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Half a million animals in India were victims of crime in the 2010s

Nearly 500,000 animals in India were victims of crime from 2010 to 2020, in acts that are being labelled as more than cruelty and...

Goonj’s Vaapsi: restoring India’s rural economy by promoting green living

Amid a global pandemic, Indian NGO Goonj is helping the rural and vulnerable communities of India earn a green and sustainable livelihood. The coronavirus pandemic’s...

Veg biryani is totally a thing if you want it to be

A Delhi-based food traveller shares his experiences sampling cultural variations of rice dishes to help understand the whole 'veg biryani is pulao' debacle. A pedant...

Israel sees 90% acceptance in blind plant-based meat taste test

Via a blind taste test for its plant-based meat, Redefine Meat revealed Israel's population finds it comparable to conventional meat. Redefine Meat, a plant-based startup...

The slow rise of veganism in Singapore

Singapore is full of wealthy heritage and rich culture, from its food to its people, but does the city-state have suitable assets to promote...

India’s first vegan restaurant is shutting its doors

Eight years after introducing vegan food to the Indian restaurant scene, Carrots is closing down. Co-owner Susmitha Subbaraju reflects on its success and future. In...

Thailand: a plant-based paradise for Southeast Asians

A vegan revolution is storming up in Thailand. Locals wonder whether it’s just another health trend or if the plant-based lifestyle is here to...

Vegan food in Jain culture: how the principles are intertwined

Jainism is amongst the religions experiencing the vegan revolution, with young people believing the lifestyle fits with Jain principles. To avoid harming any living things,...

India’s farmer protests: fighting for their livelihoods and sustainability

As India's farmers take to the streets to fight for their livelihoods, experts suggest the new reforms also affect crop sustainability and the environment. Indian...

Does Goa live up to its vegan-friendly reputation?

In November, PETA named Goa as the most vegan-friendly state in India. Goans discuss whether it's worthy of that tag. Even though India is the...

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