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Extinction Countdown

Four seal species in danger of slipping away

As Canada kicks off its controversial seal hunting season this week, several species of seals around the world face uncertain futures. In Finland, the Saimaa ringed seal (Pusa hispida saimensis), one of the world’s few freshwater seals, is likely to become extinct in a few years, according to the Finnish natural resources agency, Metsähallitus. Its [...]

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