http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/18 en Seal doc Huntwatch premieres on television on Discovery Channel next month http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_huntwatchdiscovery.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 606px;" /></p> <p>This year the Discovery Channel began airing a series of trailblazing&nbsp;documentaries on humanity&rsquo;s impact on the environment and what we can do to solve related global problems via the Discovery Impact banner. I couldn&rsquo;t think of a more fitting home for IFAW&rsquo;s flagship feature documentary, <em>Huntwatch,</em> to make its global television premiere. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals bloody cruel cute defenseless film HuntWatch movie seals Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:30:14 +0000 Erica Martin 108617 at http://www.ifaw.org Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-seal-slaughter <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="201" title="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter" alt="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-1025305_300px.jpg?1471373678" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary <em>Huntwatch</em> narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>). The film, which follows the 50 year history of Canada&rsquo;s commercial harp seal hunt, will air in the U.S. on Thursday, September 22 at 10 p.m. ET, immediately following a limited theatrical release by Discovery and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), and will debut worldwide later this year. Lionsgate will also distribute the film on home entertainment worldwide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt Commercial seal hunt HuntWatch seals Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:01:07 +0000 adintino 108611 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals Issue 25 http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/108370 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 07/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-woa-link"> <div class="field-label">World Of Animals Book Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_za/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_za/index.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World of Animals Issue 25</p> </div> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Big Cats Dolphins cheetahs dolphins World of Animals World of Animals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:44:07 +0000 rbartlett 108370 at http://www.ifaw.org This Seal Week, tell PM Trudeau to end commercial seal hunting in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/seals/sheryl-fink">Sheryl Fink</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 03/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The seal industry is in the worst shape ever; Canada has lost major international markets for seal products, with bans now in 35 countries." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_15_16_sealweek2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The seal industry is in the worst shape ever; Canada has lost major international markets for seal products, with bans now in 35 countries." />It&rsquo;s nearly spring in Canada.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals Canada Canadian government cruel hunting PM Trudeau seal meat seal products Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:41:38 +0000 Sheryl Fink 106922 at http://www.ifaw.org Four stray seals saved from danger on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 03/10/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_10_16_ccseal1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." /></p> <p>Harp seals sometimes need a break from swimming and will haul-out onto ice or dry land for some sun and rest.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod Massachusetts mmr seal Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:34:17 +0000 Kristen Patchett 106899 at http://www.ifaw.org Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/canadas-commercial-seal-hunt-past-present-and-future <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 02/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Canada&#39;s Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future</p> </div> Seals Seals Canada seal hunt seals Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:17:53 +0000 rbartlett 106688 at http://www.ifaw.org