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In today’s Veggie Athletic Weekly News Digest: London to get new vegan burger bar; The first vegan drive-thru opens; Study shows going vegan could save 8 million lives; France to ban petrol and diesel cars; New James Cameron film ‘What Would The Ocean Say?’; Pamela Anderson set to open vegan restaurant; Vegan American diner opens in the UK; The USA has its first vegan preschool.

London To Get A New Vegan Burger Bar


A new vegan burger bar called VBurger will open in Camden next month. The business will be based in Camden Market, like many other vegan eateries, and will start trading on the 1st July.

Over the past couple of years, London has become a hotbed for new vegan restaurants, cafes and food stalls. We now have a vegan kebab shop, vegan bakeries and long-time favourites such as Cookies and Scream.

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World’s First 24-Hour Vegan Drive-Thru Opens

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They started as an organic produce delivery company but now Globally Local have opened their second set of doors, a vegan fast food restaurant. Based in Ontario, Canada, it is the world’s first 24-hour vegan drive-thru.

The business did not start out as vegan, but James McInnes and his wife, Lia McInnes gradually turned their store into a vegan haven.

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Study Shows Going Vegan Could Save 8 Million Lives Globally

Everyone knows going vegan will save animal lives, but it can also save the lives of humans too. We’re in the middle of a health epidemic, with the population being fatter and sicker than ever before.

It’s no secret what is causing this, yet the world continues to hide from the problem. This is what makes this most recent study even more important.

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France To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars To Ease Environmental Burden

France is set to ban the sale of any car that uses petrol or diesel fuel by 2040, in what the ecology minister called a “revolution”.

Nicolas Hulot announced the plan to reinvigorate France’s commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement.

He revealed that France would become a carbon neutral country by 2040.

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What Would The Ocean Say? New James Cameron Film

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Vegan superstar and directing legend James Cameron is releasing a new environmental film. Titled, ‘What would the ocean say?’, it will be voiced by Zoe Saldana and will outline the issues faced by our world’s oceans.

It takes a look at global warming, plastic pollution, overfishing, ocean acidification and more. It’s fantastic to see that a film will finally be looking at overfishing, and not turning a blind eye to the environmental destruction that it causes. There is more to how our oceans are being ruined than just pollution, and there’s no one better than James Cameron to highlight this.

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Pamela Anderson Is Opening A Vegan Restaurant

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Pamela Anderson has been a long-time animal rights activist. She’s been doing it right, too, having been vegan for a number of years.

Now she plans on opening a brand new vegan restaurant.

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Vegan American Diner To Open In The UK

Grumpy Panda has opened its doors in Gateshead, Newcastle. It becomes the first vegan American diner in the North-East of the United Kingdom.

The diner serves up all the classics. You can find ‘Pigless Pudding’, ‘Baecon’ and ‘Eggz’ as well as waffles with a variety of animal product free toppings.

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Vegan Preschool To Open In The USA

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Ever thought about sending your children to a completely vegan preschool? Well, now you can. If you live in Cincinnati at least.

Heärt Montessori is set to open next year and will provide private education in an exclusively vegan environment. The

The school’s teachings will be based upon techniques developed by Italian educator Maria Montessori, which emphasizes building self-esteem and compassion through meditation and yoga, while simultaneously focusing on a traditional academic curriculum.

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