http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/20 en Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court finds its scientific whaling illegal http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan-announces-plans-new-antarctic-whale-hunt-months-after-world-court-finds-its-scientific-wh <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, 11/18/2014</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="176" title="Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court finds its scientific whaling illegal" alt="Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court find" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px.jpg?1416320736" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Japan today announced plans for a new &lsquo;scientific&rsquo; whaling programme in the Antarctic, just months after the International Court of Justice (ICJ)&nbsp; ruled its whaling in the Southern Ocean was illegal and must stop.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan-announces-plans-new-antarctic-whale-hunt-months-after-world-court-finds-its-scientific-wh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales International Whaling Commission IWC Japanese scientific whaling minke whales scientific whaling whales Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:20:26 +0000 adintino 101981 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s “Newrep” seeks to kill more whales, not less http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnewrep%E2%80%9D-seeks-kill-more-whales-not-less <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Government of Japan and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan would return to whale killing around Antarctica." class="caption" longdesc="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Government of Japan and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan would return to whale killing around Antarctica." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/whaling_11_18_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 441px;" title="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Gove</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnewrep%E2%80%9D-seeks-kill-more-whales-not-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commercial government hunters Japan Japanese North American Right whales scientific whale Whaling Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:34:46 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101995 at http://www.ifaw.org Protecting Whales http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/protecting-whales <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">Fri, 11/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever.</p> </div> Whales Whales commercial whaling Floating Class Room Marine Mammel Research and Rescue MMRR song of the whale SOTW whale habitats whale watching whales Other Tue, 08 May 2012 16:30:20 +0000 adintino 58461 at http://www.ifaw.org Changing shipping lanes may help save Sri Lankan blue whales http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/changing-shipping-lanes-may-help-save-sri-lankan-blue-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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">Mon, 10/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s Patrick Ramage’s and Russell Leaper’s hand-drawn map of the Indian and Sri Lankan coastlines outlined how hypothetical shifts in Sri Lanka’s shipping lanes could reduce collision with local blue whales.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/changing-shipping-lanes-may-help-save-sri-lankan-blue-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales Blue collision lanes Lanka shipping Sri whales Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:34:47 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101793 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org IWC65 wrap up: major victories scored for whales http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/iwc65-wrap-major-victories-scored-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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">Mon, 10/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IWC 65 victories and progress bode well for whales like this minke in the Western Antarctic Peninsula’s Crystal Sound. © IFAW/A. Friedlaender " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Whale_antarctica_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 296px;" title="IWC 65 victories and progress bode well for whales like this minke in the Western Antarctic Peninsula’s Crystal Sound. © IFAW/A.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/iwc65-wrap-major-victories-scored-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales commission iwc65 Japan slovenia UN whales Whaling Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:20:11 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101625 at http://www.ifaw.org