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Friday, 9 September, 2016

When the CAP doesn’t fit: time to 'Grow Green' post-Brexit

In the wake of an open letter to Theresa May by select Tory MPs that called for farm subsidies...(Read more)

Friday, 2 September, 2016

Know your roots

Ian McDonald considers how important it is for us to remember the backstory to today's vegan movement. He looks back...(Read more)

Friday, 19 August, 2016

The rise of the vegan runner

Kathryn Howard ponders why there are more vegan runners than ever before, and outlines the benefits a vegan diet has...(Read more)

Friday, 12 August, 2016

Vegan in Japan

Katharine Orton describes the cultural shift taking place in Japan that sees the fish-orientated country opening up to veganism, while...(Read more)

vegan picnic
Friday, 5 August, 2016

10 of the best vegan picnic foods

The top 10 vegan products for eating al fresco on the go.(Read more)

Friday, 29 July, 2016

An interview with Steph Davis, the world's leading vegan climber

Top level climber, skydiver and BASE jumper Steph Davis discusses nutrition, compassion and trusting yourself in high-risk environments.(Read more)

Friday, 22 July, 2016

Vegan Surf Camp: the best vegan holiday destination?

Ali Ryland and Elena Orde recap their week of sun, sandwiches and surfing (read: tumbles in the sea) at France's...(Read more)

Friday, 15 July, 2016

Can vegans date non-vegans?

Elena Orde debates the hotly contested topic.(Read more)

Friday, 8 July, 2016

Super summer ideas for all

Sarah Cook recaps some top tips to help you get the most out of your summer as a vegan....(Read more)

Friday, 1 July, 2016

Teaching children the ABCs of being kind

Elena Orde speaks to vegan children's author Ruby Roth about empowering children to love deeply, think critically and act responsibly....(Read more)

Friday, 17 June, 2016

Surveilling the slaughter: can activists bear the emotional weight?

Andy Davidson reports on the visceral experience of meeting pigs being sent to slaughter during Manchester Pig Save's vigil,...(Read more)

Friday, 10 June, 2016

Animal suffering is human suffering: why human rights support veganism

Andy West reveals why veganism can alleviate the suffering of all, animals and humans alike.(Read more)

Friday, 3 June, 2016

5 top tips for effective vegan volunteering

Alex Douglas highlights her experience as a vegan volunteer for Volunteers’ Week, and gives tips on how you can...(Read more)

Friday, 27 May, 2016

Vegan on a budget

Ali Ryland outlines the main issues affecting vegans living below the poverty line while giving tips on how to live...(Read more)

Friday, 20 May, 2016

10 tips on going from vegetarian to vegan

Ali Ryland gives her top ten tips on going from vegetarian to vegan, with the aim of highlighting how beneficial...(Read more)

Friday, 13 May, 2016

Veganism gives children best start in life

Registered dietitian Sandra Hood outlines the benefits of veganism for children and provides child-friendly recipes in honour of National...(Read more)

Wednesday, 11 May, 2016

How ethical is your vegan burger?

Josie Wexler and Tim Hunt from Ethical Consumer look at the ethics behind the companies making meat-free products.(Read more)

Friday, 6 May, 2016

10 of the best vegan doughnut recipes

Ali Ryland lists the best recipes ahead of National Doughnut Week this 7-14 May.(Read more)

Friday, 29 April, 2016

The cost of a vegan diet: an international perspective

Christine Ro explores how plant-based diets and ‘living below the line’ go hand in hand.(Read more)

Friday, 22 April, 2016

The importance of bodily encounters in animal activism

Dr Alex Lockwood is a member of The Vegan Society Academic Advisory Group, and argues in his book The Pig...(Read more)


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