Determined to End the Seal Hunt

The argument that the Canadian commercial seal hunt is necessary for the health of the herd and to control seal numbers to protect fishing nets and aquaculture does not necessarily hold (RE: "One Thing EU Seal Ban Can't Do is Stop the Seal Hunt: Shea," March 18).

Published: Wednesday, 04/29/2009 12:00 am EDT

The argument that the Canadian commercial seal hunt is necessary for the health of the herd and to control seal numbers to protect fishing nets and aquaculture does not necessarily hold (RE: "One Thing EU Seal Ban Can't Do is Stop the Seal Hunt: Shea," March 18). There are other ways to control seal numbers and Canada could use all of its scientists to research birth control for the seals.

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