Find out why Brazil’s ban on exporting live animals lasted only three days, how Baja California is taking aim at bloodsports, what’s behind an anti-pit bull “Super Bowl” commercial, and more in the latest episode of Animal People World News!
Browsing: Fur & Skin
Our consumer behavior, along with developing technologies in producing alternative materials, are changing the fashion industry and freeing animals from torture.
What are we to make of the seeming discrepancy between public knowledge of animal suffering and inaction to prevent it? And more importantly, what can we do to resolve it?
The Fur Free Retailer program welcomes YOOX NET-A-PORTER as the 750th apparel company to join the program since its formation in 2002.
Gain insight into China’s dog and cat fur industry by reading our new report and leaflet, which advise consumers how they can help to take fur off the market.
Veteran animal rights and legal expert Larry Weiss discusses some of the most pressing issues in animal rights today, and outlines his vision for a humane tomorrow, at VegFest Colorado 2017.
Michael Hansen says he supports federal funding for cultured meat, as well as national bans on fur sales and animal circuses. This would put him well to the left of some of the most compassionate senators currently in office.
Reptiles may be cold-blooded, but wearing their skins is cold-hearted. The trade in exotic animal skins, and those of reptiles in particular, victimizes thousands of animals to fulfil the demands of luxury fashion houses.
Donkeys rescued from being slaughtered for their hides have been successfully rehomed to a sanctuary in Bethlehem, South Africa.
It is an utter shame that India dares call itself a ‘progressive’ nation after ignoring the infliction of such brutal acts on such a noble, simple and pious animal once worshipped in this country.
Thailand’s infamous Tiger Temple, shut down on suspicion of wildlife trafficking last year, is now set to reopen under a new name. Despite the evidence from last year’s raid, the Tiger Temple has been granted a provisional zoo license by the government.
NSPCA personnel have uncovered evidence of large numbers of donkeys having been inhumanely slaughtered at a lion farm near Tosca, South Africa.