Questions have been raised about the impact of Brexit on animal welfare. Relevant discussions include reference to the EU withdrawal bill.The EU Withdrawal Bill – once known as the Great Repeal Bill – is going through the House of Commons to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and transpose all existing EU legislation into domestic UK law, which will avoid a 'cliff-edge' change on the day after we leave the EU.
MPs have been forced to deny that a Commons vote last week means animals are not recognised in the UK as sentient life forms.
An amendment to the European Union (withdrawal bill to transfer the EU protocol on animal sentience into...more >>
Wednesday, November 1: Factory farming, food
Thursday, November 2: Veterinarians, animal abuse
From the September webinars, you should now be able to:
Humpbacks act to improve the welfare of others; the classic definition of altruism.
Humpbacks, it turns out, deliberately interfere with attacking killer whales to help others in distress. They don’t just defend their own babies or close relatives. ...more >>