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UK to Ban Keeping Elephants Captive in Zoos

The British government is slated to prohibit the captivity of elephants in zoos and safaris under the broader Kept Animals Bill set to be passed this year. 

Maine Just Became the Sixth State to Ban Sales of Cosmetics Tested on Animals 

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Maine Just Became the Sixth State to Ban Sales of Cosmetics Tested on Animals 

Maine joins a growing number of states from coast-to-coast to prohibit the sale of beauty products tested on animals with a ban that starts on November 1.

Greta Thunberg Calls Out Hypocrisy of World Leaders for Eating Steak and Lobster at Climate Summit

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Vegan climate activist Greta Thunberg points out the hypocrisy of world leaders dining on steak and lobster dinners while making promises to slash greenhouse gas emissions at the G7 summit in Cornwall.

The US Senate Just Passed a Ban on Shark Fin Sales

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The US Senate Just Passed a Ban on Shark Fin Sales

The new legislation could ban the trade of shark fins and products containing shark fins in the country.

Estonia Becomes First Baltic Nation to Ban Fur Farming

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Estonia Becomes First Baltic Nation to Ban Fur Farming

Starting in January 2026, Estonia—previously a major supplier of pelts to the UK—will no longer farm animals for their furs. 

Dairy Lobby Fails to Convince EU to Censor Dairy-Free Labels 

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Dairy Lobby Fails to Convince EU to Censor Dairy-Free Labels 

The EU rejects Amendment 165 which aimed to further restrict plant-based products from using terms such as “cheese alternative.” 

Kansas Court Deems America’s Oldest Ag-Gag Law Unconstitutional

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The state’s district court ruled in favor of a coalition of animal-protection organizations that challenged the 30-year-old law for restricting free speech.

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

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

ProVeg International is urging the Biden administration to include plant-based food targets in all domestic proposals in an effort to reduce animal production by 50 percent by 2040.

Maryland Set to Become Fifth State to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing

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Maryland Set to Become Fifth State to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing

The Prohibition on Testing Cosmetics on Animals legislation is headed to Governor Larry Hogan’s desk for signature and, if passed, would make Maryland the fifth state to pass a cosmetics animal testing ban.

UK’s Leading Luxury Fashion Labels Demand Boris Johnson Ban Fur

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UK’s Leading Luxury Fashion Labels Demand Boris Johnson Ban Fur

Stella McCartney, Vivienne Westwood, and Katharine Hamnett are just a few of the fur-free designers who are calling on the United Kingdom prime minister to ban fur sales in the country. 

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Hawaii To Become Sixth State to End Cosmetic Animal Testing

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VP Kamala Harris Is Now Vegan Before 6pm, Makes Official Stop at Vegan Taco Shop

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VP Kamala Harris Is Now Vegan Before 6pm, Makes Official Stop at Vegan Taco Shop

Following a recommendation from vegan Senator Cory Booker, Vice President Kamala Harris—who is trying to eat only plant-based meals before 6pm—visits plant-based eatery Tacotarian to sample its vegan tacos.

Virginia Just Became the 4th State to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing

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Virginia Just Became the 4th State to Ban Cosmetic Animal Testing

Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Humane Cosmetics Act, which prohibits cosmetic animal testing and the sale of cosmetics that are tested on animals statewide starting on January 1, 2022. 

Senator Cory Booker Confirms Girlfriend Rosario Dawson Is Vegan

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Senator Cory Booker Confirms Girlfriend Rosario Dawson Is Vegan

Actress and social justice activist Rosario Dawson has been living her best vegan life with boyfriend and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, who ditched animal products in 2014. 

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