Sunday, April 15, 2007
Canadian fishermen only make a small amount of their profits from selling seal skins.
Put the pressure on the hunters' profits and tell them that this unnecessary hunt must end!
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The seal hunt has officially begun. If they aren't stopped, hunters will club and skin 270,000 seals simply for their pelts. And thousands of baby seals have ALREADY fallen through melting ice and drowned because of the effects of global warming.
But there is still hope. You can send a message to these cruel seal hunters by boycotting Canadian seafood - the source of most of their profits. Pledge to stop the seal hunt using your buying power! >> http://go.care2.com/e/R8AG/hba9/U1cM
Why is a boycott powerful and effective? Seal hunting is an off-season activity for Canada's east coast commercial fishermen. Only a small fraction of their income comes from selling seal skins to the fur industry.  The majority of their annual income is made through seafood products such as snow crab, cod, scallops and shrimp.
By boycotting these products from Canadian fishermen, we can play a part in the end to this brutal hunt.
Sign the pledge to boycott Canadian seafood today and help cut off the profits that fuel the seal hunt! We'll send your pledge to Canada's Minister of International Trade.
When you put the pressure on Canada's fishing industry, you'll be joining the more than 350,000 people who have pledged not to buy Canadian seafood products until this cruel hunt ends for good. Together, we are making a difference to these beautiful, intelligent creatures!