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LNDC Animal Protection: “Animal rights: new frontiers in protection” Conference in Milan

Photo credits: Julienne Erika Alviar 70 years after its foundation, LNDC – Animal Protection will hold the conference “Animal Rights: new frontiers in protection” at Palazzo Marino, Milan, on 27 March, with the support of the Municipality of Milan and the Lombardia Region. The event will include several important speakers from all over Europe, under the guidance […]

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ESSERE ANIMALI: New investigation exposes horrific conditions on Greek fish farms

Photo: Essere Animali As part of their latest investigation uncovering the brutalities of the aquaculture sector, Eurogroup for Animals’ Italian member organisation Essere Animali have today released this shocking footage exposing high stocking densities, unhygienic conditions and ineffective slaughter methods on Greek fish farms. As Europe’s main seabass and seabream producer, Greece exports more than […]

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ESSERE ANIMALI: Big win for minks in Italy

Photo credit: © Essere Animali Following the campaign to obtain a national fur farming ban, Essere Animali recently announced another small but significant win for minks in Italy. Their latest report revealing the presence of asbestos has led to the closure of a fur farm in the province of Vicenza.  From now on, 30,000 fewer […]

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ANIMAL EQUALITY: Small slaughterhouses are not exempt from cruelty to animals

Photo: Animal Equality In its latest investigation in November, Animal Equality Italy revealed shocking abuse of animals even at local, family-run businesses. Though smaller farms, slaughterhouses and other facilities are generally  perceived to be better or more humane, the video footage shows chickens being stunned inadequately, causing terrible suffering before death. 550 million animals are […]

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LAV: First victory for kangaroos

Photo credit: Hopping Pictures Following LAV’s campaign exposing Italy’s leading role in kangaroo leather imports, sportswear brand Diadora has been the first to pledge kangaroo-free production from next year. This decision came only five months after LAV’s first contact with brand representatives, and has a potential to save millions of kangaroos from brutal killings. Simone […]