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

Former Ireland President Says 'Go Vegan To Save The Planet' At Environment Conference

Mary Robinson has been criticized for her comments - but stands by them

October 18, 2018

Government Must Tackle Meat And Dairy Over-Consumption To Save Planet, Warns Report

New research shows there are no policies in place to support the food sector in low carbon transition

October 11, 2018

Western Countries Must Cut Beef Intake By 90% To Avert Climate Crisis

The current food system is causing major environmental problems

October 9, 2018

'Landmark' UN Report Says Humans Have 12 Years To Stop Climate Crisis

There are a number of measures people can implement to reduce their impact

October 9, 2018

Meat Boss Says Cutting Out Meat Is Not The Answer To Climate Crisis

His opinion flies in the face of recent research

October 8, 2018

Global Shift To Vegan Diet Could Stop Wild Animals Disappearing By 2026, Say Environmentalists

The crisis has been described as the 'biggest of our lifetimes'

October 7, 2018

BBC Reveals How Plastic Waste Is Killing Wildlife In 'Drowning In Plastic' Documentary

The broadcaster says the world is 'only now waking up to this emerging crisis'

October 1, 2018

Chris Packham Is Going Vegan: Cites Animals And The Environment

The vegetarian wildlife conservationist is ditching the dairy

September 27, 2018

UN Brands Meat The 'World's Most Urgent Problem'

The organization has given an environmental award to plant-based companies Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods

September 27, 2018

Study Proves Vegan Beyond Burger Is 'More Sustainable Than Beef'

The company worked with the University of Michigan to compare the environmental impact of plant and animal proteins

September 27, 2018

Major Vegan And Zero Waste Market Launches In London This Weekend

Organizers say 'consumers can choose to have a positive impact on this world'

September 26, 2018

BBC Video Says 'Being Vegan Is Better For The Environment'

The UK's national broadcaster has recently shared a slew of vegan-interest content

September 24, 2018

Legendary Environmentalist Dr. Sailesh Rao Interviewed On PBN Podcast

He has also executive produced a number of documentaries including 'Cowspiracy'

September 23, 2018

Vegan Prince Khaled Joins Board Of New Environmental Foundation

The Shannon Elizabeth Foundation aims to protect 'wildlife and wild places'

September 21, 2018

Plant Based News Launches 'Zero Waste Hacks' Series

Experts show you how to start minimizing your footprint

September 20, 2018

Man Dies Protecting Threatened Forest In Germany: Police Halt Eviction

He plunged to his death from trees according to reports

September 16, 2018

Healthy Meat-Free Diets Decrease Water Waste, Says New Study

While healthy diets use less water, plant foods use the least overall

September 13, 2018

Manure Lagoon Flood Threat As Hurricane Florence Approaches Pig Farms

A manure flood could pollute waterways and threaten surrounding wildlife

September 4, 2018

The 10 Easiest Ways to Reduce your Waste Right Now

Being kinder to the planet doesn't have to be overwhelming

September 2, 2018

Designer Turns Plastic Bottles Into Luxury Vegan Handbags

The innovative fashionista wants to save animals and the environment at the same time

September 1, 2018

Vegan Leather Market To Hit $85 Billion As Fashion Bosses Innovate

An increasing number of producers are opting for animal-free, eco-friendly alternatives

August 31, 2018

6 Non-Vegan Products Used In Fashion - And Why You Should Avoid Them

You may be surprised by the production methods behind common materials

August 20, 2018

Campaigners Demand Ban On New Factory Farms As Pigs Outnumber People In Spain

Environmentalists say the facilities have a severe impact on the planet

August 11, 2018

Residents Concerned For Environment As Dairy Farm Proposes Expansion

One Smith Valley local says she lives in 'stench' daily as a result of the farm

August 11, 2018

Company Met With Criticism Afer Launching Edible Utensils To Fight Plastic Waste

Environmentalists say the solution is less than optimal

August 10, 2018

Cruelty-Free Giant Lush Opens Vegan Pop-Up Coffee Shop

The shop will highlight the issue of single-use plastic waste

August 4, 2018

BC Farm Fined $17,000 For Manure Lagoon Spill And Waste Spreading

The incident posed a risk to a nearby water supply

August 1, 2018

Dairy Fined After Manure Spill Kills 3,500 Fish In Indiana

The spill was reportedly the result of overfill and heavy rains

July 28, 2018

87% Of Oceans Significantly Impacted By Humans, Says Study

Experts warn of 'irreversible outcomes' on the horizon

July 27, 2018

Disney To Ditch Plastic Straws And Stirrers In All Locations By 2019

The ban will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually

July 20, 2018

Meat Consumption Is Destroying Planet, Says New Study

Scientists say livestock production has 'major negative effects on the environment'

July 19, 2018

Record Numbers Of Americans Now Believe In Climate Change

A long-running study shows that attitudes are changing

July 17, 2018

Commonwealth Countries Join Forces To Fight Ocean Plastic Pollution

The issue is being taken increasingly seriously by politicians

July 14, 2018

WeWork Launches Company-Wide Meat Ban To Protect Environment

The corporation employs roughly 6000 people across 20 countries

July 12, 2018

Plant-Based Duo 'The Happy Pear' Unveil New Sustainable Compostable Cup

They said the product is 'kinder to the environment' than typical disposable cups

July 11, 2018

UK Government Announces Funding To Fight Plastic Pollution

Politicians have created a number of schemes to reduce plastic waste

July 10, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: Interview With Director Behind Award-Winning Plant-Based Documentary

Nina Messinger created the film 'H.O.P.E - What You Eat Matters'

July 9, 2018

Coffee Giant Starbucks Ditching Plastic Straws In All Its Stores

The store says this will eliminate 1 billion straws annually

July 9, 2018

Major Campaign Urges Schools To Serve Plant-Based Meals

Switching would help the environment, humans, and animals

June 26, 2018

Boris Johnson Announces Strategy To Protect World's Oceans

The Government wants to support the 'long-term health of the marine environment'

June 21, 2018

Microbead Ban Comes Into Force In The UK

It is prohibited to sell products containing the damaging plastic beads

June 12, 2018

London To Host Major Vegan Zero Waste Market

Organizers say 'consumers can choose to have a positive impact on this world'

June 7, 2018

Chris Hemsworth's Vegan Diet Is Saving The World, Says 'Men's Health'

The actor was inspired by brother Liam to try plant-based eating

June 5, 2018

Vegan Celebrity Moby Blames Animal Ag For Destroying The Planet

He said we 'need to stop using animals for food'

June 1, 2018

Vegan Diet Is The Best Way To Help Save The Planet, Says News Data

A new analysis reveals livestock's massive footprint

May 24, 2018

60% Of All Mammals On The Planet Are Livestock, Says New Study

The research also showed how humans are having a disproportionately negative impact on the planet

May 4, 2018

Major Festival Bestival To Ban Single-Use Plastic From Its Own Bars

Plastic bottles will be replaced with canned alternatives

May 2, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Calls On Sports Leaders To Reduce Plastic Waste

The Government believes the industry can help tackle marine plastic pollution

April 26, 2018

Every Major UK Supermarket Pledges To Ditch Unnecessary Plastic By 2025

42 businesses signed the UK Plastics Pact - which launched today

April 13, 2018

90% Of Brits Call Themselves 'Ethical Consumers'

A recent poll asked people about their habits

April 12, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger Accused Of 'Drinking The Vegan Kool-Aid' In Beef Magazine

The star has spoken out about the impact of animal agriculture on climate change

April 4, 2018

WWF Report Urges Readers Toward Plant-Based Diet

The report named Veganuary among other 'reasons to be hopeful'

April 4, 2018

Vegan Event To Tackle Environmental Crisis - And What We Can Do

A number of expert speakers will give talks during the event

April 4, 2018

New High Protein Vegan Smoothie Created To Cut Reliance On Meat And Dairy

Environmental concerns inspired the founder of the brand

March 28, 2018

Meat Industry Is 'Environmental Catastrophe' Driving Deforestation, Says Report

Large areas of forest are being cleared to grow soy for animal feed

March 21, 2018

Fast Food Giant McDonald's Reveals Ambitious Plans To Slash Emissions By 36%

The chain is heavily reliant on products with a heavy carbon footprint - like beef

March 14, 2018

Retail Giant Aldi Ditching Single-Use Plastic Bags To Cut Waste

The supermarket has called on others to do the same

March 6, 2018

Thousands Of UK Homes Still Without Water After 'Big Freeze'

Supply has been cut off after frozen pipes burst

March 6, 2018

The Essential Guide To Buying A Vegan-Friendly Car

Some car manufacturers are starting to take the environment seriously

March 5, 2018

Greenpeace: We Must Cut Meat And Dairy Production By 50% By 2050 To Save The Planet

A climate change expert said 'only a significant decrease in meat and milk consumption will allow us to deliver a food system fit for the future'

March 5, 2018

Demand For Cheap Meat Is 'Killing Big Cats'

A leading campaigner says 'eating less meat and milk will help save iconic wildlife'

February 23, 2018

UK Government Could Ban Plastic Straws In Fight Against Plastic

The Environment Secretary said 'watch this space'

February 20, 2018

Dairy Farmers Ordered To Pay £14,252 For Polluting Stream With 'Cattle Dung'

The ammonia reading was '80 times what you'd expect in a clean river supporting trout and salmon'

February 14, 2018

Bacon, Ham, Sausage And Cheese Are Most Environmentally Unfriendly Sandwich Fillings

'All day breakfast' sandwiches have the worst carbon footprint

February 12, 2018

The Queen Helps Environment By Banning Single Use Plastic On Royal Estates

Glass bottles will be used for water and straws will be phased out

February 2, 2018

Vegan Environmentalist Moby Releases Post Apocalyptic Music Video

The musician uses vegan messaging in his latest project

February 2, 2018

40 Percent Of Young Adults Are 'Worried' About The Environmental Effect Of Meat

The new findings show a contrast between the young and old generations

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 15, 2018

UK Government's Plan To Address Single Use Plastics 'Overlooks Ghost Gear'

Lost and abandoned fishing equipment continues to amass in the oceans at a staggering rate of 640,000 tonnes per year

January 15, 2018

Richard Branson's Climate Change Education Visitor Center Urged To Go Vegan

Meat-free food is more planet-friendly

January 10, 2018

War On Plastic: Government To Bring In 5p 'Cash For Return' Scheme On Bottles

Politician will also extend the 5p plastic bag charge to all shops

January 5, 2018

Oceanic Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950 Due To Animal Agriculture, Scientists Warn

"The decline in ocean oxygen ranks among the most serious effects of human activities on the Earth’s environment," a scientist says

December 29, 2017

An Introduction To Zero Waste - With Top 5 Beginner's Tips

An interview with Sustainably Vegan

December 29, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio Promotes New Environmental Documentary

The Hollywood heavyweight often speaks out about the planet

December 22, 2017

Proposed Giant Turkey Farm Described As 'Prison For Animals'

Thousands of locals oppose the plans

December 12, 2017

Environmental Charity Promotes Plant Based Diet To Save Planet

Those who join the pledge will earn the chance to win a year's supply of Ben & Jerry's vegan ice-cream

December 11, 2017

'Meat Tax Is Inevitable - And Could Happen Within 5 Years' Reports The Guardian

Germany, Denmark and Sweden have already discussed the option

December 7, 2017

Moby Tags Leonardo DiCaprio In 'Go Vegan For The Environment' Post

He said humans have created an 'apocalypse'

December 4, 2017

James Cameron: 'We Need Less Meat And Dairy - And More Plant Based Options'

The renowned filmmaker said: "Animal agriculture is choking the Earth" - and the solution is vegan food

December 1, 2017

London's First Vegan Zero Waste Shop Launches

2017 has been a tremendous year for both veganism and the emerging zero waste movement in the UK

November 30, 2017

WATCH: Celeb Zooey Deschanel 'Rethinks Meat' And Says Animal Agriculture Is 'Unsustainable'

The actor explores whether plant-based is the future of meat

November 30, 2017

Mother And Daughter Launch Vegan Lipstick For The Environmentally Conscious

The pair wants to 'make the world a more beautiful place without hurting it in the process'

November 29, 2017

Irish Environment Report Highlights Dairy Industry's Role In Climate Change

Experts say we must adopt a 'sense of urgency'

November 29, 2017

Fashion Council To Honor Vegan Friendly Designer Stella McCartney For Championing Animals Rights

The star has called for an overhaul of the 'wasteful' fashion industry

November 23, 2017

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Says He's 'Predominantly Herbivorous' - Why Not Go Vegan?

The Minister should take the most siginificant step towards sustainable living

November 22, 2017

Could The Rise Of Veganism Really 'Ruin America'?

It could according to some headlines - but this scientist disagrees

November 22, 2017

'Blue Planet' Inspires Budget 2017: 'We Have To Ensure Our Planet Has A Future'

The Chancellor wants to tackle some environmental issues

November 15, 2017

Impact Of Animal Agriculture Addressed At UN Climate Summit For First Time

A panelist at the event stressed that 'global animal agriculture needs an exit strategy'

November 14, 2017

World Scientists Warn: Time Is Running Out - We Must Move Toward Plant Based Foods

Earth is on the brink of environmental armageddon - and scientists are urging us to take action, including changing our diets

November 10, 2017

Vegan Skincare Brand Bulldog Uses Sugarcane Packaging To Minimize Environmental Impact

The company uses sugarcane as a renewable source that captures carbon dioxide

November 9, 2017

The Guardian Lists Plant Based Foods As Number One 'Megatrend' To Save Planet

Animal agriculture is destroying the planet

November 9, 2017

CRISIS: Meat Companies Leading Humanity To 'Point Of No Return'

The climate crisis will be impossible to ward off if major meat and dairy producers aren't challenged

November 6, 2017

WATCH: Mixed Response To Anti-Meat Video Starring Paul McCartney, Woody Harrelson And Emma Stone

The video has inspired people to pledge to reduce their meat intake