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Norway pledges to shut down all fox and mink fur farms by 2025
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"It's not a very lucrative business in Norway," said Sveinung Fjose, of Menon Business Economics and an expert on fur farms. "It wouldn't harm the Norwegian economy severely" to close it down. Animal welfare organisations were delighted at the news ...
Norway to become first Nordic country to ban fur industriesThe Local Norway
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'Norway is one of them': Sen. Ernst's unintentionally funny response when asked to name countries Trump supports - Washington Post'Norway is one of them': Sen. Ernst's unintentionally funny response when asked to name countries Trump supports - Washington Post
Defending President Trump is such a constantly thankless task that lawmakers try to avoid it at all costs. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) showed exactly why on Sunday. During a town hall in Red Oak, Iowa, Ernst explained why she chooses not to weigh in on ...
 
Trump's Homeland Security Chief Not Sure If Norway Is Mostly White - HuffPostTrump's Homeland Security Chief Not Sure If Norway Is Mostly White - HuffPost
WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump's Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Tuesday that she doesn't know if Norway is predominantly white. Testifying under oath before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Nielsen dodged questions about the ...
 
'Migrants from Norway to US would be Trump's worst nightmare' - Irish Times'Migrants from Norway to US would be Trump's worst nightmare' - Irish Times
Reports of Donald Trump's damning comments last week, when he referred to Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa as “sh**hole countries”, was met with the same disgust and disbelief here in Norway as elsewhere. Having lived in Oslo for the last five ...
 
Norway awards record 75 oil exploration licenses - ReutersNorway awards record 75 oil exploration licenses - Reuters
SANDEFJORD, Norway (Reuters) - Norway has awarded a record 75 offshore oil exploration licenses, to Statoil, Aker BP Shell, Total and ConocoPhillips among others, the energy ministry said on Tuesday. The licenses comprised 45 in the North Sea, 22 in ...
 
Norway oil fund sells out of BAE Systems in latest ethical investment move - Financial TimesNorway oil fund sells out of BAE Systems in latest ethical investment move - Financial Times
Norway's $1.1tn oil fund has sold out of UK defence group BAE Systems and eight other companies as well as banning them from its portfolios in the latest in a series of high-profile ethical investment decisions. The world's largest sovereign wealth ...
 
At 108, North Dakota native is Norway's oldest man - Bismarck TribuneAt 108, North Dakota native is Norway's oldest man - Bismarck Tribune
ROVERUD, Norway -- George Melford Nygaard, 108, was born in 1910 -- just after Ford's Model T hit the streets, two years before the Titanic sailed and before Europe descended into World War I. Now approaching his 12th decade, the North Dakota native ...
 
In Infamous Meeting, Trump Spoke of Attracting Asian Immigrants - National ReviewIn Infamous Meeting, Trump Spoke of Attracting Asian Immigrants - National Review
I thought this passage in the Post account was notable: “[Trump] also objected that Democratic proposals to adjust the visa lottery and federal policy for immigrants with temporary protected status were going to drive more people from countries he ...
 
Fur flies in Norway over ban on mink and fox farms - The GuardianFur flies in Norway over ban on mink and fox farms - The Guardian
“We're very pleased,” Noah leader Siri Martinsen said, adding the plan seemed sure of majority support in Norway's parliament. Fox farming peaked in Norway in 1939, just before the second world war, when the nation was the biggest world producer with ...
 
Natural Connections: Norway spruce, the elegant giants of the forest - Ashland Daily PressNatural Connections: Norway spruce, the elegant giants of the forest - Ashland Daily Press
Those pendulous branchlets are the signature form of Norway spruce, Picea abies, and another reminder that this is a working forest. In its native range of Northern, Central and Eastern Europe (including Norway), this hardy, fast-growing tree is a ...
 
Norway pledges to shut down all fox and mink fur farms by 2025 - The IndependentNorway pledges to shut down all fox and mink fur farms by 2025 - The Independent
"It's not a very lucrative business in Norway," said Sveinung Fjose, of Menon Business Economics and an expert on fur farms. "It wouldn't harm the Norwegian economy severely" to close it down. Animal welfare organisations were delighted at the news ...