EU lawmakers seek end to science experiments on animals
26 September 2021 | 4:23 pm
The European Union should intensify efforts to phase out the use of animals in scientific research, lawmakers have said in a resolution.
EU cohesion policy puts a lot of emphasis on economic development, but it also makes sure that environmental criteria are at the forefront of new economic projects. So how does it work? We tell you more in this edition of Fact or Fake.
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