In an ironic coming of spring, Canada sets seal quota at 400,000 pups

Markets for seal products are disappearing, and seals need protection from threats like climate change more than ever, but Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans is ignoring its own scientific advice and setting the kill quota for harp seals at 400,000.

Unbelievable!

We need to keep the pressure on to end this slaughter, and IFAW will be at the seal hunt again this year to bear witness and expose the cruelty.

Please join us - watch, share, take action.

SF

Comments: 44

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Incredible, I can't believe Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans is allowing this quota for the killing of harp seals. It is beyond my understanding.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Ridiculous waste of life.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Forgive me for my english which is not my maternal language. For me, its unacceptable, in 2012 to continue to destroy our wildlife. Soon, it will desappear. Too soon. We have not the right to accept such barbarian way of life. If possible, show to the world on big screens, in streets how they kill seals. Every day, all the year. We are in democracy and we have the right to show. And overall for the women could see they only wear a cemetary on back. Please, do something, go onto the oceans, empeach the seals to be killed. The army must go, the government, if it does not agree, must send the army. Tell him , if not, that he will be the hand of the killer. Oh my God, please, do something. Elisabeth

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Come on!!! Time to move into the 21st Century people, where a grown up world recognises the wastefulness of these sorts of industries and no longer condones cruelty.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

You have got to be kidding me; what's wrong with those people!

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

It is atrocious to slaughter these beautiful animals.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Unbelievable!!! I just can't get over this. We aren't barbarians so please.....don't let this atrocity continue. So, so sad.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

canada's seal hunt is cruel and an embarrasment.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

discusting, cruel, barbaric behavior from a country that should know better, goes to show there are 2 types of people on this planet.

 
Anonymous
2 years ago

Oh no...Why?

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Experts

Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag, Country Director, Germany
Country Director, Germany
Robbie Marsland, Regional Director, United Kingdom
Regional Director, United Kingdom
Sheryl Fink, Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Sonja Van Tichelen, Regional Director, European Union
Regional Director, European Union