Stop killing Finnish eider ducks

This video is called Eider Ducks Diving Under The Arctic Sea Ice.

The population of common eider Somateria mollissima in the Baltic Sea has dramatically declined over the last decades. Nevertheless, the local government of Åland, an autonomous group of islands belonging to Finland, has re-opened spring hunting of common eiders. The BirdLife partners in Denmark, Sweden and Finland call for the EU to take action to protect this vulnerable population: here.

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