Behind the scenes: Investigating live exports

Have you ever wondered what it takes to carry out an investigation into live animal transport? Infiltrating the live export trade is no easy challenge, and we wanted to tell you more about this side of our work. So, we thought the best way to do that was to ask one of our investigators to tell you his story.

Take a look behind the scenes of a live exports investigation

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When you see the final results of a Compassion investigation, it will often be in a short film. But a 3-minute exposé of live animal exports can take our hard-working team months to prepare. We need to carry out in-depth research, follow consignments of animals across Europe, write up every last detail of the trail and finally, edit and release the report and footage.

Each investigation then fuels our political lobbying – if we can get our footage in front of those with the power to intervene in the live export trade, ultimately, we can move them to take action.

Without the generosity of supporters like you, we simply could not continue to expose animal cruelty. So, a huge thank you from all of us here at Compassion.

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