EU Profits from Uber-cruel Trade in Live Animals

Philip Lymbery | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK
Philip Lymbery

The Commission has just held a workshop in Lebanon on welfare at slaughter. This is extremely welcome. However, it must be seen as only the first of the many steps that are needed to bring welfare at slaughter in this region up to international standards.

Animal Welfare Petition Is Top of the Pups

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Marc Lee Abraham

In addition to raising massive awareness about UK's cruel puppy farming trade, just 14,000 more signatures means puppy farming will be discussed in the House of Commons - imagine that - British Parliament sitting down talking about the future of this country's dogs.

PupAid 2013: A Major Step Forward in Animal Welfare

Marc Lee Abraham | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Lee Abraham

The UK government is failing its animals, in this case dogs, on a massive scale. Puppy farms (or 'commercial dog breeders' as the suits like to call them) often house up to 200 breeding bitches in one shed pumping out thousands of sick and diseased puppies every year.

Finally: European Union Goes Cruelty-Free With Cosmetics

Mark Jones | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Jones

From today, following 20 years of delays to implementation, the European Union finally is enforcing its ban on the sale of newly animal-tested cosmetic products and ingredients. In doing so, the EU becomes the largest cruelty-free cosmetics market, making its shops a no-go area for cosmetics tested on animals anywhere in the world.

UK Comedy Legend Malcolm Hardee - Irresponsible, Thoughtless or Malicious?

John Fleming | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

Today is the eighth anniversary of the death by drowning of comedian Malcolm Hardee.

Sharks Deserve Better Protection From Cruel Finning

Mark Jones | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Politics
Mark Jones

Shark finning is a highly unsustainable practice. By discarding the body and just landing the fins, boats can catch many of the highly profitable shark fins at each outing. The practice threatens shark populations and jeopardises the balance of marine ecosystems.

Empathy Download

Stephen Carrick-Davies | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Stephen Carrick-Davies

What did we do before Facebook and Twitter? Were we more tolerant and polite or perhaps just more repressed? Yes these platforms have made it easier and quicker to settle scores, but do these new online tools actually fuel people's thirst for revenge?

Oppose the Whippenscott Deer Cull

Giles Bradshaw | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Politics
Giles Bradshaw

There is currently a golden opportunity to get the Hunting Act changed as David Cameron as called for a free vote on it. I very much hope that it is before the police finally take action against me. Until that point I shall continue proudly refusing to kill any wildlife on my property as I believe should be my right.

VIDEO: RSPCA Hunt Man Caught Swinging 'Distraught' Cat By Its Tail

PA | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK

The RSPCA is looking for a man caught on CCTV swinging a cat by its tail. Footage shows the animal attacker seemingly dancing down a road in Ramsga...

Protecting Wild Mammals From Cruelty

Giles Bradshaw | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Politics
Giles Bradshaw

I did not realise that my measured article about my use of dogs to manage the wild deer on my farm would coincide with that of Joe Duckworth, the Chie...