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Member States sign joint declaration on animal welfare

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Libby Anderson
16 December 2014

OneKind welcomes the Animal Welfare Declaration signed this week by Sharon Dijksma, the Dutch Minister of Agriculture; Christian Schmidt, the German...

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Remember and Honour Them All

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2014

In a year when we have been commemorating the centenary of the First World War and remembering the sacrifice made by many humans, there has been an...

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Grouse shooting opens to industry spin

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Libby Anderson
12 August 2014

The press and media are full today of predictions of a bumper year for grouse shooting, as the season opens.  Plenty of healthy well-feathered...

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39Days4Rosa – because Labelling Matters

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Louise Robertson
31 July 2014

Have you heard the one about the giant chicken, 21 countries and 39 days? It may sound like the start of a bad joke but this is in fact the basis of...

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Animal welfare and human health – reasons to protect antibiotics

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Libby Anderson
09 July 2014

Last week, David Cameron announced a new expert review of the antibiotic resistance crisis. But nothing was said about the risks to human health from...

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EU Parliament elections

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Libby Anderson
21 May 2014

A number of supporters have asked our advice on who to vote for in tomorrows EU Parliament elections. As a charity OneKind can’t support any...

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FAWC seeks views on CCTV in slaughterhouses

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Libby Anderson
29 April 2014

The welfare of farm animals at slaughter in the United Kingdom is a major concern for OneKind supporters and many members of the public. Undercover...

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Test tube procedure gives UK first cloned puppy

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Louise Robertson
10 April 2014

According to the Dogs Trust there were almost 112,000 stray dogs in the UK in 2013 which is just one of the many reasons why the news that Britain has...

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Tragic inevitability of latest zoo deaths

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Libby Anderson
26 March 2014

News came yesterday of lions killed at Copenhagen Zoo. We may deplore the latest announcement that captive wild animals held in a European zoo have...

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Greek law on animal performances stands unchanged

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Libby Anderson
03 February 2014

Animal welfare organisations pull together to champion ban on dolphin shows. As a member of Eurogroup for Animals, OneKind was pleased to respond to...

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Remembering animals in war

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Fiona Newton
08 November 2013

Author Clare Campbell tells the story of the plight of domestic pets and zoo animals during WW11 in her new book Bonzo's War: Animals Under Fire 1939...

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Winter weather brings tragedy - again

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Libby Anderson
18 April 2012

OneKind supporter Maurice Gray has been campaigning for years to cut the death toll on Scottish sheep farms in winter.  Last week (10 April)...

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Chimps used in experiments show signs of post-traumatic stress and depression

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15 July 2011

In humans, psychiatric conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and major depression, are commonly diagnosed after acute, repeated, or...

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Sentient whales should be treated ethically

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11 July 2011

This is the message OneKind and the rest of the Whalewatch coalition are sending to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) which is meeting...

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Pigeons remember peoples’ faces

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04 July 2011

New research has shown that feral, untrained pigeons can recognise individual people and are not fooled by a change of clothes.   Researchers,...

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New technologies inspired by nature

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04 July 2011

From early days, the natural world has always inspired and informed humans’ ideas and inventions.   Over billions of years nature has...

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Happier orangutans live longer lives

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01 July 2011

Happier orangutans are more likely to live for longer, according to a new study.   A team of researchers in the UK and US devised a method...

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Chimps suffer mental illness in zoos

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23 June 2011

As they are our closest living relatives and so like us in so many ways, we would expect chimpanzees to experience the world in similar ways to...

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Parrots can reason

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22 June 2011

Parrots are known to be highly intelligent birds but until now it had not been proved that they can reason. We know that humans and other great apes...

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OneKind talks animal ethics with Andrew Linzey

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21 June 2011

Reverend Professor Andrew Linzey is one of the world's leading lights on animal ethics and our relationship with the other animals with whom we share...

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