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Reducing meat consumption: should the focus be on ruminants or monogastrics

Many studies show that reducing meat consumption would benefit the environment and our health. However because ruminants (cattle and sheep) have higher greenhouse gas emissions…

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Making sense of CETA

CETA: An analysis of the final text of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

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Case studies for humane and sustainable farming

Case studies showing how inspirational farmers run commercial enterprises using more humane and sustainable methods:

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Paris climate targets beyond our reach?

We can’t hit the Paris targets without a reduction in meat and dairy consumption

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Selling Off the Farm

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a free trade agreement being negotiated between the European Union and the United States.

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Why fluoroquinolone in poultry should be banned

Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics classified by the World Health Organization as ‘critically important in human medicine’ due to their importance for treating infections such as…

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Farm Animal Cloning Factsheet

The first mammal cloned from an adult cell was Dolly the sheep in 1996. The process that created Dolly is called somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Since then, many other…

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A Way Forward for Crisis-Hit EU Dairy and Pig Sectors

The EU pig and dairy sectors are being engulfed by a crisis of overproduction and falling prices. Agriculture Ministers are looking to help farmers with intervention measures to…

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Paris Climate Agreement & 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

Two closely linked agreements are the Paris Climate Agreement and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A crucial challenge for the world for 2016 and beyond is…

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Cheap Food Costs Dear

Compassion in World Farming’s new report examines the massive costs that arise from industrial livestock production’s damaging impact on human health, natural resources and animal…

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