Canada: Canadian hunters want to club tens of thousands MORE baby seals to death in cull expansion.

flag blood 2

 

Justin Trudeau

blood 1

 

Canadian hunters want to club tens of thousands MORE baby seals to death in cull expansion.

Following on from our recent post – https://worldanimalsvoice.com/2019/03/27/canada-politicians-just-dont-understand-why-the-world-hates-them-so-much-lets-go-clubbing-seals-or-no-seals/

canad hunt 1

 

We now have further news on the seal cull in Canada – this is from the ‘Independent’ newspaper which is based in London:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/canada-seal-hunt-clubbed-death-cull-fur-trudeau-a8842276.html

flag blood 2

can1

 

Summary:

Hunters in Canada want to be allowed to club to death tens of thousands more baby seals each year in an expansion of their annual cull.

Hunting groups are lobbying the country’s government to approve a wider slaughter of seals and sea lions for their fur – including in a nature reserve.

Justin Trudeau

blood 1

 

The proposals have prompted anger from animal lovers and fresh lobbying of prime minister Justin Trudeau – who already reportedly receives more correspondence on the subject than any other, even climate change.

But scientists dispute that culls help salmon and cod stocks, warning any fall in whales’ prey could lead to the giant mammals starving.

“Seals are being used as a scapegoat, just like whales were once blamed for fishery declines,” Hal Whitehead, a marine biologist from Halifax, Nova Scotia, told The Guardian

Demand for the fur plummeted after the EU in 2009 banned imports following uproar over clubbing, and hunters are now trying to compensate for lost income.

About 6,000 fishermen, mostly from Newfoundland, join the annual hunt.

Experts say a small market for seal oil exists, and seal parts are sold in Asia as an aphrodisiac.

 

Click on the Independent link https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/canada-seal-hunt-clubbed-death-cull-fur-trudeau-a8842276.html to read the full story and see video footage.

BOYCOTT CANADA

blood drip 2

One thought on “Canada: Canadian hunters want to club tens of thousands MORE baby seals to death in cull expansion.”

  1. Well, I agree that boycotting nations that tolerate such massacres of helpless creatures can be a good system. Unfortunately, let’s look around: are there still “clean” nations that prohibit animal crimes? In truth, I have very strong doubts….

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s