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Ricky Gervais, Bill Oddie and Evanna Lynch Fight For Import Ban On Foie Gras

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘National Treasure’ Bill Oddie OBE has taken a petition with 70,000 signatures backing a foie gras import ban post-Brexit to Environment Secretary Michael Gove. The move is part of a campaign backed by celebrities and MPs, including Ricky Gervais, Chris Packham, Evanna Lynch and Peter Egan. Oddie handed over the petition to mark one year […]

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Ricky Gervais, Judi Dench, Andy Murray, And Joanna Lumley Urge British Government To Ban Fur

Reading Time: 2 minutes A host of celebrities have written to the UK Government asking it to ban the import of fur after Brexit. 30 high-profile names including Ricky Gervais, Sue Perkins, Dame Judi Dench, Sir Andy Murray, and Joanna Lumley signed a letter urging Prime Minister Theresa May to consider animal welfare. It also says: “Animals who have […]

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Ricky Gervais And Dr. Jane Goodall Urge Politicians To Eliminate Animal Testing Globally

Reading Time: < 1 minute A number of celebrities, policymakers, retailers and animal experts are calling on politicians to eliminate cosmetic testing on animals globally. Prolific campaigners including Ricky Gervais and Dr. Jane Goodall DBE, have signed a letter addressed to Heads of European governments and Heads of Member State governments. The letter has been co-ordinated by welfare charity Cruelty […]

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Gemma Collins Joins Campaign To Ban Sale Of Fur, Receives Backlash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Television personality Gemma Collins has joined calls against the sale of fur in the UK, alongside a slew of other celebrities. But, the announcement was met with criticism online. Collins joins the #FurFreeBritain campaign with the US branch of People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals (PETA), she told her 2.1 million Instagram followers – […]

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Joaquin Phoenix Wins ‘Person Of The Year’ Award For His Animal Advocacy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Actor Joaquin Phoenix had been named ‘Person Of The Year 2019’ by PETA. Phoenix, who has been vegan since the age of three, has worked with the animal rights charity for decades on campaigns against wool, fishing, and dog leather among others. Animal rights Over the last 12 months, the Oscar frontrunner has been involved […]