Category Archive: End the Cull

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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Feb 10

International Seal Hunt Protests 2015

Seal hunt activists gather to protest Namibian seal hunt

It is that time of year once more when we are calling on individuals, celebrities and organizations to put aside any differences and unite with one common purpose – to protest the remaining commercial seal hunts and to give an unethical industry the middle finger. Protests are set to take place around the 20th of …

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Nov 24

Shutting down the seal hunt markets

The biggest blow to the sealing industry came in 2009 when the 27 nations of the EU joined the USA and Mexico in instituting a ban on the import of products derived from marine mammals. These products include skins, meat and oils from the commercial seal hunts In 2011, Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan followed up …

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Aug 08

Habitat Loss and Proof That Culling Does Not Work

This post will explain why we are so concerned for the Cape fur seal.  It is a synopsis of a media presentation that was delivered by ourselves, on behalf of Seal Alert SA. Each year, Namibia “culls” up to 86,000 Cape fur seals.  What is the government hoping to achieve by slaughtering these animals?  Are …

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Jul 04

Shocking new footage of Namibia seal hunt

Thursday, 4 July, 2013 Earthrace Conservation today released graphic footage captured by covert filming of the annual seal massacre on one of Namibia’s highest security beaches, Atlas Bay, a lucrative diamond mining area. The footage shows dozens of seal pups being driven across the beach to be clubbed to death by a team wielding pick …

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Apr 08

The Cry of the Innocent ~ A Public Service Announcement

Namibia seal cull

From award winning performance artist Louise du Toit, in conjunction with The Seals Of Nam, comes a spine chilling public service announcement regarding the cruel and brutal seal slaughter that takes place each year in Namibia. We are extremely grateful to Louise who has put a lot of effort and time into the production of …

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Mar 24

TSON Tweet Bomb!

80 thousand Cape fur seals, a species supposedly protected under Appendix II of the United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) are violently and savagely beaten to death each year on the beaches of Namibia.  A further 6 thousand adult bull seals are shot at point blank range so their genitals can …

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