We Must Protect All Life for Our Collective Future

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We Must Protect All Life for Our Collective Future 28 June 2021 The Vegan Society A recent paper published in Neuroepidemiology calls for a move to totally plant-based eating for all humans and the cessation of factory farming. Professor of Neurology and Epidemiology, Valery L. Feigin, of Auckland University of Technology, along with two other […]

Climate Change Minister challenged to help the Climate

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Almost all New Zealand rivers running through urban and farming areas (95-99%) carry pollution above water quality guidelines, while most of the nation’s wetlands (90%) have been drained, and many freshwater fish species (76%) are threatened or at risk.

Vegan Society Challenges Minister for Women

The Vegan Society of New Zealand has issued the Minister for Women, Jan Tinetti, a challenge to go Dairy Free for 7 days to mark International Women’s Day. Celebrated world over, this day highlights the struggles of everyday women within the patriarchal society.

Mayor Challenged To Go Vegan To Combat Climate Change

The Vegan Society have challenged Auckland’s Mayor, Phil Goff, to go vegan for the planet as part of their VIP March Challenge. Although there is a national climate change mitigation plan in place, few agencies are willing to actually put these plans into action.

There is no Vaccine for the Climate Crisis

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There is no Vaccine for the Climate Crisis. 22 February 2022 The Vegan Society The recent weather events are a reminder that the climate crisis has not gone away. We need leadership on this issue and it is not forthcoming!As individuals there are actions we can take to help mitigate our part in it. Research […]

Emissions Reduction: Have your say

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Emissions Reduction: Have your say. 20 November 2021 The Vegan Society We have until 24th November to make submissions on the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan, which you can read about and make submissions on here: https://consult.environment.govt.nz/climate/emissions-reduction-plan/ Even though NZ’s emissions are mostly due to agriculture, very little is said about it in the current plan and there doesn’t […]

Fuck the kids, I want a burger

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Fuck the kids, I want a burger. 15 November 2021 The Vegan Society As the latest round of Cop talks ends, with many pledges made but no real action plans in place, it seems as if once again, it is business as usual for the main culprits. It is only through action that a sustainable […]

Australasian Leaders Challenged to Go Vegan for COP26

Australasian Leaders Challenged to Go Vegan for COP26. 1 November 2021 The Vegan Society Australasian Leaders Challenged to Go Vegan for COP26 As the world’s latest round of climate talks, COP26, begins, having been postponed last year due to Covid, the seriousness of the climate crisis ramps up. National charities Vegan Australasia and Vegan Society […]