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Today’s Solutions: June 23, 2024

Israel makes history as first

Israel makes history as first country in the world to ban the sale of fur

Israel is set to become the first country in the entire world to ban the sale of fur fashion. The new legislation will come into effect in six months — a historic decision for animal rights and protection. The environmental protection minister of Israel, Gila Gamliel, issued a statement once Read More...

Meet LEB: An aquatic scarecrow

Meet LEB: An aquatic scarecrow protecting birds from diving into fishing nets

Fishing is a problematic industry, not just for marine life, but for many different species. All over the world, when fishermen and women cast their nets into the water, they run the risk of catching animals they don’t intend to entangle, such as dolphins or birds. “Bycatch” is the term Read More...

Because you're worth it

Because you're worth it

Consumer power and legislation have spurred cosmetics firms to devise new ways to assess their products for safety. Welcome to the end of animal testing. Ursula Sautter | March 2008 issue In the laboratories of Skinethic, a research-and-development subsidiary of French cosmetics giant L’Oréal Read More...