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Bolivia’s Earth Law

The country is set to be the first nation with legislation granting nature equal rights to human beings.

The right of life, the right of pure water and clean air, and the right not to be polluted are three of the 11 universal rights given to nature under a new Bolivian law. The Law of Mother Earth, supported by both politicians and social groups, is expected to result in revolutionary new conservation measures in a country that has witnessed numerous negative environmental effects from climate change and the mining of metals and raw materials. “It establishes a new relationship between man and nature, the harmony of which must be preserved as a guarantee of its regeneration,” says Bolivian Vice President Álvaro García Linera in an article by The Guardian.

DKNY and Donna Karan Go Fur-Free

The brands join a growing number of fashion labels and designers that believe fur is outdated.
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50-Year-Old Salami Company Launches Vegan Jerky

Canada-based Urbani Foods creates tempeh-based NOBLE Jerky after CEO Claudio Urbani realized that raising animals for food is not sustainable.
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Domino's New Zealand Might Soon Offer Vegan Cheese

The international chain is polling Kiwi consumers on social media to ascertain demand for vegan cheese—a move that landed Follow Your Heart's mozzarella on menus across Australia in January.
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TGI Fridays Rolls Out New Vegan Dishes Across UK

British diners can now feast on vegan bruschetta, alfredo pasta, garlic bread, and avocado hummus at the international chain restaurant.
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Best Thing I Ever Ate Show Features Vegan Burger

Top Chef contestant Carla Hall can't stop thinking about Washington DC-based eatery Shouk's flavorful vegan burger.
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This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

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