Madam Secretary: we need your help to stop Icelandic whaling

Tue, 08/06/2013
How many more whales must die?

How many more whales must die?

For those following the issue of whaling in Iceland, it has been a frustrating few weeks. 

Earlier this summer, after a two year break, Kristjan Loftsson, the CEO of Iceland’s lone fin whaling company, resumed his hunt of the endangered whales.

ACTION: protests against fin whaling continue in Hvalfjörður, Iceland

Tue, 08/06/2013
Protesters ask ‘What’s the Point?’ of fin whaling.

Protesters ask ‘What’s the Point?’ of fin whaling.It was a bright sunny day in Whalefjord, south west Iceland. Around 20 curious Icelanders were already there, some with their kids. A strong wind was blowing from the north, making the atmosphere even more dramatic as they were flensing (cutting up) a fin whale in the open area below us with just a fence separating us from them.

Een mijlpaal: 3 neushoornkalfjes gespot door dierenarts in India

Fri, 08/02/2013
Jamuna en haar pasgeboren kalfje ©IFAW-WTI/O.Basumatary

Jamuna en haar pasgeboren kalfje © IFAW-WTI/O.Basumatary

Deze blog werd geschreven door dierenarts Bhaskar Choudhurt en naar ons gestuurd door Shrestha Sheren, Hoofd Communicatie, beide maken deel uit van de samenwerking tussen het IFAW en Wildlife Trust of India (WTI).

Finding A Way to a sperm whale hotspot

Finding A Way to…

If human behaviour doesn't change, several species of shark may disappear forever

Mon, 08/05/2013
It is estimated that up to 100 million sharks are killed each year for their fin

It is estimated that up to 100 million sharks are killed each year for their fins – shark fin soup considered a delicacy can sell for up to $100 a bowl.Everything about them fascinates me – their elegance, their streamlined design perfected over millennia, their raw power – the l

Cedar Creek Wombat Refuge in NSW helps protect these wonderful creatures

Mon, 08/05/2013
Cedar Creek Wombat Refuge in NSW helps protect these wonderful creatures

Sadly wombats, despite being one of Australia’s unique and iconic species, are often maligned and under increasing threat from all angles.I was lucky enough to visit Cedar Creek Wombat Rescue in Cessnock last weekend.

Polder-Protocol voor levende, grote walvisachtigen

Mon, 08/05/2013
Polder-Protocol voor levende, grote walvisachtigen
Polder-Protocol voor levende, grote walvisachtigen

Vorige week strandde er een potvis op Terschelling en, ondanks de nodige inzet van verschillende  instanties en de Nederlandse overheid, is het dier later op de dag bezweken. Inmiddels is de potvis in Harlingen aangekomen en het dier zal door een team van wetenschappers van de Universiteit van Utrecht en Naturalis ontleed en onderzocht worden.

Predators Unlimited

Name: 
Predators Unlimited
City: 
Melrose