Olivia Rafferty

Olivia is the Assistant Editor of The Vegan Review. An aspiring Middle Eastern correspondent currently studying journalism at City, University of London, she is passionate about the planet, she believes veganism is the first step to solving the complexities of climate change.
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Raising children vegan: what traditional plant-based diets have taught us

Veganism is steadily on the rise, especially among younger people. While some parents are concerned vegan diets are unsustainable for children, others have been...
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Vegan world triathlon champion Kate Strong: ‘My biggest success was doing something for me’

Kate Strong had just emerged from a toxic relationship when she first put on a pair of trainers. This year, she’s attempting three world...
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Moreangels Mbizah on wildlife conservation: ‘It’s a race against time’

On a mission to help humans and the most dangerous of wildlife coexist, Moreangels Mbizah is breaking barriers for female Black conservationists. Sitting in her...
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Our guide to the best products to celebrate a vegan-friendly Easter 2021

Replacing the traditional chocolate, ham roast, and cake to have a vegan-friendly Easter is easier than you think. Here's our vegan guide to Easter...
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The importance of community as a vegan

Veganism can be a lonely place sometimes. Aaron Frid, founder of The Vegan Switch, is developing a space for people to transition safely and...
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Vegan Evan: ‘When I’m president, it’ll be illegal to harm animals’

Vegan Evan, a 10-year-old vegan activist from Florida, is running for president in 2048. He wants his leadership to show veganism is the right...
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My Emissions: Labelling food to lower your carbon footprint

My Emissions, a labelling programme providing carbon footprints for recipe blogs, is on a mission to make carbon labels for all food a national...
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Why mushrooms are the answer to all our problems

From plant-based meat to vegan leather, our most holistic cures to the building bricks of our homes, mushrooms, or mycelium, could help save the...
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Pulse power: the key role of pulses in a plant-based diet

For World Pulses Day, health coach Jeffrey Boadi explains why pulses are celebrated, their benefits in a vegan diet, and the best way to...
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Food waste campaigner Matt Homewood: ‘I have to disrupt the system’

After moving to Denmark for its green reputation, Matt Homewood uncovered the country’s food waste-filled dumpsters. Today, he’s fighting for systemic change. A couple of...