June 4, 2019

Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg On Cover Of 'WIRED' Magazine

Despite her multiple magazine covers and media attention, Thunberg says she is not a celebrity, and the attention will soon wane

May 24, 2019

WATCH: Anti-Vegan Environmental Campaigner In Furious Debate

The unnamed campaigner ranted about abortion and how vegans believe they are morally superior during the rambling conversation

May 24, 2019

Morrisons To Launch Plastic-Free Fruit And Vegetable Sections

The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections

May 22, 2019

UK Government To Ban Sale Of Plastic Straws, Stirrers, And Cotton Buds From Next Year

People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports

May 16, 2019

Greta Thunberg On The Cover Of TIME: 'Now I Am Speaking to the Whole World'

The prolific climate-activist has been dubbed as one of the 'next generation leaders'

May 16, 2019

Growing Concerns For The Planet Causing Eco-Anxiety

'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'

May 15, 2019

Leading World Companies Vow To Prevent 10 Million Metric Tons of Global Plastic Waste

'Addressing the plastic problem in our oceans, rivers, and land is everyone's responsibility – including the companies that use much of the plastic in the world today'

May 14, 2019

Vegan Brand Debuts 'Climate Positive' Sneaker Collection

'We wanted to create a company that not only delivered the perfect silhouette but also pushed the boundaries of how sustainable brands can help the planet'

May 14, 2019

CO2 Levels Soar To Highest In Human Existence

'This increase is just not sustainable in terms of energy use and in terms of what we are doing to the planet'

May 10, 2019

Vegan Cooks 'The Happy Pear' Replace Plastic With Compostable Packaging

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'

May 10, 2019

Politicians Urged To Highlight Vegan Diets As They Tackle Climate Crisis

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

May 8, 2019

Bernie Sanders Slams Factory Farming For Its Environmental Impact

The American politician has described factory farms as a threat 'to the water we drink and the air we breathe'

May 7, 2019

1 Million Species Under Threat Of Extinction - Because Of Humans

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

May 6, 2019

UK Parliament Passes Motion To Declare Climate Emergency

'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'

May 2, 2019

Penguin To Publish Collection Of Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg's Speeches

The book, called No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference, will be published this Summer. Publishers describe Thunberg as an 'extraordinary schoolgirl who has become the voice of a generation'

April 30, 2019

Welsh Water Deletes 'Meat-Free' Advert After Backlash From Farmers

The ad, which called on people to ditch meat for one day a week to save water, was branded 'ridiculous' and a 'cock-up' by angry social media users

April 30, 2019

Edible Vegan Seaweed Drink Pouches Trialed At London Marathon - As 216,000 Fewer Plastic Bottles Used

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

April 25, 2019

Eco Brand Aims To Replace Palm Oil With Coffee Waste

The start-up has already received £235,000 of funding from the Zero Waste Scotland agency

April 23, 2019

Environmental 'Ecocide' Lawyer Polly Higgins Dies Age 50

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'

April 23, 2019

Businesses Including Unilever Voice Support For Extinction Rebellion Protest

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

April 23, 2019

Teen Vegan Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is i-D Cover Star

In an in-depth interview with the magazine, the 16-year-old climate change campaigner spoke about suffering from depression at 11-years-old, about fighting for the environment, and about how she educated her parents on the climate crisis

April 20, 2019

Guinness Invests £16 Million In Plans To Ditch Plastic Packaging

The company expects the chance to reduce its plastic use by over 400 tonnes each year

April 19, 2019

Cellular Aquaculture Company Expands Its 'Clean Seafood' Operations

The San Diego based firm claims its cell-based alternative could be the solution to many of the world's seafood-supply challenges

April 19, 2019

Vegan Climate Activist Makes TIMES' Influential People Of 2019 List

The prolific teenage campaigner is said to be 'inspiring steadfast students and shaming apathetic adults'

April 18, 2019

Cellular Aquaculture Company Expands Its 'Clean Seafood' Operations

The San Diego based firm claims its cell-based alternative could be the solution to many of the world's seafood-supply challenges

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