animal welfare

  • November 20, 2017

    The fifth round of secret negotiations on a new North American Free Trade Agreement has begun in Mexico. Farm policy will be a  central topic of discussion among negotiators from Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

  • February 7, 2017

    Leading academics from around the world will debate the ethics of the international fur trade at a Summer School at St Stephen's House, Oxford, from 23-26 July, 2017.

  • December 24, 2010

    The Green Party has become the latest group to criticise proposals to construct a 3,770-cow "mega-dairy". They say it would be a "bad move" for agriculture.

  • May 5, 2010

    A series of full-page adverts in today's national newspapers launched by the UK animal welfare group PAL, warn that a vote for David Cameron will risk the fox hunting ban being overturned.

  • January 9, 2010

    The RSPCA and NFU (National Farmers Union) are joining forces to help farmers and their animals caught in the snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures that have brought parts of the country to its knees.