Refarm’d Project is turning animal farms into plant-milk producing sanctuaries, one at a time.
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Beginning in the 1980s, farm animal well-being slowly took over as the major focus of animal advocacy organizations. How has this affected conditions for farm animals in different countries?
The UK’s new guidelines regarding gatherings and activities in the time of COVID-19 set restrictions for public gatherings, but contain exceptions for hunting and shooting.
It’s a dream scenario: livestock farmers give it all up, retire their cows to sanctuary and transition to crop farming. But what is that change like for farmers, and what’s next?
In an interview with activist and children’s book author Clare Druce, we discussed her recent book and her thoughts on how to reach young people with messages about protecting animals.
“Forward-thinking researchers are moving forward with humane, human-relevant cures for COVID-19 because the world cannot afford to be hampered by the results of bogus and outdated animal experiments.”
As staffing numbers dwindle during this pandemic, which they undoubtedly will, and assurance schemes postpone inspections, current poor animal welfare standards are likely to become even worse.
The badger cull is unscientific and cruel and has been pushed by the dairy industry, which has failed to adequately address its own shortcomings and responsibility for the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
New research reveals poor animal welfare practices in many countries worldwide, which provide the perfect breeding ground for viruses to mutate and spread.
As part of research partly funded by the UK’s Ministry of Defence, rats were shot in the eyes and then killed, all without any form of pain relief.
Milk comes from a grieving mother, and is the product of the exploitation of the reproductive capacity of a female body.