Advocates are calling for a ban on live animal exports to war-torn Libya, where missile fire threatens animals arriving on cargo ships from Ireland. But welfare officials continue to drag their feet.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ban live animal exports as soon as Britain officially left the EU. But an upcoming court case is spreading doubt about whether or not he will follow through.
Journalist Sophie Kevany reports from the front lines of the dairy industry, where there are suggestions cows might need opioids to cope with the stress of calf separations.
Meat industry forecasts of rising demand are being challenged by new reports that see the future of animal-derived proteins as limited to bleak.
Reporting of meat production’s and animal agriculture’s roles in the climate crisis has risen in last two years. It might still not be enough.