How Canada Can Save Its Endangered Seal Hunt

The Canadian government has pledged to oppose last month's proposal by the European Union to ban the trade in products from seals that have been inhumanely killed.

Vadim Ermakov
Published: Wednesday, 08/20/2008 12:00 am EDT

The Canadian government has pledged to oppose last month's proposal by the European Union to ban the trade in products from seals that have been inhumanely killed. But the EU, under pressure from aroused publics stirred by animal welfare groups and gruesome images of the hunt, is not likely to back away from its plan.

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