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Get involved in the International Online Rally for Animal Rights

Get involved in the International Online Rally for Animal Rights

Louisa Kendal |31/03/2020
On Thursday 2 April, animal rights activists all over the world will come together to advocate for animals during the International Online Rally for Animal Rights .
Our Billboard Campaign has Gone Viral!

Our Billboard Campaign has Gone Viral!

Louisa Kendal |27/03/2020
Where will our next billboards appear? It's up to you!...
Viva!'s Top Vegan Cooking Tips to Get You Through the Coronavirus

Viva!'s Top Vegan Cooking Tips to Get You Through the Coronavirus

Maryanne Hall |20/03/2020
We've compiled our best store cupboard recipes, full-proof shopping list and top cooking tips to help you through the coronavirus!...
It’s Only a Dress Rehearsal…

It’s Only a Dress Rehearsal…

Tony Wardle |18/03/2020
We have a global health emergency and its origins lie deep within our obsessive meat culture. But there is much worse to come, says Tony Wardle
5 Wins for Animals During the Coronavirus Outbreak

5 Wins for Animals During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Louisa Kendal |18/03/2020
Here are five positive wins for animals during this challenging time!
How Ethical Is Your Vegan Milk And Cheese?

How Ethical Is Your Vegan Milk And Cheese?

Guest Blogger |06/03/2020
Tim Hunt from Ethical Consumer Magazine sheds some light on the brands behind some of the most popular plant-based milk and cheese to help you make an informed decision.
7 Tips to Help Animals in the Midst of Coronavirus

7 Tips to Help Animals in the Midst of Coronavirus

Laura-Lisa Hellwig |13/03/2020
Coronavirus is in the news constantly now. Events are being cancelled but don’t worry, we’ve put some actions together to make sure you can keep fighting for animals in the midst of coronavirus AND keep yourself safe...
Everything You Need to Know About How Mother's Are Exploited for Dairy

Everything You Need to Know About How Mother's Are Exploited for Dairy

Will Sorflaten |18/02/2020
Find out everything you need to know about how dairy cow mothers are exploited for dairy.
Viva! Reveals Billboards Asking People ‘When Did You Last Kill an Animal?’

Viva! Reveals Billboards Asking People ‘When Did You Last Kill an Animal?’

Louisa Kendal |09/03/2020
We’re launching our vegan billboards asking people ‘What’s your favourite animal to eat ?’ and ‘When did you last kill an animal?’ at 60 billboard locations across the East Midlands...
5 Ways Mothers Are Mistreated in the Dairy Industry

5 Ways Mothers Are Mistreated in the Dairy Industry

Guest Blogger |18/02/2020
This Mother's Day, we're raising awareness for the mothers who are suffering in the dairy industry...
Is This Plant Vegan?

Is This Plant Vegan?

Will Sorflaten |06/03/2020
Certain plants, such as avocados and cherries, have been deemed 'non-vegan' because of the use of bees. Viva! puts the story straight...
Badger Cull to Be Phased Out, UK Government Announces

Badger Cull to Be Phased Out, UK Government Announces

Louisa Kendal |05/03/2020
The environment secretary has announced the badger cull will be replaced by vaccination programmes to prevent the spread of Bovine Tuberculosis in cattle and badgers.
Greta Thunberg is Coming to Bristol on Friday - Here's Everything You Need to Know

Greta Thunberg is Coming to Bristol on Friday - Here's Everything You Need to Know

Louisa Kendal |26/02/2020
Greta is coming to Bristol for a Climate Strike on Friday 28 February. Here’s everything you need to know!...
Vegan gardeners

Vegan gardeners

Justine Butler |24/02/2020
Veganic growing not only protects and helps regenerate the environment but offers a long-term solution to the problems associated with animal agriculture.
Viva!’s Guide to a Vegan Mother’s Day

Viva!’s Guide to a Vegan Mother’s Day

Louisa Kendal |21/02/2020
Here’s how to give your mum the best vegan Mother’s Day on Sunday 22 March...
Tofu trumps meat

Tofu trumps meat

Justine Butler |13/02/2020
This week’s vegan-bashing article award goes to the Independent who have published an astonishing piece claiming that tofu 'could' be worse for the environment than meat – according to farmers! Their arguments are getting increasingly ridiculous as the number of people ditching...
Februdairy - A desperate attempt to promote the declining dairy industry

Februdairy - A desperate attempt to promote the declining dairy industry

Siobhan Dolan |12/02/2020
What on earth is Februdairy?
BREAKING NEWS: Waitrose releases vegan pancakes in time for Pancake Day

BREAKING NEWS: Waitrose releases vegan pancakes in time for Pancake Day

Louisa Kendal |11/02/2020
All our vegan dreams are coming true with these vegan pancakes from Waitrose ahead of Pancake Day on Tuesday 25 February.
Milk is a Feminist Issue

Milk is a Feminist Issue

Justine Butler |10/02/2020
We’re upset by stories of violence against women – rape, forced pregnancy, infants being snatched away from their mothers. Yet these are all routine practices in the modern dairy farm. Women have fought hard for the right to control what happens to our bodies – female cows have no...
Milk consumption has fallen 50% in the UK

Milk consumption has fallen 50% in the UK

Louisa Kendal |10/02/2020
The UK is now drinking 50% less milk than they were in 1974, according to a report by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) released on Tuesday 6 February.