Facts about fur farms : factory farming harms the environment and are home to corona virus

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There can be serious environmental consequences of fur factory farming. In this section, you'll find a short list of the most serious cases of environmental damages caused by fur factory farming that have no reported equivalence in faux fur production. Intensive farming is the least efficient use of our planet's natural resources. In addition, fur factory farming is home for deadly bacterias and viruses (like coronavirus) and represent a major risk for human health.

Fur : little nature - lots of chemicals

In 2016, the scientific experts of the Bremer Institute, analysed several fur items some of them sold for children. They found out that most of the fur items were loaded with chemicals, including formaldehyde and nonylphenol. It is important to acknowledge fur, as a finished product, contains many volatile chemical components. Those chemicals are bought in large proportion to the chemical industry in order to process the millions of skins produced per year and make them marketable.

Read the study here.