Fur for Animals competition proves a huge success

Some months ago we asked supporters to back a new and exciting initiative that we were calling ‘Fur for Animals’. Thanks to you, after raising funds through our newsletter and a Crowdfunder campaign, we were able to go ahead with the project.¬† We sponsored a competition through the world-renowned creative organisation D&AD for the world’s most talented young designers and creatives to develop ideas for effective social media anti-fur campaigns.
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Oxford Summer School is nearly here!

Top academics and campaigners from more than 12 countries are descending on Oxford from 23-26 July to debate the ethics of the international fur trade. The event is being organized by the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics on behalf of Respect for Animals Educational Trust and will result in a new, up to date and authoritative report for use in the future. Speaking about next month’s event, Mark Glover said:
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Support Fur Labelling Legislation

(Above: An example of US fur labelling) Respect for Animals believes that it is unreasonable and impractical for consumers to have to take recourse to unfair trading legislation to protect themselves against being duped into buying the products of the cruel fur trade. It is logical for specific and simple new legislation to be brought in which would stipulate an information requirement when real animal fur is included in any
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How many animals have to die for a fur coat?

Click on the image to see how many of these beautuful animals have to be killed just for a fur coat that nobody really needs. ¬†Remember: Fur trim isn’t the ‘leftovers’ from making full length fur coats. It depends on the style and size of the garment but here is a guide to the number of animals that suffer and die for ‘fashion’.
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