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  • 19
  • Dec

All These Animals Want for Christmas Is …

Some of the things that we all take for granted seem like an impossible dream for animals who suffer at human hands. Please take action to help these animals’ Christmas wishes come true!

 

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Orcas in the wild swim up to 100 miles a day. At marine parks such as SeaWorld, they’re forced to live in tiny concrete tanks, far away from their ocean homes. Speak out.

 

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A steel laboratory cage is no place to spend Christmas – or any day, for that matter. Ask Air France to stop shipping Read more.


  • 19
  • Dec

11 Movies to Watch Over Christmas Break

Christmas break is here! For students, it’s a well-earned intermission from early-morning classes, lectures that seem to make the hands on the clock move slower, and hand-ins that creep up on you in the blink of an eye. At times, it was hard, but you held it together, so you deserve a little rest and relaxation. What better way is there to wind down over the winter break than by snuggling up with a warm cup of mulled wine or spiced hot chocolate and watching a movie or four?

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  • 12
  • Dec

28 British Celebrities Who Won’t Be Eating Turkey This Christmas

It’s estimated that 11 per cent of Brits, including these compassionate stars, will be tucking into a delicious meat-free Christmas dinner this year – one in which the centrepiece isn’t the carcase of an animal. Join them!

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Not only will singing sensation Leona Lewis not be serving any animal products on Christmas Day, she also won’t be wearing any. (Leona doesn’t wear fur, leather or suede.) Now that’s compassion in fashion!

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Paul McCartney, who famously said that … Read more.


  • 05
  • Dec

Christmas Discount: Vegan Roasts From Vegusto

Just in time for Christmas, Vegusto is sharing tips for making the perfect traditional vegan holiday roast dinner! Vegan chef Tony Bishop-Weston shows just how easy it is to whip up a Christmas dinner with a rainbow of veggies and a fantastic vegan roast.


The company offers a variety of cruelty-free vegan roasts that taste delicious. Whether you’re catering for a crowd of hungry vegans or determined to wow your meat-eating family members with tasty plant-based food, Christmas is a time to go all-out with your cooking. You can find more tips Read more.


  • 04
  • Dec

Our Vegan Christmas Gift Wish List

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas?

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We’ve pulled together a list of some of our favourite vegan items that will deliver Christmas cheer for human and non-human animals alike!

Monkee Genes Beyond Skin Wills Wallet
Jeans From Monkee Genes
This vegan denim company even sells faux-leather “PETA-Approved Vegan” patches, so a pair of its stylish jeans would make the perfect gift for the PETA supporter in your life!
Beyond Skin Shoes
Ethical footwear company Beyond Skin creates luxury, ethical vegan designer ladies’ shoes, the perfect gift for a compassionate fashionista.
A Wallet From Wills
Stuck for stocking fillers? PETA
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  • 04
  • Dec

How to Have a Vegan Christmas Feast With All the Trimmings

Whether you’re catering for a crowd of hungry vegans or determined to wow your meat-eating family members with delicious plant-based food, Christmas is a time to go all-out with your cooking.

When it comes to designing a festive vegan menu, there are no limits to how creative you can be. But we thought we’d give any newbie vegans a few starting points for cooking up a Christmas dinner that might bear a close resemblance to the ones you remember from your childhood – with the key difference that absolutely no animals will … Read more.


  • 03
  • Dec

6 Ways to Get Active for Animals This Christmas

‘Tis the season of goodwill, mulled wine, mince pies, holiday feasts, family gatherings, carol singers and Christmas shopping.

But for some animals, especially those who are killed for food or for their skins, Christmas is anything but a merry occasion. You can help change that, though, with these easy steps for spreading joy to all this December.

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Vote with your wallet by leaving items made from angora, leather and other cruelly derived materials on the shelf. Instead, check out our list of ethical gift ideas, from … Read more.


  • 29
  • Nov

11 Vegan Christmas Treats You Can Buy on the High Street

Iceland Mince PieSweet tooth? Never fear! This Christmas season, vegans can overindulge to their heart’s content, thanks to the wide variety of cruelty-free mince pies, puddings, chocolates and other delights available in supermarkets and high-street stores all over the UK! The following are some of our top picks.

Mince Pies

  • Caffè Nero Luxury Mince Pies: Good news for the festive season – you can now walk into a coffee shop and grab a tasty mince pie to go with your soy latte, thanks to Caffè Nero’s animal-friendly offering this year.Lidl Mince Pies
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  • 24
  • Nov

Why Rudolph Doesn’t Belong in a Shopping Centre

Reindeer aren't Christmas decorations!It’s common sense, really – a crowded shopping centre at the busiest time of year is no place for a wild animal. Yet across the UK, a number of towns have plans to use reindeer as holiday “props” in Christmas displays.

Reindeer belong in the Arctic and subarctic regions of the world, where they can live in herds and roam freely over vast open ranges. Being carted around from one display to another, housed in tiny sheds and pens, forced to pull sleighs and exposed to bright lights and loud noises, prevents … Read more.


  • 20
  • Nov

Your Cruelty-Free Christmas Shopping Guide

Cruelty-free Christmas giftsIt’s that time of year again: cheesy songs, Christmas lights, tinsel, mince pies and shops crowded with busy shoppers buying presents for their loved ones. As Black Friday, Cyber Monday and general Christmas shopping frenzy approach, we’re sharing our tips for cruelty-free gifts that will delight your family and friends and don’t come with a hidden price tag for animals.

Here are some tips to ensure that your purchases are full of real Christmas cheer for humans and animals alike.

The naughty list:

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