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 […]


ANIMAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Give snakes some space

A new study, published in the Journal of Veterinary Behaviour concluded that snakes should not be confined to enclosures that prevent them from fully stretching their bodies. The research, conducted at eight UK zoos, showed that 37% of snakes adopt straight or near-straight posture while observed over a period of 60 minutes. Elaine Toland, biologist […]