Tag Archive: marine mammals

Nov 11

San Diego seal killer trial begins

SAN DIEGO SEAL KILLER TRIAL began on Tuesday for a homeless man accused of beating a seal pup to death. Roy Lee Miller says he killed the animal because it was making strange noises and seemed in distress. Miller, 44, was arrested on a warrant and arraigned in Superior Court on a charge of cruelty to …

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Mar 09

The difference between the commercial & traditional seal hunt

Traditional seal hunt versus the commercial Canadian seal hunt Government propaganda and industry lies obfusticate the fundamental differences between the traditional Inuit seal hunt and the commercial Canadian seal hunt. The reason for this is that the government wishes to hide their disgraceful and cruel slaughter under the banner of the Inuit, who rely on …

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Dec 13

Nail in the Coffin for Norwegian Seal Hunt

Norway’s much-criticised commercial seal hunt could grind to a halt following parliament’s decision to scrap a hefty subsidy for the controversial practice. A majority of lawmakers voted late Thursday to cull a 12 million kroner ($A2,439,031) subsidy for the seal hunt from the 2015 budget. Governmental support represents up to 80 percent of seal hunters’ …

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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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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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