Is it possible to be a meat-eating environmentalist? As the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has warned us, we have less than 10 years to mitigate climate catastrophe. The report called for “unprecedented changes” to all aspects of society to prevent warming beyond this level. Should ditching meat be part of this?
This week’s vegan news: Nike launches a new line of vegan shoes made from trash, called “Space Hippie.” Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscars speech made Lena Dunham go vegan, and Lewis Hamilton praises the actor for his activism. The FDA will allow the adoption and transfer of healthy, retired lab animals to sanctuaries.
With Valentine’s day around the corner, here are 13 of the best vegan fine dining restaurants. Across the globe, vegan fine dining is gaining popularity. Sophisticated high-end cuisine comes in multiple courses, and is often accompanied by vegan wine. Here are the top 13 vegan fine-dining restaurants around the world.
Joaquin Phoenix destroyed the dairy industry in his Oscars acceptance speech. Here are Joaquin Phoenix’s top vegan moments. The vegan actor delivered an unforgettable performance as Arthur Fleck in Todd Phillips’ “Joker.” From press tours to acceptance speeches, Phoenix has used his time in the spotlight to shed light on important issues - including veganism, animal rights, and climate change.
These 11 hip hop icons are vegan. The hip hop genre has always addressed major political and social issues. So if there’s one music genre where veganism -- a movement about animal rights, but one that also advocates for health and human rights too.-- seems to have taken off more than any other, it’s hip-hop. From the Wu-tang Clan being 80% vegan to Mýa’s vegan diet and activism, hip hop is a platform that can influence social change.
Meghan Markle is a proud flexitarian - someone who follows a mostly plant-based diet but occasionally eats meat and dairy. She told Best Health in 2016: “I try to eat vegan during the week and then have a little bit more flexibility with what I dig into on the weekends. But at the same time, it’s all about balance.”
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