August 7, 2018

UK Government To Increase Maximum Animal Cruelty Sentences

Abusers will face up to five years in jail under draft legislation

July 30, 2018

Supermarket Plastic Bag Sales Slashed By 86% Since 5p Charge

The levy has had a big impact on the number of bags used by consumers

July 11, 2018

UK Government Announces Funding To Fight Plastic Pollution

Politicians have created a number of schemes to reduce plastic waste

July 5, 2018

UK Ivory Ban May Be Extended To Protect Hippos, Walruses And Narwhals

Labour and Tory MPs feared an elephant ivory-only ban could put other animals at a greater risk from poaching

July 3, 2018

Environment Secretary Michael Gove Announces New £4.5 Million Fund To Fight Illegal Wildlife Trade

The Government wants to tackle the criminals trafficking endangered species

June 21, 2018

Microbead Ban Comes Into Force In The UK

It is prohibited to sell products containing the damaging plastic beads

May 7, 2018

Meat Organization Says CCTV In Slaughterhouses 'Discriminates Against Abattoir Workers'

New legislation requiring the cameras has come into force in England

April 26, 2018

UK Government Considers Ban On Boiling Lobsters Alive

Environment Secretary Michael Gove is reportedly under pressure from campaigners

April 25, 2018

UK Government Set To Ban Live Export Of Animals For Slaughter After Brexit

Environment Secretary Michael Gove said 'animals deserve respect and care'

March 30, 2018

UK Parliament To Debate Ban On Selling Fur This Summer

Fur farming is banned in the UK - but fur products can still be legally imported from other countries

February 27, 2018

CCTV In Slaughterhouses: Legislation Laid In Parliament Will Come Into Effect In May

Cameras will become mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England under new rules

February 23, 2018

UK Government Could Ban Plastic Straws In Fight Against Plastic

The Environment Secretary said 'watch this space'

February 20, 2018

UK Government Plans To Pay Farmers More For Looking After Animals Well

The plans are part of a strategy for a 'green Brexit'

February 8, 2018

Government Plans To Ban Sales Of Puppies From Pet Shops

The Environment Secretary said he wants to see companion animals 'get the right start in life.

February 2, 2018

Government 'Considering' Banning Live Export Trade

Animal campaigners attended the House of Commons to discuss the issue

January 25, 2018

Major London Institutions And Businesses Pledge To Ditch Plastic Straws

Big names including Wagamama, Itsu, Bill's, and Pizza Express have already committed to the campaign

January 19, 2018

Ministers Blasted For Supporting 'Absurd' Squirrel Cull

Campaigners don't think culling is ever humane

January 10, 2018

War On Plastic: Government To Bring In 5p 'Cash For Return' Scheme On Bottles

Politician will also extend the 5p plastic bag charge to all shops

December 24, 2017

Theresa May To U-Turn On Fox Hunting Free Vote In Favor Of 'Animal Rights'

It is believed May wants to win the support of younger voters

November 24, 2017

Animal Sentience Row: 'There Are Still A Lot Of Questions To Answer'

The Government has denied animal welfare laws will be weaker after Brexit

November 23, 2017

BREAKING: Government Promises Animals 'Will Be Recognized As Sentient' After Brexit

The Environment Secretary has shared an official statement

November 18, 2017

MPs Vote Against Transferring EU 'Animal Sentience' Clause Into UK Law

Welfarist organizations are concerned this could affect how animals are treated

October 25, 2017

UK To Lose Soil Fertility In 30 Years, Says Environment Secretary

Michael Gove blames intensive farming practices