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Eurogroup for Animals
Eurogroup for Animals believes that the EU-Mercosur agreement, as it stands now, is a bad deal for animals, nature and people. We must stop the ratification of this agreement, as it stands.
What is at stake for animals in the EU-Mercosur Agreement?
22 June 2020
Commercial aquaculture is at risk "of fostering future zoonotic pandemics", according to a new report by FAIRR.
Radical rethink required for global aquaculture?
12 June 2020
The European Commission is awaiting formal notification that the Netherlands has rejected the EU-Mercosur trade deal.
Dutch Parliament adopts a resolution against the ratification of the EU-Mercosur trade deal
8 June 2020
Three out of every four new or emerging infectious diseases in humans come from animals.
Reducing meat consumption would mitigate the risk of pandemics
3 April 2020
The Walloon Parliament unanimously adopted a motion opposing the draft trade agreement between the European Union and the Mercosur countries (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay).
Walloon Parliament adopts resolution against EU-Mercosur deal
6 February 2020
On 18th December the new European Parliament’s plenary session had a first debate on this deal that highlighted the position of many of MEPs.
First European Parliament plenary debate on the ratification of the Mercosur FTA
6 January 2020
Tesco and Asda are among 67 firms and investors who have written to President Bolsonaro.
UK firms urge Brazil to stop Amazon deforestation for soy production
3 December 2019
Bloc warned against making symbolic gestures not backed up by concrete action
'Our house is on fire': EU parliament declares climate emergency
28 November 2019
A koala that had received global attention after dramatic video footage emerged of its rescue from Australia’s bushfires by a woman who wrapped it in her shirt has died after suffering extensive burns.
Koalas were already on the brink in Australia. Bushfires have killed 1,000 in 2 months, experts say
26 November 2019
Analyses of Brazil's beef exports show 22,700 hectares of Amazon deforestation in 2017 that may be connected to Chinese demand
China’s demand for Brazilian beef linked to Amazon deforestation risk
23 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
Devastating forest fires have been burning through Indonesia since July
Indonesian forest fires putting endangered orangutans in harm’s way
20 September 2019