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2010-04-15 12:35:00

Usually a banner month for seal hunting, this April has seen a shortage in seals due to lack of sea ice during a record-warm Canadian winter, and, according to officials and sealers, a boycott by the European Union has ruined the seal hunt off Canada’s Atlantic coast.

2010-03-15 14:33:00

GUELPH, Canada, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Canada's Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has increased the total allowable catch (TAC) for harp seals in a year when the population is already challenged by a lethal habitat shortage.

2009-07-27 09:02:00

BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council of the European Union today adopted the regulation to ban the trade of all seal products within the EU.

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2009-05-06 05:35:00

New legislation from the European Parliament will ban the sale of seal products in the 27-nation EU.

2009-05-05 06:21:00

BRUSSELS, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The European Parliament today voted 550 to 49 in favor of a ban on the trade of all seal products within the EU.

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2009-03-22 15:10:00

The Canadian government came under harsh criticism from environmental groups on Saturday for increasing its annual seal-hunting quota.


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