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Estonia took an important step towards banning fur farms yesterday, when the draft Act for the amendment of Animal Protection and Nature Conservation Act passed the first reading in the Riigikogu (Estonian parliament).
Estonia took a historic step towards banning fur farms
19 October 2020
According to a survey commissioned by animal advocacy organisation Loomus, 83% of women and 66% of men are not in favour of fur farming. 73% of Estonians and 77% of people from other nationalities are against fur farming.
Survey: Support for banning fur farming in Estonia is greater than ever before
12 October 2020
LOOMUS addressed the Estonian Government with a request to not support fur farms within the framework of the EU Structural Funds.
Estonian government shouldn’t support fur farmers under COVID-19 recovery package
29 May 2020
As the prices of fur on the world market have been low in recent years, all Estonian fur farms have closed their doors, the only one being the Baltic Fur AS in Karjaküla, which is also struggling for survival.
Last fur farm in Estonia faces closure
13 August 2019
An Estonian fashion brand Tallinn Dolls launched a special “silver fox” collection to support an Estonian animal advocacy organization Loomus.
Popular Estonian fashion brand created a charitable collection to support a fur farming ban
7 May 2019
Estonian, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian animal rights organizations have for many years worked to ban fur farms in their countries.
Uniting forces against fur farming
25 February 2019
On 22 January, the Estonian parliament again rejected a proposal to close fur farms with a 5-year transition period.
Animal advocates to help resubmit legislative fur farm ban in response to earlier rejection
28 January 2019
On 10 May, with 24 votes in favor and 49 against, the parliament of Estonia rejected the bill that would outlaw fur farming in Estonia over a period of ten years.
Fur farming ban might come even sooner than in ten years!
12 May 2017
For the first time in Estonia, local fashion designers stand up to support a ban on fur farms in a campaign run by the animal advocacy organization Loomus.
Estonian fashion designers support a fur farming ban
22 September 2016
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