Foto: Mink in a farm at Karjaküla, Loomus.ee

Not a single mink left in Estonian fur farms, one farm’s license suspended 

The Estonian animal advocacy organization Loomus is proud to report that, according to assurances from the Ministry of Rural Affairs and a verification visit by Veterinary and Food Board, the Estonian fur farms no longer house a single mink. Also, as stated to Loomus by Veterinary and Food Board, and the Environmental Board of Estonia, …

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Loomus is looking for volunteers: let’s stand together for the animals! 

We welcome volunteers at Loomus to help us out in various areas: Content creation (articles, interviews, etc.) Organising events Raising awareness: participating in info desks, distributing leaflets, etc. Fundraising Translating Photo/Videography: photo editing, video editing Designing leaflets and print materials Finding and trying out vegan recipes Designing and making charitable things IT solutions, website management …

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Over 300 people marched for fur animals in Tallinn 

On Saturday, 11th of January, Estonian animal advocacy organisation Loomus organised a traditional march for animals in Tallinn Old Town, to bring attention to the need to ban fur farms, support positive changes in legislation and animals’ rights to their natural lifestyle. The head of  Loomus’ animal welfare working group Martin Garbuz, the head of …

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Estonian animal rights activists to hold march in support of banning fur farms 

Estonian animal rights organization Loomus is to hold its traditional march in support of animals in Tallinn’s Old Town on Saturday to draw attention to the need to ban fur farms. The march is to start from the Viru Gates at noon and proceed through the Old Town to the Riigikogu building, where speeches will be …

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Foto: Tiina Talumees

Prominent Estonian fashion designer Tiina Talumees is fur free 

A well-known Estonian fashion designer Tiina Talumees and her fashion studio joined the international Fur Free Retailer program, that in Estonia is led by Loomus. By today, 25 Estonian fashion designers and entrepreneurs have become fur free and followed the example of such top designers as Prada, Versace, Gucci, Armani, Hugo Boss, Tommy Hilfiger, Jimmy …

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Estonian animal rights organisations are inviting to their sixth international animal rights conference 

The international animal rights conference organised by NGO Loomus, Estonian Vegan Society and Kuulitalu is going to be held for the sixth time on May 8th and 9th, this year taking place online. Attendance at the English-language conference “Animal Futures. Animal Rights in Academia and Activism” is free of charge and registration is now open …

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The biggest fur farm in Estonia is now empty 

Some years ago the biggest fur farm in Estonia (Balti Karusnahk AS) had about 160 000 animals — 30 000 foxes and 130 000 minks. Now there are no animals in this farm and the cages are empty. “The owner told us that they’re not sure if they want to start breeding again in the …

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Estonia took a historic step towards banning fur farms 

Estonia took an important step towards banning fur farms yesterday, when the draft Act for the amendment of Animal Protection and Nature Conservation Act passed the first reading in the Riigikogu (Estonian parliament). Regly Johanson, the board member of animal advocacy organisation Loomus, said that it’s a historic and important decision, because the bill on …

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