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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 )

Carrie
- 558 days ago - hsi.org
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. (129)
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 Noforwardsplz (185)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 7:07 pm
Noted. This is great news. We need to keep the forward momentum happening!
 

Suzanne L. (151)
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.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 11:05 pm
Noted. Thanks.
 

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

Jill Vickerman (426)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:21 am
Excellent news! isnt that great. thank you Carrie
 

Ruth S. (313)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:48 am
The fight is not over!
 

Val R. (230)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:23 am
Thanks Carrie - love good news!
 

Carrie B. (300)
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 (696)
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 Anderson (476)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:58 pm
Yea. This is such good news. Thanks for sharing.
 

kye j. (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 (38)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:26 pm
Waw. It's a start.
 

Petra M. (252)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:45 pm
It,s a good 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 (41)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 7:13 pm
Thank you.
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:23 pm
How wonderful. Its noted.
 

Danuta Watola (1179)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:45 am
noted
 

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

Elizabeth M. (66)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted with thanks Carrie. This such great news! Kudos to Taiwan.
 

Jason S. (57)
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:54 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Monday January 14, 2013, 10:16 am
I already got this news in my email inbox, greaaaaat!
Thanks for posting
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Monday January 14, 2013, 3:49 pm
Thank you
 
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