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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
Consumers picture dairy cows grazing contently on pasture in green fields. But a new report by the European Commission’s DG Sante reveals this idyllic image to be far from the truth for many of the EU’s 23.5 million dairy cows.
Secret suffering in EU dairy sector revealed by new Commission report
28 November 2017
The bill that bans the use of wild animals in circuses passed the third – and also the last – reading at the Riigikogu, the parliament of Estonia.
Estonia bans wild animals circuses!
26 September 2017
Eurogroup for Animals is calling for more information on actions that will be undertaken by the Estonian Presidency to improve animal welfare as the Council examines their programme with regard to veterinary, phytosanitary and food issues today.
Estonian Presidency’s programme: More questions than answers for animal welfare
3 July 2017
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
Today, Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, sent an official letter to Estonian animal organisations in which it declared to no longer issue new public event permits to circuses that use wild animals.
Tallinn bans wild animals in circuses
15 December 2016
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