Conserving seals

Protecting endangered species of seals

The European Committee for the Protection of Fur Animals, founded in 1969, aims to protect seals and other fur animals from slaughter, industrial exploitation, human cruelty and prevent their disappearance. Related agreements and conventions include: Interim convention on conservation of North Pacific fur seals (1957); Convention respecting measures for the preservation and protection fur seals in the North Pacific Ocean (1911); Convention for the conservation of Antarctic seals (CCAS) concluded 1972, in force 11 Mar 1978; Agreement on the conservation of seals in the Wadden Sea, adopted 1990 and in force 1991.

Constrained by:
Hunting marine mammals
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land