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Workshop on Hunting Methods for Seals and Walrus 2004

The Workshop on Hunting Methods for Seals and Walrus was held 7 - 9 September 2004 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

The aim of the workshop was to ensure a safe and efficient hunt based on hunters’ knowledge, science and the best available technology. The workshop formulated recommendations on best practice, minimum requirements, enhancements and technical innovations for weapons and ammunition. 

Dr Egil Ole Øen from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Section of Arctic Veterinary Medicine, Norway chaired the Workshop, and Mr Glenn Williams, Wildlife Advisor to the Wildlife Department of the Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI), Canada served as co-chair.