G8 2013: leading the charge against hunger?
Just under a billion people in the world are malnourished. But the great irony is that there’s more than enough food to go around. At this month’s G8 summit, world leaders discussed the issue of food security.Read more
Ireland no friend to animal welfare
Compassion has recently undertaken an investigation into five pig farms in Ireland. The findings were worse than we could have imagined. Compassion's Investigation Unit identified multiple levels of cruelty, neglect and systematic…Read more
The end of the birds and the bees?
We all know that smoking kills, but did you know that a nicotine-based substance is lethal to bees, too? Global bee populations are in freefall, and one of the main reasons is the rise of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops.Read more
EU citizens demand action for pigs
Compassion's latest EU-wide pig campaign has set a new record for us: In just two weeks, the new pig campaign petition, coinciding with our Italian office launch, has achieved 100,000 signatures.Read more
EU realises that 'Labelling Matters'
A new system for labelling fish products, agreed by the European Union, will give consumers information about the way their fish is caught and sets a precedent for clearer labelling of other animal products.Read more
G8: help phase out routine antibiotics in farming
It has been reported that the UK government will be bringing the issue of antibiotic resistance to the G8 table. This is excellent news.Read more
Dover residents oppose live exports
More than 100 people came to Dover Town Hall on Friday, 7th June, to listen to speakers including Compassion's Director of Campaigns Dil Peeling speak against live export of animals from the UK for fattening or slaughter abroad.Read more
A diet fit for World Environment Day?
World Environment Day (WED) is asking us to think about the impact of our diets on the planet, and there’s probably no better place to start than with meat (eating less of it, to be precise).Read more