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Apply Now: Fur Summer School ’19

News - May 6, 2019 - Young People to Discuss Sustainability at Fur Summer School ’19. Find out how to apply in the article.

Hunters and Furriers Team Up to Make Sustainable Fashion

News - February 28, 2019 - Austrian hunters, furriers and design students work together to create the ultimate piece of slow fashion: handcrafted fur garments made from foxes hunted for nature conservation purposes.

Fur Ban Voted Down A Second Time in Estonia

News - January 23, 2019 - A second proposal to ban fur farming in Estonia failed to pass the first reading in the Estonian Parliament yesterday.

Swimming Water Myth Debunked Again

News - January 16, 2019 - Leading animal welfare experts from Sweden states that swimming water is not an essential need for mink. In a new study the experts establish the animal welfare in Swedish mink production to be very good.

The European Commission promotes WelFur as Self-Regulation

News - January 15, 2019 - WelFur has been promoted as Self-Regulation Initiative by the European Commission. It is the first animal welfare system to achieve this status.

Policy Paper: Wildlife Species in the European fur sector [PDF 92.7 Kb]

Policy paper - December 14, 2018 - Trapping is a legitimate activity with a fundamental role in the sustainable conservation of wildlife and the management of natural resources at large. At the same time, the welfare of wild animals has to be protected at the time of their trapping, to avoid unnecessary sufferance, pain and stress.