Archive students’ resources
For up-to-date information, look elsewhere on our website. If you want to see a few historical films or booklets which have stood the test of time, then here they are.
- Intensive farming booklet (1630.86KB). This information booklet contains facts, figures and scientific detail about intensive animal farming and its alternatives. How does it affect the welfare of animals, the environment, food security and rural employment? How can we feed the world without cruelty to animals? Also covers selective breeding and its effects on farm animal welfare (2002).
- Campaigning for Farm Animal Welfare booklet (1758.75KB). Uses examples of campaigns to teach how campaigns have changed the law in Britain and Europe to protect farm animals like pigs and battery hens (2001).
Archive films (suitable for ages 14 to adult)
Eat Less Meat – It’s Costing the Earth (2004)
See the effect of rising meat consumption on the environment, world poverty, human health and the welfare of animals.
17 minutes - for ages 14 to adult
WTO – Wrecking Animal Protection (2002)
See how World Trade Rules have damaged attempts to protect dolphins and turtles, to prevent cruelty to animals reared or caught for fur, to ban cosmetic testing on animals and made it harder to pass laws to protect farm animals such as battery hens and intensively reared meat chickens.
11 minutes - for ages 14 to adult, containing scenes which some will find distressing to watch
Update. Since this film was made, the European Union has decided to uphold the ban on the conventional battery cage from 2012.