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Canadian environmentalists campaign against seal hunting, 2009

Time period
March, 2009 to May, 2009
Total points
6 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Megan Leskiw, 26/02/2012

Seal hunting, or the slaughter of seals (depending on with whom you are speaking) has become a very controversial topic over recent years. In the past, seals were just another resource used by those living in Northern and more remote communities. The meat was used for human consumption and the oil for lamps and cooking. These particular products, as well as the pelts themselves were exported to other countries for further use. The hunt of these animals was also beneficial to ensure the number of cod fish remained high.