Sean Barrs

Sean is a vegan activist and academic. He is writing his English Literature PhD thesis on the politics of diet. He is also an ultra-runner and a proud member of Vegan Runners UK. In the past, he has written for numerous publications including Plant Based News. He came to The Vegan Review to help promote the work of others, he is especially interested in writing on individuals who advocate for the vegan lifestyle through sports and other forms of activism.
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Book Review: This is Vegan Propaganda by Ed Winters

I’ve been vegan for twelve years and if you’d told me at the beginning of my journey that I would one day see a...

Exploring Vegan tattoo activism

There are so many ways of effectively advocating for the vegan lifestyle. Street outreach, direct action, vegan food, fitness endeavours to name but a...
Are fireworks vegan-friendly?

Are fireworks vegan-friendly? A case for a ban on fireworks

Are fireworks vegan-friendly? There are many reasons why fireworks are damaging, but before we get to that it’s important to remember they are not...
Camp Beagle

Camp Beagle: A brave stand against the exploitation of dogs

Camp Beagle was set up in early July on the doorstep of MBR Acres to protest animal testing and the breeders that make it...
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Vegan Campout 2021: A massive success despite challenges

Vegan Campout first launched in 2016 and since then the festival has only got bigger and attracted more people each year. It has become...
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Scientific evidence suggests that Meatless Farm products improves gut health

A peer-reviewed study took place between January and February 2021 and assessed 40 healthy volunteers between 18-55. It concluded that plant-based meats (specifically Meatless...
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Europe’s first plant-based world expo 2021 set to reveal new vegan...

After several date changes, the expo is set to take place at London’s Business Design Centre on the 15th & 16th of October. It...
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MeliBio unveil much anticipated real honey that’s fully vegan

Scientific advancement has allowed the California-based company to produce real honey made without bees through precision fermentation. Not only does this mean that humans...
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Peterborough greyhound stadium shut for good

On May 19th Peterborough Greyhound Stadium announced via their Facebook page that they have “ceased trading” with immediate effect after 75 years of business.   https://www.facebook.com/PeterboroughGreyhounds/posts/10159123574617699 The...
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Vegan Cycle India raised £99,000 for Veganuary

An Epic Cycle India Challenge For Charity & Veganuary In February, 46 vegan cyclists represented Veganuary in India. They each attempted a 300km cycle ride...