Tag Archives: Animal Welfare

Amazon and Cerrado deforestation: BNP Paribas imposes strict policy and criteria to encourage clients to become ‘zero deforestation’ and transparent

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 15-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — French international banking group BNP Paribas announces that it has taken steps to help fight deforestation in the Amazon and the Cerrado. Beef and soybean production in Brazil accelerates deforestation in the Amazon … Read the full press release

World’s first AI app aimed at monitoring animal welfare launches in Finland

(PRESS RELEASE) VIBY J, Denmark, 23-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Dairy company, Arla Finland launches Arla Iris, an artificial intelligence (AI) technology application that gives latest information on animal welfare to its consumers in Finland. Arla Iris gathers data on cleanliness, … Read the full press release

BBSRC’s Animal Health Research Club and Scottish Government to invest £6M to improve the health of livestock

LONDON, 1-4-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — BBSRC’s Animal Health Research Club (ARC) has announced over £6M of funding for research to improve the health of livestock. Eight studies will take place at institutions around England and Scotland in farmed fish, poultry, … Read the full press release

BBSRC, five UK Research Councils to fund research and training to tackle diseases that could pass from animals to humans

The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) partner with four UK Research Councils to fund the Zoonoses and Emerging Livestock Systems (ZELS) programme. 11 projects are funded in 11 developing countries involving 19 … Read the full press release

Progress is made on the 3rd Round of EU-Japan Trade Talks, focus was on the future Free Trade Agreement text

Brussels, Belgium, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The third round of EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement negotiations took place in the week of the 21-25 October in Brussels. This round of negotiations focussed on discussing each side’s proposals for the text of the future … Read the full press release

EC calls for cooperation to boost sustainable development of EU aquaculture

Brussels, 2-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — To boost the development of EU aquaculture, the European Commission has issued strategic guidelines, thereby cooperating with Member States and stakeholders in overcoming the challenges facing the sector. The EU aquaculture sector has a significant growth potential … Read the full press release

EC refers Greece and Italy to Court for failure to enforce ban on cages for laying hens

Brussels, 30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Today, the European Commission decided to take Greece and Italy to the Court of Justice of the European Union over the failure to correctly implement Directive 1999/74/EC banning “un-enriched cages” (battery cages). The political decision for the ban on “un-enriched” … Read the full press release