years

January 4, 2018

Campaigners Oppose Plans For Scotland's First Caviar Farm

Activists say the farm will cause immense suffering to animals

January 2, 2018

UK Bakery Greggs Petitioned To Make Vegan Sausage Roll

The eatery is being asked to listen to the overwhelming demand

December 22, 2017

BBC Says UK's First Vegan Cinema Ad 'Could Make You Go Vegan'

The advert is playing in cinemas now

December 22, 2017

New Campaign Will Target Christmas Markets Selling Real Fur

The action has been instigated by anti-fur organization Respect for Animals

December 18, 2017

London Bus Bosses Refuse To Run Vegan Ad Because It 'Might Cause Offence'

The campaign was reportedly pulled at the last minute

December 18, 2017

Major Vegan Ad Campaign Launched On UK Transport Networks

TV Presenter Sarah-Jane Crawford, Leeds Rhinos rugby player Anthony Mullally, and Team GB Triathlete Dan Geisler all feature in the posters

December 13, 2017

Animal Campaigners Request Memorial For Turkeys Killed In Motorway Smash

A County Council spokesman said the request would be 'considered'

December 13, 2017

Demand Outstrips Supply As 9 Out Of 10 Vegans Struggle To Find 'Grab And Go' Food

The Vegan Society is campaigning to get more plant-based options on shelves

December 7, 2017

Transport Bosses Reject Pro Vegan Billboards

A vegan charity is trying to spread the word

December 1, 2017

Revealed: Full Listings Of Where To Watch UK's First Vegan Ad

The ad 'has the potential to bring about real change'

November 30, 2017

Vegan Pop-Up Eatery Raises £150,000 For Permanent Site In London

The restaurant's management is set to open London's first Italian vegan deli-bistro

November 28, 2017

H&M Pulls Hoodie 'That Glorifies Dog Fighting' From Shelves

Campaigners called the clothing 'unacceptable'

November 24, 2017

Vegan Campaigners Fighting To End Ritual Slaughter In Bulgaria

Animal rights activists want to eradicate the cruel traditions

November 23, 2017

BREAKING: UK’s First Ever Vegan Cinema Ad Will Be On Screens This Christmas

Viva! raised more than £100,000 to create this campaign

November 21, 2017

‍Doctors Urge University To End Live Animal Use In Medical Training

Campaigners believe the school already has facilities it could use to fully train students

November 15, 2017

Can Major Drive To Increase 'Accessible' Vegan Options Boost Movement?

More than 91% of vegans want to see more 'grab and go' foods available

November 13, 2017

VIDEO: Vegan Celebs Lucy And Tiffany Watson Show How To Distinguish Faux From Real Fur

The high profile vegan sisters give shoppers their top tips

November 8, 2017

This Movie Dubbed The 'New Earthlings' Is Set To Make Millions Of Vegans

The hotly anticipated documentary will change the hearts and minds of millions

November 3, 2017

LUSH Teams Up With Animal Organization To Ban Sale Of Fur In UK

The campaign also wants to show how 'faux fur' items often contain real fur

November 1, 2017

Evanna Lynch, Tim Shieff, Sara Pascoe And More Celebs Pledge Support To Veganuary

The vegan celebs also share why they ditched animal products

October 27, 2017

CRISIS: 200 Species Are Going Extinct Every Day - And Our Diet Is To Blame

Scientists are calling it the 'Sixth Mass Extinction of Species on Earth'

October 19, 2017

Veganism To Hit Mainstream As Veganuary Plans Global Ad Campaign

Perks include signed photos of 'Harry Potter' actor Evanna Lynch

October 18, 2017

SUCCESS: Vegan Cinema Ad Will Be Seen By Millions As Viva! Smashes Target

The innovative campaign is set to open hearts and minds

October 12, 2017

UPDATE: Will UK's First Vegan Cinema Ad Make It On To Screens?

The ad is part of an ambitious campaign by a leading UK animal charity

October 2, 2017

Today Is World Day for Farmed Animals: Help Share A Powerful Message

Animals raised to be eaten suffer more than we could imagine

October 2, 2017

INNOVATION: Could This Vegan Bus Save Millions Of Animals?

Animal welfare charity tours UK’s biggest cities asking the public to re-consider their food choices

October 1, 2017

This Amazing Brand Is Making Vegan Wallets Out Of Banana 'Leather'

This remarkable startup is having a positive impact

September 14, 2017

Could YOU Be A Face Of Scotland's First Outdoor Vegan Festival?

The fundraising campaign will be launching mid-October

September 13, 2017

Viva! Founder Juliet Gellatley Fights UK Dairy Day With A Staggering 51 Radio Appearances

The prominent animal rights activist made her voice heard during the dairy industry's day of action

September 11, 2017

Old PETA Advert Associating Milk With Autism Causes Outrage

The ad has resurfaced - and angered people online

September 8, 2017

KFC Agrees To Meet Campaigners After Shoreditch Wall Painting 'Stunt'

The mural is part of a year-long campaign to improve welfare for chickens

September 7, 2017

New Anti-Dairy Posters Appear On London And Bristol Buses

The eye-catching images will encourage people to ditch the dairy

August 18, 2017

Central London Restaurant Shares Vegan Artwork In Its Windows

The artist aims to spread the vegan message through creativity

July 31, 2017

Petition Launched After Plant-Based Producer Daiya Acquired By 'Animal Testing Company'

A number of vegans have pledged to boycott the brand if the sale isn't reversed