5 ways to help animals during the lockdown

Are you stuck for things to do during the lockdown?  Here are 5 quick tasks to keep you busy and help the animals.. 1. Sign our letter calling for Norway to end its cruel seal hunt The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting
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3 reasons to donate to the campaign against the cruel fur trade

The fur trade thinks that the Covid-19 crisis will stop us campaigning to save animals. Prove them wrong. Donate today. You might have seen that the fur trade’s mentality was recently expressed in a fur industry propaganda blog, which shockingly described the coronavirus crisis as a ‘small silver lining’ and ‘an opportunity’ for the fur trade, with animal protection organisations unable to mount effective campaigns. Let’s show them a thing
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Anger as Norway allows seal hunt with no animal welfare inspectors

The Norwegian government has announced that the seal hunt can be conducted without an animal welfare inspector onboard this year. The reason is said to be risk of COVID-19.  Among the crews to go hunting without inspection this year are crew members who have been convicted of animal cruelty after several offences during seal hunting in 2009. In 2010 these crew members received some of the highest fines ever given for animal
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Early Day Motion 267: ban fur imports.

Please contact your MP and ask them to sign EDM 267 calling for a ban on fur imports and sales. There is a template email for you to use at the bottom of this page. Here is the full text of EDM #267: That this House urges the Government to introduce legislation to ban the imports and sales of real fur products; notes that the UK has long banned the
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‘Sickening’ fur trapper in Wales prompts calls for Welsh Government action

  Sign the petition here Respect for Animals, a leading campaign group against the international fur trade, has called on the Welsh Government to review the legal framework around trapping in Wales. This comes after a national outcry in response to an investigation that revealed a man in Wales has been killing and skinning hundreds of foxes for their fur around the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The Hunt Investigation Team
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Tell Boris Johnson to ban fur imports

As the law stands, imports of fur are legal. The law must change. The import and sale of fur is allowed even though the main ways fur is obtained, including fur farming, are banned in Britain. Killing animals just for their fur is cruel and barbaric, and we must stop funding it by banning imports of real fur immediately. Fur import bans have been successfully implemented elsewhere. There is a
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History made as California fur ban becomes law

California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animal fur products. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that will make it illegal to sell, donate or manufacture new fur products in the state. The bill, AB44, was authored by state assembly member Laura Friedman, and applies to all new clothing, handbags, shoes and other items made with fur. Those found breaking the law could face a
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Respect for Animals launches online database detailing the use of fur on university fashion courses

Respect for Animals, Britain’s leading anti-fur organisation, has today launched its new campaign to kick fur off campus by unveiling a database of UK fashion college policies towards to use of fur. Using Freedom of Information requests, Respect for Animals has contacted every university in the country running fashion courses, regarding the use of real fur and what, if any, policies are in place on the subject. This includes both
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