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Live animal transport still a major animal welfare problem

On 09/07/2015, in All posts, Farm Animals, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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Strasbourg – At today’s meeting of the Intergroup on the Conservation and Welfare of Animals, Members of the European Parliament heard about the consistent failure of member states to enforce Regulation EC 1/2005 which causes millions of animals every year to suffer unnecessarily during transport. This is compounded further with the export of live animals […]

One single planet: exhibition on the most pressing sustainability issues

On 03/07/2015, in All posts, by Animal Welfare Intergroup
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From 29 June – 2 July 2015, AW-Intergroup Vice-President Anja Hazekamp MEP (GUE/NGL, NL) hosted an exhibition in the European Parliament’s Forum Bar Area, which focused on the documentary ‘One Single Planet’ by Robert van Tellingen and Henk Harding. One Single Planet which was co-produced by the Nicolas G. Pierson Foundation and the Dutch Party […]