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EU politicians join NGOs’ call to solve the wildlife rescue crisis in Europe

Photo: AAP Animal Advocacy and Protection / Dani Oshi Yesterday Martin Hojsík MEP and the European Parliament’s Intergroup on the Welfare and Conservation of Animals hosted an event in the European Parliament to discuss Europe’s wildlife rescue crisis. MEPs, Member States’ representatives and animal welfare NGOs all came to the conclusion that increased coordination and […]

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Wild animal circuses banned in England

The British government has banned the use of wild animals in travelling circuses in England. Coming into effect in January 2020, the Wild Animals in Circuses (No. 2) Bill comes after more than 20 years of investigations and campaigns by animal protection organisations. Given the constant travel and their temporary nature, circuses cannot provide animals […]

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EU momentum building: Belgium to ban ivory trade

NGOs call on EU to close its ivory market Joint press release by Born Free Foundation, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation, Eurogroup for Animals, Environmental Investigation Agency, Franz Weber Foundation, Humane Society International/Europe, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Pro Wildlife, Robin des Bois, Wildlife Conservation Society Brussels (26 March 2019) – Last week Belgium’s House of Representatives […]