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Octopuses, crabs and lobsters to be recognised as sentient beings

Octopuses, crabs and lobsters will receive greater welfare protection in UK law following an LSE report which demonstrates that there is strong scientific evidence that these animals have the capacity to experience pain, distress or harm.

The UK government has today confirmed that the scope of the Animal Welfare (Sentience) Bill will be extended to all decapod crustaceans and cephalopod molluscs.

by LSE

More like this, please.

I believe the EU (or some members of) already had similar laws. I am not sure if they go as far, though.

We have to rethink the food industry. And these laws help go into the right direction.

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If you ever wondered how fast the Eurostar goes

Bar some tunnels (Lille, Channel) this gives a quite good overview using GPS.

eurostar

Brussels Midi to London St Pancras.

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