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FOUR PAWS Recommendations

for MEPs working on the Own Initiative Report on the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 


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Mink at a fur farm

COVID-19 detected on Dutch mink farms

FOUR PAWS demands ban on fur farms


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The EU should take the extra step for better traceability and safe pet trade

Politicians, competent authorities, experts and consumers call for robust measures and legislation against the illegal trade in companion animals


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Tiger behind bars

The Tiger Kings in Europe

FOUR PAWS releases new report unveiling out-of-control captive tiger trade


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The invisible cow at COP25

Why changing agriculture and food-systems is necessary to prevent a climate disaster


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COVID-19: a failure in human-animal relations?

International NGOs call on the EU’s top leaders to protect animals


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COVID-19: NGOs call on World Health Organisation to help stop next pandemic

Ban on global wildlife markets could prevent such health crises in the future


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FOUR PAWS welcomes von der Leyens' election as president of the commission

Yesterday, former German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen was elected by the European Parliament.


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Let’s transform the CAP!

FOUR PAWS invites the new elected MEPs to use the CAP to fight climate change, ensure animal welfare, support healthy food, revitalise rural areas, bring back biodiversity and provide a fair living for farmers by supporting them to work in harmony with nature. 


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