Animal Cruelty Is Officially a Nationwide Felony in the US
Church of England Says Christians Must Repent for Past Antisemitism
India Air Pollution at 'Unbearable Levels', Delhi Minister Says
Document acknowledges Christians’ part in persecution of Jewish people over centuries.
America’s First Urban ‘Agrihood’ Feeds 2,000 Households for Free
An Indian health ministry official said the city's pollution monitors did not have enough digits to accurately record pollution levels, which he called a "disaster".
Harvard Is Going Vegan to Save the Planet
The Michigan Urban Agriculture Initiative is an agrihood centers around urban agriculture, and offers fresh, local produce to around 2,000 households for free.
For First Time Ever, Scientists Identify How Many Trees to Plant and Where to Plant Them to Stop Climate Crisis
Harvard plans to focus promoting plant-based food as part of a commitment to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2030.
Whale Populations in New York Harbor Are Booming—Here's Why
The researchers calculated that under the current climate conditions, Earth’s land could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover. That is 1.6 billion more than the currently existing 2.8 billion hectares.
France Is the First Country to Ban Plastic Cups, Plates, and Cutlery
Puri King Urges ISKCON Not to Hold Rath Yatra on Unspecified Days
As water quality improved and pollution levels fell, tiny oceanic life-forms such as algae and zooplankton bounced back, providing a crucial food base for a resurgence in menhaden, a schooling fish favored by whales.
Canada Bans Keeping Whales And Dolphins In Captivity
Do we celebrate festivals such as Sri Krishna Janmashtami, Mahashivaratri, Sri Ram Navami and Durga Puja on unspecified days, asks the king.
The Amazon Is Burning Because the World Eats So Much Meat
In the U.S., SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, which has SeaWorld parks in California, Florida and Texas, announced in 2016 that it would stop breeding captive killer whales and shift its focus to marine mammal rescue operations.
Indian Central Government Plans to Bring Yamuna to Vrindavan Ghats; Parks to Replace Illegal Structures
Brazil shipped 1.64 million tonns of beef in 2018, making it the world largest exporter.
Indian High Court Declares Animals Legal Persons Entitled to Justice
The Municipal Corporation was directed to prepare a proposal calling for horticultural experts and agencies to participate in the project.
Amazon Tribe Wins Lawsuit Against Big Oil, Saving Millions Of Acres Of Rainforest
The High Court of Punjab and Haryana has ordered that animals are now to be considered legal persons in the Indian state of Haryana. This means that animals in the state may no longer be treated as “objects” or “property” and are “entitled to justice.”
Schooling the World: A Documentary Explores the Pitfalls of Modern Education
This is a major win for indigenous tribes all over the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest. This has definitely set a new precedent regarding indigenous peoples’ rights over the land they live in and offers them a glimmer of hope in protecting their cultural heritage.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Announces She's Running For President In 2020
If you wanted to change an ancient culture in a generation, how would you do it? You would change the way it educates its children.
Divya's Kitchen Named as One of the 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America
"There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision. There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve," Gabbard said in an interview.
Parliament of the World’s Religions 2018
These scrumptious spots are located across 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offer a range of cuisine from American to Indian to Mediterranean.
Arizona Senator John McCain Passes Away
The Parliament of the World’s Religions, the largest global interfaith gathering, will be held in Toronto from November 1 – 7 in Toronto, Canada. The gathering will welcome close to 10,000 delegates from 80 countries, representing nearly 200 religious, spiritual, and Indigenous traditions.
Our Human Ancestors Walked On Two Feet But Their Children Still Had a Backup Plan
Most people know him as being a maverick in the political arena, but he was also a friend of ISKCON devotees.
India Will Abolish All Single-use Plastic by 2022, Vows Narendra Modi
More than 3 million years ago, our ancient human ancestors, including their toddler-aged children, were standing on two feet and walking upright, according to a new study.
Indian Women Breaking Down Barriers to Religious Leadership
Country will also introduce a campaign against marine litter and a pledge to make 100 national monuments litter-free
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI Gets Political in New Book
For more than a decade, Khadkikar, one of a growing number of Hindu priestesses, has solemnized marriage, birth and death ceremonies for Hindus in India and abroad.
Comedian Russel Brand Buys Vegan Cookies For Entire ‘Re:Birth’ Audience
Retired pope illustrates the relationship between faith and politics in highly anticipated new book that features a foreword from Pope Francis.
Late Beatle George Harrison Remembered On 75th Birthday
Brand’s audience at the performing arts center, Swansea’s Grand Theatre (UK) on Tuesday evening this week were treated to vegan Hare Krishna cookies; the massive order was reportedly paid for by the comedian himself.
The music industry remembered George Harrison, guitarist of The Beatles, on his birthday on Sunday, Feb. 25. He would have been 75 years old.