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Towards a flourishing food system

It has long been recognised that high-input, resource-intensive farming systems are harmful and unsustainable; yet there has been considerable intertia around action to deliver…

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Why we need to reduce consumption of livestock products by 50% by 2050

Compassion’s new briefing stresses the need to reduce global meat consumption by 50% by 2050. This is necessary to halt the destruction of wildlife habitats and to stop runaway…

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Why we need to reduce consumption of livestock products by 50% by 2050

Compassion’s new briefing stresses the need to reduce global meat consumption by 50% by 2050.

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Long-distance Live Transport: Common problems and practical solutions

Over the last several years, investigations into long-distance EU live transport have identified frequently recurring – yet preventable - problems with very serious impacts on…

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Precision livestock farming: could it drive the livestock sector in the wrong direction?

A new Compassion paper delivered at a conference in 2017 explains why Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) could drive the livestock sector in the wrong direction.

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Precision livestock farming: could it drive the livestock sector in the wrong direction?

A new Compassion paper delivered at a conference in 2017 explains why Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) could drive the livestock sector in the wrong direction.

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Developing criteria for the application of Directive 98/58 to welfare of dairy cows

There is no species-specific EU Directive on the welfare of dairy cows. However, the EU General Farm Animals Directive (Council Directive 98/58) applies to all farm animals.

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Towards a healthy, sustainable, humane food and farming system

The harmful impacts of intensive animal agriculture on the environment, biodiversity, human health and food security are now well-known. Added to that is the suffering caused to…

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Paying the true costs of our meat, eggs and dairy

The bleak lives imposed on industrially farmed animals are justified by the assertion that this gives us cheap food. And indeed, industrially produced meat and milk are cheap at…

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Animal welfare and sustainable agriculture: Information

Resources on animal welfare and sustainable agriculture

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