Top News of the Week: Kevin Hart Opens a Vegan Fast Food Restaurant, Emaciated Animals Are Seized in Canada, Kourt and Travis Take Naughty Pics with Vegan Chicken, and More!
Every Friday, One Green Planet brings you the news of the week. For those who don’t have much time to browse the news each day, this will be a great resource and an easy way to catch up! Here you will find different categories of news, a summary of the main stories and links to each article published during the week.
1. News on animal rights and welfare
As always, we had a ton of news to cover in the world of animal rights and welfare. This week we have seen happy and hopeful stories, as well as dark and depressing ones. Some of the most notable stories include California pet stores banning 2nd Amendment supporters from adopting pets, 123 emaciated animals seized and 130 more found dead in freezers, as California’s dog meat festival Yulin Begins, Activists Rescue Nearly 400 Dogs En Route To Slaughter, More Than 20 Millions Of Farm Animals Die On The Way To Slaughter In The United States, Shocking Survey Reveals Horrific cruelty of animal trapping, frightened carriage horse in New York runs into oncoming traffic and collides with two vehicles, cost of living crisis forces Pet owners must give up their exotic pets , a tech entrepreneur-funded nonprofit is helping relocated animals in Ukraine reunite with their families, and a new law will protect animals in shelters of New York State by raising standards of care.
Here are the other important animal stories of the week:
2. Earth and Environment News
There were many environmental stories this week that gave us hope for the future and reminded us of how far we still have to go. Some of the most memorable stories included major flooding in Yellowstone National Park affecting animals, locals and visitors, the Russian Coal Mine methane leak may be the biggest leak the world has ever seen, the China is reducing its air pollution almost as much in 7 years as the United States has done in 30 years, and Canada will ban the manufacture and import of various single-use plastics by December.
Here are the other top Earth stories of the week:
3. Life News
This week in life news, innovation was in the spotlight in A South African artist creates awe-inspiring textured portraits to raise awareness of plastic pollution, Vegan fashion week brings a vegan world, An environment immersive to discover vegan fashion in Los Angeles and 5 ways to grow your own garden With or without a yard.
4. Plant-Based Food News
There’s been a lot of excitement this week in the world of plant-based food news, including Kevin Hart opening a plant-based fast food restaurant: Hart House, United Airlines partners with Impossible Foods to offer in-flight plant-based meal options, Celebrity Chef Babette Davis has a message for Starbucks CEO about their plant-based milk supplement, Eclipse Foods partners with Smashburger to bring plant-based milkshakes of plants, and Kellogg is divided into three companies focusing respectively on snacks, cereals and plant-based foods.
5. Natural Health News
This week we got some interesting tricks and hacks in TikTop Tip: Easy Life Hacks if You Have Depression. And two recent studies have further confirmed the benefits of a plant-based diet over an omnivorous diet in a plant-based diet linked to a reduced risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women, a new study finds and a new study links fish consumption to skin cancer.
6. Human Interest Stories
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This week we’ve seen a few human interest petitions, including Petition: Paul Gosar blaming trans people for robbery school shooting is not acceptable, Petition: Stop imprisoning women for making fake nappies and Petition: Tell Congress to pass affordable housing legislation. In other news, older black adults are three times more likely to die from air pollution than white seniors, a new study has found.
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