All Press Releases for Seals

2nd November 2009
“Apparently the sky’s the limit when it comes to bailing out special interests like commercial seal clubbing.  Canadian politicians seem to have no problem spending $10 million in tax payer dollars in a desperate attempt to save a dy Read more »
8th July 2009
The first pup was found on a busy beach near a caravan park in the Dornoch Firth. A marine mammal medic from British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR – ) responded to a call from the coastguard and went out to check on her and Read more »
27th February 2009
The announcement of this new accord between the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MPR) and the State Fisheries Committee came just one day after Russia’s Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin said “[this] is such a bloody hunt, an Read more »
23rd July 2008
The proposal, announced today (Wed) by EU Environment Commissioner Mr. Stavros Dimas, comes after growing political opposition and a huge public outcry in the European Union about the ongoing commercial hunts for young seals. Opinion polls in EU M Read more »
14th July 2008
"The Canadian public is saying enough is enough." said Sheryl Fink, Senior Researcher for IFAW. "Canadians simply do not approve of the federal government continuing to waste their hard-earned tax dollars on the commercial seal hunt." When asked t Read more »
4th April 2008
Unacceptable cruelty, including the hooking and hoisting of a live seal into a boat has been documented at the hunt this week, at the very same time Canadian officials overseas are heralding this year to be the most humane seal hunt ever.  Read more »