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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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Report on welfare of EU dairy cows

This report from Compassion in World Farming and Eurogroup for Animals looks at the serious health and welfare problems suffered by dairy cows in the European Union. It examines…

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Religious Views on Factory Farming

A briefing that examines the teachings of the main faiths on human attitudes to animals

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The Twin Myths of Efficiency and Necessity

It is widely assumed that food production must increase by 70% to feed the growing world population and accordingly that further industrialisation of livestock production is…

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Antimicrobial resistance - 2015 briefing

Why the irresponsible use of antibiotics in agriculture must stop

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Feeding the Planet - Building on the Milan Charter

The Milan Charter is designed to be the legacy of EXPO 2015.  It helpfully identifies the major challenges related to food as “combating undernutrition, malnutrition and waste”…

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Briefing: Climate Change Agreement December 2015

New International Agreement on Climate Change planned for adoption in December 2015: Livestock Sector’s Role

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The Impact of the World Trade Organisation Rules on Animal Welfare

What impact do WTO rules have on animal welfare? The conventional view is that, while a WTO member country may prohibit the use of cruel farming practices in its own jurisdiction…

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Factory farming: How a ruinous system is kept afloat

Despite the vast body of evidence that shows factory farming to be a bad thing for animals, communities, our health and the planet, the spread of this backwards system of…

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