Tag Archive: seals

Apr 09

Sunday Bloody Sunday – Canadian Cruelty and Carnage Begins

Sunday Bloody Sunday Sunday, April 12th will see the start of the 2015 Canadian seal hunt season; the largest slaughter of marine mammals on earth. We will call a spade a bloody shovel. Canadian cruelty and carnage begins on Sunday, bloody Sunday. (Tweet it NOW) The Canadian DFO (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) has released …

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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 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 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 21

Seal Burger with Foie Gras Topping.

It has come to our attention that Côté-Est, a restaurant based in Quebec, has had the ultimate troll-burger on its menu since 2012. Seal meat patty topped with foie gras. To add insult to injury, this revolting concoction, surely the brainchild of a warped and sick individual desperate for attention, has been named “Phoque Bardot” …

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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 05

Opinion Poll. Should Sweden authorize a licensed seal hunt?

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency has asked the government to authorize a seal hunt to limit a growing seal population along the Swedish coasts that they claim is damaging the fishing industry. But Mikael Karlsson, from the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation, is against the proposal.  “We’ve waited until the population is big and strong …

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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

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 22

Department of Environmental Affairs Workshop

We recently received the following email from the South African Department of Environmental Affairs: “Dear Stakeholder, You have been identified as an important stakeholder in the development of a National Strategy for Coastal Awareness, Education and Training (AET) for South Africa. Please find attached an introductory letter by the Department of Environmental Affairs, Director of Coastal Conservation Strategies, for …

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