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What on Earth have we done?

Photo © jackmac Animal and environment advocates are used to reading upsetting news every day, but this week has seen one of the most devastating announcements ever. Biodiversity is undergoing an unprecedented decline – and it’s directly related to the way we keep animals for food production and trade them for our pleasure. A landmark […]

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Baby steps for animal welfare in the CAP – but boat missed for systemic change

While Eurogroup for Animals today welcomes the inclusion of animal welfare in the Common Agricultural Policy’s ‘eco-scheme’ incentive programme, disappointment persists over missed opportunities to fundamentally reform the one piece of legislation which most affects the lives of the seven billion farm animals raised and slaughtered each year in the EU. Animal welfare was first […]

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Open Letter to Official Veterinarians to refuse to approve animal transports to third countries

Photo credits: ©Jo-Anne McArthur / We Animals with Eyes on Animals Three Bavarian districts have refused to give certificates that approve the export of live animals to third countries. Eurogroup for Animals calls on the Official Veterinarians of all the Member States to follow their example. Dear Official Veterinarians, We are writing to seek your support […]

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EAT-Lancet dietary recommendations are a “win-win” for human health and the environment – but not for the animals stuck in intensive farms

Photo credit: Intergroup   On January 16, 37 leading scientists representing 16 countries published a study recommending a plant-based diet for the benefit of the planet. The EAT-Lancet’s report is the latest in a long series of studies recommending dietary choices as a way to fix the world’s broken food systems, but overlooks a key […]

Eurogroup for Animals and Portuguese animal advocacy organisations join forces for animals in Portugal

A group of enthusiastic animal advocates at the first meeting of Joining Forces for Animals in Portugal project. They are SOS Animal, Sociedade Portuguesa para a Educação Humanitária, ONDAID, Vida Animal, Animais de rua, Associaçao Miacis and Associação Projecto Animais de Barcelos. Joining Forces for Animals in Portugal is a two-year project kindly supported by […]