April 18, 2019

North Sea Oil Rigs Urged To Go Vegan Ahead Of Earth Day

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

April 17, 2019

Vegan Environment Activist Greta Thunberg Asks Pope To Tackle Climate Change

The prolific teenage campaigner is currently lobbying high profile figures in a bid to make politicians take action on the impending climate crisis

April 10, 2019

Farmers Furious As Pupils Encouraged To Eat Less Meat And Dairy

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

April 7, 2019

Isle Of Arran Becomes First 'Plastic-Free Community' In Scotland

The island's efforts to reduce plastic consumption have been officially recognized

April 6, 2019

Tesco Denies Its New Flushable Wipes Are Harmful To Aquatic Life

The company has responded to online critics calling for a total boycott of its stores

April 3, 2019

Vegan Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Wins Prestigious Prix Liberté

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

April 2, 2019

Pregnant Whale Washes Up In Italy: 49lb Of Plastic In Stomach With Dead Fetus

According to a marine non-profit organization, 'garbage bags, fishing nets, and other objects were found in the mammal's stomach

March 27, 2019

'We Can't Go On Eating Meat Like We Have' Says David Attenborough

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

March 21, 2019

Challenge Encouraging People To Pick Up Trash Goes Viral

The hashtag 'TrashTag' has been trending on social media

March 19, 2019

People Must Eat More Plant-Based To Save Planet, Warns UN

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

March 18, 2019

Young Designers Turn Waste Plastic Bottles Into 'Luxury Vegan Fashion'

According to the company called KAROMade, it wanted to 'help the world to get rid of that waste by giving it a new life in the best possible way'. It limits waste by crafting items to order

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 6, 2019

Balloons Present Global Threat To Marine Life, Scientists Claim

The study revealed that, out of all plastic debris, balloons pose the biggest risk of mortality for seabirds

March 4, 2019

Major New 'Mini Disney' Film And TV Studio Urged To Go Vegan

The 'Judge Dredd' studio in Oxfordshire, which will reportedly provide much-needed infrastructure to the British media industry, has been asked to boycott animal foods

March 2, 2019

Volvo Designs Fully Vegan Car For Its 'Forward-Thinking Audience'

The car manufacturer's Polestar car is being touted as a rival to Tesla’s Model 3

February 28, 2019

US Politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Urged To Promote Vegan Climate-Friendly Food

Animal rights charity PETA has contacted the U.S. Representative to highlight the environmental impact of animal agriculture - and ask er to 'promote equity, environmental justice, health, and kindness by recognizing the need for vegan food policies'

February 27, 2019

Global Climate Targets Out Of Reach As Deforestation Rises, Study Warns

Achieving the Paris Agreement's goal to limit average global temperature increases to 1.5 °C requires 'substantial changes in the land system'

February 26, 2019

Vegan Environmental Campaigner Greta Thunberg Inspires Global Strike Against Climate Change

The student-led protest follows the strikes held earlier this month pushing for environmental action

February 25, 2019

Sustainable Brand Launches Vegan Period Underwear And Swimsuits

The period wear, which is made from bamboo and cotton, offers a more eco-friendly alternative to tampons and sanitary pads.

February 24, 2019

Great Barrier Reef Treated 'Like Rubbish Tip' After 1 Million Tons Of Sludge Dumped Nearby

Australian authorities have approved plans to dispose of waste from maintenance work close to World Heritage waters

February 21, 2019

8 Eco-Friendly Vegan Fabrics to Replace Wool - Without Plastic

Innovations in textile development mean it's becoming much easier to ditch animal-derived materials and choose eco-friendly plant-derived options instead

February 20, 2019

Go Vegan To Save The Planet, Says New Environmental Report

The new report, published by animal welfare charity Viva!, describes the environmental impact of the livestock industry as 'shocking'

February 11, 2019

Russian Islands 'Invaded' By Hungry Polar Bears

Climate change in the Arctic could be responsible for the sudden influx of the endangered species

February 4, 2019

Lush Has Launched Reusable And Biodegradable Facial Wipes

The eco-friendly cleansing wipes and makeup remover are made from carrageenan and a finely ground cannellini bean base, with fresh dove orchid infusion and ylang-ylang

February 4, 2019

Ecotricity Becomes The First Vegan Energy Company In The UK

Some of Britain’s biggest energy companies are using animal by-products to generate power, using manure, poultry litter, and pig slurry

February 3, 2019

French Designer Uses Apple Waste To Create Vegan Furniture

Apple Ten Lork consists of the cores and skin of apples, and it's now being used as a vegan leather replacement

February 2, 2019

The Zero-Waste Challenge: Futuristic February

In a bid to raise awareness of non-perishable waste, Sustainable Duo is urging people to join in with their eco-conscious campaign

January 27, 2019

WATCH: Moving Animation Of Critically Endangered Animals Singing ‘I Dreamed a Dream’

A 2016 animation from Zombie Studio has resurfaced due to its powerful message on the threat humans cause to the existence of endangered animals

January 17, 2019

More Plant-Based Diet Could Feed World And Save Planet, Say Scientists

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

January 14, 2019

Brazilian Megastar Anitta Urges 33 Million Fans To Watch Vegan Film Cowspiracy

The singer, dancer, and businesswoman told millions of Instagram followers that the film 'opened her eyes to some things' - and she'll be making changes in 2019

January 9, 2019

Online Calculator Works Out How Your Food Choices Impact The Planet

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

January 7, 2019

'Go Vegan Or We Die' Vegan Activists Say While Protesting Brazil's New President

The campaigners called on the new president to try Veganuary, saying that ditching animal products is essential to save the Amazon

December 16, 2018

15-Year-Old Vegan Blasts 'Immature' World Leaders For Failing To Tackle Climate Change

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

December 9, 2018

Meat Reduction Initiative Scoops Major Climate Change Prize

More and more people are starting to embrace data which shows that the production of animal foods has a devastating impact on the planet

December 4, 2018

UK Parliament Urged To Go Vegan And Save 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

December 2, 2018

Amazing Tips To Deal With Eco-Anxiety

As concern over the planet continues to increase, it can feel overwhelming. These suggestions help you deal with the panic

November 23, 2018

Politician Blasts 'High Soy' Vegan Diet For Its 'Carbon Footprint' On TV

She claimed that vegan diets are 'based predominantly on soya which has been flown thousands of miles around the world'

November 21, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Urges Football Teams To Offer Vegan Options

The Minister is backing The Daily Telegraph's call for all Premier League clubs to become greener by implementing a raft of sustainability measures

November 11, 2018

UK Government Climate Scientists Say Eat Less Beef To Save The Planet

We will miss our 2050 targets to cut climate emissions unless we change our diets

November 9, 2018

Farmer Blasts 'Naïve Vegans' For 'Spreading Lies And Damaging The Farming Industry'

She said she is 'frustrated' by the vegan movement

November 8, 2018

'Eat Less Meat Or Pay The Environmental And Human Price', Says UN

It says meat production is 'one of the most destructive ways in which we leave our footprint on the planet'

November 1, 2018

Radio 4: Scientist Says Vegan Diet Is Best Way To Save The World

But a farming representative said farming 'responsible meat is essential'

October 30, 2018

Humans Are Destroying The Planet And Have Just One Generation To Save It, Says Report

The WWF lays out the scale of environmental catatrophe

October 26, 2018

UK Government Announces Plans To Ban Single-Use Plastics

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation

October 25, 2018

Vegan Director James Cameron Says Animal Ag Is Destroying The Planet

The filmmaker and his wife often promote the benefits of a plant-based diet

October 24, 2018

EU Parliament Votes To Ban Single-Use Plastic By 2021 In Bid To Save Oceans

One MEP warned there will be 'more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050'

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 Skyrocketing As Designers Create Animal-Friendly Fashion

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