Fuck the kids, I want a burger

Greta-Thunberg-lge

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 […]

Endorse the Plant Based Treaty!

Endorse the Plant Based Treaty! 30 October 2021 The Vegan Society Join thousands and thousands of celebrities, athletes, activists and people around the world who care! There is a climate, ocean and biodiversity crisis.  Fossil fuels and animal agriculture are the driving force behind runaway global warming as well as extensive biodiversity loss, large-scale deforestation, […]

PM Challenged to Go Vegan for the Planet

Jacinda

PM Challenged to Go Vegan for the Planet. 29 October 2021 The Vegan Society In an email sent to Jacinda Ardern yesterday, the Vegan Society of New Zealand Te Rōpū Whēkana o Aotearoa challenged our Prime Minister to go vegan to help fix the climate crisis. As the climate talks COP26 begin in Glasgow, time […]

Plant Based Asia Summit 1-4 November

Plant Based Asia Summit 1-4 November. 7 October 2021 The Vegan Society Join us for the Plant Based Asia Summit with a Virtual all access pass! Inspiring a healthier and more sustainable Asia Pacific, join in this 3 days with a line up of 30 exciting and expert speakers.You can see the schedule online and […]

Earth Overshoot Day – We Cannot Continue to Borrow from the Future

Earth Overshoot Day – We Cannot Continue to Borrow from the Future. 29 July 2021 The Vegan Society It’s Earth Overshoot Day again. Two years ago it was 26th July, last year, mostly due to Covid, Earth Overshoot Day was 22nd August, so globally the situation has slightly improved. The first Earth Overshoot Day was 30th December 1970 […]

Incentivise NZ farmers to diversify for a sustainable future

Ditch Dairy NZ

Incentivise NZ farmers to diversify for a sustainable future. 24 June 2021 The Vegan Society Incentivise NZ farmers to diversify for longevity Imagine a future where the rivers run clean, the land is full of native bush, there is an abundance of permaculture horticultural endeavours and Aotearoa’s greenhouse gas emissions are the lowest per capita. All […]

The Green Protein Report

Green Protein Report

The Green Protein Report. 23 June 2021 The Vegan Society The long awaited Green Protein Report is now out! Written by co-authors Jasmijn De Boo, ex CEO of SAFE and Dr Andrew Knight, a vet and Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, this report details exactly what is wrong with New Zealand’s current agricultural system […]

We Need Climate Action

Climate change NZ

Climate change NZ. 2 December 2020 The Vegan Society The world is rapidly running out of time to act on climate change and yet still our leaders dally. New Zealand is failing to meet it’s Paris Agreement and rapidly falling off the list of countries taking effective climate action. As New Zealand’s emissions are overwhelmingly […]

World Vegan Day New Zealand Style

World Vegan Day NZ

World Vegan Day New Zealand Style. 1 November 2020 The Vegan Society The first World Vegan Day was in 1994 to celebrate 60 years of the UK Vegan Society and to highlight what was then very much a minority position. Times have certainly changed as New Zealand ranks 5th for veganism in Google searches worldwide […]