News from the Vegosphere

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December 4, 2008

From vampire to veg: “Twilight” ingenue to play vegetarian punk rocker Joan Jett in “The Runaways” film. 

Yahoo News

BPA-free: One type of moss found in the gut of a 52,000-year-old glacier mummy likely used as a food wrapping.


Overrated: Five fridge models stripped of their Energy Star labels.


Now if they could just stop saying “pigskin”: The home of the San Diego Chargers tops the list of PETA’s veg-friendly NFL stadiums. 


Viva Brazil! The nation that’s home to the world’s largest area of tropical forests announces plans to cut deforestation by 70% over the next decade. 

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

No warrant required: Solar mobile phones, strategically placed in trees, allow scientists to eavesdrop on koalas, to help with preservation efforts. 

Environmental News Network

—VT Editors