12 Wonderful Turkey Facts That Will Make Your Thanksgiving a Vegan One

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12 Wonderful Turkey Facts That Will Make Your Thanksgiving a Vegan One

Turns out, turkeys can fly. Plus, 11 other interesting facts to celebrate these social and intelligent birds.  

Fur Is Dead: ELLE Bans Fur From Its 45 Editions Globally 

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Fur Is Dead: ELLE Bans Fur From Its 45 Editions Globally 

Fur is no longer in fashion, literally and figuratively, as media empire ELLE bans the cruel animal material from its pages across 45 editions, a move that reaches 175 million readers worldwide. 

Beef Production Is Destroying the Amazon. Turns Out, Leather Is, Too.

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Beef Production Is Destroying the Amazon. Turns Out, Leather Is, Too.

Beef production is a known driver of deforestation but a new report outlines the links between leather and Amazon destruction.

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These badass, sustainably focused, plant-based, innovative companies are changing the world one compassionate product at a time. 

A New Fundraising Effort to Provide 55 Million Vegan Meals in North America 

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A New Fundraising Effort to Provide 55 Million Vegan Meals in North America 

The Vegan Experience is a for-profit company dedicated to providing meals to 55 million people in North America who don’t have adequate access to food. 

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Why Travel Giant Expedia Will No Longer Sell Tickets to SeaWorld

Expedia now prohibits ticket sales to attractions that involve exploiting whales and dolphins for profit. 

Denny's Commits to Launching New Vegan Breakfast Options 

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Denny’s Commits to Launching New Vegan Breakfast Options 

After adding the Beyond Burger to its menu, Denny’s is looking to add more plant-based protein options for the ultimate vegan breakfast of champions. 

North America's First Sanctuary For Rescued Whales Set to Open in 2023

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North America’s First Sanctuary For Rescued Whales Set to Open in 2023

The Whale Sanctuary Project just opened its visitor and operations center, marking the first step in its goal to build North America’s first seaside sanctuary for whales rescued from captivity.

COP26 Puts Carbon Footprints on Event Menus. Why Are Beef and Bacon Still Served?

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COP26 Puts Carbon Footprints on Event Menus. Why Are Beef and Bacon Still Served?

World leaders at COP26 were presented with a “plant-forward” menu labeled with carbon footprints to bring awareness to how different foods impact the environment. With their damage on display, beef and bacon were still at the top of the menu. 

H&M's New Vegan Collection Showcases the Best in Animal-Free Fashion

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H&M’s New Vegan Collection Showcases the Best in Animal-Free Fashion

From vegan grape leather to goose-free down, H&M’s new PETA-approved “Co-Exist” collection celebrates the best in animal-free fashion. 

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35 Latinx Vegan Instagrammers to Follow ASAP 

From beauty bloggers to recipe creators and YouTubers, these foodie-centric accounts will have you immediately hitting the “follow” button. 

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Want To Date A Vegan Celebrity? Alicia Silverstone Just Joined Dating App Bumble 

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Want To Date A Vegan Celebrity? Alicia Silverstone Just Joined Dating App Bumble 

Clueless star and longtime vegan activist Alicia Silverstone is looking for love on Bumble.

LA’s Vegan Bodega Helps Communities In Need. Now, It’s Coming to Atlanta.

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LA’s Vegan Bodega Helps Communities In Need. Now, It’s Coming to Atlanta.

LaRayia’s Bodega will serve grab-and-go vegan meals in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market and provide free meals to communities in need at nearby Woodruff Park.  

Saint Laurent Just Dropped Fur. These Are the Last-Remaining Hold Out Brands.

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Saint Laurent Just Dropped Fur. These Are the Last-Remaining Hold Out Brands.

Luxury retailer Kering Group—parent company of fashion brands Saint Laurent and others—has implemented a ban on fur. The pressure is now on the last-remaining brands, which include Louis Vuitton, Fendi, and Dolce & Gabbana, to ditch fur for good. 

Billie Eilish, Moby, and Joaquin Phoenix Demand COP26 Stop Ignoring Animal Agriculture's Role in Climate Crisis

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Billie Eilish, Moby, and Joaquin Phoenix Demand COP26 Stop Ignoring Animal Agriculture’s Role in Climate Crisis

A group of 18 celebrities, including Billie Eilish, Moby, and Joaquin Phoenix, just sent an urgent demand to the COP26 president to highlight the importance of including animal agriculture in climate talks. 

Billie Eilish Wears Oscar de la Renta to Met Gala On One Condition: Ditch Fur Forever

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Billie Eilish Wears Oscar de la Renta to Met Gala On One Condition: Ditch Fur Forever

Vegan singer Billie Eilish wore a stunning gown on the red carpet at the Met Gala, marking a historical change for Oscar de la Renta, one of fashion’s most iconic designers.  

This Organization Aims to Help 700,000 Workers Transition Away from Animal Agriculture 

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This Organization Aims to Help 700,000 Workers Transition Away from Animal Agriculture 

The subject of human rights is often overlooked while creating a vegan world. What will happen to the workers the animal agriculture industry leaves behind?  

US Court Recognizes Animals as Legal Persons for the First Time

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Rock Legend Bryan Adams Just Helped Launch a New Vegan Dairy Company

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Rock Legend Bryan Adams Just Helped Launch a New Vegan Dairy Company

We Only Have Five Years to Halt Climate Change, Says UN Report. Replacing Animal Agriculture Could Help.

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We Only Have Five Years to Halt Climate Change, Says UN Report. Replacing Animal Agriculture Could Help.

The new IPCC report finds that human activity is “unequivocally” responsible for the climate crisis and world leaders have to act now to avoid catastrophe. 

Federal Judges Reject Meat Industry's Attempt to Overturn Animal Welfare Law

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Federal Judges Reject Meat Industry’s Attempt to Overturn Animal Welfare Law

A panel of three judges strikes down the pork industry’s attempt to overturn California’s Prop 12—a law that mandates minimum space requirements for farmed animals. 

Berkeley Becomes First US City to Commit to Vegan Meals

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Berkeley Becomes First US City to Commit to Vegan Meals

The Berkeley City Council passes a resolution to phase out the amount of animal products the city purchases to move toward serving fully vegan meals.

Good Catch Is Trolling Subway With Vegan Tuna Sandwich Food Trucks

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Good Catch Is Trolling Subway With Vegan Tuna Sandwich Food Trucks

Vegan seafood brand Good Catch is giving out fish-free tuna sandwiches in front of Subway to encourage the chain to ditch fish for good. 

Moby Just Wrote a Vegan Cookbook. And All Proceeds Go to Rescue Animals.

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Moby Just Wrote a Vegan Cookbook. And All Proceeds Go to Rescue Animals.

The proceeds of The Little Pine Cookbook—a collection of 125 recipes from the Los Angeles-based restaurant—will be donated to an organization helping animals. 

All the Times Pamela Anderson Got Naked … For Animals

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All the Times Pamela Anderson Got Naked … For Animals

Pamela Anderson’s style of animal rights activism will make you look.

40 Cows Escape California Slaughterhouse. One Will Now Live Out Her Life at Farm Sanctuary

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40 Cows Escape California Slaughterhouse. One Will Now Live Out Her Life at Farm Sanctuary

A herd of approximately 40 cows ran for their lives from slaughterhouse Manning Beef. Thanks to the efforts of legendary songwriter Diane Warren, one will now live in peace at Farm Sanctuary, alongside two cows rescued by vegan actor Joaquin Phoenix.  

21 Vegan Father’s Day Gifts That Are Better Than a Mug

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21 Vegan Father’s Day Gifts That Are Better Than a Mug

From somewhat kitschy Cookie Monster socks to an urban farmstand, these vegan Father’s Day gifts will make Dad’s day. 

Israel Just Became the First Country in the World to Ban Fur Sales

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Israel Just Became the First Country in the World to Ban Fur Sales

“Using the skin and fur of wildlife for the fashion industry is immoral and is certainly unnecessary. Animal fur coats cannot cover the brutal murder industry that makes them,” Israel Minister of Environmental Protection Gila Gamliel said. 

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Greta Thunberg in New Film: If We Don’t Stop Exploiting Animals, “We Are F*cked”&nbsp;

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Luxury Designer Valentino Goes Fur-Free

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Jane Goodall to Receive Award for 60 Years of Animal Service. Here’s What She’s Done

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The US Is Getting a National Vegan Welcome Center

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Bill Maher and 15 Celebs Urge New Jersey to End Extreme Confinement of Pigs and Calves on Factory Farms

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Joaquin Phoenix Shares Emotional Story of Rescuing Cows from a “Factory of Death”

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Vegan Farming Student Wins Case Against College, Will Not Be Required to Watch Bull Castration

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Biden Urged to Slash US Animal Production by 50 Percent by 2040 to Meet Climate Goals&nbsp;

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This Chef Is Trying to Open a Vegan Bakery and Latinx Social Justice Café In Seattle

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Impossible Foods’ First TV Commercial Will Challenge Meat Like Never Before&nbsp;

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Bunnies Are Probably the Most Amazing Animals Ever. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat or Exploit Them.&nbsp;

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Bunnies Are Probably the Most Amazing Animals Ever. Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Eat or Exploit Them. 

YouTube Bans “Fake” Animal Rescue Exploitation Videos

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Veganuary Reports 85 Percent Success Rate

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This Celeb-Backed Campaign Is Raising $1 Million to Help Vegan Restaurants Survive COVID-19&nbsp;

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This Celeb-Backed Campaign Is Raising $1 Million to Help Vegan Restaurants Survive COVID-19 

Ricky Gervais and Zac Efron’s New Film Demands an End to Animal Testing

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Warner Bros. Bans Use of Live Owls at <i>Harry Potter</i>&nbsp;Shows

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