The members of the European Parliament’s Committee on the Internal Market (IMCO) ended up supporting, on 4 June, the European Commission’s proposal to bring the ban on the trade of seal products in line with World Trade Organisation (WTO) requirements. This means giving up the marine resource management (MRM) exception and clarifying the indigenous community exception. MEPs approved the ban on hunting for the “sustainable management of marine resources". They added that the Inuit will be allowed to sell seal…