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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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Animal Ethics: fur is cruel

Fur is a non-essential luxury item. An large majority of the population does not support causing suffering and killing animals for a trivial reason as fashion. The publicʼs long-standing opposition to fur farming and our changed ethical perception of animals have led an increasing number of countries to legislate against fur farming in recent years. Opinion polls from across the globe have consistently demonstrated that the majority of citizens consider breeding animals
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We need a UK fur ban

Is fur banned in the UK? The answer is NO. Fur is not banned in Britain. Real fur, from animals cruelly raised in factory farm cages or wild roaming animals trapped by heinous devices, is legally and freely sold in the UK. What’s worse is that these methods of ‘produced’ fur are BANNED in the Britain for their monstrous cruelty. Yet we still allow fur to be imported and sold
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Pressure On The Government For A Fur Free UK

Three senior Labour ministers have written to Liz Truss calling for a Fur-Free Britain, supporting the aims of Respect for Animals' Early Day Motion 267 on banning fur imports.
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Ask Denmark to ban fur farming of mink

As Denmark slaughters 17 million mink, after a Covid-19 mutation infected humans from mink caused by factory farm conditions, it is time for Denmark to end fur farming permanently.
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Terrible animal suffering revealed on huge Polish fur farm

Following last week’s revelations about the suffering on mink on French fur farms, we can also reveal a major undercover investigation in Poland. Respect for Animals’ colleagues at the Fur Free Alliance, Otwarte Klatki, conducted a two-month long investigation using an activist as an undercover farm employee. The farm, in Goreczki, is considered to be the biggest mink farm in the world, with around 500,000 animals kept in small cages.
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5 ways to help animals during the lockdown

Are you stuck for things to do during the lockdown?  Here are 5 quick tasks to keep you busy and help the animals.. 1. Sign our letter calling for Norway to end its cruel seal hunt The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting
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3 reasons to donate to the campaign against the cruel fur trade

The fur trade thinks that the Covid-19 crisis will stop us campaigning to save animals. Prove them wrong. Donate today. You might have seen that the fur trade’s mentality was recently expressed in a fur industry propaganda blog, which shockingly described the coronavirus crisis as a ‘small silver lining’ and ‘an opportunity’ for the fur trade, with animal protection organisations unable to mount effective campaigns. Let’s show them a thing
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Anger as Norway allows seal hunt with no animal welfare inspectors

The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting without inspection this year are crew members who have been convicted of animal cruelty after several offences during seal hunting in 2009. In 2010 these crew members received some of the highest fines ever given for animal
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