Stop the seal hunt: Seal under ice by Saatchi & Saatchi + Duke
 France for Ifaw/international Fund Of Animal Welfare

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Stop the seal hunt: Seal under ice

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Industry Public awareness
Media Ambient
Market Canada
Agency Saatchi & Saatchi + Duke
 France
Creative Director Derek Green, Matt Smith
Copywriter Samira Ansari, Amy Hollier
Typographer Rebecca Poupard
Released May 2008

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The Canadian government authorizes the slaughter of around 270,000 harp seals in their annual commercial hunt. Now that global warming is thinning the ice, hunters can’t get close enough to the seals and use rifles from a distance. It’s hard to achieve a clean kill with a gun, so 50% of seals escape injured only to get trapped under the ice and die. Saatchi & Saatchi Paris embedded images of bloodied seals under the ice in ice rinks. The trapped seals were accompanied by a poster stating the number of mortalities and the IFAW website.


Product: stopthesealhunt.ca
Agency: Saatchi and Saatchi, Paris
Typographer: Rebecca Poupard
Creative Director: Derek Green
Creative Director: Matt Smith
Art Director: Samira Ansari
Copywriter: Samira Ansari
Copywriter: Amy Hollier