The image on the right is 2% smaller.
A difference so minimal, it’s almost not noticeable.
It’s been TEN YEARS since the European Union adopted tougher legislation governing animal experiments. Yet, data from reports by the European Commission suggest that the number of animals used for scientific purposes has only decreased an average of 2% PER YEAR, over 10 years.*
*Data from reports by the European Commission on the number of animals used for scientific purposes; data period 2008 to 2017 inclusive. Data represents an average yearly percentage decrease of 2% over the last 10 years; total decrease of 20% (from 12,001,022 animals used in experiments in 2008 to 9,553,303 experiments using animals in 2017, for the same 27 Member States in the EU over this time period)