Tag Archive: Cape Fur seal

Feb 10

International Seal Hunt Protests 2015

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 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 24

Fok You Too! Turkish media turns on seal killer.

FIRST ON 7: A Sydney tycoon has defended killing thousands of seals to make his millions from his fur coat fashion range. For the fashion-forward, this is one of the latest looks from this week’s Istanbul trade show. Jackets for those with big budgets and a desire to stand out in a crowd. To global …

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Nov 20

Hatem Yavuz fok You Too! – Our retort to seal killer

A Turkish businessman has launched a new fur brand in reaction to criticisms over the killing of thousands of seals, calling it “Hatem Yavuz Fok You.” Hatem Yavuz, who controls 82 percent of the world’s seal fur trade, has been harshly criticized by animal rights organizations and nongovernmental organizations from the West, as around 200,000 …

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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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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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May 07

Press release – Namibia tourism comes under fire from seal hunt activists

Date 7 May 2014 To: All media contacts Subject: Namibia Tourism comes under fire from seal hunt activists In an ongoing campaign against what they call a “barbaric and unnecessary slaughter” the activist organization ‘The Seals of Nam’ took to Twitter on Wednesday evening and reiterated their calls for a boycott against Namibia’s tourism until …

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