http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/26 en The bad ship Alma http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/bad-ship-alma <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/political-advocacy/robbie-marsland">Robbie Marsland</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, 04/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Since June last year, things have got a little trickier for Kristján Loftsson's particular cargo." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Ferming-hvalkj%C3%B6ts-4_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 383px;" title="Since June last year, things have got a little trickier for Kristján Loftsson's particular cargo." /></p> <p>Kristj&aacute;n Loftsson is a whaler in Iceland. Or rather, he&rsquo;s <u>the</u> whaler in Iceland.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/bad-ship-alma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales Alma court iceland ICJ Japan Loftsson transit whaler Whaling world Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:55:05 +0000 Robbie Marsland 99932 at http://www.ifaw.org 9 ICJ whale ruling questions answered: Will Japan abide by the judgment? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/9-icj-whale-ruling-questions-answered-will-japan-abide-judgement <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/matt-collis">Matt Collis</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, 04/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Japan&#39;s spokesperson addresses the media after the World Court decision <a href="http://t.co/4TECt1P0AP">pic.twitter.com/4TECt1P0AP</a></p> </blockquote></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/9-icj-whale-ruling-questions-answered-will-japan-abide-judgement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales court Hague ICJ Japan ruling scientific whales Whaling world Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:43:08 +0000 Matt Collis 99927 at http://www.ifaw.org IMO adopts new guidelines that could make oceans quieter places for whales http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/imo-adopts-new-guidelines-could-make-oceans-quieter-places-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/vassili-papastavrou">Vassili Papastavrou</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">Fri, 04/11/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Shh…! Shipping set to become quieter. The outside of the International Maritime Headquarters in London features an impressive sculpture by Michael Sandle and a whale’s eye view of an approaching cargo vessel. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/vass_imo_ssh_v2.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 466px;" title="Shh…! Shipping set to become quieter. The outside of the International Maritime Headquarters in London features an impressive sculpture by Michael Sandle and a whale’s eye view of an approaching cargo vessel.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/imo-adopts-new-guidelines-could-make-oceans-quieter-places-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales Gas maritime Noise oceans oil seismic shipping sounding whales Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:19:52 +0000 Vassili Papastavrou 99893 at http://www.ifaw.org President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trade http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/president-barack-obama-announces-action-against-iceland-over-its-whale-meat-trade <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, 04/02/2014</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="200" title="President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trade" alt="President Barack Obama announces action against Iceland over its whale meat trad" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/fin%20whale_300.px_.jpg?1396449112" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>United States President Barack Obama has announced a raft of measures against Iceland over its continued slaughter of whales and trade in their meat.</p> <p>The US Government had announced on February 6 that it was invoking the Pelly Amendment which certifies Iceland for undermining the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) because of its whaling activities and resulting whale meat trade.</p> <p>The measures set by the Obama Administration came a few days ahead of the 60-day deadline for action on April 7.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/president-barack-obama-announces-action-against-iceland-over-its-whale-meat-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales CITES comercial whaling commercial trade fin whale iceland whale meat whale watching whales Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:33:25 +0000 adintino 99737 at http://www.ifaw.org Victory for whales at the International Court of Justice http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/victory-whales-international-court-justice <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/vassili-papastavrou">Vassili Papastavrou</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, 04/01/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Minke whales waiting to be flensed on the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru during a whale hunt in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/WY24-web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 393px;" title="Minke whales waiting to be flensed on the Japanese factory ship Nisshin Maru during a whale hunt in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary. c. IFAW" />It was a hugely ambitious decision by the government of Australia to take Japan to the International Court of Justice over its whaling in the Antarctic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/victory-whales-international-court-justice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales court Hague ICJ IWC Japan Japanese scientific whales Whaling world Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:25:51 +0000 Vassili Papastavrou 99728 at http://www.ifaw.org ICJ ruling on Japan's scientific whaling Storify news roundup http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/icj-ruling-japans-scientific-whaling-storify-news-roundup <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 03/31/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Below is a&nbsp;round up on today&#39;s historic decision from The World Court in the case of Australia vs. the Government of Japan. The court ruled Japan&#39;s whaling program was not scientific. Stay tuned to IFAW.org for further analysis of the decision. <strong>-- JC</strong></em></p> <p>Having trouble viewing the Storify embed? <a href="https://storify.com/action4ifaw/icj-decision-on-japanese-scientific-whaling" target="_blank">Click here.</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/icj-ruling-japans-scientific-whaling-storify-news-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales court historic ICJ Japan JARPA ruling whales Whaling world Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:13:13 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 99693 at http://www.ifaw.org