The world’s fastest land animal, the sleek and long-legged cheetah, is running its race for survival. Once a common animal found on five continents, the cheetah is now an Endangered Species. Loss of habitat, conflict with humans and its own loss of genetic variation are the main threats facing the cheetah today. The cheetah is [...]
MEP Andrea Zanoni welcomes OIPA at the delivery of 113 thousands signatures for the protection of stray dogs and cats in Europe to the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament. Zanoni (IdV): “The EU should intervene immediately to stop the carnage of Spanish perreras and in Romania”. Pradella (OIPA): “Citizens are horrified by these killings”. “The European Union [...]
Read the letter initiated by MEP Kartika Liotard, and signed by 32 MEPs urging Commissioner Dalli (DG Sanco) to inform the Romanian President, Traian Basescu, that the killing of stray dogs is not in line with EU-beliefs and (future) policies on animal welfare.
With last week’s final vote on the Budget 2012 the European Parliament has also adopted a pilot project for a with an appropriation of 1 million Euros. This pilot project will allow setting up of a coordinated network for animal welfare as called for by the Paulsen report on the evaluation and assessment of the [...]