fish

European Commission report demonstrates need to improve fish welfare regulation

Eurogroup for Animals welcomes the long awaited report into welfare aspects of transport and slaughter in European aquaculture, published this week by the European Commission [1]. While many aspects of fish welfare remain poorly understood and are absent from standards regimes, this report finds whole sectors of European aquaculture failing to meet established international welfare […]

circus-elephant

LAV: ITALY adopts a legislation prescribing a phase out of animals in circuses and travelling exhibitions

On 8 November the Italian Parliament adopted a legislation prescribing the phase-out of circuses and travelling exhibitions with animals following a 2016 draft bill of the Government. The legislation delegates to a subsequent Ministerial decree the elaboration of the timeline and specific measures to be undertaken to implement the law. The decree is due to […]

Wolf Action Group

The Wolf Action Group: LUSH Finland to support the #GREYPRIDE campaign

LUSH Finland has just announced their support to wolf conservation and The Wolf Action Group’s #GREYPRIDE campaign by donating all their sales from the Charity Pot body lotion sales in Finland during November and December. The European awareness campaign #GREYPRIDE of The Wolf Action Group strives to promote the peaceful coexistence between wolves and humans. Even though Finland promotes itself as a destination […]