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The Vietnamese pigs of Tarragona will be relocated to a sanctuary thanks to the ethical and responsible management agreement between the town hall and the ADAT and FAADA entities.
Collaboration with local authorities brings ethical solution for Vietnamese pig colony in Tarragona
11 February 2020
On the first Sunday of February animal protection organisations took the streets to say no to hunting in several European cities.
"Ban hunting!" protest in Madrid
4 February 2020
Spanish authorities have busted a suspected organized crime group selling horse meat that could have been unfit for human consumption.
Alleged criminal group sold potentially unfit to eat horse meat
29 January 2020
L'association Equalia dénonce la violation des réglementations européennes et l'entreprise, à Villarejo de Salvanés, nie toute accusation
Hidden camera reveals animal abuse at Madrid slaughterhouse
19 September 2019
The animal entities of Catalonia have filed an administrative complaint against the organizers of the 'correbou' of Vidreres (Girona) and ask in unison to the Parliament of Catalonia the abolition of these celebrations with bulls and heifers.
Animal rights organisations call for the abolition of the running of the bulls in Catalonia
19 September 2019
Lack of rain may be forcing animals to seek food from rubbish bins in Aiguafreda
Town near Barcelona uses wolf urine to keep wild boar away
22 August 2019
The comedian took to Twitter to vent his disgust at footage of the Rapa das Bestas festival which sees wild horses corralled into small arenas.
Ricky Gervais leads outrage at footage of people wrestling terrified horses at Spain’s Rapa das Bestas festival
8 July 2019
Animal advocates congratulate the city of Madrid for banning wild animals from circuses
Circuses with wild animals banned from the Madrid Capital Region
27 March 2019
Mediabusiness VICE Spain and Animal Equality took advantage of World Meatless Day, 20 March, to launch a new campaign called 'uncaged' on the meat industry and animal cruelty.
‘Uncaged’ launched in collaboration with VICE Spain
20 March 2019
There’s a stark contrast between citizens’ views on how broiler chickens should live and the reality of industrial farms.
Vast majority of EU citizens call for better broiler chicken welfare
6 March 2019
Doñana National Park, in Spain, is a crucial stopover point for thousands of migrating birds. However, over-intensive irrigation is threatening these valuable wetlands.
Thousands of birds at risk as Andalusian wetland threatened by overexploitation
1 February 2019
The European Parliament voted today to adopt the first-ever multiannual plan for fishing in the Western Mediterranean Sea but rejected the necessary conservation measures that would fix the region’s overfishing crisis, where over 80% of stocks are overexploited and some at risk of collapse.
European Parliament fails to adopt necessary conservation measures in first Western Mediterranean fishing plan
10 January 2019