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Press Releases & Statements

News Section Icon Published 20/05/2022

Compassion urges UK Government to address the food crisis

The Government must take action to address the devastating impact of rising food prices

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News Section Icon Published 05/05/2022

World Leaders Urged to Reduce Global Meat and Dairy Consumption

Petition signed by over 53, 000 people submitted to Boris Johnson and leaders of the top meat-eating countries

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News Section Icon Published 22/04/2022

Animal Advocates Call on Banks to Stop Funding Industrial Farm Systems

Compassion in World Farming is calling on major world banks to stop funding intensive animal agriculture

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News Section Icon Published 07/04/2022

Campaigners and celebrities celebrate ‘landmark law’ as animal sentience Bill approved by Parliament

Alesha Dixon and Joanna Lumley join 50 animal protection organisations in celebrating new law recognising animals have feelings

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News Section Icon Published 02/04/2022

Dame Joanna Lumley delivers lecture on compassion at Oxford Literary Festival

"We must listen to our hearts, not our heads" reveals Joanna Lumley in lecture honouring Compassion’s late founder

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News Section Icon Published 29/03/2022

130,000 signatories back open letter submitted to Scottish Parliament urging a moratorium on Scottish salmon farming

Compassion submits open letter to Scottish Parliament urging moratorium on Scottish salmon farming

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News Section Icon Published 16/03/2022


The tenth annual BBFAW report, launched today, reveals that while companies continue to invest in animal welfare, they are too slow in delivering meaningful welfare impacts on the ground

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News Section Icon Published 02/03/2022

Momentous win sees animal welfare & environmental links recognised at UNEA 5

UN recognises link of animal welfare and the environment

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News Section Icon Published 01/03/2022

Celebrities unite to urge MPs to back Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bil

Famous names join the fight for animal sentience to be enshrined into UK law

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News Section Icon Published 28/02/2022

Compassion responds to latest IPCC report

We must act urgently to protect our planet and turn the tide on our climate crisis

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