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Cruelty-Free and Vegan Cosmetics Gaining Momentum Worldwide

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Cruelty-Free and Vegan Cosmetics Gaining Momentum Worldwide

A cruelty-free cosmetics bill could be passed in Canada after legislation in was proposed by Canadian Senator Carolyn Stewart Olsen back in December 2015. The bill is now in the hands of the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology. This new bill would aim to amend the food and Drugs Act to protect…

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Maria Slough on Using Imagery to Change Hearts and Minds

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Photographer Maria Slough talks to Vegan Life about how she’s aiming to use imagery as a way of promoting vegan values.   Maria uses words, photography and film to promote her strong vegan values across an enormous variety of media outlets. Maria is a dedicated animal ambassador and has worked closely with many animal charities;…

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SubmergedUK: Climate Change Campaign

We spoke to artist Lauren Darn about her photographic campaign SubmergedUK, which encourages people to think about the effects that climate change and rising water levels will have on low-lying towns and cities in the UK. Tell us about SubmergedUK: “SubmergedUK is an original photographic climate change campaign which uses visualisations of a flooded Britain…

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Dr. Martens Add to Their Vegan ‘Leather’ Range

Iconic British brand Dr. Martens have expanded their vegan range with a spring summer collection, available to buy now. The new products are the vegan versions of their popular leather counterparts made by the brand, and are made without any animal products. Items in the range include the 8-eye fastening classic style boot, brogues, Chelsea…

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The No Meat Nomad On Vegan Options In Madrid

By Emma Clarkson Hey plant lovers! I’m Emma and I’m going to be your guide to surviving (and enjoying it!) on a plant based diet around the globe. I left the UK almost a decade ago and have lived, worked and travelled around Central America, Asia, the Caribbean and, as of very recently, I’m back…

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In Conversation With… Robert Grillo Author Of Farm To Fable

We spoke to Robert Grillo, the author of Farm To Fable: The Fictions Of Our Animal-Consuming Culture, about how our culture dictates our food choices and what the future holds for vegans. Tell us about your journey to veganism.   It was prompted by the trauma I felt from seeing investigative footage in hatcheries. I…

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What Should You Do When You Accidentally Eat Meat at a Restaurant?

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Jen Waters talks to two vegan restaurant customers who, due to human error, accidentally ended up eating meat   “I had asked a few times, and the waiter promised the dish was just rice and vegetables. Almost as soon as I took a bite, I realised there was chicken in it. It’s fair to say…

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An Alternative City Dog

Holly Atkinson writes for Vegan Life on the benefits of adopting a rescue greyhound in a city and how she fell in love with Bob. Living in London for ten years, working full-time and frequently travelling meant that I could never responsibly keep a dog in the city.  That is, until now. You see, my…

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Hosting A Vegan This Christmas? The Vegan Society Has Your Back

Due to the ongoing rise in plant-based diets, it’s very likely that more people than ever will be eating vegan over the festive period this year. That means more people than ever hosting a vegan. If that thought fills you with dread – read on. I’ve got a few tips to ensure your Christmas dining…

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Vegan Thanksgiving Potluck at College: If We Can Do It, You Can, Too!

With the holiday season approaching, many of us understandably feel apprehensive about the impending stuffed turkeys, pork roasts, and everything-doused-in-butter dishes that appear on our families’ tables. It is the first year I am navigating these holidays as a vegan, so my friends in Vegetarian Club hosted a veg-friendly Thanksgiving potluck to ensure that we…

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Your Guide To Transitioning To A Vegan Lifestyle

By Leanne Jenna Know why you’re doing it, but don’t get too attached to that   People come to veganism for all sorts of different reasons. I initially became vegan because I felt passionately that I could no longer contribute to the harm inflicted on animals, while my partner initially became vegan for health reasons.…

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