In february 2011, the ice cover was the worst in recorded history, but this did not stop the canadian government from setting an astronomical quota for the killing of harp seal pups 40 % of baby seals killed are skinned alive. The seal 'hunt' has changed over the years, and several events have helped to reduce the level of killing the year 2009 was a major turning point this is when the european union banned imports of seal fur and other products made from seals. When the ice floes are sparce and ice is thin, seal pups drown in large numbers in 2011, the ice floes were in very poor condition in february 2011, the ice cover was the worst in recorded history, but this did not stop the canadian government from setting an astronomical quota for the killing of harp seal pups. Baby seals need your helpthis year, by late march, the canadian seal killers armed with clubs and rifles will go again to the (80006 signatures on petition.
Canada's annual 'commercial seal hunt' is the biggest marine animal hunt on the planet, during which the government allows the killing of nearly 470,000 seals. The navy seals’ potential role threatens to tarnish seal team 6, the famed counterterrorism unit that carried out the raid that killed osama bin laden in 2011 until now, the biggest unanswered question in the case has been why sergeant melgar was killed.
Afghan villagers and a british commander accused seals of indiscriminately killing men in one hamlet in 2009, team members joined cia and afghan paramilitary forces in a raid that left a group of youths dead and inflamed tensions between afghan and nato officials. Seal team 6, formally known as the naval special warfare development group, has over the past decade carried out kill-or-capture missions in libya, yemen, afghanistan, iraq and somalia, as well as the one that killed bin laden in abbottabad, pakistan, in 2011. Each spring, the canadian government authorizes fishermen to club or shoot to death hundreds of thousands of baby seals for their fur join the humane society of the united states' protect seals campaign to end this cruel and needless slaughter.
The commercial seal 'hunt' of atlantic canada is distinct from inuit sealing inuit set out to kill seals from nunavut and are not subject to the regulations (time frames, quotas) to which the off-season fishermen of newfoundland and the magdalen islands are subject. The pacific balance pinniped society says the quickest way to reverse declining salmon numbers is to kill thousands of seals and sea lions on the bc coast.
Please help the animals that can't take care of their self (50 signatures on petition. In 2011, the ice floes were in very poor condition in february 2011, the ice cover was the worst in recorded history, but this did not stop the canadian government from setting an astronomical quota for the killing of harp seal pups 40 % of baby seals killed are skinned alive most harp seals killed are babies not older than 3 months.
In 2003 alone, 350,000 seals where killed in this brutal way and this year and in 2005, each year they will kill 350,000 more to make a total of over a million seals killed within 3 years please sign this petition and send it to everyone who cares for the animals in the world to stop this extremely cruel slaughter of innocent seals in canada.
Seals are mammals that live in the sea the harp seal, hooded seal and ringed seal live in the arctic oceam the ringed seal got its name from the marks ( that.