A Record 250,000 People Participated in Veganuary

As you might already know, Earth really needs us to eat less meat . That’s why it’s so encouraging to hear a record-number of people tried going vegan this January. Organizers behind Veganuary , the UK-based charity that started the month-long pledge, reported 250,000 sign-ups for their 2019 campaign. That’s more pledges in the previous four years combined, the group cheered. ? 250,000 SIGN-UPS! ? We have ended our #Veganuary January campaign with a HUGE quarter of a million people who hav… https://t.co/DWYjtMQBdp — VEGANUARY (@WeAreVeganuary) 1548936058.0 "I think Veganuary has reached critical mass now—vegan living is growing, it’s here to stay, it’s part of the national conversation, and it has credibility," head campaigner Rich Hardy said in a blog post . "That’s great news for people, animals, and the planet." This year’s initiatve grew globally thanks to 13 new overseas partnerships in India, Sweden, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, South Africa, Japan, Iceland and Russia. A number of celebrities also helped spread the word, including BBC wildlife expert Chris Packham, Spanish international footballer Hector Bellerin and Harry Potter actress Evanna Lynch. The travel industry publication TTG recently reported that airlines such as Norwegian and Emirates recorded […]

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