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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 Canadaâ€™s Atlantic coast.
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.
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.
New legislation from the European Parliament will ban the sale of seal products in the 27-nation EU.
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.
The Canadian government came under harsh criticism from environmental groups on Saturday for increasing its annual seal-hunting quota.