The Ghosts In Our Machine



This is a comprehensive list of research sources referenced during the making of THE GHOSTS IN OUR MACHINE.


Worldwatch Institute
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) International
World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WASA)
(WAZA is the unifying organisation for the world zoo and aquarium
Humane Society International
Fur Free Alliance (FFA)
International Association Against Painful Experiments on Animals (IAAPEA)
International Fur Trade Federation
International Anti-Fur Coalition


Statistics Canada
Vancouver Humane Society
Zoocheck Canada
Canadian Council of Animal Care (CCAC)
(National body that oversees animal use in research.)
Animal Alliance of Canada
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Federal Database
Dairy Farmers of Canada
Mercy for Animals Canada
WSPA Canada
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs
North American Fur Auctions (NAFA)
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals
Natural Resources Canada
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR)


Humane Society of the United States
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
(FAOSTAT is the statistical division of FAO.)
U.S. Department of Agricultural
U.S. Department of Agricultural National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDANASS)
U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Mercy for Animals
American Meat Institute
Farm Sanctuary
Born Free USA
American Veal Association
Farm USA
American Legend Cooperative
Fur Commission


European Commission – Agriculture and Rural Development
European Commission – Environment
European Fur Breeders’ Association
UK Home Office
Swiss Animal Protection (SAP)
Kopenhagen Fur
Saga Furs
European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA)


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