Israel bans fur sales

The fur industry suffered another major setback as Israel has become the first country to ban the sale of real fur. “The fur industry causes the deaths of hundreds of millions of animals worldwide, and inflicts indescribable cruelty and suffering,” Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel said in a statement after signing the amendment, which goes into effect in six months. The minister also tweeted on the historic move: “Now the
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Victory! Estonia bans fur farming.

The bill that banning fur farming from 2026 has passed the third and final reading at the Riigikogu, the parliament of Estonia.  Annaliisa Post, board member and communications manager at Estonian animal advocacy organization Loomus, declared a historic victory. “We’ve been working for years to ban fur farms and we are sincerely happy that Estonia has become the first Baltic country to ban this cruel industry. No animal should suffer
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