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Armani goes fur free after years of lobbying by animal rights groups

Campaigners hail designer's agreement to stop using fur for all products from autumn/winter 2016 collection The Italian designer Giorgio Armani has agreed to stop using fur for all his products following years of lobbying by animal rights activists. Armani, 81, said in a statement on Tuesday that ne...

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Threatened Vic duck gets hunt reprieve

Threatened blue-billed ducks can breathe easier after a last-minute legal bid led to shooters being banned from another of their wetland homes on the eve of Victoria's duck hunting season. Animals Australia and the state government have agreed to halt hunting at Lake Elizabeth in Kerang, which is h...

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RSPCA charges 15 people over greyhound live baiting

RSPCA Victoria has charged 15 people over the live baiting scandal that has plagued the greyhound racing industry. RSPCA Victoria Inspectorate Manager Allie Jalbert​ said 125 criminal charges have been laid for alleged contraventions of animal cruelty legislation. The practice of using live animals...

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Kangaroos win protection, as HSUS stymies late manoeuvre in California legislature to allow imports of skins for shoes

It was an extraordinarily successful session for animal protection in California, with the capstone being defeat of a maneuver by the government of Australia to repeal a decades-old ban, set to resume in January, on the trade in kangaroos skins and meat.  Led by Humane Society of the United States l...

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7-Eleven sets cage-free egg goal

IN THE NEWS APR 27, 2016

NZ’s welfare act bans mulesing

IN THE NEWS APR 11, 2016

Tail docking to be banned

IN THE NEWS APR 11, 2016

Shed fire kills 30,000 chickens

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