CIWF: Examining two solutions to reduce animal suffering – Mobile slaughter and meat analogues

Photo credits: Compassion in World Farming On 5th February Compassion in World Farming (CIWF), together with Svenska Djurskyddforeningen, organised a debate at the European Parliament to discuss how mobile slaughter can break the chain of long-distance transport, reducing unnecessary suffering for the animals. The event was hosted by MEP Jytte Guteland (S&D, SE) who stressed that […]

Ritual slaughter, Fondation Brigitte Bardot

FONDATION BRIGITTE BARDOT: Slaughter without stunning – State of play and scope for change

On Thursday January 25, Fondation Brigitte Bardot organized a conference on the issue of slaughter without stunning. Sponsored by Pascal Durand, Member of the European Parliament (Greens/EFA, FR), the conference gathered veterinarians, animal advocates, industrial stakeholders, lawyers, and  Muslim and Jewish representatives from France  to discuss the challenges of slaughter without stunning and opportunities for […]

Large carnivores, coexistence, EU parliament

Achieving coexistence with large carnivores in the EU

Large carnivores are charismatic species. Wolves, bears, lynxes and wolverines are top predators that are starting to return to regions where they were completely wiped out by hunters in the past. Their conservation in highly populated continents like Europe requires integration with human activities. In some EU Member States, a lack of natural prey, habitat loss and unprotected […]