Information on Fur

Fur Ban Voted Down Yet Again 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.

“That’s a completely insane idea, but a good one! Let’s give it a try!”

News - November 28, 2018 - An experimental project aiming to test if loose blue fox hair can be used in the production of polishing pads ends up with the discovery of a new type of sustainable yarn made of fox hair, silk and alpaca.

Portrait of Kastoria & Siatista: Welcome to the Fur Cities

News - October 31, 2018 - The fur trade has been the driving force turning two remote towns in Greece into a global fur trade centre. Welcome to the Fur Cities of Kastoria and Siatista.

Animal Lobby Now Says They Are Open to Fur Discussion

News - September 26, 2018 - During a panel debate Eurogroup for Animals invited Fur Europe to discuss science-based animal welfare in the fur production. We will see if they keep their word, but I am afraid Eurogroup for animals mistakes their values with science, CEO Mette Lykke Nielsen says.

New Lab Test Compares Natural And Fake Fur Biodegradability

News - July 12, 2018 - Natural fur biodegrades rapidly in landfills without oxygen unlike fake fur which does not biodegrade at all, a new scientific study finds out.

International Youth to Gather for Popular Fur Summer School

News - May 25, 2018 - The popular Fur Summer School is returning to Greece this year with a programme reflecting the European fur sector's focus on sustainable animal welfare, environment, skills, waste reduction and biodiversity.

Fur Portrait: Teacher’s Journey to The Most Loved Profession

News - April 23, 2018 - Centria University's course leader Pia Blomström talks about her decision to become a teacher, and explains what are the key ingredients to be a successful furrier.

Japanese Designer Takes Home The Remix Gold Prize

News - February 27, 2018 - REMIX, the international fashion and fur competition organised by The International Fur Federation (IFF) and supported by Vogue Talents, named its winning designers at the annual award ceremony in Milan on Sunday night.
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