Animal Welfare

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Animal Welfare

The Irish seal Sanctuary has relied on the support of inshore fishermen since its foundation in the 1980`s, without their support we could not have survived, when conflicts have arisen we have always tried to assist resolve these by determining the truths. An official cull is not on the cards and the Irish public would not tolerate one purely to satisfy the calls of fishermen. In our efforts to assist the industry we sit on a seal group with the Marine Institute, BIM and fishery representatives trying to establish the facts.
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Animal Welfare, Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dáil Issues

To ask the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht his plans to increase the numbers of National Parks and Wildlife Service officers to protect wildlife.
– Clare Daly.
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Animal Welfare, International

imagesThough the import and sale of cosmetics containing ingredients tested on animals is banned in the E.U., approximately 100 million animals are still used in other types of testing each year.

Testing products and pharmaceuticals on animals is not only unpopular, it’s extremely ineffective. Less than 2% of human illnesses are found in animals. And animal test results and human trial results agree less than 25% of the time and sometimes as infrequently as 5% of the time. 
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Animal Welfare

by Jamison Maedaimages

Animal lovers around the globe are celebrating Monday’s United Nations high court ruling that orders Japan to halt its annual whaling hunt in the Southern Ocean.
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