This Roundup blog includes all the news and animal welfare activity from February and March. From the importance of the Animal Sentience Bill in the UK to our attitudes to wolves, from polar bears to climate change, and from the 'rain
Food firms are too slow in delivering meaningful animal welfare improvements, according to the tenth annual Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW) report.
Some of the best things in nature are understated. Take the chalk-streams of England, for example. These fragile river systems meander quietly through undulating countryside before disappearing into the sea. Beloved by fishermen down the ages, chalk-streams are fascinating river
What the 'rain bomb' in Australia tells us about our world. Three weeks ago, as Russia invaded Ukraine, a tragedy of a different sort was rocking Australia, as a 'rain bomb' hit New South Wales and Queensland.
Some of the best things in nature are understated. Take the chalk-streams of England, for example. These fragile river systems meander quietly through undulating countryside before disappearing into the sea.
These are deeply chilling times. As we watch the nightmare darken in Ukraine, with increasing scenes of destruction and devastation, our hearts go out to everyone affected. Like me, at times you may be feeling helpless, perhaps even without hope.
When you close your eyes and imagine where the very best food comes from, what does it look like? In my experience, most people imagine rolling pastures sprinkled with cattle or sheep grazing under the warmth of the sun; orchards with