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News Section Icon Published 18/05/2011

Live exports of animals back in business

Despite protests from locals and animal welfare supporters, the live export of sheep and calves has started up from the Port of Ramsgate whilst Berth 1 at Dover is under maintenance.

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News Section Icon Published 17/05/2011

Eating less meat has many benefits

A new report from the University of Hohenheim has been released by WWF, which analyses the best ways to feed a growing world population and reduce undernourishment. It finds many benefits to eating less meat in the industrialised world

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News Section Icon Published 09/05/2011

Proposed rabbit farms to be free-range

Having led the successful campaign to get barren battery cages for hens banned across the whole of the European Union (a ban which comes into force next January) Compassion was horrified at the potential increase in factory farming of rabbit

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News Section Icon Published 06/05/2011

And the award goes to...

Here at the Compassion offices, we are celebrating being shortlisted for Campaigner of the Year in the Observer Ethical Awards 2011. The nomination is for our Cows Belong in Fields campaign.

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News Section Icon Published 04/05/2011

Hopping mad!

A reported six applications for battery rabbit farms have been lodged across the UK

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News Section Icon Published 28/04/2011

Royal Wedding fever takes over the farm

Two inseparable pygmy goat kids have been named "Kate" and "William", in honour of the Royal Wedding.

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News Section Icon Published 21/04/2011

Labelling amendments pass EU parliament first stage

A majority of MEPs have voted yes in the first stage of food labelling amendments, taking them one step closer to becoming law.

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News Section Icon Published 20/04/2011

Mega-dairies and big pig farms

The recent publicity given to proposals for new "mega-farms" has highlighted the question of whether big is bad when it comes to farm size. Compassion in World Farming sees the trend toward larger-scale industrialised farming as a real concern

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News Section Icon Published 19/04/2011

The Big Move across the EU

On Tuesday 19 April 2011, a normal weekday lunchtime was turned upside down when Compassion in World Farming showed up at Trafalgar Square in London to defend the EU-wide implementation of a ban on barren battery cages.

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News Section Icon Published 18/04/2011

Supporters go extra mile for Compassion

Our sincere thanks go to our loyal supporters who braved the London Marathon on Sunday 17th April.

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