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The rise and rise of vegan weddings in Israel

Vegan weddings are growing exponentially in Israel, with cruelty-free food, decor and accessories. It's hard to find an Israeli who hasn't been to one. Israel...

Tal Gilboa: ‘We can shout and scream but all we achieve is offending people’

Israeli vegan animal rights activist Tal Gilboa on advising prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, winning Big Brother and her approach to activism. Hailed as ‘Israel’s Angriest...

PlantMade Veg Bhurji review: How does India’s liquid vegan egg fare?

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi researchers have created a liquid vegan egg for India. We tested it with multiple recipes in our review. PlantMade, an...

Taiwan’s plant-based meat market is on the rise

Taiwan, Asia's most vegan-friendly city, is seeing a surge in its plant-based meat market, as coffee and convenience shops foray into the $2 billion...

Veganism in Russia: the past, present and future

Typically, veganism isn’t associated with Russia. However, it has significant historical ties and is becoming increasingly popular in the region. Growing up with an amalgam...

Diversify your protein palette: a comprehensive guide to legumes

Traditionally originating in the global South, here's a list of protein-packed legumes that are taking the Western world over by storm. Legumes, lentils, pulses —...

A ditty for the earth: Indian artist Aditi Veena on the intersection of music and ecology

Singer-songwriter Aditi Veena, known as Ditty, talks urban ecology, living in Sri Lanka, and going on India’s first carbon-neutral music tour. ‘Urban ecologist by day,...

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My experiences facing the extremes of vegan activism

Vegan activism encompasses a diverse spectrum of approaches. But some confrontational, extreme and destructive one can cause more problems than they aim to solve. In...

The Global Coffee Festival is launching a plant-based barista competition

The inaugural Global Coffee Festival, running virtually on October 30, has introduced a new plant-based barista competition. The Global Coffee Festival, an amalgamation of the...