Animal welfare group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said it bought stock in retailer Talbots Inc and will take its case against what it calls cruel Australian wool farming directly to shareholders.
Olympic swimming champion Amanda Beard, who appeared in Playboy magazine in 2007, is to appear naked in an advertising campaign protesting against fashion furs that will be launched at the Beijing Olympics on Wednesday.
Australian sheep farmers will from July 1 separate out wool at auctions that has been produced without using "mulesing", which is condemned by animal rights activists and has led to boycotts from major fashion houses.
Miss Universe, Riyo Mori of Japan, vowed Tuesday, October 16th not to wear fur and declared herself an animal lover after a protest campaign by animal rights activists. "I will say this out loud : I will not wear fur,...