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Dead or alive: towards a sustainable trade in reptiles and amphibians?
On 4 December, the FPS Public Health organised the conference “Dead or Alive: Towards a Sustainable Wildlife Trade”, dedicated to the reptile and amphibian trade.
Conference: Trade in exotic reptiles and amphibians
In Belgium, the keeping of reptiles and amphibians (new pets) is in vogue. Their unregulated import can be harmful to biodiversity and animal welfare.
Conference: illegal import of meat and bushmeat
Every month, meat from domestic and wild animals (bushmeat) is smuggled into Belgium through air passengers.
The circular economy: an opportunity not to be missed
In order to deal with climate, environmental and economic challenges, the circular economy has become a key objective for the European Union and Belgium.