How Vegan Organizations Are Helping Ukraine

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How Vegan Organizations Are Helping Ukraine

From animal rescue efforts to independent vegan restaurant donations, these efforts prove that we all can make a difference in Ukraine from abroad.  

Illinois Adopts Plant-Based School Lunch Program for Nearly 2 Million Children

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Illinois Adopts Plant-Based School Lunch Program for Nearly 2 Million Children

New legislation puts plant-based meals on the menu across public schools in Illinois where approximately 2 million students are currently enrolled. 

Washington, DC Gets First Veg Restaurant Week. Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Supports It.

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Washington, DC Gets First Veg Restaurant Week. Why Mayor Muriel Bowser Supports It.

Washington, DC will celebrate its first vegan restaurant week thanks to a proclamation signed by Mayor Muriel Bowser that recognizes the health and environmental benefits of a plant-based diet. 

Ted Cruz Gets Trolled By Vegan Eggs Over His Climate Change Denial 

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Ted Cruz Gets Trolled By Vegan Eggs Over His Climate Change Denial 

As part of a new campaign, vegan egg-maker Eat Just is calling out climate change deniers—including Texas Senator Ted Cruz—in an effort to push for stronger climate action in Congress. 

Tofurky Wins Historic Free Speech Lawsuit. Can Use "Burger" and "Sausage" Labels on Plant-Based Meat.

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Tofurky Wins Historic Free Speech Lawsuit. Can Use “Burger” and “Sausage” Labels on Plant-Based Meat.

After a challenge by vegan brand Tofurky, a federal court in Louisiana halted the enforcement of a labeling law that would fine the company $500 daily for every use of terms such as “plant-based burger” and “meatless sausage.” 

How This Ukrainian Veterinarian Is Helping Save Animals in War-Torn Kyiv

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How This Ukrainian Veterinarian Is Helping Save Animals in War-Torn Kyiv

After fleeing his home, veterinarian Vladyslav Matviichuk set up a makeshift hospital in his parents’ kitchen to help animals in Kyiv. 

NYC Joins 40 Cities and States in Adopting Meat-Free Monday

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NYC Joins 40 Cities and States in Adopting Meat-Free Monday

On March 20, New York City will celebrate MeatOut Day, a holiday that promotes plant-based living. 

How This Vegan Chicken Kyiv Is Helping Ukrainians in Crisis

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How This Vegan Chicken Kyiv Is Helping Ukrainians in Crisis

United Kingdom’s Better Naked brand is changing the name of its vegan “Chicken Kiev” to “Chicken Kyiv” and donating 50 percent of its profits to humanitarian relief efforts in Ukraine. 

Billie Eilish Takes to Capitol Hill to Support Federal Vegan School Lunch Program 

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Billie Eilish Takes to Capitol Hill to Support Federal Vegan School Lunch Program 

Billie Eilish took a quick detour from her Happier Than Ever World Tour to speak out in support of the Healthy Future Students and Earth Act, proposed legislation that incentivizes school districts to serve plant-based meals.

China's 5-Year Plan Includes Plant-Based Eggs, Cultured Meat. Why That's a Big Deal.

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China’s 5-Year Plan Includes Plant-Based Eggs, Cultured Meat. Why That’s a Big Deal.

The 14th Five-Year Plan of China sets forth a national strategy toward a better food system that includes research and development of plant-based eggs and cultured meat, a shift that is sure to influence the rest of the world. 

Meet the Vegan Anthropologist Changing Academia

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Meet the Vegan Anthropologist Changing Academia

Dan Sayers is changing the way we view anthropology—and those who follow vegan lifestyles.

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​​Hawaii Just Became the First State to Ban Shark Fishing

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​​Hawaii Just Became the First State to Ban Shark Fishing

Knowingly capturing, entangling, and killing a shark within Hawaii’s marine waters is now a misdemeanor with hefty fines. 

UK Recognizes Lobsters, Octopuses, and Crabs as Sentient Beings. Will No Longer Boil Them Alive. 

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UK Recognizes Lobsters, Octopuses, and Crabs as Sentient Beings. Will No Longer Boil Them Alive. 

A new government report finds that lobster, octopuses, and crabs all experience pain, prompting the UK to change its welfare laws around these animals. 

Opinion: COP26 Shortcomings on Addressing Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

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Opinion: COP26 Shortcomings on Addressing Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

The United Nations’ COP26 climate conference skirted around the most pressing issue: animal agriculture. Here’s what happened and how we can do better. 

Eric Adams Makes History as New York City's First Vegan Mayor

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Eric Adams Makes History as New York City’s First Vegan Mayor

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams is now the mayor of New York City, the first vegan person to be elected to the office. 

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. 

US Court Recognizes Animals as Legal Persons for the First Time

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US Court Recognizes Animals as Legal Persons for the First Time

During an ongoing Colombian lawsuit, a US district court just recognized the approximately 100 hippos living along the Magdalena river in Colombia as legal persons. 

Legal Victory: Court Directs DA to Prosecute Former Nestlé Dairy Supplier for Animal Cruelty

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Legal Victory: Court Directs DA to Prosecute Former Nestlé Dairy Supplier for Animal Cruelty

"Perfectly Imperfect" NYC Mayor Eric Adams Admits to Eating Fish; Commits to Vegan City Initiatives.

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“Perfectly Imperfect” NYC Mayor Eric Adams Admits to Eating Fish; Commits to Vegan City Initiatives.

The USDA Just Invested $10 Million in Lab-Grown Meat

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The USDA Just Invested $10 Million in Lab-Grown Meat

In its first investment into the lab-grown meat space, the USDA awarded $10 million to Tufts University to establish the National Institute for Cellular Agriculture.

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. 

EU Votes for Plan to Phase Out 10 Million Animals from Testing Labs

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EU Votes for Plan to Phase Out 10 Million Animals from Testing Labs

The European Parliament just voted for an action plan to be put into place that phases out the 10 million lab animals the EU exploits every year and replaces them with efficient, human-relevant technologies. 

Mexico Just Banned Cosmetic Animal Testing in a North American First

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Mexico Just Banned Cosmetic Animal Testing in a North American First

Mexico is the first country in North America to outlaw cosmetic animal testing. Will the US be next?

The Truth About Craigslist's 'Free' Animals

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The Truth About Craigslist’s ‘Free’ Animals

We discuss Craigslist’s free animal ads with animal rescuer Paw Prints in the Sand to uncover the truth behind these posts. 

This Organization Has Served 6,000 Vegan Meals to Houseless People in LA and Its Good Deeds Made Rachael Ray Cry

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This Organization Has Served 6,000 Vegan Meals to Houseless People in LA and Its Good Deeds Made Rachael Ray Cry

Amid Los Angeles’ ongoing houseless crisis, The Martha Project—which was just featured on the Rachael Ray Show—provides high-quality, homemade vegan meals to the city’s unhoused population.

Miyoko's Creamery Wins Lawsuit Against California, Setting Precedent for Using "Dairy" Labels on Vegan Butter

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Miyoko’s Creamery Wins Lawsuit Against California, Setting Precedent for Using “Dairy” Labels on Vegan Butter

Miyoko’s Creamery filed the lawsuit after the California Department of Food and Agriculture demanded the brand remove “dairy” and “butter” from its clearly vegan labeled packaging and take down a photo of a woman hugging a rescued cow from its website.

Barack Obama Celebrates His 60th Birthday With a Vegan Food-Tech Feast

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Barack Obama Celebrates His 60th Birthday With a Vegan Food-Tech Feast

From vegan JUST Egg to meatless Cheesesteak Eggrolls, former President Barack Obama is celebrating his 60th birthday in plant-based style thanks to a menu curated by musical legend Questlove.   

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.

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Zoos Drug Animals to Force Mating. A New York Bill Could Put That Practice to an End. 

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Zoos Drug Animals to Force Mating. A New York Bill Could Put That Practice to an End. 

EU's Historic Ban: Factory Farm Cages to Be Phased Out for 300 Million Animals By 2027 

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EU’s Historic Ban: Factory Farm Cages to Be Phased Out for 300 Million Animals By 2027 

NYC Is One Step Closer to Getting Its First Vegan Mayor

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NYC Is One Step Closer to Getting Its First Vegan Mayor

Turkey Will No Longer Classify Animals as Commodities

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Turkey Will No Longer Classify Animals as Commodities

Illinois Becomes Fifth State to Ban Retail Pet Sales 

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Illinois Becomes Fifth State to Ban Retail Pet Sales 

UK to Ban Keeping Elephants Captive in Zoos

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UK to Ban Keeping Elephants Captive in Zoos

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 

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

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

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

Estonia Becomes First Baltic Nation to Ban Fur Farming

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Estonia Becomes First Baltic Nation to Ban Fur Farming

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 

<i>Seaspiracy</i> Producer Demands Biden Shut Down Fish Factory Farms

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Seaspiracy Producer Demands Biden Shut Down Fish Factory Farms

Hawaii To Become Sixth State to End Cosmetic Animal Testing

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Hawaii To Become Sixth State to End Cosmetic Animal Testing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Senator Cory Booker Confirms Girlfriend Rosario Dawson Is Vegan

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Senator Cory Booker Confirms Girlfriend Rosario Dawson Is Vegan

15 Vegan Women Activists of Color You Need to Know About

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15 Vegan Women Activists of Color You Need to Know About

NYC Mayor’s Office Urges New Yorkers to Slash Beef by 50 Percent

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NYC Mayor’s Office Urges New Yorkers to Slash Beef by 50 Percent

Colorado Now Has a Statewide Meat-Free Holiday, Thanks to Governor Jared Polis

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Colorado Now Has a Statewide Meat-Free Holiday, Thanks to Governor Jared Polis

50 British Stars Demand Boris Johnson to Finally Ban Fur in UK&nbsp;

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50 British Stars Demand Boris Johnson to Finally Ban Fur in UK 

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Go Vegetarian in Honor of Late Vegan Activist Tommy Raskin

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