13 Jan '12, 10pm

Tell Canada It Has No Excuses Left For Seal Hunt | Care2 Causes

Tell Canada It Has No Excuses Left For Seal Hunt | Care2 Causes

Evidence from a new study found that harp seal pups in the North Atlantic are dying at an alarming rate due to the effects of climate change. The news prompted calls to Canada from around the world, telling the country it has run out of excuses to continue its annual commercial hunt that brutally kills hundreds of thousands of seals. For decades Canada has pitted itself against animal activists using weak excuses to hunt harp seal pups for their fur in the name of conservation or economic rights, but the new study shows the seals are in a state of crisis and tosses out any of their previous justifications. Scientists from Duke University tracked satellite records of sea ice in the harp seal breeding grounds in the Gulf of St. Lawrence from 1992 to 2010. They found the winter sea ice was thinning and decreasing in the area. Then they compared the yearly reports of dead seal...

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