Why should we save the seals?

Humans will survive just fine without seal fur and products. Once seals are hunted, their meat is usually left to rot, because only the fur is really valuable, money-wise. Many people bring up the issue of indigenous people hunting seals for food, making it seem as if seal hunting is actually very necessary.

What impacts do humans have on animals like seals?

Historically, hunters targeted seals for their fur and hunted several species to extinction. Today, seal hunting is much better regulated to help preserve seal populations. A byproduct of human activity is greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change.

What are animal seals used for?

Seals have been used for their pelts, their flesh, and their fat, which was often used as lamp fuel, lubricants, cooking oil, a constituent of soap, the liquid base for red ochre paint, and for processing materials such as leather and jute.

Why seals are used today?

Answer: Seals are used to stamp bags or packets containing goods that are sent from one place to another.