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  1. 3 macaques released from the labs of Verona University, now taken care by LAV!

    3 macaques released from the labs of Verona University, now taken care by LAV!

    Another University, after those of Modena and Padua, has decided to abandon tests on monkeys forever! A result made possible thanks to institutions and the academic world, and specifically

  2. LAV international project in Kosovo for stray dogs control and rescue

    LAV international project in Kosovo for stray dogs control and rescue

    For more than 40 years, LAV has been standing for animals in Italy. But animal rights must have no border: this is why LAV – in cooperation with ATB, the Kosovan Animal Rights Foundation

  3. Victory! Italy bans the import, detention and trade of wild and exotic animals

    Victory! Italy bans the import, detention and trade of wild and exotic animals

    News updated on April 26th 2021 European Delegation Law was published on May 23rd on Gazzetta Ufficiale (the Italian official law bulletin), therefore, the deadline for the implementation Law is

  4. Covid-19 and mink farms: Action Day to urge the EU to act

    Covid-19 and mink farms: Action Day to urge the EU to act

    Throughout the past year, there have been outbreaks of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19 to humans) on more than 400 mink farms in ten EU Member States, with millions of animals affected. It

  5. LAV: 37 billion euros, the environmental and health impacts of meat consumption in Italy

    LAV: 37 billion euros, the environmental and health impacts of meat consumption in Italy

    The environmental and health costs of meat "production" and consumption are not included in the price that citizens pay when buying food of animal origin. These "hidden costs" are

  6. Covid and rearing of minks: a scientific statement on public health risks

    Covid and rearing of minks: a scientific statement on public health risks

    Scientific experts from all-above Europe, including Italian well-known scientists such as Andrea Crisanti, Fabrizio Pregliasco, Nicola Decaro, have joined a common appeal to the European

  7. Ferragamo says goodbye to kangaroo skin. A victory for kangaroos

    Ferragamo says goodbye to kangaroo skin. A victory for kangaroos

    Ferragamo's decision was made in the context of a Sustainability path that the company has been involved in for some time, and which reinforces LAV's request to the Italian government to ban

  8. LAV victory: the State Council suspends tests on macaque monkeys again

    LAV victory: the State Council suspends tests on macaque monkeys again

    The State council has overturned the ruling of last May's TAR, in concordance with the LAVs findings and has therefore ordered (after the sentence from last January), a second suspension of the