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A Step in the Right Direction - Wuhan Bans Eating Wild Animals

A Step in the Right Direction - Wuhan Bans Eating Wild Animals

Louisa Kendal |22/05/2020
Wuhan announced that the eating of all wild animals is now prohibited, along with virtually all hunting, as they turn the city into a ‘wildlife sanctuary’...
Getting buzzed about bees!

Getting buzzed about bees!

Dani lawton |22/05/2020
Bees can make a comeback with our help! Learn why bees are in decline and what you can do to help.
Greyhound Stadium Closes Permanently

Greyhound Stadium Closes Permanently

Louisa Kendal |20/05/2020
The coronavirus crisis has been difficult for everyone, but there have been a few wins for animals during this time to help put a smile on our face.
6 Vegan Milks That Are Great For Fueling Runners

6 Vegan Milks That Are Great For Fueling Runners

Guest Blogger |18/05/2020
Which vegan milk has the most plant power?
Viva Victory: Plans for a New Intensive Pig Farm Rejected

Viva Victory: Plans for a New Intensive Pig Farm Rejected

Will Sorflaten |15/05/2020
A proposed unit for rearing and fattening almost 2,000 pigs has been rejected as a huge victory over animal agriculture.
Vegan baking secrets you NEED to know

Vegan baking secrets you NEED to know

Siobhan Dolan |15/05/2020
In recent weeks the UK has turned into a nation of enthusiastic bakers. If the supermarket shelves are anything to go by, it appears that us Brits cannot survive without flour, yeast and toilet roll. What a combination…...
Our #3in4 Photocall Goes Viral

Our #3in4 Photocall Goes Viral

Guest Blogger |12/05/2020
On Thursday 7 May, we asked supporters, influencers and celebrities to create a social media storm by sharing our latest campaign #3in4. We were overwhelmed by the response.
Top 5 of how to help animals during lockdown

Top 5 of how to help animals during lockdown

Laura-Lisa Hellwig |12/05/2020
Lockdown has been going on for a while now. Nobody knows when we will be able to go back to our normal lives, let alone our vegan activist lives.If you want to stay active during this time, we’ve got some ideas for you...
Why Now Is the Best Time To Go Vegan

Why Now Is the Best Time To Go Vegan

Louisa Kendal |07/05/2020
With all the news about how animal agriculture is causing global pandemics, you might be thinking of making the transition to going vegan. Here are five reasons why now is the best time to go vegan.
Thanks for Your Generosity This #GivingTuesday!

Thanks for Your Generosity This #GivingTuesday!

Conor Haines |06/05/2020
We want to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated yesterday as part of #GivingTuesdayNow (and to everyone who is supporting our vital work at this challenging time).
May 2020: Viva! Vegan Podcast
May’s podcast features all the news and updates from Viva! – including the launch of the latest campaign, 3 in 4 with founder & director, Juliet Gellatley, following the Coronavirus pandemic. We also discuss how to get involved with MooFree May . FIND OUT MORE Campaigns and...
MooFree May 2020

MooFree May 2020

Laura-Lisa Hellwig |15/04/2020
This MooFree May we're taking our actions online - sharing information about animal welfare, human health and the environment, while encouraging the British public to ditch dairy once and for all...
Develop your culinary skills in lockdown!
Indulge your Animal Companion

Indulge your Animal Companion

Dani lawton |27/04/2020
We have recently expanded the Viva! Shop to include a whole range for animal companions!
Factory Farming Has Got To Stop

Factory Farming Has Got To Stop

Will Sorflaten |27/04/2020
Our interference with animals has led to HIV, Ebola, SARS, MERS and now COVID-19. We have to put an end to factory farming if we are to avert another pandemic.
Get Active for Animals with the 2.6 Challenge

Get Active for Animals with the 2.6 Challenge

Louisa Kendal |24/04/2020
With the London Marathon unable to take place this Sunday, we’re asking you to Get Active for Animals and fundraise to keep our campaigns for the animals, environment and health going!...
How Will Covid-19 Impact Veganism? - New Report

How Will Covid-19 Impact Veganism? - New Report

Louisa Kendal |23/04/2020
COVID-19 is predicted to boost demand for plant-based foods due to an increase in veganism, says a new report.
How to Make a Real Impact this Earth Day

How to Make a Real Impact this Earth Day

Louisa Kendal |22/04/2020
The best way to make real change this Earth Day might not be what you think…...

Coronavirus: What does it mean for farmed animals?

Monday, April 20, 2020

As the nation focuses on the pandemic, we have grave concerns for farmed animals. As assurance schemes stop their pre-arranged inspections, as ineffective as they are, one can only wonder what atrocities are taking place behind closed doors.

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Keep the kids entertained this Easter with these super-easy baking recipes

Keep the kids entertained this Easter with these super-easy baking recipes

Siobhan Dolan |08/04/2020
The Vegan Recipe Club have come up with three easy and delicious kid-friendly baking recipes to keep your little angels occupied this Easter weekend
Four Animal Sanctuaries to Support During Coronavirus

Four Animal Sanctuaries to Support During Coronavirus

Louisa Kendal |07/04/2020
The lockdown is a hard time for us all, but for the animal sanctuaries who care for rescued or abandoned animals, times are even tougher.

Top 5 Vegan Easter Eggs in Supermarkets

Louisa Kendal |06/04/2020
With the Easter Bunny getting ready to visit at the weekend, we’ve compiled the best vegan Easter Eggs available!...