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Joaquin Phoenix Influencing Hollywood’s Food Choices

Following in the footsteps of the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the Critics Choice Awards and talent agency’s WME’s pre-Oscar party, comes confirmation that the 92nd Academy Awards [Oscars] will be serving a largely vegan menu at the Governors Ball lunch following the ceremony. And that’s thanks in part to Joaquin Phoenix. Phoenix […]

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The People & Events Normalising Veganism in 2020

As the Australian bushfires serve as a constant reminder of the devastating realities of climate change, it is always uplifting to hear of the small but consequential ways society is changing for the better. The rapidly changing climate is beginning to transform veganism from a moral choice to an environmental necessity; prompting a surge of […]

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The Golden Globes Goes Vegan

The Hollywood Reporter – the ‘bible’ of the Hollywood film, television, and entertainment industries, has broken the news that this year’s Golden Globes will have an all-vegan menu, making it the first major awards show to go vegan. That should be popular with the majority of LA based celebs for whom a plant based diet […]

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Formula One Driver, Lewis Hamilton, Is Asking Mercedes To Ditch Leather

Lewis Hamilton is asking Mercedes to go vegan and ditch its animal-based leather. Several other major car manufacturers have already made the change. The vegan Formula One driver has said that he will speak to his Mercedes team about making cars with animal-free interiors. He added that he wants to aim for more sustainability, in […]

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Call To Ban Fur in NSW and Victoria Getting Louder

You probably saw the recent media reports about garments trimmed with real fur being mis-sold as ‘faux’ fur in Melbourne markets. The joint investigation by global animal protection organisation FOUR PAWS and MP for Western Victoria Andy Meddick uncovered a raft of items including beanies and jackets that contained fur from raccoon dogs. Raccoon dogs […]

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The Queen Of England Is Going Fur-Free

Queen Elizabeth has ditched fur for the animals following activist pressure. She will replace fur fashion with faux fur alternatives. The Queen’s personal advisor and senior dresser Angela Kelly, who has worked for the Royal Household for 25 years, revealed the wardrobe update in her new memoir, “The Other Side of the Coin: The Queen, […]

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Sign Up For Meat Free Week 23-29 September 2019

Meat Free Week is kicking off in a few weeks and as one of the original founders, I’m thrilled that this campaign is still going strong. Meat consumption is something close to my heart. We eat too much. Period. And it’s having a devastating impact on the planet – animal welfare, the environment and yes, […]

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New Movie About Vegan Athletes Blows Up The Protein Myth

Oscar-winning director James Cameron and Formula One racing star Lewis Hamilton have teamed up to make a documentary about plant-based vegan diets in sports. The film, The Game Changers, which has been described as “dramatic, powerful and amazing” also lists Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan as co producers, and will feature several other elite-level athletes, including […]

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Celebrate World Plant Milk Day – August 22 And Every Day!

Did you know that a plant-based diet can put an extra 10 years on your lifespan? Yep, if you lead a healthy lifestyle, eating plants is proven to improve your overall wellbeing. So for this reason and others (read on), World Plant Milk Day seems a good time take a closer look. World Plant Milk […]

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Hear What Climate Change Activist Greta Thunberg Thinks About Veganism

Greta Thunberg became a household name last year when she started a one-person school strike outside Swedish Parliament, protesting lack of action to prevent climate change. Since then, at the age of just 16, she has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, given speeches at the UK Houses of Parliament, and been called the […]

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Raising Children On A Plant Based Diet – The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik Shares Her Thoughts

A social post went viral recently in which a lady rants at Wellington vegan café owners about their customers not getting the right nutrients from a vegan diet. Well, we’re all perfectly capable of making the right decisions on good nutrition for ourselves, thank you. But when it comes to parents raising children on a […]

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How To Fly The Vegan Flag (Literally)

Looking for something to jazz up your street frontage? The vegan flag was officially adopted by the international vegan community in June two years ago. You may have come across it before but if not, here’s a little recent history lesson. The vegan flag is what’s known as a civil flag, one that is flown […]

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Plant Based Diet Behind Wimbledon Win

Was Novak Djokovic’s plant based diet a factor in his Wimbledon win? When men’s tennis champ Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer to win his fifth title at Wimbledon, the epic final went on for nearly five hours, earning it the record of the longest Wimbledon singles final ever. Despite the marathonic nature of the five-set, three […]

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Canadian Singing Sensation Grimes Fronts New Stella McCartney Campaign

Acclaimed fashion designer Stella McCartney has teamed up with global sporting goods leader Adidas on an autumn/winter 2019 collection that combines innovative eco-tech with iconic design. Canadian musician Grimes has been announced as the face of the campaign, in a move to ensure the collection stretches its appeal to a new breed of consumer. The […]

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Woody Harrelson At Wimbledon Is A Huge Mood

Everyone’s fave sexy older vegan, actor Woody Harrelson, disrupted the press coverage of tennis’s top event yesterday, as reported by News.com.au, when he got locked out of the big match by officials. Woody, who’s been a vegan warrior since his early twenties and in 2012 won PETA’s Sexiest Vegan title, got out of his seat between serves […]

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Kim Kardashian Credits Vegan Diet For Her Enviable Figure

In an Instagram video with Anastasia Soare, Kim Kardashian revealed that she is now vegan. The socialite superstar was looking every bit the bombshell in a figure-hugging bronze dress and Soare did not fail to notice. “Please explain to me how it’s possible – this waist!” she exclaims. Kim credited her mindboggling curves to her […]

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Millennials Are Driving The Vegan Movement

Millennials are going vegan at a rapid rate. And now that they’re reaching parenting age, the number of vegan kids is growing, too. Impossible Foods — the plant-based meat company responsible for the Impossible Burger — just released an insights report detailing the rising popularity of vegan eating among young people. Impossible Foods commissioned an […]

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We’ve Found Your Newest Chocolate Obsession!

When I transitioned from vegetarian to vegan, giving up chocolate was hard. Until now… Welcome Milky Choc Balls! A delicious (vegan) chocolate coating over a light crunchy rice crisp core. My newest chocolate obsession. I’m hooked. The company behind Milky Choc Balls is Bite Society and it has an inspiring mission – (1) make tasty vegan […]

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Ireland Joins Growing List Of Countries Banning Fur

News out of Ireland has them set to be the 15th country in the EU to phase out the barbaric practice of fur farming. A national poll late last year showed four in five people backed an end to fur farming and while the proposed legislation is still to be confirmed, mainstream Irish press has […]

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It’s World Environment Day & Air Pollution Is In The Hot Seat. Here Are 10 Tips On How To Do Your Bit.

Air pollution is the theme for World Environment Day 2019. Chosen with not a hint of irony by this year’s host, China, we are all invited to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the amount of pollution we produce. So without further ado, here are our Top 10 tips […]

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