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CBC article and analysis shows massive losses amid a disappearing market.
Call on Nova Scotia Minister of Lands and Forestry to direct staff to use coexistence measures and enforcement to protect wildlife from human action.
Documentary team reveals environmental damage, dying ecosystems, loss of property values and ties them to fur farm industry on Canada’s east coast.
Conflict with wildlife can be frightening, upsetting, and anger-inducing. But that shouldn’t stop a journalist from doing their job.
Millions of dollars are owed to a federal loan program by Nova Scotia’s fur farmers, but the Ministry of Agriculture has opted to give the
The fur industry isn’t disappearing, but many of the notorious fur farms that cage millions of fox and mink on Canada’s east coast sure are.
The Fur-Bearers is a solution-focussed organization, and has been since 1953. So when we saw what one of our supporters did for her cats, you
Wildlife is Canada is enjoyed by many of us. From going on exclusive bear watching tours in British Columbia to hearing the coyote howls in
Airports are strange, new worlds to many species of wild animals. The vast open space is always of interest to birds; but mammals such as
A woman in Nova Scotia claims her dog was attacked while hiking on a trail in the Cape Split area of the maritime province last
Nova Scotia is continuing to ignore the issues plaguing their landscape to court the financial possibilities of the fur industry with a $500k investment into
Baxter, an adorable little beagle, is ready for a new home. But he’s one of the lucky few. Western Nova Scotia is the stomping grounds
In a rather sad attempt at good news, the CBC covered the North American Fur Auction yesterday, noting a slight increase in pelt prices. According
A 60 per cent drop in value and an outbreak of Aleutian disease hitting 75 per cent of fur farms in Nova Scotia has hit the industry hard. But the taxpayers of Nova Scotia are the ones who will be left footing the bill for a dying industry.
Today we gave Nova Scotia’s Department of Agriculture notice: we’re paying attention. Several fur farms were identified in the formal complaint, which highlighted clear and
The coyote bounty program in Nova Scotia started its 2014 season last week. And already, there’s been an unintended victim. A Kings County resident was
Millions of mink make millions of pounds and litres of excrement and urine. And, in a relatively small area, that excrement and urine has to
It’s truly remarkable how politically-motivated wildlife management can be. Take Nova Scotia, for example: for the last several years, the maritime province has culled thousands
We’re never happy to hear that people are hitting upon hard times or losing work. But when it’s the fur industry in Nova Scotia, we