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HSI Commends Taiwan for Historic Ban on Trade in Marine Mammal Products

Animals  (tags: Seals, good news, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, ethics, killing, protection )

- 1926 days ago -
Humane Society International/Canada commends Taiwan for passing a landmark ban on trade in marine mammal products, including seal skins, but exempting products of traditional indigenous hunts.

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Terry V (30)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:52 pm
It's a good start.

Mitchell D (104)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:52 pm
Ha! You got it!!
Is this not great??
Perhaps this will spread as far as the Japanese and their *##@* whaling!

Tamara H (185)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 7:07 pm
Noted. This is great news. We need to keep the forward momentum happening!

Suzanne L (98)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:24 pm
This is as good as it gets. No more commercialization but Inuit will still have the ability to continue traditional practices, as part of their land claims settlements.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 11:05 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Michele W (106)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:03 am
Good news!

Jill Vickerman (416)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:21 am
Excellent news! isnt that great. thank you Carrie

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:48 am
The fight is not over!

Vallee R (280)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:23 am
Thanks Carrie - love good news!

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 10:29 am
I posted this for our friend Mitch D. Kudos go to him for sending it to me!

Lisa Neste (206)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:56 pm
This is huge & just wonderful news!! A significant stride towards ending this barbaric slaughter of seals, that has gone on way too long. Thanks for getting the good news out Carrie. :)

Christeen A (370)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:58 pm
Yea. This is such good news. Thanks for sharing.

michelle t (41)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 1:03 pm
A tiny start.
There is a massive problem with widespread abuse, murder and exploitation of animals by all of Asia.This must stop!

Muriel Servaege (53)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:26 pm
Waw. It's a start.

Ana Fontan (16)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 6:08 pm
I hope this good news is true and the ban really lasts over time! Thanks for sharing!

Helen Porter (39)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 7:13 pm
Thank you.

Ingrid A (524)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:23 pm
How wonderful. Its noted.

Danuta W (1248)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:45 am

Amy E (66)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:37 am

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted with thanks Carrie. This such great news! Kudos to Taiwan.

Jason S (50)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:54 pm
Good posting, thanks

Melania P (122)
Monday January 14, 2013, 10:16 am
I already got this news in my email inbox, greaaaaat!
Thanks for posting

Süheyla C (234)
Monday January 14, 2013, 3:49 pm
Thank you
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