Category Archive: Conservation

Apr 01

Nova Scotia seal hunt a non-event due to lack of pelt demand

Nova Scotia seal hunt falls as demand for pelts plummets to zero. The Nova Scotia seal hunt isn’t dead yet, but local fishermen have admitted it has become a non-event. Robert Courtney, a Dingwall fisherman and spokesman for the North of Smokey-Inverness South Fishermen’s Association, said even though heavy ice conditions this winter would hamper …

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Nov 26

25 854 seal pups massacred in Namibia’s lowest “seal harvest”

Windhoek – Namibia’s annual seal harvest will drastically fall short of the set quota this year, “the lowest catch ever”, even as the nation says it is discovering new seal colonies extending into Angolan waters. The Seals Of Nam comments – “These are not new seals. They are the seals that have fled from Cape Cross …

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Nov 19

Namibian Fisheries Minister Continues to act Illegally

ONE of the main players in Namibia’s horse mackerel fishing sector, Namsov Fishing Enterprises, on Monday waged a courtroom battle with the minister of fisheries and marine resources in an attempt get a bigger fishing quota awarded to it. After hearing oral arguments in an urgent application that Namsov and another horse mackerel fishing rights …

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Nov 18

Seals raping penguins and behaving badly

Seals raping penguins? It’s true and scientists don’t know why. This recent phenomenon has been observed among young Antarctic fur seals on Marion Island in the South Atlantic. They are targeting king penguins. In a newly published research paper, a South African research team – Ryan Reisinger, William Haddah, Tristan Scott, Marthán Bester and Nico …

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Oct 30

Namibia Seal Hunt Facts

While the world appears to have lost interest in the Namibian seal hunt and activists eyes have turned to Taiji, we remind our followers that the brutality of the worlds cruelest mass slaughter is not over yet. Indeed, there are still another two weeks of hell to go for the largest slaughter of wildlife in …

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Aug 06

Ghost Fishing Challenge

Marine debris is a universal problem that doesn’t only affect seals. Each year, millions of animals including dolphins, sharks, sea lions, whales, turtles, manatees, dugongs etc will be affected. The debris not only causes painful wounds that can become infected, but also impedes the animals ability to hunt. They will then either starve to death …

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Jul 28

Antarctic Fur Seal Threatened With Extinction

Scientists have found Antarctic fur seals, ruthlessly hunted to the brink of extinction more than a century ago, are now facing a new threat from food shortages caused by climate change. According to a 20 year study, the effects of climate change are so severe that even the genetic make-up of the population in the South …

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Jun 02

Namibia – Lies, Ecocide, Sex Tonics and Fraud

Namibia, with its population of roughly 2 million, is a country in Africa that prides itself as having an impressive track record when it comes to conservation. A vast portion of her income is derived from tourism while accolades and awards are touted in order to lure foreigners to holiday there. Glossy magazines promote the …

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