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Coalition Faces Court Fight Over Refusal to Ban Circus Animals
Animals  (tags: animals, protection, suffering, cicus animals, captive animals, wild animals, circuses, Britain, broken promise, Government, David Cameron )

- 2177 days ago -
Animal welfare groups are considering launching a court challenge to the Coalition's refusal to ban wild animals in British circuses. The Government broke a promise to abide by the result of a Commons debate in June, when MPs unanimously supported the ban
Handbag Dogs Are Being Dumped
Animals  (tags: animals, pets, sadness, suffering, abandoned, animal welfare, handbag dogs, fashion, Britain )

- 2266 days ago -
An animal rescue charity has seen the number of bichon frises, chihuahuas and shih tzus left at its centres almost triple this year. Owners abandoned the pooches when they developed behavioral problems from being overly pampered and carried in handbags.
ACTION ALERT: Ramsgate Live Exports Resume! - PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: britain, live animal exports, horrific cruelty, suffering, ramsgate, authorities )

- 2400 days ago -
The ban on shipping live animals abroad was lifted in 2006. British calves are surplus 'by-products' of the dairy industry, taken from their mothers at a few days old so that the milk meant for them can be bottled up for humans. Up to half a million of
Let Annie Be the Last | Take Action | PETA.Org.Uk - 1
Animals  (tags: annie, circus, elephant, beating, bobby roberts super circus, britain, abuse, AnimalWelfare, animals, cruelty, death, crime, environment, ethics, humans, habitat, law, protection, rescued, killing, suffering, slaughter, society, wildlife )

- 2410 days ago -
Animal Defenders International (ADI) has just released never-before-seen footage of sickening abuse at Bobby Roberts Super Circus. The footage shows 48 individual cruel beatings of Annie, previously Britain's last remaining circus elephant
Chimpanzee Meat Discovered in British Restaurants and Market Stalls as Officials Uncover Illegal Bushmeat
Animals  (tags: animals, chimpanzee, primates, wildanimals, bushmeat, bushmeat trade, britain, humans, crime, endangered, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 2484 days ago -
Chimpanzee meat is for sale in restaurants and market stalls in Britain, it has emerged. Trading standards officials uncovered the illegal bushmeat from the endangered species whilst testing samples believed to be seized from vendors in the Midlands.
Meet Britain's First Wild-Born Beaver in 400 Years: But at Only Eight Weeks Old, Will It Be Brave Enough to Go for a Swim?
Animals  (tags: Britain, beaver, species, animals, extinction )

- 2683 days ago -
It's been a gnawfully long wait.But the newborn beaver gently nudging its mother is the result of a £2million project to reintroduce the species to Scotland, more than 400 years after it was hunted to extinction in Britain.
Interactive Map Will Open Our Eyes to the Underwater Life Around Britain's Coast
Animals  (tags: underwater life, Britain, coastal area, animals )

- 2685 days ago -
Controversy about EU fishing quotas has long a regular feature on our news landscape.Recreational anglers, too, are faced with the problem of preserving the environment while still enjoying the ancient pastime.
Britains's Biggest Butterfly, the Swallowtail, Stages a Miracle Comeback
Animals  (tags: Britain, biggest butterfly, UK, swallowtail )

- 2690 days ago -
A rare butterfly is making a comeback in the UK, with numbers on the increase after a century of decline.The swallowtail is the largest native butterfly to be found in the British Isles, with the larger females growing up to three or four inches across.
Britain's Wildlife - Birds, Mammals and Insects Under Threat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife, threatened, Britain, environment, protection, wildanimals )

- 2800 days ago -
It has been called the "Domesday book of British wildlife" - a new publication, compiled by 40 of Britain's leading scientists, provides a complete picture of the state of the country's wild animals and plants.
Big Cats Don't Exist - Official
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, big cats, Britain, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 2816 days ago -
BRITAIN'S environment watchdog has ruled out the existence of big cats in the wilds of the Westcountry, despite countless sighting claims by members of the public.
Electric Collars That Shock Pets Into Obedience Are Banned in Wales
Animals  (tags: Electric collars, shock, pet, Britain, ban )

- 2823 days ago -
Electric collars that shock wayward cats and dogs into submission have been banned for the first time in Britain. Wales has become the first part of the UK to outlaw the use of collars, which deliver a shock of electricity to the animal's neck.
British Park Looks to Lynx From Past
Animals  (tags: endangered animals, reintroduction, wild animals, britain )

- 2844 days ago -
THEY were some of the biggest animals to roam Britain before being pushed to extinction centuries ago. Now brown bears, wolves, lynx and elk may be reintroduced to the countryside.
Check Out Amazing Photography of British Wildlife!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, Britain, wildlife, photos, environment, protection )

- 3006 days ago -
The pictures cover categories including - animal portraits, animal behavior, urban wildlife, hidden Britain, coast and marine life and include special categories for pictures taken by both children and teenagers.
Llama Trekking Comes to Britain
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, llamas, treking, Britain, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3033 days ago -
The odd spat aside, David Robson finds himself charmed by some eccentric Llamas on a trek in East Devon
Basking Sharks Visit Britain in Record Numbers
Animals  (tags: animals, basking sharks, Britain, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3059 days ago -
Little is known about basking sharks or why they are here in record numbers

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