Which is more blue, Arctic sealing or the EU seal ban?

By |december 7th, 2017|Arctic sealing, blue growth, carbon footprint, environmental sustainability, Food chain sustainability, Greenland, Inuit, News, seal hunting, sealing, sustainable growth|

The EU advocates for Blue Economy, the new framework for the sustainable growth in the marine sector. Does Arctic sealing, a traditional activity widely condemned by the EU and others, actually qualify as a component of the blue economy?

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Greenland gets EU’s support for Inuit seal products

By |december 1st, 2017|EU Commission, Greenland, indigenous people, indigenous people's rights, Inuit, News, QR code, seal hunting, seal products, sustainable consumption, sustainable hunting|

Seal hunting has been associated with images of animal cruelty, Brigitte Bardot hugging a seal pup, and environmental groups asking for it to be banned, which the EU eventually did. The outcome has been disastrous for indigenous people, who traditionally live off the sea,  but Greenland is now fighting to turn things around.

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