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Hello! My name is Megan, a 19-year-old ocean activist currently living in Florida. Going to a high school across the street from an amazing view of the ocean, I found myself ever-so enthralled in its seemingly infinite beauty. I also realized the desperate state the ocean is in from society's poor choices--things like over-fishing, illegal whaling, and, you guessed it, pollution.

I am currently a college sophomore on the pre-veterinary track and studying Wildlife Ecology & Conservation. Join me in the fight to save our oceans!



Robert Courtney, a spokesperson for the Hay Island seal hunters, prepares to shoot a seal in the head with a low-calibre rifle that was used on the island Thursday as part of an experiment that is exploring the rifle alternative as a potentially more humane killing method.
(Steve Wadden / Cape Breton Post)

Maybe this is just me, but I’m having trouble accepting the notion that killing—no, murdering—another sentient being can ever be dubbed “humane”…

Robert Courtney, a spokesperson for the Hay Island seal hunters, prepares to shoot a seal in the head with a low-calibre rifle that was used on the island Thursday as part of an experiment that is exploring the rifle alternative as a potentially more humane killing method.

(Steve Wadden / Cape Breton Post)

Maybe this is just me, but I’m having trouble accepting the notion that killing—no, murdering—another sentient being can ever be dubbed “humane”…

— 3 years ago with 126 notes
#grey seal  #seal  #seal hunt  #hunt  #hay island  #murder  #rifle  #kill  #canada  #nova scotia  #ocean  #sea  #wildlife 
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    This makes me nauseous
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    fdsh
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    Let me have a few minutes with that man alone in a room and a low-calibre rifle. I’ll show him a ‘humane’ killing...
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    Это - не человек!
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    That was perfect. Growing up in Wisconsin, I have no issues with hunting. None whatsoever. We have very few natural...
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    D:
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    Reblogging for commentary.
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  18. gwenfrankenstien reblogged this from hypotheticalthalamus and added:
    (emphasis mine) Really the whole big long post is nice, but that one sentence should be enough.
  19. vesme reblogged this from damnitjim and added:
    ^ This! ^
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    People like that need to get a real fucking job.
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    this angers me greatly. Dress it up how you like, it’s still fucking murder. How about we stop shooting seal pups and...
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  26. fullofwhoa reblogged this from thewherefores and added:
    Haha, yeah, probably. Thanks.
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    "But here’s something more practical: traditional knowledge from long histories of interaction with a particular...
  28. thewherefores reblogged this from fullofwhoa and added:
    This is a great post, Maddy. I think I had the preview of this, like, six times in person? A long time coming.
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