In 2020, the Scottish Government announced an effective ban on seal shooting. This was very welcome news, as we had campaigned for a ban since 2009.

Advocates for Animals (OneKind) poster for seal campaign.   Old Advocates for Animals poster for Look out for seals campaign.



Salmon farmers shot seals to prevent them from attacking the cages of farmed salmon and eating the fish. In the first 3 months of 2020 alone, 31 seals had been recorded as killed. 


It is now illegal for salmon farmers in Scotland to shoot seals. 


Read our comments in the Guardian. 

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