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Estonian MPs present a bill to ban fur farming

ESTONIA, NOVEMBER - On 14 November 2018, a bill to ban fur farming in Estonia, starting 2024, was presented to the Estonian parliament by social democrat Barbi Pilvre and 17 other parliament members.

Fur Farming

85% of fur comes from fur farms, meaning more than 45 million animals worldwide, including raccoon dogs, rabbits, foxes, mink, and chinchillas, are raised in cages and killed each year for their fur.


Millions of wild animals, including bobcats, coyotes, foxes, lynx, raccoons, and wolves, suffer and die in traps each year, mainly in the US, Canada and Russia, although trapping does occur in other c

Seal hunt

The seal hunt is the largest most brutal slaughter of marine mammals on the planet and brings shame upon Canada. The annual slaughter sees thousands of baby seals clubbed or shot for their fur every y

Environment and health

The production of fur is associated with high environmental costs. Far from being “natural, renewal resources,” real fur products consume more of our precious and irreplaceable energy resources t