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News Section Icon Published 12/7/2023

EU live transport proposal not enough to end animal suffering, say animal welfare campaigners

The European Commission’s proposal to reform rules for the transport of live animals is simply not enough to end the suffering of the millions of live EU animals transported on long journeys.

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News Section Icon Published 12/4/2023

COP28 Declaration on health and climate welcomed

On the first ever Health Day at COP, the COP28 Presidency announced the ‘COP28 UAE Declaration on Climate and Health’

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News Section Icon Published 11/28/2023

True horror of EU live animal transport masked in official records 

Shocking new report reveals suffering endured by around 44 million farmed animals a year – including unweaned calves and lambs – on horrific journeys lasting up to three weeks

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News Section Icon Published 11/16/2023

Webinar to explore role of faiths in securing our global food system

Join experts including Dr Vandana Shiva, Dr Marium Husain and Professor David Clough for ‘Faith action for better human, animal and planetary health’

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News Section Icon Published 10/27/2023

Actor Zoë Wanamaker Unveils Shocking EU Fish Farm Cruelty

New footage reveals horrific cruelty including live fish being packed into plastic bags and having their eyes gouged out in EU trout farms

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News Section Icon Published 10/19/2023

Citizens Committee weighs up legal options to deliver EU cages ban

A huge majority of Europeans supports a ban on individual cages for farmed animals, a new poll has revealed today

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News Section Icon Published 10/12/2023

Dr Jane Goodall joins citizens’ calls on World Cage Free Day

Dr Jane Goodall joins citizens in calling on EU Commission President to keep promise to ban caged farming on World Cage Free Day

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News Section Icon Published 10/5/2023

NGOs worldwide unite to stop first octopus farm ahead of World Octopus Day

Global NGOs unite to urge Canary Islands to reject first octopus farm

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News Section Icon Published 9/13/2023

Fears EU has shelved promised ban on caged farming

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is shelving its unprecedented commitment to ban caged farming

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News Section Icon Published 8/22/2023

Major farm reforms needed to end bird flu

Bird flu ‘ticking time bomb’ cannot be stopped without major farming reforms, warns new report

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