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ACTION ALERT: Three easy steps to help coyotes

Take action today and help us put pressure on Canada Goose for their use of coyote fur ! 1. Sign Our Petition : Help get Kevin Spreekmeester (Chief Marketing Officer of Canada Goose) removed as a speaker from the Dx3 conference . Let the conference...
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The fur policy of Canada Goose Inc., revisited

One of our most popular articles of all time is the in-depth look at the fur policies and statements made by Canada Goose, titled ‘ Debunking Canada Goose .’ But as time goes on, Canada Goose has spent untold fortunes refining and...
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The CRA took our charitable status – but they didn’t take our voice

The year was 1998. The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals was touring Canada and Europe, showing people the horrific reality of traps. The leadership of George and Bunty Clements were leading Canadians ever closer to being a fur-...
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Feeding by-law offered as a way to prevent wildlife conflict in Alberta town

Residents of Sundre, Alberta, are feeding deer in town. An area cougar tracked the deer into town. Chaos ensued. This is a surprisingly common chain of events in many communities across Canada. But one Fish and Wildlife officer has a non-lethal plan...
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Fur industry celebrates spite, hate – and we must rise above them

The Truth About Fur Facebook page is a celebration of hate and spite. With the clear goal of advocating for trapping, fur farms and the entire fur industry, it’s not all that surprising to us. Last week they shared an image of musician Kid...
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Episode 217: The State of the Beaver

How do beavers revive watersheds and help combat climate change? Those were the questions poised to experts and advocates at the recent State of the Beaver conference in Oregon. Hosted by the South Umpqua Rural Community Partnership, the 2015 State...
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How trolls are ruining the internet – and hurting the animals

We’ve all been there: you read an article online and try to leave a rational, logical comment to provide your opinion or challenge debate. And then all hell breaks loose. Whether they’re simply people who enjoy causing havoc or actual...
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Go shopping and support The Fur-Bearers with Shanalogic.com!

We are making your March dreams come true: every time you order from Shanalogic.com , you’ll be supporting our work! Shanalogic.com , a bastion of handmade beautiful jewellery, clothing and accessories, has teamed up with The Fur-Bearers for a...
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Tragedy strikes The Graziere Ranch, Liebenberg family

Our good friend and wildlife advocate Louise Liebenberg has experienced a horrific tragedy. Early this week, her barn in High Prairie (Alberta), burned down. Thirty ewes and lambs, Border Collie Ginger, seven future livestock guardian puppies and...
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Compassion is everywhere: even Northern Ontario

Trappers would have you believe that everyone in Northern Ontario likes to trap and hunt wildlife. They say that if you don’t live in these rural areas, you simply couldn’t understand. But one compassionate couple is proving them wrong...
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