An attempt by Canada and Norway to overturn the EU seal product trade ban by appeal at the WTO failed.Details
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July 10, 2014
UK Animal Experiments at 4.12million High – “Devastating Blow for Animal Welfare, a Crisis for Medical Research” says HSI UK
HSI issued a statement responding to UK Home Office figures revealing a rise in the number of animal experiments, despite a government pledge to reduce animal use for medical research.
June 19, 2014
Potential negative impacts on protected wildlife caused by the badger cull are in breach of the Bern Convention, claim a group of British wildlife protection organisations.
June 10, 2014
A report published by the UK Parliament’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee said a future ban on keeping primates as pets in UK homes may be considered if welfare improvements cannot be achieved through the current system.
May 22, 2014
The WTO upheld the EU's right to prohibit trade in the products of commercial seal hunts for public moral reasons based on animal welfare.
May 22, 2014
The World Trade Organization ruled in regards to the Canadian and Norwegian appeal of a 2013 WTO Panel decision in favour of the European Union ban on seal product trade.