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Design School Hosts Faux-Fur Fashion Competition

Burgeoning fashionistas will be working with a faux-fur industry veteran to create cruelty-free clothing.

The Humane Society of the United States and Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs are hosting a competition at Parsons The New School for Design, where students create faux fur outfits and accessories using techniques they learned from company president Donna Salyers. “Having a chance to share with the next generation of designers the techniques we’ve developed at Fabulous-Furs was a special treat,” said Salyers on the HSUS website. “Their excitement, energy, and enthusiasm for luxurious options to animal fur truly makes animal fur pointless and unnecessary.” Winners will receive cash prizes, be featured at Parson exhibitions, and receive materials from Fabulous-Furs.

NYC All-You-Can-Eat Ice Cream Fest Offers Vegan Scoops

Three-day festival Scooper Bowl in Bryant Park will treat guests to ice cream of every variety, including dairy-free scoops from Van Leeuwen, Ben & Jerry's, and Häagen-Dazs.
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Animal Ag Companies Fined $29M for Destroying Amazon

The government of Brazil slapped a hefty fine on feed suppliers to meat and dairy companies that sell to McDonald's, Burger King, and Walmart for destroying the country's biodiverse Cerrado region for profit.
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Moby Retires from Touring to Focus on Activism

…and to make vegan smoothies every morning after waking up in his own bed.
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UK Version of Beyond Burger Expands Across London

British vegan brand Moving Mountains expands its B12 burger to five locations of meat-centric chain Dirty Bones—where it will be served topped with vegan mac and cheese.
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Legendary Canadian Rugby Player Starts Vegan Cheese Brand

Nick Blevins' vegan lifestyle improved his performance on the field so much that he established a plant-based cheese and yogurt company to educate others on the benefits of plants.
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