All Press Releases for Seals

8 February 2010
Three out of every four grey seal pups born this year have been marked for death.  “This federally funded extermination program targets the most helpless of creatures for political purposes” said Sheryl Fink, Senior Researcher with Read more »
2 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 »
8 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 – www.bdmlr.org.uk ) responded to a call from the coastguard and went out to check on her and Read more »
27 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 »
23 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 »
14 July 2008
"The Canadian public is saying enough is enough." said Sheryl Fink, Senior Researcher for IFAW. "The Canadian public is saying enough is enough." said Sheryl Fink, Senior Researcher for IFAW. "Canadians simply do not approve Read more »