A report of the content of the webinar can be downloaded here.
The presentations from the webinar can be downloaded by clicking on the title.
A problematic resource
Welcome address – Markus Norrback, Chair, Ostrobothnian Fisheries Association
Damages caused by seals to fisheries – a timeline of research and findings – Sven-Gunnar Lunneryd, Swedish university of Agricultural Sciences
Seal - a valuable game species – project outcomes – Marina Nyqvist, Ostrobothnian Fisheries Association
Management in place
Finnish management plan for seals – Ida Anomaa, Ministry of Forestry and Agriculture of Finland
Swedish hunting of seals – Christine Aminoff, Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Estonian management of seals – Markus Vetemaa, University of Tartu
Norwegian management of grey and harbour seals – Arne Bjørge, Institute of Marine Research
Management of seals on the Åland Islands – Viktor Eriksson, Archipelago Pares r.f.
Reassessing management policies
Reassessing the management criteria of growing seal populations: The case of Baltic grey seal and coastal fishery – Petri Suuronen, International Seafood Consulting Group
EC: s perspective on seal management – Anne Delvaux/DG environment/EC
Reconciling conservation and use of marine mammal resources in the North Atlantic - Naima El bani Altuna, NAMMCO
Seal management from a hunter's perspective - Per Zakariasson, Swedish Association of Hunting and Wildlife Management
Political perspectives on the trade ban and seal management, MEP Nils Torvalds, Swedish MEP, National politicians