Just why golden jackals are moving into Poland from their traditional hunting grounds in southern Europe is still not clear, but experts believe it could have something to do with warmer winters, and a scarcity of wolves.
Referring to amendments to an animal protection bill, head of the PiS parliamentary caucus Ryszard Terlecki told reporters on Friday that there were plans to compensate ritual meat producers after the law has come into effect.
The Polish upper house, the Senate, will debate the new animal protection law that triggered a serious government crisis after a lower house vote, but likely as late as October 9 due to required amendments, Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki said on Tuesday.
Head of the Law and Justice (PiS) Executive Committee Krzysztof Sobolewski has told PAP that the conflict in the United Right was not the result of the amended animal protection bill but was rather 'a catalyst or a litmus paper' of the current situation in the coalition.
President Andrzej Duda said on Sunday that in his decision on a new animal rights protection law he will take into account the welfare of both animals and farmers.
Kazimierz Moskal, deputy chair of the Sejm (lower house) Education, Science and Youth Affairs Committee, is the 15th member of ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) to be suspended for voting against new animal protection laws, PiS MP Krzysztof Sobolewski said on Friday.
The Sejm (lower house) on Thursday night adopted amendments to Polish animal protection laws, including a ban on fur breeding and restrictions on ritual slaughter.
Sejm, lower house, will work on bill aimed at raising animal protection in Poland during its Wednesday and Thursday session, Sejm Deputy Speaker Ryszard Terlecki told PAP on Tuesday.
The location of the metal Unicorn statue by Japanese sculptor Tomohiro Inaba was originally planned to be temporary, but after becoming a major hit with tourists and photographers city officials have now decided to let residents decide on where it should be installed permanently.
TFN’s Nick Westerby takes a virtual stroll through Poland’s countryside to find out more about the country’s 35,000 species of animals and 28,000 species of plants and fungi.