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James Cameron: Why I Eat a Vegan Diet

James Cameron: Why I Eat a Vegan Diet

About four years ago, Oscar-winning director James Cameron began an all-vegan diet. A long-time environmental advocate, Cameron made the change explicitly to help save the planet, namely by lowering his carbon footprint, but the record-setting deep-sea diver also found that it also drastically improved his health, what he calls “a win-win.” Here, in his own words, is why he has […]

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Novak Djokovic Opens Vegan Restaurant

Novak Djokovic Opens Vegan Restaurant

Novak Djokovic has opened a restaurant. The world’s number one tennis player recently debuted the vegan Eqvita in Monte Carlo, where the athlete lives full-time. This marks something of a homecoming for Djokovic, whose parents owned restaurants while he was growing up in Serbia. “Because of my family, I’ve always had a love for food,” says Djokovic. “But as an […]

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Farm Sanctuary Benefit CD to be Released this Friday

Farm Sanctuary Benefit CD to be Released this Friday

For Animal Rights Awareness Week, “HOME ON THE RANGE” farm sanctuary benefit project will be released (June 24) featuring The Pretenders, Moby, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Yoko Ono, Howard Jones and more. The album includes exclusive songs by these musicians who are passionate about supporting animal rights issues and creating awareness about farm animal sanctuaries. Presented by the 501c3 educational […]

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Famous Musicians Contribute to Farm Animal Sanctuary Benefit CD

Famous Musicians Contribute to Farm Animal Sanctuary Benefit CD

Presented by the educational non-profit organization, Compassionate Farming Education Initiative (CFEI), “Home on the Range” is a benefit compilation album and documentary film, both to be released June 24. The album includes unreleased and exclusive tracks by established, outspoken artists who are passionate about animal rights and environmental issues. Promo video can be seen here: “Home on the Range” was conceived and […]

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Pamela Anderson Asks Brazilian Burger Chain to Drop Her Name from Menu

Pamela Anderson Asks Brazilian Burger Chain to Drop Her Name from Menu

Baywatch icon Pamela Anderson was amused to hear that Wayne’s Burger Star had named a sandwich after her—that is, until the vegan and honorary PETA director learned that the sandwich included chicken, cheese, and bacon. That’s why this morning, Anderson sent a letter—and a copy of her international pro-vegan PETA campaign—asking the Brazilian chain either to make the “Pamela Anderson” […]

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Bill Clinton: Going vegan has kept me alive

Bill Clinton: Going vegan has kept me alive

Former President Clinton credits a vegan diet with preserving his health after leaving the Oval Office. “It changed my life,” he said in Las Vegas, according to Politico. “I might not be around if I hadn’t become a vegan. It’s great.” Clinton, 69, then touted the lifestyle improvements he has experienced by practicing a vegan diet and avoiding most animal […]

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Actor Danny Trejo Opens Vegan Taco Restaurant in LA

Actor Danny Trejo Opens Vegan Taco Restaurant in LA

  If you’ve driven down La Brea Avenue near Olympic Boulevard in LA over the past couple of weeks, you may have noticed a big sign for Trejo’s Tacos, featuring the face of actor Danny Trejo, that cool guy from the “Machete” movies and “From Dusk Till Dawn.” This is Trejo’s new taco restaurant — a project from Danny Trejo, […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow Launches Vegan Makeup Line

Gwyneth Paltrow Launches Vegan Makeup Line

Ready to get away from the harsh chemicals in your makeup bag? Since skin can absorb up to 60% of what is placed on it, Juice Beauty takes every precaution necessary to reduce the risk that toxins might contaminate our bodies and our environment. Juice Beauty was inspired by Gwyneth’s daughter Apple’s love of YouTube beauty tutorials. In true Gwyneth fashion, […]

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Music mogul on how going vegan changed his life

Music mogul on how going vegan changed his life

As co-founder of Def Jam Records, Russell Simmons was instrumental in bringing a hip-hop revolution to mainstream America in the eighties and nineties. The music pioneer and philanthropist is also a New York Times best-selling author. His newest book, “The Happy Vegan” gives readers a guide to veganism and reveals his personal transition to a plant-based diet. Simmons joins “CBS […]

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ABC News Names 5 Vegans Worth Watching in 2016

ABC News Names 5 Vegans Worth Watching in 2016

As with any niche, the vegan movement is edged forward by innovative front-runners. So for a better picture of where the plant-based diet world is headed, ABC News canvassed the scene to see who is worth noting. Here are five prominent vegans worth watching in the coming year: FASHION DESIGNER LYZ OLKO Fashion designer Lyz Olko’s line of army jackets […]

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