France is to ban fur farming!

The French government has announced that it will ban fur farming in France, as the momentum of the fur-free campaign sweeps across Europe. There are currently four remaining fur farms in France. The government intends to phase out these farms by 2025. Recently, our Fur Free Alliance colleague at One Voice, revealed the conditions on the remaining French fur farms. The footage showed the scale of animal suffering on fur
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Exhibition in Bulgaria exposes the truth about fur farming

This week, the opening of the exhibition ‘The impact of fur farming’ took place at the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, in Sofia. The exhibition, organised by animal protection organisation CAAI, exposes the facts about how real fur is produced and why a national ban on fur farming is needed in Bulgaria. This week, the opening of the exhibition ‘The impact of fur farming’
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CHICCO JOINS THE FUR FREE PROGRAM

CHICCO, a brand dedicated to the entire world of babies, banned the use of animal furs since a long time but now goes one step further to undersign a formal fur-free commitment with LAV and the Fur Free Alliance. The brand, which has always focused great attention on the materials used in the production and creation of its babies’ and children’s wear collections – from 0 to 8 years –
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Versace goes fur free!

“Fur? I’m out of that.. I don’t want to kill animals to make fashion. It doesn’t feel right.”    In an interview with the Economist’s 1843, the world-renowned fashion leader Donnatella Versace announced that the Versace fashion brand is dropping the use of real fur. In an interview with Luke Leitch for the  magazine, the designer stated that she would no longer use real animal fur in any of her
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Fur farming

Most fur sold globally is from farmed animals (at least 85%), as mink, foxes, raccoon dogs, rabbits and chinchillas. Worldwide each year more than 100 million animals are killed on fur farms after short and miserable lives in small wire mesh battery cages, only for fashion. Keeping wild predators in small cages results in numerous serious stress-related health problems – as infected wounds, missing limbs, cannibalism and stereotypical behaviour. To preserve the pelts animals on fur farms or killed by
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Urgent action needed in Bosnia

Wednesday 31 January 2018 will be a big day for animals in Bosnia – Herzegovina. The nation’s fur farming ban came into force earlier this month and was once the admiration of much of Europe. However, next Wednesday, Bosnian parliamentarians will take the final vote which – if passed- means fur farming will be allowed for a further ten years. We can’t let this happen without a fight. Thankfully, there
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Norway set to ban fur farming

Around a million mink and foxes are killed annually in the Scandinavian country. In what is another blow for the morally bankrupt fur industry, we can confirm that fur farming is expected to be banned by the new government in Norway. The new three party coalition government has agreed to ban fur farming by 2025. The three parties had been locked in negotiations since January 2nd  and are now able
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