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It is time to see through the marketing tactics of the European fur industry

BRUSSELS, 21 OCTOBER 2015 - Member states have an opportunity to play a leading role for animal welfare globally by phasing out fur farming, write Salla...

Major new report on European fur trade

What’s behind fashion? European fur trade marketed as responsible business. The European fur industry, and especially the Nordic fur industry, markets itself as a responsible...

Fur-free fashion taking ground in Russia

RUSSIA, 5 OCTOBER 2015 - From 3 until 10 October Russian Fur Free Alliance member VITA Animal Protection Center and Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics are running...

Swedish government urged to phase out fur farming

STOCKHOLM, 22 SEPTEMBER 2015 - In a letter to the Swedish Minister for Rural Affairs the Fur Free Alliance and Eurogroup for Animals urge the...

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EU strengthens trade ban on cruel seal products

8 SEPTEMBER 2015, BRUSSELS - The European Parliament has voted to strengthen the EU ban on trade in cruel commercial seal hunt products, finally seeing...

Two fox cubs, five paws

POLAND, 21 AUGUST 2015 - Last week, inspectors from the Polish Fur Free Alliance member organisation Otwarte Klatki intervened at a fox farm in Kiełczewo,...