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European Parliament Declares ‘Climate And Environmental Emergency’

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Parliament has declared a ‘climate and environmental emergency‘ in Europe and Globally, ahead of the UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid. It has also urged the EU to submit its strategy to the UN Convention on Climate Change and reach ‘climate neutrality’ as soon as possible – with a deadline of 2050 […]

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BAFTA-Winning Vegan Film 73 Cows To Be Screened At European Parliament

Reading Time: 2 minutes BAFTA-winning vegan documentary 73 Cows will be screened at the European Parliament in Brussels next month. The 15-minute movie documents the moral struggle of cattle farmer Jay Wilde, who eventually sent his cows to Hillside Animal Sanctuary in Norfolk, after deciding he could no longer slaughter animals. Wilde is now vegan. According to the filmmakers, […]

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European Parliament Backs Calls For Global Ban On Animal Testing For Cosmetics

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Parliament has voted to adopt a resolution supporting a global ban on cosmetics. The resolution – described by campaigners as ‘a crucial step in our mission to end cosmetics testing on animals internationally’ – was supported by 620 Members of the European Parliament [MEPs]. It calls for the Commission to take ‘decisive action […]