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March 24, 2015

Singing Sensation Jackie Evancho Speaks Out for Seals

Platinum-selling vocal sensation Jackie Evancho is using her voice to help save seals. Evancho stars in a new PSA about the plight of the baby seals who are victims of commercial sealing. Learn more »

March 20, 2015

Recommendation to European Court of Justice to Uphold EU Ban on Trade in Products of Commercial Seal Hunts Commended

The EU Advocate General Kokott urged the European Court of Justice to reject an appeal brought by commercial sealing interests and some Inuit representatives. Learn more »

March 3, 2015

Le gouvernement canadien fixe des quotas irresponsables pour la chasse aux phoques commerciale

Humane Society International/Canada condamne les quotas irresponsables de la chasse aux phoques fixés par Gail Shea, la ministre des Pêches et des Océans, qui autorise le massacre de 468 000 phoques du Groenland, phoques à capuchon et phoques gris. Learn more »

March 2, 2015

Canadian Government Sets Reckless 2015 Commercial Seal Hunt Quota

Humane Society International/Canada condemned the 2015 seal hunt quota of 468,000 harp, hooded and grey seals set by Fisheries Minister Gail Shea. Learn more »

February 6, 2015

Animal Welfare Triumphs as European Commission Proposes Strengthening the EU Ban on Cruel Seal Product Trade

The European Commission proposed strengthening the European Union ban on seal product trade, closing previous loopholes and appearing to bring it into compliance with recommendations from the World Trade Organization. Learn more »

December 15, 2014

Norway Cancels Subsidies to Commercial Sealing Industry

The Norwegian government voted to end subsidies to the Norwegian commercial sealing industry, earning praise from Humane Society International/Canada. Learn more »

December 2, 2014

Canadian Sealers Propose Bill to Stop Cameras From Documenting Slaughter

Wayne's comments regarding a call by Dion Dakins, CEO of the largest seal processor in Canada, for a bill to outlaw independent observation of the commercial seal hunt. Learn more »



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