Battle Over Mink Fur Almost Brings Down the Polish Government

Legislation to ban mink farming cracked the governing coalition, forcing the country’s most powerful politician to assume formal office and exposing a struggle for control of Polish conservatism.

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Are Exotic Skins Out of Fashion?

Covid-19 may be the tipping point when it comes to crocodile, python, ostrich, and clothes.

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Spirit Bears’ Hair Helps Reveal New Genetic Secrets

First Nations peoples along British Columbia’s Central Coast led research to help preserve the area’s white-furred Spirit bears.

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How PETA Won Its Messy Fight and Took a Seat at the Table

Turns out if you throw enough red paint, eventually they’ll listen.

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Canada Goose Will Stop Buying Fur — Sort Of

As of 2022, the luxury outerwear brand will no longer purchase new coyote fur. But it is not giving up fur entirely.

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