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The majority of recently-emerging infectious diseases have wildlife origins.
OIE announces the development of guidelines for wildlife trade to reduce health risks and support animal welfare
2 June 2020
Exchange of views between the Commission and ENVI Committee on restrictions on the use of lead shot.
Commission and ENVI Committee debate restrictions on the use of lead shot
21 February 2020
The conservation of migratory species of wild animals is the subject of the decision published by the Council of the European Union.
EU position to be taken at CoP on conservation of migratory species
17 February 2020
Extraterritorial jurisdiction stands at the juncture of international law and animal law and promises to open a path to understanding and resolving the global problems that challenge the core of animal law.
"Protecting Animals Within and Across Borders”: New book explores ways to improve animal welfare and rights at a global level
11 February 2020
Mega seizures, dozens of suspects nabbed, and a money-laundering investigation into a local wildlife crime group – these are all results of a year-end crackdown on wildlife crime in Malaysia.
Malaysia’s new enforcement operation to protect wildlife showing promising results
2 December 2019
No animal, human or non-human, wants to spend their life in captivity, being poked, prodded, and tested on for the benefit of human beings.
Harvard Law Clinic urges USDA to improve the lives of 100,000 research animals
15 November 2019
Current production systems of finfish aquaculture, and in particular intensive farming systems, can cause welfare problems leading not only to poor condition of the fish but also to a decrease in product quality.
Impact of structural environmental enrichment on juvenile seabream: new study
1 November 2019
Our Constitution says nothing about animals and their rights. That is strange, says philosopher of law Janneke Vink (29). "If an extraterrestrial would read our Constitution, it cannot tell that animals exist."
“Animal rights are not just an opinion - they are anchored to democracy”
24 October 2019
No trace of the wild South China tiger, Panthera tigris amoyensis (critically endangered, possibly extinct in the wild), has been seen for more than a decade.
What we lose when animals go extinct
11 October 2019
A zebra that ran away from a circus in Germany was shot dead on a highway after causing traffic accidents and "material damage," police confirmed Wednesday.
Escaped circus zebra shot dead on a German highway
3 October 2019
Since the first doodle was created in 1998, Google’s creative team has designed over 2,000 doodles for its home pages around the world.
World Animal Day deserves a Google doodle on 4 October - let’s make it happen!
3 October 2019
One of the oldest and largest Italian circuses has arrived in Russia’s northernmost city of Pevek after an epic cross-country trek — but their tour has raised concerns among Russians over the ethics of using wild animals as performers.
Italian circus crosses Russia with exotic animal performers, igniting animal rights concerns
2 October 2019