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This Photographer Is Exposing Canada’s Fur Industry

A new film aims to unearth the secrets of Canada's fur trade. "The Farm In My Backyard" holds a magnifying glass to the environmental and animal welfare concerns of fur production in Nova Scotia. ...

Slovakia Has Passed a Ban on Fur Farming

Slovakia is banning fur farming. The Slovak National Council just passed legislation against fur farming, which will go into effect in 2021. The country's existing fur farms will be phased out by 2025. Slovakia is...
Ireland Fur Farm Ban Approved By Cabinet

Ireland Fur Farm Ban Approved By Cabinet

(Updated June 27, 2019). Ireland is moving forward with a ban on fur farming. It will become the 15th European country to enact such a ban. The move was approved by the Cabinet earlier this...

Fur Farming May Soon Be Illegal in Ukraine

Fur farming could soon be illegal in Ukraine, according to anti-fur organization the Fur Free Alliance. Thirty-six Ukrainian MPs introduced a bill to ban fur farming in early February, the organization reports. With support from Unique...

Czech Republic Enacts Full Ban on Fur Farms

A full ban on fur farming in the Czech Republic is now in effect. The law, originally passed in June 2017, shuts down the nation's handful of remaining fur farms. Nine fox and mink fur...
Bulgaria's Agriculture and Food Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of Fur Farm Ban

Bulgaria’s Agriculture and Food Committee Votes Unanimously in Favor of Fur Farm Ban

Bulgaria is moving closer to a ban on fur farms, according to the NGO The Civic Initiative for Banning the Extraction of Valuable Skins in Bulgaria. In June, the initiative delivered a petition with more than...

Luxembourg Bans Fur Farms, Becoming 10th Country in EU to Make Fur Production Illegal

Thanks to newly updated animal rights laws, Luxembourg has become the tenth nation in the European Union to ban fur farms. Whilst there are no known farms of this nature currently operating in the...

UK Labour Party Pledges to Ban All Fur Imports

The UK Labour Party has pledged to ban all fur imports into the country. Whilst fur farming has been illegal in the UK since 2000, the country still imports high quantities of the fabric. Last...

Vegan Singer Morrissey Urges Irish Minister to Outlaw Fur Farming

Former frontman of The Smiths, singer-songwriter Morrissey, has written a letter to the Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food, and the Marine requesting that fur farming be outlawed in Ireland. The letter, that was written on...