http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/18 en This Seal Week, tell PM Trudeau to end commercial seal hunting in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/australia/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="/australia/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">Mon, 03/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YNx4TG8eKss" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It&rsquo;s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east coast will be stained with the blood of seal pups, as Canada&rsquo;s commercial seal slaughter begins.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/YNx4TG8eKss?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/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 Video Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:43:10 +0000 Sheryl Fink 106923 at http://www.ifaw.org Four stray seals saved from danger on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/australia/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="/australia/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/australia/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/australia/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 Global premiere of film chronicling our founding campaign inspires http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-premiere-film-chronicling-our-founding-campaign-inspires <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/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">Fri, 11/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author with IFAW founder Brian Davies (center) and long-time IFAW campaigner and advisor AJ Cady, all of whom play prominent roles in the Huntwatch documentary." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_20_15_huntwatch_premiere.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="The author with IFAW founder Brian Davies (center) and long-time IFAW campaigner and advisor AJ Cady, all of whom play prominent roles in the Huntwatch documentary." />I was privileged to attend the world premiere of <a href="http://huntwatchthefilm.com/" target="_blank">Huntwatch</a> </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/global-premiere-film-chronicling-our-founding-campaign-inspires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Seals Brian Davies Canada film HuntWatch movie premiere Ryan Reynolds seal hunting seals white coat Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:11:34 +0000 Sheryl Fink 105953 at http://www.ifaw.org Huntwatch: Seal hunt documentary to premiere at New York film festival http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/huntwatch-seal-hunt-documentary-premiere-new-york-film-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 10/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/HW_IFAW_Homepage_Pic_610.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />As many people know, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was founded in 1969 to end the commercial seal hunt in Canada, and cameras, documenting the inherent cruelty of the commercial hunt, have been an essential tool of the campaign.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/huntwatch-seal-hunt-documentary-premiere-new-york-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Seals Canada cruel documentary film fur hunt watch hunting movie pelt skin Video Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:20:56 +0000 Azzedine Downes 105536 at http://www.ifaw.org Res (Andreas) Krebs http://www.ifaw.org/australia/about-us/seals/res-andreas-krebs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Campaigner/Strategist </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Res (Andreas) Krebs is a political communications professional based in Toronto. As a campaigner and strategist, Res blends analytical chops and creative juices to produce persuasive and thought-provoking materials supporting IFAW Canada&rsquo;s campaigns.</p> <p>Res has been instrumental in moving IFAW&rsquo;s campaign against the commercial seal hunt into Newfoundland, approaching Newfoundlanders as potential allies in ending the hunt once and for all, and producing campaign materials that are palatable to the distinct political appetites of Newfoundlanders.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" width="220" height="285" title="Res (Andreas) Krebs" alt="Res (Andreas) Krebs" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Headshot_11.jpg?1441918513" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 09/10/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Staff Seals Thu, 10 Sep 2015 20:56:11 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 105213 at http://www.ifaw.org