VegNews Daily

Human Trash is Taking a Toll on Sea Turtles

Larger numbers of sea turtles are found to be consuming human waste products that end up in the ocean.

A global analysis recently published in the journal Conservation Biology, which looked at 37 separate studies containing data from 1900 to 2011, found that green and leatherback sea turtles are becoming increasingly endangered by waste products. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, nearly 6.4 million tons of debris from humans ends up in marine eco-systems. Scientists believe that the two types of turtles are more likely to eat the waste products due to their dietary proclivities and that greater international efforts must be taken to keep oceans clean. “Our results indicate oceanic leatherback turtles and green turtles are at the greatest risk of both lethal and sublethal effects from ingested marine debris,” wrote the experts in Conservation Biology. “To reduce this risk, anthropogenic debris must be managed at a global level.”

Vegan In-N-Out Expands to Second Location

VegeWay in Las Vegas will be serving-up its vegan burgers and fries at the drive-thru in location number two.
Read More »

Flax Milk Vegan Yogurt to Launch at Kroger

Good Karma puts a new spin on dairy-free yogurt with a new line featuring vanilla, blueberry, strawberry, and raspberry flavors.
Read More »

World's First Vegan Fried Chicken Joint Opens in London

Watch out KFC—there's a cruelty-free chicken shop coming to town.
Read More »

Yale Embraces Cutting Meat Consumption as Core Value

Student animal-rights organization successfully petitions the Ivy League university to add vegan protein options to dining hall menu.
Read More »

Coconut Milk Market to Grow by 15 Percent Annually

The plant-based milk sector is expected to boom due to increasing demand for healthy alternatives to dairy.
Read More »

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.

More Videos »