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Summer Grilling Tips
To celebrate summer days, check out our grilling tips to make your cook-outs easier than ever.
California Energy Auction
In search of green energy projects, California is hosting an auction. In reverse. On Thursday, August 27, the California Public Utilities Commission proposed...
Wind Power and Wildlife
Already controversial for blemishing scenery and seaside hot spots, windmills are now being accused of damaging wildlife. Published in Nature Conservancy...
Fruit Stand Stadium
Watching a baseball game just isn’t complete without a cap, a brew, and an apple. That’s right, an apple. Fans cruising for snacks at the new Yankee Stadium...
Whale Wars Rages On
It turns out audiences really do love to see courageous men and women fighting for a good cause, and television big shots are taking notice. Whale Wars...
Beer: The Health Drink?
Is beer good for your health? VN reveals the findings of a recent study touting beers' benefits.
Habitat for Humanity and Home Depot Build Green Homes
Habitat for Humanity and Home Depot pair up to provide green construction for those in need.
Interview with Donald Watson, the Creator of “Vegan”
Meet Donald Watson, the man who coined the word "vegan" nearly 70 years ago in England.
Watermelon Waste for Fuel
Memories of juice dripping down your arms from digging into those summertime watermelon wedges may be slightly altered. Researchers from the journal, Biotechnology for...
Beauty Packaging Makeover
Part of picking the perfect new perfume or face powder is getting to sort through gorgeous, elaborate packaging that peppers beauty counters. Unfortunately, all the...
Africa’s Climate Change Quest
We live in a time when countless goings-on in the world seem unfair, such as the use of animals as food. The situation in Africa is equally unfair and tragic. Seriously suffering...
Bees Stop Buzzing
The buzzing yellow-and-black species has been in danger for quite some time, and things are slowly getting better. According to the latest report from the British Beekeepers...
Aussie Veg Menu Boosts
We’ve all been in this unpleasant situation before: You’re dining at a restaurant and the only veggie option is, well, lackluster to say the least. Limp iceberg lettuce...
Prisoners Win Vegan Rights
Gaining a right that not even all American school children have for cafeteria lunches, UK prisoners now have a right to vegan goods. Thanks to a 15-year campaign...
Time Gets Truthful
There's something that isn't right about the cost of food, and a recent Time exposé by Bryan Walsh gets to the meat of the problem: the meat industry. Pulling in readers...
All About Lachanophobia: Fear of the Vegetable
Imagine being a vegetarian and despising vegetables. The unimaginable is not so far-fetched.
Plastic Bag Ban
With stores such as Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and even your local Wal-Mart offering reusable grocery bags in lieu of environmentally harmful plastic bags, it's somewhat...
Mercury-Contaminated Fish
While mercury levels in fish have been a concern for some time, we haven't known exactly how prominent mercury levels are in our scaly friends- until now...
White-House Farmers Market
Michelle Obama's green White House garden has been growing for months, and President Obama has plans to coincide with the veg growth. On Thursday, August 20...
Whole Foods' Fight
Whether you love Whole Foods because it's the only place you can find your favorite morning oat bran, or you dislike it for its sometimes sky-high prices, there is no doubt...
Mercy For Animals Expands
Mercy For Animals (MFA) has made some incredible moves throughout the years, from nixing egg products in Boca burgers to reaching myriads of people with a veg...
Greenpeace Helps Sweden
The sea may not be as vibrant and jovial as Disney’s The Little Mermaid would have one believe, and Greenpeace is doing something about it. In an effort to halt...
Pork Sales Drop
With swine flu, E. coli, and poor health abound, it may come as no surprise that the US’ fastest-growing export is suffering. As the end of the year approaches...
Sales of Bottled Water Down

For the past decade, bottled water has seemed to be the best thing since sliced bread. That is, until we realized those weekly 20-packs of plastic bottles...

If Babies Mean Higher Carbon Footprints, Should We Stop Reproducing?
New research shows that the best way to keep your carbon footprint low is to keep baby-making at bay.
Chefs Say “No” to Seafood

With advances made by the European Union to ban the sale of all seal products, the movement to end seal hunting is moving in the right direction...

Bixi Goes to Boston

It’s commonly known that grabbing a bike instead of hailing a taxi helps reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Now multiply the change one bicycler...

Cut Chronic Disease

Though there is no real fountain of youth that will keep you sprightly in perpetuity, there are certain things you can control in order to live a healthier, longer life...

UK Green Awards 2009

Not only is the UK acknowledging the green elite in its Green Awards 2009, but it’s also hosting the event in a fashion that aligns with major movements...

Lush Collaboration

Before you suds up or layer on some lotion, you may want to check to see whether your body potion contains palm oil, an ingredient that Lush Cosmetics...

Going Green from Oregon to Iraq

The entire globe needs to take action to combat climate change, and Iraq is now facing the fact. Playing nice with Oregon universities and United States Department...

Mills’ New Market

It’s a bit of a challenge to keep track of all the things Heather Mills is up to these days, but try you must. She’s successfully launched her vegan café...

NC to Reduce Wind Projects

Though wind energy can be highly beneficial to the environment, North Carolina is taking a stand against it. In the strongest vote against wind turbines in any state...

Vegan Kickstart

It may seem daunting to some at first, but the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) wants to make trying your hand at veganism...

Veggie Conquest Vegan Cooking Competition
Gear up for an evening of tasty culinary competition as aspiring veg chefs go head-to-head.
Saveur Editor Touts Veg Cuisine

Vegan cooking went primetime Wednesday, August 6, at 10pm when Top Chef Masters took on the ultimate vegan cooking challenge. Actress Zooey Deschanel...

Hunter Serves Vegan Dinner

What happens when two opposite worlds, such as meat-eating hunters and vegans who advocate animal rights, meet for dinner? Perhaps surprisingly...

Live Nation Goes Veg

Legendary rocker and vegan restaurateur Chrissie Hynde is making more noise with her veg ways than ever before. Known for banning meat at her concerts, Hynde...

Kathy Freston, Fashionista

The same woman who wowed Oprah into giving veganism a go is now wowing the fashion elite. Kathy Freston, author of Quantum Wellness: A Practical...

Habitat Spreads the Green

As if building homes for those in need isn’t generous enough, Habitat for Humanity International is also focusing on treating the environment...

Plum Bistro Opens

Vegan restaurants with solid menus can be few and far between. Thankfully for Seattle citizens, Plum Vegan Bistro has opened its doors and welcomed...

Try Vegan Week 2009

For those who have ever been curious about making the transition to veganism, but haven’t known quite what to do, you may be in luck. Try Vegan PDX, a vegan...

Why I Went Veg with Maryland’s Jamie Raskin
Maryland State Senator tells VN about his life-changing pledge to go veg.
Farm Sanctuary Battles USDA

Usually when one reads the word “natural,” images of sunshine and health are associated. Unfortunately, the United States Department of Agriculture...

Interview with the Makers of the Blueprint Cleanse
Can't cram a cleanse into your schedule? Take the guess work out of detoxing.
Bolivia Bans Circus Animals

For years, animal-rights activists have been fighting to make people and governments aware of the horrific treatment of circus animals...

Flat-Bed Farm

With city dwellers able to step outside the office at lunch and find a killer taco truck or even a gussied-up veggie dog, it seems as though truck food is making...

Whale Wars’ Emmy Nomination

Animal Planet’s hottest television show, Whale Wars, is garnering more than mass numbers of viewers—it’s garnering serious television industry attention...

Global “Meat Free” Petition

With cities such as Ghent declaring a “meat-free” day per week, a group of online petitioners is taking initiative to make the movement global...

COK Takes on Dunkin’

As the slogan says, “America runs on Dunkin’.” Compassion Over Killing, a Washington, DC-based animal advocacy organization, recognizes that, and thinks...

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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