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Extinction Rebellion Protests Bring London To A Standstill

Reading Time: < 1 minute Around 150 activists have been arrested in London as Extinction Rebellion kicks off two-weeks of protest. The group – also known as XR – says it is protesting against the government’s ‘lack of action’ on climate change. Describing itself as a ‘non-violent civil disobedience activist movement’, it wants to ‘peacefully occupy the centres of power and […]

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Extinction Rebellion Meets Animal Justice Groups To Discuss Disrupting Animal Ag

Reading Time: 2 minutes Climate group Extinction Rebellion met with 18 of the UK’s leading animal justice organizations* earlier this week. Extinction Rebellion, which launched internationally in April 2019, has held peaceful mass disruptions all over the UK. Its mission is to use ‘non-violent civil disobedience in an attempt to halt mass extinction and minimize the risk of social […]

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Businesses Including Unilever Voice Support For Extinction Rebellion Protest

Reading Time: 2 minutes A host of businesses – including Unilever, Ecotricity, and The Body Shop – have come out in support for environmental organization Extinction Rebellion. Extinction Rebellion has shut down parts of London over the last week during protests which have seen police make 1,065 arrests. The London protest started on April 15 and is slated to […]

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Extinction Rebellion Launches Legal Action After Police Ban Protest

Reading Time: < 1 minute Activists from environmental organization Extinction Rebellion (XR) have launched legal action after police banned them from protesting in London. The group has been protesting in cities around the world, as part of a two-week action intended to force the government into tackling the climate crisis. The Metropolitan Police announced new restrictions under Section 14 of […]

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‘Mr. Broccoli’ Reveals Identity After Angering Piers Morgan During Interview

Reading Time: 2 minutes An anonymous environmental activist known only as ‘Mr. Broccoli’ has revealed his true identity. Roland Everson, 46, a carpenter and business owner from Bristol, shot to fame after being interviewed by Piers Morgan and Suzanna Reid on TV show Good Morning Britain. During the segment, Everson – an activist with Extinction Rebellion sister group Animal […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Stars In Short Film To Highlight Link Between Meat, Dairy And Climate Change

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix has starred in a new short film about the climate crisis – saying he wanted to take part to highlight meat and dairy‘s impact on the planet. Guardians of Life, which is directed by Shaun Monson, who also helmed Earthlings, additionally stars Rosario Dawson, Matthew Modine, Q’orianka Kilcher, Oona Chaplin, Adria […]

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‘The Game Changers’ Is ‘Changing The Script On Plant-Based Diets’ Says CNN

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Game Changers ‘changing the script on plant-based diets’, according to major media outlet CNN. The film, which ‘documents the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sports’, is directed by Oscar-winner Louie Psihoyos and executive produced by Oscar-winner James Cameron. Mixed martial artists James Wilks stars and produces. It has made a huge impact […]

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Animal Rebellion Occupies London Offices Of Meat Giant Backer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Activists with Animal Rebellion are currently occupying the London offices of CarVal investors – which invests in meat industry giant Cargill – in a bid to highlight its role in the climate emergency. According to Animal Rebellion, CarVal was founded in 1987 by Cargill, a global corporation whose business activities include distributing grain, agricultural commodities, […]