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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...

Fifty Shades of Green!

Well, no actually. Important as these are they’re fairly pale shades of green and save about 960 Kg of greenhouse...
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!

Charity Director Responds to Climate Strikes – Vegan Now

Friday, September 20, 2019

Following the huge turnout at the nationwide climate strikes, vegan charity director Juliet Gellatley has published an urgent call for a global switch to vegan diets in The Telegraph.

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Palm oil – What You Need to Know

Palm oil – What You Need to Know

Justine Butler |19/03/2019
Palm oil is big business – found in around half of all items on supermarket shelves from margarine to lipstick. But some people are refusing to buy products containing palm oil – what are the issues and should we avoid it?...
Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Call a spade a spade: vegan diet is climate-friendliest

Jeanette Di Leo |09/09/2016
What if doctors told you that smoking caused cancer, but you’d probably be fine if you didn’t smoke more than one cigarette a day? Luckily, they don’t, because even small amounts of smoke are harmful . So why don’t climate scientists follow the same principle?...
Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Meet the Big Killers Driving Species Loss

Jeanette Di Leo |11/08/2016
While scientists are still debating what killed the dinosaurs, the results are in on what is currently fuelling the decline of animal and plant species: overexploitation and agriculture.