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The Laughing Seals: Chuckling Sea Mammals That Love to Have a Laugh (and Are Bound to Put a Smile on Your Face!)
Offbeat  (tags: seals, laughing, smiloing, sun rays, basking, happy, adorable, videos )

Marie
- 21 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Lounging on the beach in the summer sunshine will put a smile on the face of many holidaymakers, and these happy seals appear to me no different to their human counterparts as they soak up the rays.
Harass a Seal and Face Prison, New Law Warns
Offbeat  (tags: Seals, new law, prison, harass, protected, good news )

Marie
- 61 days ago - m.scotsman.com
The 194 land-based sites come on top of an existing network of 15 seal conservation areas and 33 proposed marine protected areas due to be set out later this summer.
5 Signs the Canadian Seal Hunt Is on the Way Out
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, seals )

Cher Away
- 108 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The debate over the sustainability of Canada's annual seal hunt can hardly be considered a two-sided argument. It would be more aptly described as a wall of stead-fast, verified facts and science versus the nonsensical ramblings of a stubborn child
Victory for Seals! WTO Upholds EU Ban on Seal Fur
Offbeat  (tags: seals, protection WTO ban on sea fur, announcement )

Simone
- 272 days ago - peta.org
This morning, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that the EU can legally ban the import of seal fur and other products because of "moral concerns." The WTO wasn't persuaded at all by Canada's claim that the slaughter can be humane. This victory
Seals Sleep With Only Half of Their Brain at a Time -This Is Interesting
Offbeat  (tags: seals, ocean, sea, environment, interesting )

Julie
- 529 days ago - oceana.org
Seals do something biologically amazing -- they sleep with half their brain at a time. The left side of their brain can sleep while the right side stays awake. Seals sleep this way while they're in water, but they sleep like humans while on land.
Environmental Groups Furious Over Canadian Proposal for East Coast Seal Cull
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, seals, cull, Canada )

Cher Away
- 668 days ago - greenerideal.com
This week, a Canadian Senate committee proposed an East Coast seal cull of some 70,000 animals over four years. The proposal has environmental groups furious, with one animal welfare group saying the cull "is not going to help bring back the cod."
Eve the Icelandic Seal Banned From Returning Home After Washing Up in Skegness
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, Iceland, seals )

Cher Away
- 766 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A seal which accidentally ended up in Skegness after getting lost on her way back to Icleand has been banned from returning to her home country in case she is diseased.
Seals' Heads Nailed to Irish Seal Sanctuary Door
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, seals, killed, cruelty, suffering )

Cher Away
- 808 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
As the staff of international and local volunteers arrived at the Dingle Wildlife and Seal Sanctuary they found the heads of a common seal and a grey seal nailed to the entrance sign into the Sanctuary, with the words Cull and RIP written in red
'Stupid' Namibian Sealing Industry 'Out of Control'
Offbeat  (tags: authorities, outrage, stup nambian sealing industry, cruelty, seals, massacred )

Simone
- 1234 days ago - all-creatures.org
On Thursday Namibia's annual seal pup cull at Cape Cross and Wolf/Atlas Bay will begin again, whilst South Africa hosts the FIFA world soccer event. All CITES listed endangered surviving seal pups in the colony will be clubbed to death.
Amazing Video, Seals Shrimps and Moray Eels Off South African Coast   video
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, seals, moray eels, ocean, environment, animals )

Jill
- 1279 days ago - youtube.com
Watch seals playing in the shallows off the Cape shore near Cape Town, and mantis shrimps off the Natal coast (east coast) and finally off the Mozambeque coast, watching a Moray Eel having his teeth cleaned by little Durban dancing shrimps! Amazing....
Ten-Year-Old Jackie Evancho Sings to Save Seals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, seals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher Away
- 1315 days ago - animals.change.org
The Humane Society of the United States has been organizing "Chefs for Seals" events across the country, raising awareness against the Canadian seal hunt. Nigel Barker recently co-hosted his fourth "Chefs for Seals" event in Los Angeles with celebrity
23 Rare New Zealand Fur Seals Clubbed to Death at Kaikoura
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, seals, death )

Cher Away
- 1357 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
23 rare New Zealand fur seals have been found clubbed to death at a popular tourist viewing spot at Ohau Point near Kaikoura. New Zealand fur seals are a threatened species, protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act. They were previously almost
Help Save Our Seals - Donate Your Beach Towels!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, seals, towels )

Cher Away
- 1433 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A shortage of towels is causing a crisis at one of our wildlife centres and so we're appealing to returning holidaymakers across the country to help save our seals by donating your beach towels
Orphaned Seals Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, seals, rescued )

Cher Away
- 1530 days ago - rspca.org.uk
Three newborn seal pups separated from their mothers have been rescued and are being nursed back to health at our East Winch Wildlife Centre
 

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