Oprah Winfrey has pledged to do Meatless Mondays and encouraged her followers on Twitter to join her.
Wayne Nacelle, the CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, sat down with Oprah on Sunday and she asked him what small things people could do in their lives to have a big impact for animals.
Wayne suggested one easy, high-impact action would be to join the Meatless Mondays campaign.
It is especially significant to get this pledge from one of the most admired and respected people in...read more
Governments should eliminate meat industry subsidies and tax meat production in order to reduce the global rise in consumption and the environmental damage that goes with it, according to Prof Maarten Hajer, the lead author of a IRP report into the impact of food production and the environment.
Hajer told the UN Environment Assembly in Nairobi the world faces serious environmental problems if emerging economies such as China emulate Americans and Europeans in the amount of meat they eat.
"If we were all to copycat the way in which we feed ourselves in North America or Europe with meat, the planet would be
Kendrick Farris, a three time Olympic weightlifter, weighs more than 200lbs and can lift more than double his weight.
For the last two years Farris has been a vegan. Since then he's not lost any strength - in fact he's packed on even more muscle, moved up a weight class and set an American Record total at the 2016 Olympic Trials in Salt Lake City.
"A vegan diet means not dealing with any animal products, and obviously not dealing with any meat. I don't even count calories, I just keep hydrated and eat when I'm hungry" says Farris.
Asked whether or not he missed meat, Farris replied "I like...read more
Vegan Olympic Weightlifter Kendrick Farris proves you don't need to eat meat to build the explosive strength required for Olympic weightlifting, after being the only USA male weightlifter to qualify for the Olympic games.
Prior to going vegan Farris also competed in the 2012 Olympic games in London. Since then he's packed on more muscle, moved up a weight class, and at 94kg he set an American Record total at the...read more
No meat, no problem!
Vegan bodybuilders Karl Bruder and Miles Ludlow destroyed the competition and took 1st Place in their categories at the recent WABBA Amateur Grand Prix and qualified for the WABBA Mr Universe 2016 competition later this year....read more