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Russia Bans Canadian Seal Imports!

Critter News

Russia and two of its neighbours have informed the World Trade Organization that they are banning the import and export of harp seal pelts – a move that animal-rights activists are celebrating as the death knell of Canada’s commercial seal industry. Russia has been the biggest market for the Canadian seal fur industry.

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Acclimatisation Societies of New Zealand

10,000 Birds

Brush-tailed Possums were brought from Australia to help start a fur industry. Gamebirds, such as turkeys, pheasants, partridges, quail, Mallards and the like were also brought, as were popular sport fish. California Quail are familiar birds to West Coast birders of North America, and Kiwis too now.

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Are You Wearing Man's Best Friend? That Trim on the Hood of Your Jacket Might Be Dog Fur!

Animal Ethics

I suspect that if you have viewed the above video, you will want absolutely nothing to do with the fur industry and will never ever purchase a fur coat or a coat with fur trim again. What should one do, if one receives a fur coat or a jacket with fur trim (even a coat with trim labeled "faux fur")?

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