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Because of a scandal involving egg labeling, media in Iceland is paying a lot mo
6th December 2016 Sigursteinn Masson
After the director of Iceland´s Food & Health Institute was grilled on national TV the other night, many Read more »
The whaling fleet has left Japan to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean for the se
22nd November 2016 Matt Collis
It seems barely a week goes by at the moment without Japan offering its latest snub to the international community. While Read more »
Japan has submitted to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) its proposal f
10th November 2016 Matt Collis
Given that a huge chunk of the world and its media have been focused on the United States’ Presidential election Read more »
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28th October 2016
Matt Collis, IFAW International Whaling Commission Team Leader, summarizes what proved to be a busy but positive week for Watch Video »
27th October 2016
  Matt Collis, IFAW’s International Whaling Commission (IWC) Team Leader tells us why a technical rule Watch Video »
26th October 2016
  Matt Collis, speaking at the Southern Ocean Research Partnership (or SORP) event at the 66th International Watch Video »
24th October 2016
In the video above, the International Fund for Animal Welfare's Whale Program Officer updates us on the proceedings Watch Video »
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A win for whales and a blow against Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling at the Internat
27th October 2016
Anti-whaling nations scored a victory on the penultimate day of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia, today as a resolution was passed to ensure tighter scrutiny of Japan’s permitting process for its so-calle Read more »
Urgent measures to prevent critically endangered vaquita from sliding into extin
27th October 2016
Urgent conservation measures to try to save the world’s most threatened species of dolphin from extinction have been approved at the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Portoroz, Slovenia. The critically endangered vaq Read more »
Japan’s resumption of Antarctic ‘scientific whaling’ under the spotlight as key
21st October 2016
As delegates from around the world converge on Portoroz, Slovenia for the opening of the 66th meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) on Monday, pro and anti-whaling nations are set to clash over Japan’s so-called ‘scientifi Read more »
IFAW and WTI partner with  Sri Lankan government on Asian Giants Conference
6th September 2016
Sri Lankan Delegate to IUCN announces Asian Elephants & Whales Conference to take place September 2017 The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), today announced they will be serving as technical partners Read more »
100,000 people sign record-breaking petition against whale meat consumption in I
31st August 2016
A petition signed by tourists and locals pledging not to eat whale meat in Iceland and calling on the country’s government to end the cruel practice of whaling has beaten all previous records and now passed 100,000 signatures. It was started by Read more »
The IUCN, which has 89 member countries including the US, the UK and Japan itsel
31st August 2016
(London – 31 August 2016) – The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has voted overwhelmingly against Japan’s so-called scientific whaling in the Antarctic and the North Pacific. The IUCN, which has 89 member co Read more »
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World of Animals Issue 25
28th July 2016 by rbartlett
World of Animals Issue 25 Read more »
Vote for a Whale friendly Australia
6th June 2016 by rbartlett
Learn about Wilbur the Whale and how to vote for a whale-friendly Australia in this handy leaflet. Read more »
Marine Mammals and Marine Turtles of the Pacific Islands Region
17th May 2016 by rbartlett
Marine Mammals and Marine Turtles of the Pacific Islands Region Read more »
Marine Mammals of Australia and New Zealand
16th May 2016 by rbartlett
The South Pacific and Indo-Pacific regions are globally significant areas supporting a wide range of marine mammals includin Read more »
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Because of a scandal involving egg labeling, media in Iceland is paying a lot mo
6th December 2016 by Sigursteinn Masson
After the director of Iceland´s Food & Health Institute was grilled on national TV the other night, many Read more »
The whaling fleet has left Japan to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean for the se
22nd November 2016 by Matt Collis
It seems barely a week goes by at the moment without Japan offering its latest snub to the international community. While Read more »
Japan has submitted to the International Whaling Commission (IWC) its proposal f
10th November 2016 by Matt Collis
Given that a huge chunk of the world and its media have been focused on the United States’ Presidential election Read more »
28th October 2016 by Matt Collis
Matt Collis, IFAW International Whaling Commission Team Leader, summarizes what proved to be a busy but positive week for Read more »
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