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Vegan-Friendly Tennis Gear Website is Launched

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Vegan-Friendly Tennis Gear Website is Launched

Sheeps launch vegan-friendly tennis gear website In the midst of Wimbledon, online retailers Sheeps are set to release the first vegan-friendly tennis ball, which is free-from sheep wool and all other animal products. Each year, 360 million tennis balls are produced – most of which contain animal wool. Many people still believe that sheep shearing…

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Scottish Kilt Company to Make Vegan-Friendly Kilts

A Glasgow Kilt Companys Plans to Create a Vegan Kilt Slanj Kilts are a kilt making company based in Glasgow, who create bespoke yet traditional Scottish attire. Historically, a classic kilt is made from sheep’s wool, however, after realising the demand for vegan-friendly clothing is on the rise, Slanj Kilts have decided to create a…

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Sir David Attenborough’s Glastonbury Speech

Sir David Attenborough makes surprise speech at this years’ Glastonbury The well-respected English broadcaster and natural historian Sir David Attenborough made a surprise appearance at the popular music festival, which took place in Somerset last weekend. Sir David made his speech on the iconic Pyramid Stage, praising his audience on their attempts to cut back…

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New Research Shows That Quorn Protein Builds Muscle Better Than Milk Protein

Quorn mycoprotein is more effective at building muscle. Mycoprotein is a natural and nutritious fungus that grows in the soil, used as the main ingredient in Quorn products, a popular meat-substitute brand. In a recent study carried out by the University of Exeter, it has been discovered that the protein-rich food source known as mycoprotein,…

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Wimbledon Introduces Vegan Strawberries and Cream

The Wimbledon classic is to be veganised Strawberries and cream is a highlight for some at the summer tennis tournament. It is not, however, a very vegan-friendly option. Now though, for the first time in Wimbledon’s 185 year history, the iconic and very British summertime treat, is going vegan. In 2017, the animal charity PETA…

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Michael Gove announces new bill that will punish animal abusers

The Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill aims to prevent animal suffering   The environment secretary, Michael Gove, has released news of a new bill that will mean stricter prison sentences for the worst instances of animal abuse.   Not only will it help to protect companion animals who are neglected and made to suffer, but farmed…

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Vegan Life chats to artist and animal advocate, Vita Sleigh

Vegan Art

Artist Vita Sleigh explores how animal rights advocacy is inseparable from other social justice issues   I was lucky enough to be raised vegan. I always had a strong connection and empathy for animals, and my veganism was very special and important to me.   As I got older, I found that my views on…

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Make Gardening For Wildlife Second Nature

Alice Whitehead helps you make your garden a home for our beloved native wildlife With spring firmly in our step, it’s easy to get carried away trimming edges, weeding out the unwanted (both plants and pests) and making lawns Wimbledon-ready. But, this year, don’t be tempted to tame your plot or patch too much –…

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The Truth About British Pork and Animal Welfare

Millions of pounds are being spent on marketing campaigns to sell more pork in Britain, but the price paid by pigs is immeasurable At the end of April, new adverts for pork will hit our television screens, showing us all how easy it is to cook and prepare pulled pork in our own kitchens. This…

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Hay Fever

A vegan guide to remedies and prevention Hay fever is a common allergic condition that affects as many as one in five of us. For some the symptoms are mild, while for others they can be utterly dreadful, almost ruling out the possibility of venturing outdoors at certain times of the year. The basic symptoms…

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Famous faces beg for an end to China’s Yulin dog meat festival

End Yulin Dog meat festival

Today marks the first day of horrific Yulin   As China’s cruel Yulin dog meat festival kicks off, actress Dame Judi Dench, and violinist Vanessa-Mae send out heart-felt messages of support for activists campaigning to bring an end to the festival.   The annual event, which sees thousands of dogs, as well as cats, beaten…

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Britain’s Biggest Food Scandal

Paul Freestone explores the recent scandal concerning campylobacter in chickens The biggest food scandal within the meat industry was finallyexposed in the national media when the FSA (Food Standards Agency) published its damning report about campylobacter in November 2014. This revealed that an average of 70% of all chickens sold in the UK are infected…

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