Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

Wed, 04/11/2012
Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

And so it begins…day one of the Canadian commercial seal hunt in the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence

The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s seal team is in Newfoundland, Canada to observe and document the commercial seal hunt.

Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

Wed, 04/11/2012
Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

And so it begins…day one of the Canadian commercial seal hunt in the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence

The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s seal team is in Newfoundland, Canada to observe and document the commercial seal hunt.

Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

Wed, 04/11/2012
Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

And so it begins…day one of the Canadian commercial seal hunt in the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence

The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s seal team is in Newfoundland, Canada to observe and document the commercial seal hunt.

Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

Wed, 04/11/2012
Northern Gulf seal hunt opens with a fizzle

And so it begins…day one of the Canadian commercial seal hunt in the Northern Gulf of St Lawrence

The International Fund for Animal Welfare’s seal team is in Newfoundland, Canada to observe and document the commercial seal hunt.

Spotlight China: Celebrating the Beijing Raptor Rescue Center’s ten-year anniversary

Wed, 04/11/2012
IFAW Asia Regional Director Grace Ge Gabriel unveils the new BRRC Golden Eagle w

IFAW CEO Fred O'Regan addresses the gathering at the Beijing Raptor Rescue Center 10th Anniversary event.I was in Beijing last week to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Beijing Raptor Rescue Center, China’s only rap

Case study: A Chinese golden eagle is as precious as any other patient

Tue, 03/20/2012
IFAW vets care for a golden eagle, as they would any other patient, at the Beiji

IFAW vets care for a golden eagle, as they would any other patient, at the Beijing Raptor Rescue Center in China.A green wooden box emerged from the parting of coats and legs, cameras, tripods, microphones. From within came silence.

Too much silence.

Spotlight United Arab Emirates: A Hungry Cheeta Caught in Al-Ain City dies

Fri, 03/30/2012
Spotlight United Arab Emirates: A Hungry Cheeta Caught in Al-Ain City dies

Al-Ain Zoo confirmed that the cheetah which escaped from his owner house and caught by authority officers died.

Last week, a five-month old cheetah, somehow, managed to escape its cage and ran away from his owner's house. It kept roaming in Al-Ain city streets and its touring ended in breaking out and sneaking into Emirati family house while they are inside.

UPDATE: Ohio big cats Nikita and Tasha are home safe

Fri, 03/30/2012
UPDATE: Ohio big cats Nikita and Tasha are home safe

Nikita the tiger enjoying a scratch in her new home.Both cats did well on the trip from Ohio to The Wildcat Sanctuary in Minnesota and the team drove the 15-hour journey without incident, stopping off every few hours to check on the cats and to give them water and a snack. Waiting for daylight, the cats were finally offloaded to be released into their new enclosures.

VIDEO: Kanadas verfehltes Fischereimanagement stellt Politik über Wissenschaft

Wed, 03/28/2012
Ein kanadischer Robbenjäger mit seinem Fang. c. IFAW/S. Fink

Dieser Post ist eine abgewandelte Version eines bisher unveröffentlichten Leserbriefs an die kanadische Zeitung Corner Brook Western Star. - ED

In einem vor kurzem erschienenen Leitartikel wurde die Prognose getroffen, dass die Fangquote von 400.000 Sattelrobben in Kanada für das Jahr 2012 aufgrund mangelnder Nachfrage für Robbenprodukte höchstwahrscheinlich nicht erfüllt wird.

Oil And Gas Leases Cut Swathes Through Vital Whale Habitat

Publication Date: 
Wed, 04/11/2012
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All around Australia oil and gas companies are closing in on vital whale habitats. Any day now leases covering endangered blue whale habitat and right next to calving grounds for endangered southern right whales will be handed over to oil and gas companies to explore with their deafening seismic airguns and accompanying vessels. Bidding closes today for another adjacent lease area over blue whale feeding habitat and next month another blue whale feeding ground in the same Bonney Upwelling area will be up for grabs for petroleum exploration.

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Sydney, AU
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