Conservation and Trapping Science

Estonia Becomes First Baltic Nation To Ban Fur Farming
Jun 4, 2021 12:31 ET
This week, Estonia became the first Baltic country to pass a fur farming ban. A majority (55) of the 101 members of the country’s parliament voted to pass the legislation, which will be enacted in January 2026. Public perception of fur in fashion has soured in Estonia, with a September 2020 survey showing that 75 percent of people living in Estonia are not in favor of raising and killing animals such as foxes and minks for their fur—a number that has increased from 69 percent in 2016.

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