Tag Archive: The Seals of Nam

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 25

Erdoğan rants over seal hunt activists

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once again criticized international responses to crises in Gaza and Syria on Monday, saying those who protest “the slightest of human rights violations” in certain countries or turn seal hunting into a “global issue” are silent in the face of tragedies in Gaza and Syria. “You see that those seal hunt …

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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 13

Namibia seal hunt draws to close as pups evade clubs

Namibia, the biggest hunter of seals after Canada, licenses right holders to kill the fish-eating mammals during a harvesting season that starts in July, seeking to profit from selling fur and adult male penises, an aphrodisiac in Asia. Namibia’s annual seal harvest is set to be the smallest on record after thousands of the animals …

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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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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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