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2010 Treehugger Awards

Vegan blogs compete in Treehugger’s reader-based Best of Green 2010 awards.

Green lifestyle website Treehugger is currently holding its second annual Best of Green 2010 reader's choice contest, with vegan blogs and twitter feeds nominated in several Food and Health categories. Vegan blogs Post Punk Kitchen and VegDaily, along with three other blogs, are competing for "Best Food Website," while San Francisco-based vegan blog Vegansaurus is up for "Best Food Twitter Feed." The online voting runs through April 2, and Treehugger will announce the winners the week of April 12. Last year, "Best Veg Cookbook" went to Veganonmicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Terry Hope Romero.

Norway Bans Fur Farms

New legislation will shut down the country's 300 fur farms—that produce nearly 1 million animals annually—by 2025.
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Kat Von D Beauty Debuts 40 New Vegan Lipsticks

Fan favorite Studded Kiss lipstick returns in a wide range of colors made with a new animal-free, highly pigmented formula.
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Thousands Take BuzzFeed's Vegan Quiz

Popular new quiz uncovers vegans' favorite meat substitutes, worst annoyances with meat-eaters, and frequency of nutritional yeast usage.
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Fake Sanctuary Scams Vegans for More than $35,000

Suspect Trey West allegedly took advantage of animal lovers using a falsified GoFundMe campaign under the name Friends Not Food Sanctuary.
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Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland

The country recognizes the sentience of lobsters and bans transporting aquatic species on ice or any other unnatural environment.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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