July 12, 2019

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Filming A Vegan Documentary

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

July 2, 2019

Government Advisor Is Wrong: Veganism IS The Best Solution To Climate Change

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'

June 28, 2019

New Bill Will 'Punish Animal Abusers' - Including Farmers Guilty Of 'Gross Neglect'

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

June 27, 2019

OPINION: Vegan Activist Reveals 'Why I Confronted Jeff Bezos'

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

June 27, 2019

5 Amazing Vegan Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow Now

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

June 18, 2019

Could New Advertising Rules On Gender Stereotypes Help Animals?

'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'

June 18, 2019

Should Vegans Ditch Their Leather Goods As Soon As They Transition?

'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'

June 6, 2019

OPINION: One Strategy To Promote Veganism Will Not Work For Everyone

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

May 29, 2019

3 Reasons You're Practically Vegan Already

Vegans are just ordinary individuals who seek to be true to their feelings, even if that means going against the grain. And anyone can choose to do so

May 6, 2019

OPINION: How Vegan Activism Can Backfire On The Working Class

'If we want to overthrow capitalism, it can't be at the expense of those suffering under it'

April 8, 2019

OPINION: Why We Should Use Our Human Privilege To Be Vegan Activists

'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'

March 27, 2019

Carnivore YouTuber Challenges Meat Eaters More Than Vegans

Millions of pigs are slaughtered for food every year in the UK. Their faces are hidden from the public. Sv3rige forces meat-eaters to accept that their food once had a face

March 20, 2019

Liberation Pledgers Won't Eat At A Table Serving Meat: I'm Vegan, But Can't Do It

I believe in the Liberation Pledge - which asks people to show respect for victims of violence, and demonstrate against the brutal system of animal exploitation, by refusing to 'sit at a table where a victim's body is being eaten' - so why can't I make it?

March 11, 2019

Vegan Activists Deny Killing Piglets During Farm Occupation

The farmer says the sit-in, which was attended by around 200 activists and aimed at highlighting the plight of animals farmed for food, caused the death of two pigs. Campaigners say video footage of the event shows the animals were already dead

March 8, 2019

Vegans Shouldn't Judge Vegetarians And Flexitarians: Meat Bosses Are Terrified Of Them

While it's easy to criticize vegetarians and flexitarians for not taking all the steps to end animal exploitation, their choices are undoubtedly having an impact on the demand for animal products

March 2, 2019

Clean Eating; Dirty Thoughts - The Toxicity Of Diet Rhetoric

How demonizing 'bad' foods was one of the unhealthiest things I've ever done

February 22, 2019

Vivisection Is Still A Major Issue: Why Don't Vegans Make More Noise About It?

Vivisection is barbaric, outdated and repeatedly proven to be misguided, and yet every eight seconds, an animal dies in a British lab

February 14, 2019

10 New Innovative Vegan Alternatives To Leather

Noa Ben-Moshe, the founder of award-winning vegan fashion, lifestyle, and travel blog 'Style with a Smile' explores the best vegan alternatives to leather

February 8, 2019

Why Going Vegan Will Be The Best Thing You Do This Year

There are multiple health benefits to switching to a vegan diet - and it has beneficial impacts on animals and the environment too

February 8, 2019

Dairy Is Scared: More People Are Discovering Its Disgraceful Truth

For years, many of those interested in animal welfare focused their energies on meat. Finally the dairy industry is under scrutiny for its treatment of animals. And it's not happy...

February 6, 2019

From Proud Fast Food Manager To Vegan Activist: The Power Of Investigations

Seeing photos from an undercover investigation showed one fast food kitchen manager that animal farming was not the industry she thought it was

February 3, 2019

Februdairy: The Failed Retaliation To Veganuary's Success

The pro-dairy initiative has unsurprisingly crashed, nearly as hard as milk sales themselves

February 1, 2019

Animals Don't Just Die In January: Take Your Vegan Habits Beyond Veganuary

Aiyana Goodfellow explains why she thinks it's important to stay vegan after Veganuary, and offers advice on how to keep up the cruelty-free lifestyle

January 31, 2019

Beyond Veganuary: How To Continue Your Vegan Journey

It can take time and effort to implement new habits - but it is worth pushing through. A vegan lifestyle has huge positive impacts on animal suffering and the environment

January 28, 2019

McDonald's Has Reversed Its Position On Animal Welfare - So You Should Reverse Your Position On McDonald's

McDonald's is acting to prevent progress when it comes to animal welfare, having refused to sign up to the seemingly minimal welfare requirements of the Better Chicken Commitment

January 28, 2019

Should Vegans Support Lab-Grown Meat?

Meat grown in labs has been touted as being able to save billions of animals from a lifetime of misery, help feed billions of malnourished people and save our planet from ecological disaster. So, what’s the catch?

January 26, 2019

Is Veganism Being Watered Down By Companies Jumping On The Bandwagon?

Eating bugs isn't vegan...so why are brands trying to sell the idea of entomophagy as a type of veganism?

January 19, 2019

Is It Really So Terrible If Vegan Dishes Cost Nearly As Much As Meat?

One restaurant has hit back at critics of its pricing, arguing that staff costs and other overheads factor into how much a dish costs

January 19, 2019

Study Says Vegans Take More Sick Days - But That Doesn't Mean We're More Sickly

A poll released last week suggested that meat eaters took half as many days off work sick as vegans - but the poll has been rubbished by many organizations

January 19, 2019

A Vegan Slammed Aldi For Selling 'Flexitarian' Burgers - But Maybe Aldi's Right

While any foods containing animal items are the result of exploitation and abuse, isn't a move towards reduction something to be celebrated?

January 16, 2019

Vegans Shouldn't Worry About Seeming 'Extreme' - It's Animal Exploitation That's Extreme

'When there's an urgent situation - such as a threat to life - we'll usually go the extra mile and do what needs to be done. We drop our vanity and stop worrying what people will think of us.'

January 14, 2019

UK's Status As 'World Leader' In Veganism Is Victory For Activism Not Capitalism

But while focus on 'corporate veganism' has brought many benefits for vegans – such as ease of access to products and less pejorative misconceptions - it's not enough

January 9, 2019

Policitian's Attempt To Censor Veganuary Ads Showed Fear Of Vegan Growth

Shropshire Deputy Council Leader - and former dairy farmer - Steve Charmley said Veganuary posters were promoting 'fake news'. But what does this say about advertising in general?

January 3, 2019

Meat Eaters Pledge To Boycott Greggs Following Release Of Vegan Sausage Roll

The bakery was at the heart of a Twitter storm yesterday after it confirmed it would launch the vegan snack - but despite the controversy, the sausage roll has been selling out in stores

January 2, 2019

How To Use Your Skills To Become A Better Vegan Activist

Aiyana Goodfellow is a passionate animal rights activist. She uses her skills to advocate through writing and speaking at events. Here she shares advice on how to raise your activism game

December 30, 2018

Why My New Year's Resolution Is To Speak Up About The Suffering Of Fish

Fish are gentle, sensitive, intelligent, and complex creatures - yet we massacre them in their billions. It's time to speak out about the hell these creatures endure

December 22, 2018

World's First 'No Kill Eggs' Hit Shelves In Germany - And 'Could Save Billions Of Chicks'

It is now possible to determine a chick's sex before an egg has hatched - which could mean the end of killing billions of male chicks globally. But what about hens who suffer in their billions?

December 18, 2018

Vegan Activist Burnout: 'Witnessing The Animals' Agony Broke Me'

A lack of self-care and total engagement led one activist to take some time off, but the idealistic part of him believes the future is in our hands

December 14, 2018

OPINION: Don't Be Embarrassed By Vegan Activism - It's Not About You

Activism isn't about being comfortable - it's about opening minds and changing the world

December 13, 2018

OPINION: Vegans Should Stop Insulting Meat-Eaters - That Won't Change The World

The vast majority of the world still eats animals: advocates have to think about the most effective ways to make them change their ways

December 11, 2018

OPINION: Could Brexit Be Good For Vegans?

As questions around Britain's exit from the European Union increase - one writer muses on the potential impact on our food system

December 8, 2018

5 Amazing Ways To Help Your Friends Adopt Vegan Habits

These easy tips will help you encourage your friends to embrace vegan options - and maybe inspire them to ditch animal products altogether

December 8, 2018

OPINION: Vegans And Millennials Are The Reason Canned Tuna Sales Are Plummeting

Canned tuna and other basics have seen a significant decline in recent years, with some saying increased awareness around the damage caused by fishing is the cause

December 8, 2018

Parliament Must Actively Address Veganism - Veganuary Is A Perfect Opportunity

Politicians often shy away from talking about what people put on their plates, saying they don't want a 'nanny state'. But we need our representatives to take problems with our food systems more seriously

December 3, 2018

Why Do Some Veggies End Up Eating Meat After Getting Drunk?

Studies have shown that vegetarians will ditch their morals around eating animals after drinking alcohol - but why?

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

December 2, 2018

Could The Rise Of Veganism Change Language? One Academic Thinks So...

As more people turn to vegan and plant-based diets, will our language start to evolve, so we change metaphors that rely on images of animal abuse and suffering?

November 30, 2018

Among The Carnage Of Christmas, Vegans Have A Moral Duty To Act

The discomfort we may feel when advocating for animals is dwarfed by their suffering. At this time of year, when many people consume more flesh than usual, we should speak up

November 24, 2018

OPINION: Sharing Tasty Vegan Food Is The Best Way To Win People Over

Change often scares people, so putting the options out there is really the key to helping them see veganism as accessible and achievable

November 24, 2018

Activists Want The Town Of Wool To Be Renamed Vegan Wool - That's Press We Could Do Without

Catchy headlines might put veganism in the news - but this vegan believes they really don't do us any favors.

November 22, 2018

Christmas Has Become A Festival Of Cruelty - The Peak Of Animal Abuse

This time of year can be grueling for vegans, whose compassion is mocked and treated as a nuisance. But it's worse for the animals who can't escape exploitation

November 20, 2018

I'm A Celebrity 'Vegans' Aren't Vegan - And They Are Eating Animal Products

Confused viewers watched them tuck into a number of animal-based products, despite show insiders saying the program would be 'in crisis' due to the vegan contestants

November 19, 2018

Major Tabloid Publishes Article Asking 'Is Meghan Markle Vegan?'

The pregnant Duchess of Sussex has spoken about her 'part-time plant-based diet' before. Now a UK paper has asked if she's ditched all animal products

November 17, 2018

There's No Such Thing As A Perfect Vegan...But That's Not The Point Of Veganism

Veganism is supposed to be about what's 'practicable and possible'. Nothing in life is perfect - and it doesn't have to be

November 16, 2018

'Confronting' Farmers Doesn't Show Vegans Are Angry - But Are Well-Adjusted Social Leaders

Maybe farmers need to consider if, feeling insecure, they are judging vegans more harshly than they deserve?

November 13, 2018

5 Steps To Help People Eat Less Meat

A veg-heavy diet is better for animals, the planet, and human health

November 11, 2018

Meat Industry Is Struggling To Recruit - Because People Can't Face Slaughtering Animals

The work can have a strong negative impact on workers

November 11, 2018

OPINION: Veganism Is Great For Health - But It Can't Cure All Diseases

A health plant-based diet can help control or reverse some conditions - but it is not a miracle cure for everything

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 7, 2018

'More People Than Ever Are Going Vegan', Says Viva!

Data and anecdotal evidence show that animal products are starting to fall out of favor

November 7, 2018

5 Amazing Times Earthling Ed And Other Vegans Smashed It On TV

Warning: this article contains some questionable carnist logic

November 5, 2018

OPINION: Jokes About Killing Vegans? Great!

We've gone mainstream and we've got people rattled

November 1, 2018

A Vegan World Is Coming: We Will Make It Happen

Be a rebel. Be vegan. Be a vegan activist. One day, the majority will be right. One day, the majority will be vegan

October 23, 2018

OPINION: The RSPCA Doesn't Prevent Cruelty To Animals - It Promotes It

The organization endorses various methods of animal slaughter

October 17, 2018

Should Veganism Sacrifice Its Core Values For More Followers?

Whilst Veganism continues to grow, is it inevitable we must lose some of the core values to attract the masses? After all, a movement needs people...

October 15, 2018

With Just 12 Years Till Climate Breakdown: Will We Ever Have A Vegan Prime Minister?

Politicians usually claim diet is a 'personal choice' - but how much longer can they say it?

October 15, 2018

OPINION: Unilever Is Not Cruelty-Free Until It Stops Selling In China

The company has announced it support for a global testing ban - but it still sells in territories which require animal experimentation

September 17, 2018

How Not To Be An As*hole: Vegan Yoga Teacher To-The-Stars Opens Up

Stewart Gilchrist shares his views on Sid Vicious, Woody Harrelson, and the mind-expanding superpowers of a plantbased yoga practice

September 7, 2018

OPINION: Where Are All The Vegans?

Should more people get involved in activism?

September 4, 2018

This Is leperfest - Belgium's All-Vegan Music Festival (& Morrissey Is Nowhere In Sight)

If you’re vegan and into hardcore music, leperfest should be on your agenda

September 3, 2018

OPINION: Snowflake Farmer Wants Vegans To Get Out Of His Safe Space

He wants animal rights advocates to be given less airtime than farmers

July 12, 2018

The Importance Of The Animal Rights Movement For Rewilding Britain

Activists could play a key role in the restoration of precious ecosystems