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Fur farmers win more compensation

Norway's newly minority government headed off another challenge this week when it agreed to pay out far more compensation to fur farmers who must...

Majority supports fur industry phase-out

A new survey shows that a majority of Norwegians support the conservative government's recent decision to phase out the fur industry. The survey was...

Fur farmers fight pending shutdown

After repeated incidents of animal abuse and complaints from animal welfare activists, Norway's newly expanded coalition government now plans to phase out the entire...

Fur farmers face more restrictions

After repeated cases of animal abuse at Norwegian fur farms, state officials are now imposing more restrictions and tougher regulations. Animal rights activists wish...

Torchlight parades protested fur industry

Thousands marched in torchlight parades around the country over the weekend, to demonstrate their opposition to the fur industry and fur farms in Norway....

Government won’t ban fur farms

The Norwegian government has backed away from calls to phase out the country's highly controversial fur industry. Despite repeated cases of animals found badly injured...

143,000 oppose fur farms in Norway

The animal protection organization NOAH delivered a bulging petition to the state agriculture ministry on Wednesday favouring a phase-out of fur farms in Norway....

More suffering minks found at fur farms

Norwegian fur farms face a highly uncertain future after repeated reports of negligence and injured animals in recent years. Now state regulators have found...

Mink farmer faces charges, apologizes

UPDATED: Norwegian animal protection authorities called for help from police when they raided a fur farm at Klepp in Rogaland on the west coast...

Fur industry set to get another chance

A government commission that's been studying Norway's controversial fur industry recommends developing it in a "sustainable" manner, instead of shutting it down. The commission...

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