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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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2009-07-18 07:35:00

Two European journalists were fined on Friday for filming an annual seal hunt along the coast of the southern African nation, according to their lawyer.

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2009-07-01 16:35:00

In an attempt to save thousands of baby seals from being killed for their fur, Namibia animal rights activists are trying to raise millions of dollars to buy out a fur company that buys the pelts.

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2009-06-19 06:50:00

According to Canadian officials, the country’s annual seal hunt — the largest in the world — has drawn to a close with hunters fulfilling only about a quarter of the maximum quota allowed by the government.

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2009-05-27 13:09:07

Canada's governor ate a piece of a raw seal's heart after it was slaughtered during her official Arctic trip to show solidarity with embattled Inuit seal hunters.

2009-05-11 15:40:16

Newfoundland and Labrador's refusal to support Ottawa's trade talks with the European Union nearly derailed negotiations, a diplomatic official said Monday. I have to be perfectly frank with you: The statement by (Premier) Danny Williams when he refused to sign up to the Council of the Federation statement nearly derailed the entire process, Anya Oram, charge d'affaires for the European Commission delegation in Ottawa, told the St.

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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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2009-04-30 08:03:59

On Wednesday, the Arctic Council denied the EU, China, Italy and South Korea in their attempt to become permanent members because of a dispute between Canada and the EU over seal hunting.

2009-04-21 09:30:00

Humane Society International Documents Suffering, Apparent Violations of Marine Mammal Regulations at 2009 Seal Kill OTTAWA, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Humane Society International/Canada released new footage from Canada's 2009 commercial seal kill at a press conference with Senator Mac Harb, the first Canadian parliamentarian to introduce a bill to end the seal hunt.


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