Environmental

World’s First Emissions Tax on Animal Agriculture Agreed by Denmark

On 24th June 2024, animal farmers in Denmark agreed with the government to pay taxes for emitting greenhouse pollutants, which would be the world’s...

New Study Looks at Excuses Carnists Use to Justify Eating Meat

A new study by researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has looked at excuses meat-eaters use to justify their diet and found that...

Microalgae Promise High-Quality Proteins for the Vegan World

Two research teams in India and the Netherlands have identified two microalgae, Chlorella and Galdieria, as great promise to become sources of commercially viable...

Fireworks Negatively Affect Wild Geese in the Long Term

A study has found that fireworks cause wild geese to make changes to their behaviour, such as increasing their flight and changing roost sites,...

Germany’s Dietary Guidelines Now Acknowledges Benefits of Vegan Diets

The German Nutrition Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Ernährung or DGE) has updated its position on plant-based diets and now acknowledges their benefits for human...

Crocodile Relocated to Florida Island Returns Home after a 100-Mile Trip

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, a crocodile that was captured on 13th October 2023 in Brevard County, Florida, US, and...

Oklahoma Governor Enacts Law to Shield Chicken Farms from Prosecution

On 12th June 2024, Oklahoma’s Governor Kevin Stitt signed into law a measure that gives chicken farmers “immunity” from prosecution for polluting Oklahoma waterways....

Iceland Grants Licence to Hunt 128 Fin Whales

The government of Iceland has authorised the hunting of more than 100 fin whales, despite a temporary suspension last year due to recognition of...

8 Facts the Fishing Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know

The fishing industry is one of the worst sectors of the ever-deceiving animal exploitation industry. Here are eight facts this industry doesn’t want the...

Vegans Give Away Vegan Ice Cream During Heat Wave in India

In June 2024, a PETA India supporter, dressed as an “Ice Queen”, handed out free scoops of vegan ice cream to provide relief to...

Heather Mills Joins Vegan Protest at Bonn Climate Conference

On 6th June 2024, the paralympic ski racer, entrepreneur, and vegan activist Heather Mills, founder of the UK plant-based mock-meats and vegan cheese company...

Cabinet Recommends Plant-Based Catering Policy to Calderdale Council, England

On 3rd June 2024, members of the Calderdale Council cabinet, a metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England, unanimously voted to recommend to the Council...

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