EU plan to halve use of pesticides in ‘milestone’ legislation to restore ecosystems | Pesticides

For the first time in 30 years, legislation has been put forward to address catastrophic wildlife loss in the EU. Legally binding targets for all member states to restore wildlife on land, rivers and the sea were announced today, alongside a crackdown on chemical pesticides. In a boost for UN negotiations on halting and reversing … Read more

Government prioritizes animal welfare legislation in annual plans

The Government today (10 May) confirmed it is pushing ahead with plans to introduce new legislation on welfare and puppy smuggling in the coming 12 months. Although not referred to directly in the Queen’s Speech delivered by Prince Charles today (10 May), an Animal Welfare (Kept Animals) Bill is one of 38 pieces of new … Read more