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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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Amber light for animal welfare in the Green Deal

Photo: Omar Calderone Eurogroup for Animals is pleased to see that the proposed European Green Deal, which was revealed today, concedes that stricter standards are needed for farm animal welfare and identifies potential opportunities to tackle biodiversity loss and threats to wildlife. Now, though, we’d like to see specific information and ambitious proposals on how […]

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DYREVERNALLIANSEN: New report reveals high mortality of hatched salmon in Norway

Photo credit: ©Dyrevernalliansen Suspiciously high mortality levels of Norwegian juvenile salmon were found in the report produced by Dyrevernalliansen and the Norwegian Veterinary Institute earlier this month. Since Norway is the world’s biggest producer of Atlantic salmon this finding sheds an important light on the lack of appropriate welfare measures for Norway’s largest, yet most […]

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ESSERE ANIMALI: New investigation exposes ‘horrific’ conditions on Italian fish farms

Photo credits: ©Essere Animali The Guardian released a shocking investigation conducted by Essere Animali that uncovers terrible conditions on European ‘factory farms’ for fish. These largely unregulated, cruel practices expose the lack of fish’ legal protection in spite of being widely accepted as sentient beings. The distressing footage filmed by Essere Animali shows sea bream, […]

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ANIMAL FRIENDS CROATIA: Campaign targeting Croatian citizens and retailers for better protection of fish

Together with Eurogroup for Animals, Friends of Animals Croatia has launched the campaign Respect Our Sea. With the aim to educate Croatian citizens, civil society and tourists about detrimental consequences of excessive fishing, our Croatian member warns about life in the sea completely disappearing by 2048 if we don’t change our behaviour towards living sea […]

Seizing the Day for Fish Welfare – Roundtable event

Watch the full video of the event  The Round Table “Seizing the Day for Fish Welfare” will take place on Wednesday 6th June from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., followed by lunch, in the room A1H1 of the European Parliament. Following the European Commission’s report to Council and Parliament on the welfare of farmed fish, this event is the opportunity […]