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‘Futurevores’: New term for vegans

On November 29, totallyveganbuzz .com reported that award-winning director James Cameron prefers to call vegans and those on plant-based diets “futurevores,” because the current terms don’t go far enough, and bear negative connotations. Photo credit: Oladimeji Ajegbile Excerpts from the story: “According to him, there is a better word to describe this community. Moreover, the terminology around …

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Largest farms produce an EU’s worth of methane

On November 22, plantbasednews.org revealed in a new report that the combined methane emissions from 15 of the world’s largest farms (meat and dairy companies) amount to 80% of those produced by the entire European Union. Photo credit: Cottonbro Studio Excerpts from the story:  “The study, which comes from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) …

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Shell Mamplasan now shifting to renewable energy

The Shell Mamplasan mobility site on South Luzon Expressway in Biñan, Laguna Province, will be powered by renewable energy from Shell Energy Philippines Inc (SEPH). Thus, Shell Mamplasan becomes the second Shell mobility site powered by renewable energy from SEPH, following the successful transition of Shell North Luzon Tollway 1 (NLT1) in Balagtas, Bulacan Province. …

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Foie gras ban: King Charles issues new royal decree

On November 22, vegnews.com reported that King Charles III had issued a foie gras ban at Buckingham Palace and all royal residences due to animal welfare concerns, possibly paving the way for the entry of cruelty-free foie gras made from mycelium. Photo credit: Roméo Excerpts from the story: “King Charles III has officially banned foie gras from …

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New e-motorcycles from China launch in PH

Emoto Electronic Technology (Hatasu) has introduced new e-motorcycles from China as another secure, comfortable, and quality electric transportation alternative for Filipinos. Hatasu, established in May 2022 in Wuxi, Jiangsu, the center of the electric bicycle industry in China, has established brand outlets, service platforms, and production plants overseas. The company discloses that its main business …

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Vegan chain releases limited edition Elton John-inspired meal

On November 14, vegnews .com revealed that legendary musician Sir Elton John would be partnering with a Los Angeles-based vegan chain for his final North American show. Photo credit: Anastasia Kolchina Excerpts from the story: “Sir Elton John has been sharing his musical talents with the world since the 1960s and the mega star is leaving a …

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BMW sets new sustainability plans

The BMW Group is upping its purchasing activities in anticipation of future growth in e-mobility and setting new standards for sustainability. The expansion of e-mobility makes value creation in the supplier network more important than ever in addressing CO2 emissions and sourcing critical raw materials, such as those needed for producing battery cells. “We believe …

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‘Vegan’ or ‘plant based?’ New research tackles impact of terms

On November 14, The Vegan Society released a report, titled “What’s in a name? An analysis of vegan and ‘plant based’ labels;” the first in a series exploring whether the term “plant-based” is a help or hindrance to the vegan movement. Photo credit: Polina Tankilevitch Excerpts from the story: “The United Kingdom’s leading vegan charity …

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Climate Action Now: SMC Boosts Reforestation, Plants 5 Million Trees

Bolstering its climate action initiatives, San Miguel Corp power subsidiary SMC Global Power Holdings Corp (SMCGP) reported the successful planting and growing of over 5 million new trees and mangroves from 2019 to date, under its multi-year, nationwide forestation and carbon capture program. The company said it is also expanding the scope of the project …

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