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Endangered Species Review

The Obama Administration will review more than 250 possibly endangered species.

More than 250 imperiled species, including plants, sea life, and mammals, will be reviewed by the Obama Administration to see if they need greater protection. Some species currently on the backlog have been waiting for review since the passage of the Endangered Species Act in 1973. The decisions, which would be completed by September 2016, would settle a litigation dispute between the government and WildEarth Guardians. The nonprofit has repeatedly filed lawsuits against the Interior Department in order to extend threatened-species protection, which the Interior Department believes distract from research and restoration work.

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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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Top Chef contestant Carla Hall can't stop thinking about Washington DC-based eatery Shouk's flavorful vegan burger.
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