All Content for Seals

All around the world, people are speaking out against cruel seal hunts on the In
15th March 2012 by Sheryl Fink
As the International Day of Action for Seals is upon us, this is a perfect time to reflect on the current realities of the Read more »
15th February 2012 by kradziszewska
In 2011 and into the following year, Canada's Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans undertook a review of Read more »
IFAW says sealers should not pin hopes on Conservative Government support
2nd February 2012 by kradziszewska
A “Day of the Seal” was arranged by Canada’s Conservative government on Parliament Hill today, purportedly Read more »
New Duke University/IFAW study shows HARP SEALS ON THIN ICE
5th January 2012 by Sheryl Fink
In recent years, the IFAW Seal Team has witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of climate change on harp seal pups in Read more »
Time to face reality, end the commercial seal hunt
4th January 2012 by adintino
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) wants Canada’s 2012 commercial seal hunt to be called Read more »
Within the animal welfare movement, reasons for hope
23rd December 2011 by Fred O'Regan
As with many people, I find the end of the year a time of reflection. It’s a good time to look back over the year, Read more »
End Canada’s commercial seal hunt

It’s time for Canada’s commercial seal hunt to end.

Every spring, seal pups between 3 weeks and 3 months of age are brutally shot, clubbed and skinned. Their carcasses are left to rot on the ice or dumped into the ocean.

Seals are dying needlessly for an industry that wouldn’t exist but for government subsidies. Most of the world no longer needs or wants seals products. Still the killing continues.

Canada’s new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has a historic opportunity to end the commercial seal hunt once and for all.

Please take action today to save seals.

Tell Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Hunter Tootoo to develop a plan to buy out commercial sealing licenses, and end the commercial seal hunt now.

A quick note from you today can help save seals. We have prepared a template email for you to send as is, or with your own respectful comments.