Seal pups ‘sliced open alive’: horror of Canadian hunt prompts Russian skins ban

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Russia’s decision to ban the import and exports of harp seal skins is a big step forward for the campaign against the Canadian seal hunt, says Robbie Marsland, Director of IFAW-UK

Seal protection took a massive leap forward with the news that the Russian Federation, along with its customs partners Belarus and Kazakhstan, has banned the import and export of harp seal skins.

The Ecologist.

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