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Two surveys carried out on behalf of our Finnish member organisation Animalia proved that 74 percent of Finns already oppose fur farming in its current form.
ANIMALIA: 74% of Finns oppose fur farming and most don't accept killing animals for fur
4 December 2019
For European citizens, animal welfare is as important as freedom of expression and more important than combating corruption when stating their top priorities for the future of Europe.
The future of Europe means more animal welfare, say Europe’s citizens
8 May 2019
On 13 March GAIA officially launched their slaughter-free meat campaign.
GAIA: Belgians say ‘yes’ to cell-based meat
18 March 2019
There’s a stark contrast between citizens’ views on how broiler chickens should live and the reality of industrial farms.
Vast majority of EU citizens call for better broiler chicken welfare
6 March 2019
In the midst of Finnish animal welfare law reform and some months ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections, Animalia has announced the results of a poll* surveying Finnish citizens’ opinion on fur farming.
ANIMALIA: Majority of Finns oppose current fur farming practices
29 November 2018
Surgical piglet castration is a painful management practice, widespread across Europe despite strong societal opposition.
New EU political impetus to end painful piglet castration
19 November 2018
This week The Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ISPCA officially launched the #FurFreeIreland campaign calling for an end to inhumane fur farming and for the closure of remaining fur farms in Ireland.
ISPCA: #FurFreeIreland Campaign launched!
15 November 2018
Today, the European Parliament hosted the first ever high level political event, ‘Seizing the Day for Fish Welfare’, gathering fish professionals and political stakeholders to discuss the welfare of fish.
EU citizens and leading fish stakeholders demand better welfare for fish
6 June 2018
At a major exhibition in the European Parliament (January 2018), the Fur Free Alliance and Eurogroup for Animals exposed the facts about how real fur is produced, and why more national bans on fur factory farming are needed in the EU.
‘Make Fur History’ – A landmark exhibition at the European Parliament
19 January 2018
In a letter to the Swedish Minister for Rural Affairs, Eurogroup for Animals and Fur Free Alliance urge the Minister to listen to the Swedish citizens and phase out mink farming.
Eurogroup for Animals and the Fur Free Alliance urge Sweden to phase out fur farming
22 September 2015