How fishing, not straws, is destroying the ocean

how fishing is destroying the ocean

Ditching straws is great, but we must stop eating fish if we want to save the ocean says Lex Rigby. When you read the words ‘plastic pollution’, I bet there are a number of framed images your mind conjures – an olive ridley sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck up his nostril; a small estuary sea horse riding the current of polluted waters grasping More...

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dominion watched 55,000 times
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Vegan film ‘Dominion’ has been watched 55,000 times since Australian protests

After animal rights activists protesting against the mistreatment of farmed animals in Australia brought Melbourne to a standstill, vegan documentary Dominion has been watched over 55,000 times.  Animal rights More...

milk sales fall by $1 billion
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

Popularity of plant-based milk alternatives causes milk sales to fall by $1 billion

The popularity of plant-based milk alternatives is booming and the dairy industry is feeling the squeeze.  The popularity of plant-based milk alternatives is booming with more people than ever before opting for More...

rescued ponies reunited
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

Rescued ponies reunited after six years at animal sanctuary

This year, Dean Farm Trust has given one of their residents the ultimate Mother’s Day gift – being reunited with her mother after six years. Dean Farm Trust animal sanctuary has reunited a pony with her More...

Toro de la Vega
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Spain’s Supreme Court ends the brutal torture of bulls at ‘Toro de la Vega’ festival

Spain’s Supreme Court has upheld a ban on the torture of bulls for the brutal Toro de la Vega festival in the Castilla y León region of Spain. Spain’s Supreme Court has upheld a ban on the torture of bulls More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Over 60,000 dogs are used annually in experiments at labs across the USA

The Humane Society of the United States has revealed the results of its undercover investigation at an animal testing laboratory where thousands of dogs are killed every year. This is one of twenty-one beagles More...

vegan billboard adverts complaints rejected
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Advertising Standards Authority rejects complaints about vegan billboard advert

The Advertising Standards Authority has rejected complaints made against vegan charity Viva!’s TRASH billboard advert after members of the public challenged the claim that 95,000 male calves are shot each year More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 22nd, 2019

P&G joins the campaign against animal testing as Human Society International’s new partner

Beauty giant Procter and Gamble has announced two major initiatives towards ending animal testing for cosmetics. Firstly it has announced that it will be supporting Humane Society International’s #BeCrueltyFree More...

australia bans animal testing
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Australia passes bill to ban animal testing on cosmetics

The Australian government has passed a bill banning cosmetic animal testing in Australia in a move that will save thousands of animals each year from unnecessary suffering.  This week, Australia’s Senate has More...

boohoo bans wool
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, February 15th, 2019

Boohoo has just become the first major retailer to ban wool

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has just become the first major fashion retailer to commit to banning the sale of products containing wool thanks to the shocking cruelty sheep suffer in the wool industry. Online More...