IFAW 2008 Seal Hunt Press Coveage
Europe plans massive protest against seal hunt, from The National
"Animal welfare activists will stage demonstrations across Europe tomorrow to put pressure on the European Environment Commissioner to ban the import of Canadian seal products."
Canada's seal hunt wraps up, From ABC Online
"Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans has officially closed the last and largest phase of the seal hunt off Newfoundland and Labrador. Officials say participation for this year's hunt was low, mainly because of the high price of fuel and the low price of pelts, which were selling for about half of what they were a year ago."
Ban on spiked clubs urged in Canada seal hunt, From MSNBC
"The premiers of two Canadian territories are calling for a ban on the use of the hakapik, a spiked club used by hunters to kill harp seals."
Seal activists' ship remains in custody, from the Kingston Whig-Standard
"The federal Fisheries Department still has custody of the Farley Mowat, an anti-seal hunt ship that was seized off Cape Breton earlier this month."