My Articles About Animal Welfare - Thomas Waitz

PAKS-2 Local inspection with experts: earthquake hazard for nuclear power plant definitely proven

In the blazing midday heat, our delegation consisting of myself and the energy spokesman in the Austrian National Council, Martin Litschauer, arrived at the Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary for a local inspection. We visited the site where two new reactor units are to be built directly adjacent to the existing nuclear power plant. […]

Hearing of European Citizens’ …

Over 300 million animals in Europe live all or part of their lives in cages. This applies above all to laying hens...

Calf Transports from Austria

Every very year, thousands of calves in Austria are exported alive and under torturous conditions to other EU countries and third countries....

Suspend the transport of animals during …

Last night, 42 MEPs sent a letter to the European Commission to suspend the transport of animals. As a result of border...

Stop the cruel transport of calves

In early April, we achieved a breakthrough in our efforts to stop the cruel practise involving calves’ transportation in the EU. Following...

Animal Transport Report: EPP votes …

On 23 January, the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture voted on the report on implementing EU animal transport legislation. To my great...

Cruelty to animals uncovered in animal …

Despite temperatures of up to 37° in the shade, the loading of thousands of slaughter cattle onto a huge animal transport ship...