The U.S. State Department released the 2016 Trafficking in Persons report, rating countries in three tiers in regard to their attempts to stop human trafficking. According to the U.S. State Department, the report is "the world's most comprehensive resource of governmental anti-human trafficking efforts." It rates 190 nations -- up from last year's 188 with the addition of Libya and Yemen -- on how effectively governments are tackling the human trafficking industry on a scale from the worst on Tier 3 to best on Tier 1. The bottom tier, Tier 3, is comprised of 27 countries "whose governments do not fully meet the minimum standards and are not making significant efforts to do so." The 27 countries are:
The vegan lifestyle--a practice dating back to ancient times--is certainly on the rise today. Animal advocates PETA even declared 2016 "#TheYearOfTheVegan." In wake of PETA's declaration, CNN put together its top picks for the most vegan-friendly cities throughout the world.