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Protect Seals News


October 15, 2013

California-Based Company Charged with Smuggling Canadian Seal Oil

An investigation by NOAA has resulted in the California-based UBF Group Inc being charged with conspiracy to commit a number of acts related to smuggling Canadian seal oil into the United States. Learn more 

April 29, 2013

Taking our Evidence Worldwide

With our evidence, we're at the World Trade Organization to show the world the cruelty of the 2013 seal slaughter. Learn more 

April 19, 2013

A Banner Year for Stopping Canada's Seal Slaughter

Canada's sealing industry boasts of an expected slaughter of 100,000 baby seals this year as more countries around the world end their trade in seal products, forcing Canada to stockpile unwanted skins. Learn more 

April 13, 2013

Baby Seal Dies in Stages

Rebecca Aldworth and the Protect Seals team film a young seal as she dies of a gunshot, impaling, and clubbing at the hands of Canada's sealers. Learn more 

April 12, 2013

Three Scenes of Suffering from Canada's Seal Slaughter

Rebecca Aldworth and the Protect Seals team report on three instances from one day when baby seals didn't die quickly during Canada's slaughter. Learn more 

April 11, 2013

Boats in the Fog, Seal Blood in the Water

Rebecca Aldworth and our Protect Seals team follow sealers through the fog and witness gruesome scenes of baby seals clubbed and shot to death, sometimes slowly. Learn more 

April 10, 2013

Tragedy and Hope at Canada's Seal Slaughter

Sealers killed about 4,450 baby seals on the first day of Canada's seal slaughter, staining the ice and their boats red with blood. Learn more 

April 10, 2013

Canadian Seal Slaughter Begins Again

Despite the collapse of the sealing economy, it persists. Guest blogger Rebecca Aldworth reported from the scene of the slaughter. Learn more 

April 9, 2013

Taxpayer-Subsidized Seal Hunt Begins off Canada’s East Coast

HSI/Canada was on location to document cruelty at Canada’s 2013 commercial seal hunt as it opened in the "Front" (the waters northeast of Newfoundland). Learn more 

April 2, 2013

Canada's Seal Slaughter: Progress against Continuing Horror

Rebecca Aldworth, director of Canadian Wildlife Issues for The HSUS, looks to another seal slaughter, ever more determined to stop it. Learn more 



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