[note: links to references.html need to be replaced] Change truly is the only constant in our lives. And changes are happening to the US mink farmers’ trade association, Fur Commission USA. I will no longer be working for the US mink farmers because FCUSA’s Board has restructured the organization, reducing
Naturally occurring genetic mutations are part of the evolutionary process and color mutations are some of the most visually exciting to humans. A book by Jeff Richter on the white deer of Wisconsin was featured on PBS. There are reports of black deer in Texas, photographed beautifully by Richard Buquoi.
Vegans have chosen the day after Turkey-Free Thanksgiving as their traditional day to demonstrate in favor of synthetic, petrochemical-based clothing and against natural fiber clothing, including fur. This year, they stood for an hour or so in Park City, Utah, just after an Arctic storm illustrated why people love fur’s
I’m just back from the Mountain Sky Guest Ranch in Montana, where I spent a wonderful four days at a seminar entitled “Entrepreneurship and the Environment” (free-market environmentalism), a Liberty Fund conference for professionals, co hosted with the Property and Environment Research Center. Moderated by the very brilliant Ron Bailey
If you’re engaged in food and fiber production, you’ll want to watch PeTA’s vegan VP, Bruce Friedrich, debate a member of the BYU debate team, Bruce Daniels, on the topic: “Should Mormans eat meat?” Friedrich argued that compassionate, moral Mormans who want to reduce waste, cruelty, environmental devastation, and hunger
Thank you, Al Gore. It’s ironic that, in Gore’s world, burning fossil fuels causes hotter summers and colder winters. After all, fossil fuels are the source for the real fur industry’s greatest competition: synthetic clothing products. Just a few decades ago, DuPont said we’d have “better living through chemistry” and