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MEPs support Eurogroup for Animals / AAP’s “Think Positive” Campaign

The European Parliament today adopted with an overwhelming majority an own-initiative report by Catherine Bearder MEP on the EU Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking. The European Parliament’s Report aims to ensure effective implementation and enforcement of the EU Action Plan, calling Member States to act coherently and then more efficiently against wildlife trafficking. Illegal wildlife […]

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GAIA – Undercover in the University Hospital, Jette Campus of the Free University of Brussels (VUB): GAIA reveals intolerable suffering of research animals

“Brussels Animal Welfare Secretary of State Bianca Debaets needs to investigate the malpractices at the Animalarium of the VUB and suspend their licence to conduct animal experiments” Brussels, 29th November 2016 – Between March and June 2016, an undercover investigator of GAIA worked as animal caretaker in the Animalarium of the Free University of Brussels […]

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CITES CoP17 results in better protection of many threatened species and higher welfare of traded animals

Jointly with its member organisations AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection, World Animal Protection, Four Paws, RSPCA, AD International and Fondation Brigitte Bardot, Eurogroup for Animals attended the 17th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Flora and Fauna (CITES) in Johannesburg last week. For decades now, Eurogroup for […]

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LOBBY SUCCESS: European Parliament approves of an extra 1,850,000 € targeted investment in the welfare of pigs, lab animals and large carnivores

We are delighted to inform you that earlier this week, the European Parliament approved of an extra 1,850,000 Euro to be invested in three pilot projects to tackle major animal welfare problems in Europe. This result came after an intense and coordinated lobby effort between Eurogroup for Animals and the European Parliament Intergroup on the […]