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VIDEO: How well do you know your vegetarian history?

vegsource.com | Jeff Nelson | May 12, 10 at 10:49 PM

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VIDEO: How well do you know your vegetarian history?

John Davis is Manager of the International Vegetarian Union (IVU). Recently John and his lovely wife, Hazel, visited us in Los Angeles. John has long been researching the history of IVU along with general vegetarian history. The result is about...

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Veggie Sunday UK

International Vegetarian Union | May 9, 10 at 01:42 AM

Veggie Sunday UK

photo: a mobile vegan restaurant in a London bus: www.veganroutes.org UK Sunday papers, May 9, 2010:National Vegetarian Week kicking off Betty Calls Time - at 90Terre à Terre, Brighton - 5 star review from The Independent on Sunday With National...

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Report from SE Asia Veg Congress

Indonesian Vegetarian Society | Telaga Sutji | May 7, 10 at 04:30 PM

Report from SE Asia Veg Congress

Report from SEAVC, 20-21 March 2010The 4th Southeast Asian Vegetarian Congress, Tour and Expo 2010 has successfully been organised and concluded. Held in Medan (the capital city of North Sumatra Province of Indonesia), the Congress was attended by some 1,000...

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UK: Actor Martin Shaw petitions to save veg cafe

BBC | via IVU | May 6, 10 at 10:52 AM

UK: Actor Martin Shaw petitions to save veg cafe

Actor Martin Shaw has backed a campaign to save a vegetarian cafe in Worcestershire from closure.The star of Judge John Deed (and Inspector George Gently) and a staunch vegetarian has signed a petition calling for St Ann's Well Cafe in...

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Vegetarianism in Cambodia

Peace Cafe | Maureen Chen | May 5, 10 at 06:12 AM

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Vegetarianism in Cambodia

I have been living in Asia for over 25 years and have seen the development of Vegetarianism in many countries. Even when I became a vegetarian in Australia 35 years ago, some people would ask what I eat when...

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Where's the beef? Indians don't want to know

Los Angeles Times | Mark Magnier, via IVU | May 4, 10 at 07:23 AM

Where's the beef? Indians don't want to know

photo: Devotees put colored powder on a cow as they celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of color, in Vrindavan, in northern India. As many as 1.5 million cows are smuggled out of India into Bangladesh each year. (Manish Swarup, Associated...

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New - Ethiopian Vegan Association

International Vegetarian Union | Emmanuel Eyoh | May 2, 10 at 12:58 AM

New - Ethiopian Vegan Association

We now have a new organization - Ethiopian Vegan Association. The brain behind the EVA is Dr Anteneh Roba a USA based medical doctor. Those that attended the Ghana congress will remember him with his  wonderful presentation and illustrations. He...

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UK: Vegetarians gain more options for fine dining with 50% rise in foodie eateries

The Guardian | Dennis Campbell - via IVU | April 30, 10 at 11:41 PM

UK: Vegetarians gain more options for fine dining with 50% rise in foodie eateries

photo: Vanilla Black's gipsy toast with refried beans, tomatoes and home-made brown sauce. The restaurant is one of only two Michelin-recommended vegetarian establishments in Britain. Photograph: Gary Calton Veggie eating boosted by cost, health and green concernsTrend for eating less...

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Global bake sale is 'sweet' vegan activism

CNN | via IVU | April 30, 10 at 03:57 PM

Global bake sale is 'sweet' vegan activism

When animal rights activist Jasmin Singer found herself face to face with a scientist who conducts animal testing, a cupcake was exchanged instead of harsh words."A good vegan cupcake has the power to transform everything for the better," Singer said....

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Veganismo: una guía para la transformación de conciencia

International Vegetarian Union | Alejandro Ayala Polanco | April 30, 10 at 02:35 AM

Veganismo: una guía para la transformación de conciencia

Book on Veganism Launched 'Veganismo: una guía para la transformación de conciencia' (Veganism: a guide for conscience transformation) is the title of a new book in Spanish authored by Alejandro Ayala Polanco, founder of Homo Vegetus, Chile. Content: Introduction, 7...

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Canadians healthier, outliving Americans

CBC News | April 29, 10 at 07:06 AM

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Canadians healthier, outliving Americans

Universal health care seen as important factor in higher quality of life Canadians tend to lead longer, healthier lives than Americans on average, say researchers who point to lack of universal health care in the U.S. as one reason. The...

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Ghent, Belgium, celebrates 1 year of Thursday Veggie Day

International Vegetarian Union | Tobias Leenaert | April 29, 10 at 02:18 AM

Ghent, Belgium, celebrates 1 year of Thursday Veggie Day

On Thursday May 6, starting at 11am the city of Ghent (Belgium), will celebrate the anniversary of the Thursday Veggie Day-campaign on the Groentenmarkt ('Vegetable Square) . Everyone who commits to participate in a weekly veggie day will receive Ghent's...

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American Vegans - 50th Anniversary Party, May 30

American Vegan Society | Freya Dinshah | April 26, 10 at 11:48 PM

American Vegans - 50th Anniversary Party, May 30

Sunday May 30 2010 AMERICAN VEGAN SOCIETY'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY GARDEN PARTYwill be held at AVS HQ, 56 - 72 Dinshah Lane , Malaga NJ 08328 . Bookroom Open 11am-6pm, Outdoor Lunch 12 Noon, Afternoon Program 2pm Emcees: Anne Dinshah, rowing coach,...

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Meet Vegania - youngest delegate to IVU World Veg Congress

International Vegetarian Union | April 25, 10 at 12:27 AM

Meet Vegania - youngest delegate to IVU World Veg Congress

Youngest 2010 IVU WVC Delegate Born   IVU Regional Coordinator for Asia-Pacific, Susianto Tseng, is the proud father of a baby girl, Vegania Paramita, born 8 Apr of this year. The busy Susianto is also Chief Operating Officer of the Indonesia...

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Promoting Veg Food in Non-veg Restaurants

International Vegetarian Union | April 24, 10 at 09:56 AM

Promoting Veg Food in Non-veg Restaurants

Sune Borkfelt, president of the Danish Vegetarian Society, sent the following question to ivu-life, an email group for leaders of vegetarian organisations:     "We are currently planning a campaign to get more restaurants, cafés, canteens etc. to offer vegetarian...

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Political Persecution of Peaceful Veg Activists in Austria

International Vegetarian Union | April 24, 10 at 09:27 AM

Political Persecution of Peaceful Veg Activists in Austria

On 21 May 2008, Austrian police arrested leading campaigners from the country's successful animal protection movement. The activists spent many months in prison before being released, but the Austrian government continues to take legal action against them, despite their activities...

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Aussies will soon be as fat as Americans

globalpost.com | Natasha Wallace | April 23, 10 at 07:51 AM

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Aussies will soon be as fat as Americans

Hundreds of thousands of Australians will die unnecessarily over the next few years simply for being too fat. Obesity has become the single biggest threat to public health in this country of 22 million. Recent research by the Western Australia...

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UK Christian Veg Conference

Christian Vegetarian Association UK (CVAUK) | via IVU | April 23, 10 at 02:05 AM

UK Christian Veg Conference

Christian Vegetarian Association UKWorking towards a violence-free worldHome of Veg4LentCVAUK UNIVERSITY OF LEEDSChristianity and Vegetarianism Nature, Creation and the Peaceable Kingdom14th & 15th August 2010Leeds Humanities Research InstituteClarendon House, 29-31 Clarendon Place, LeedsRegistration: 09.30 to 10.30 each dayConference and workshopsSaturday:...

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UK Vegans bid for Great North Run success

Vegan Society | April 18, 10 at 05:25 AM

UK Vegans bid for Great North Run success

The Vegan Society (UK) is entering the Great North Run 2010 to finally and completely smash the tired old myth of the 'weedy vegan'. The fifteen vegan runners have won their places in Team Vegan against stiff competition. Team Vegan is...

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UK VegSoc's manifesto for the General Election

Vegetarian Society UK | Su Taylor | April 18, 10 at 03:17 AM

UK VegSoc's manifesto for the General Election

A Kinder Food PolicyThe Vegetarian Society's manifesto for the general election The Vegetarian Society, a national educational charity, has launched its vegetarian manifesto for the general election. A Kinder Food Policy highlights the issues which concern vegetarians and is available...

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