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  1. ITALY adopts a legislation prescribing the phase out of animals in circuses and travelling exhibitions

    ITALY adopts a legislation prescribing the phase out of animals in circuses and travelling exhibitions

    the Italian Parliament adopted a legislation prescribing the phase out of circuses and travelling exhibitions with animals following a 2016 draft bill of the Government. The legislation delegates

  2. GUCCI GOES FUR FREE!

    GUCCI GOES FUR FREE!

    LAV and Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), along with the Fur Free Alliance (FFA), are pleased that the leading global fashion house Gucci has announced it will no longer use animal fur,

  3. Victory: Green Hill supreme court rejects appeal!

    Victory: Green Hill supreme court rejects appeal!

    This is the third and final conviction for Green Hill, the Brescia-based breeding facility of  beagles destined for use in experiments: the Supreme Court has rejected all articles of the appeal

  4. OVS consolidates its fur-free policy with LAV and Fur Free Alliance

    OVS consolidates its fur-free policy with LAV and Fur Free Alliance

    OVS Ltd, already having abolished the use of animal fur in its collections, is making a final step towards signing a formal agreement with LAV and the Fur Free Alliance. This reflects their focus on

  5. A new home for the 16 macaques of the university of Modena

    A new home for the 16 macaques of the university of Modena

    The 16 macaques of the University of Modena now have a new home. In compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding that enshrines the end of testing on non-human primates, the University of Modena

  6. O BAG goes green and waves goodbye to fur!

    O BAG goes green and waves goodbye to fur!

    O bag, in agreement with the Fur Free Alliance, has announced its commitment to completely abandon the use of animal fur in its products.  Indeed, the O bag autumn collection will be

  7. LAV launches campaign agst botox testing on animals

    LAV launches campaign agst botox testing on animals

    Italy's Anti-Vivisection League (LAV) on Monday called for a stop to animal testing of anti-aging products such as botox, which it says continues to be practiced in spite of a 2013 EU directive

  8. Medrano circus: the court has sentenced the circus? director for cruelty to animals

    Medrano circus: the court has sentenced the circus? director for cruelty to animals

    The Court of Padua has issued an eight month suspended sentence to A.C., director of the Medrano Circus, for cruelty to animals as per article 544 ter of the Italian Penal Code, as “he

  9. "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" - International Workshop

    "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" - International Workshop

    "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" is the theme of the International Workshop Organized by LAV, MAREVIVOin collaboration with the TETHYS Research Institute and