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Beyond Investing: Vegan Investment Platform Expands Range Of Animal-Free Indices & Funds

4 Mins Read After debuting the world’s first cruelty-free and climate-forward exchange-traded fund (ETF), the U.S. Vegan Climate ETF, vegan investment platform Beyond Investing has just expanded its existing range of animal-friendly investment products to offer a Europe Vegan Climate Index, Vegan World Index Certificate and U.S., U.K. and global vegan venture capital funds. Jersey-based Beyond Investing has […]

Save Ralph: Humane Society International Release Film To End Cosmetic Testing On Animals Voiced by Taika Waititi

5 Mins Read As part of their support for a global campaign to ban cosmetic testing on animals, Hollywood filmmakers and movie stars including Taika Waititi, Ricky Gervais, Zac Efron, Olivia Munn, Pom Klementieff, Tricia Helfer and others joined Humane Society International(HSI) to create a short stop-motion animated film, Save Ralph which draws attention to the cruelty and […]

Center for Contemporary Sciences Partners With GlassWall Syndicate To Fund Alternatives To Animal Testing

3 Mins Read Non-profit organization Center for Contemporary Sciences(CCS) recently announced its partnership with GlassWall Syndicate to provide financial assistance to those companies that are developing technologies or products that refrain from animal-testing and instead choose alternative sustainable testing methods. Launched in 2020, CCS works on innovative and evidence-based research methods with its foundation in human biology and strives to […]

Indigo: Joaquin Phoenix Film Rescues Animals From Slaughterhouses & Calls On Us To Rethink Our Food Choices

3 Mins Read Puerto Rican-American actor, producer, animal rights activist, and environmentalist Joaquin Phoenix has released a short documentary titled ‘Indigo’, which showcases his experience rescuing animals from slaughterhouses along with the non-profit Animal Save. The day after Joaquin Phoenix won his Academy Award for best actor and made an Oscars speech that went viral, he joined Los […]

YAY! Foods To Unveil Plant-Based Marinated Feta At Woolworths Stores Across New South Wales, Australia

2 Mins Read Women-owned business YAY! Foods is bringing its plant-based marinated feta to New South Wales (NSW) by debuting in select Woolworths stores, the Australian chain of supermarkets owned by the Woolworths Group across the state. Founded by Australian Turkish sister duo Nalin and Nergiz, YAY! Foods first unveiled its handcrafted marinated alternative dairy feta product in […]

World First: Animal-Rights Campaigner & Lawyer Debuts Vegan Wig Created From Hemp Instead Of Horsehair

5 Mins Read In a world-first, U.K.-based vegan and animal-loving lawyer Samuel March decided to design his wig out of hemp rather than the traditional wig that uses horsehair. Designed and manufactured by Oxford-based Cultiva Kingdom, a hemp manufacturer that develops sustainable materials for the textile industry, the 100% hemp head covering ‘prototype’ is now proudly being worn […]

Ricky Gervais, Brian May & Other Leading Voices Pen Letter To U.K. Government To Demand Fur Sales Ban

4 Mins Read Several celebrities including Brian May and Ricky Gervais came together to call on U.K.’s Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to ban the use and sale of fur through a letter that demands that the government ‘fully support those charities calling for a #FurFreeBritain’. Joining forces with animal protection organisation Humane Society International UK that is leading […]

China Wildlife Ban: Revised Law Continues Exploitation, Fails To Protect Animals

4 Mins Read On 19 November 2020, China closed the consultation for revision of its wildlife protection law even though the revised articles continue to threatens wildlife by allowing the exploitation of animals for other purposes like fur farming and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Back in February last year, the source of the COVID-19 pandemic was revealed to stem […]

Joaquin Phoenix: New Photobook Uncovers “Darkest, Most Unsettling’ Realities Of Slaughterhouses”

4 Mins Read Warning: The images and content in this article may be disturbing to some readers. A newly published photobook documenting humanity’s cruel relationship with animals has been described by award-winning actor and activist Joaquin Phoenix as a representation of some of the “darkest, most unsettling places in the world”. In addition to featuring a forward by […]