Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt: It’s More Than a Question of Humane Killing

@inproceedings{Lavigne2011CanadasCS,
  title={Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt: It’s More Than a Question of Humane Killing},
  author={David M. Lavigne and William S Lynn},
  year={2011}
}
Canada’s commercial seal hunt has been the subject of controversy for over 40 years. Much of the debate has centered on the question of humane killing. The reality, however, is that debates about commercial sealing are political debates involving conflicting values and ethics. We argue that the time has come for conservationists, scientists, managers of free-living animals, bureaucrats, politicians, and society at large to think beyond populations and ecosystems and consider also the well-being… Expand
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