“Off Canada’s east coast, harp seals are giving birth to their offspring. But their future may be short-lived, as Canada prepares to announce what could be the biggest seal hunt ever. It’s a hunt justified by inaccurate, incomplete and out-of-date science that could threaten the survival of the harp seal.”
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“It is only a matter of days before the Canadian government signals the beginning of what may be the biggest seal hunt in history. 350,000 seals could die this year as part of a three-year government program to kill a million seals.
When undertaking the largest hunt of marine mammals on the globe you would think the Canadian government has a rock-solid justification backed up by sound figures. After all, they would not hunt so many seals if this threatened the long-term survival of the species, right?”
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