13 Apr '12, 7pm

@seashepherd @CaptPaulWatson Commentary Pls

@seashepherd @CaptPaulWatson Commentary Pls

Namibia Trots Out Old and Useless Tricks to Defend the Seal Slaughter Commentary by Captain Paul Watson Oswald Theart pretends to love a seal. (File photo) It is an old Wise Use tactic from the Reagan era to create organizations that sound like they are for conservation but, in fact, represent just the opposite. For example back then we had Friends of the Sea Lions and Friends of the Dolphins, both groups created and funded by the tuna industry that in reality supported the killing of sea lions and dolphins. People caught on to this very quickly because the public was not as stupid as the industry’s public relations firms thought they were. But it appears that this tactic is now being used in Namibia where a group called Namibia Seal Conservation has been formed. The first thing this group has done is to denounce every organization involved with trying to end the slaughter...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2012...

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