http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/24 en Is the opinion on the seal hunt changing in Newfoundland? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/opinion-seal-hunt-changing-newfoundland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Aug 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="seal on the ice of the gulf of st. lawrence, canada" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/commercial_seal_hunt_Canada_IFAW_3.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/opinion-seal-hunt-changing-newfoundland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Canada commercial hunt controversial hunt Labrador Newfoundland opinions changing seal sealers Mon, 21 Aug 2017 20:04:11 +0000 Sheryl Fink 112332 at http://www.ifaw.org Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/112304 <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">Aug 17 2017</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="167" title="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" alt="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Animojis-Graphic_300px_0.jpg?1502976373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><div> <p><strong><em>International Fund for Animal Welfare teams with Bare Tree Media to release emojis to engage audiences in animal rescue and conservation </em></strong></p> </div> <p>Mobile technology and conservation join forces to save animals in a new partnership. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to educate the public on animal rescue and wildlife conservation issues through mobile messaging conversations and photo sharing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/node/112304" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Animal rescue Seals Rhinos Seals Whales Animoji stickers elephant Emojis giraffe harp seal pangolin rhino whale Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:07:22 +0000 adintino 112304 at http://www.ifaw.org Share and protect animals with IFAW Animojis http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/share-and-protect-animals-ifaw-animojis <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Aug 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/e9-wtnQitk0" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>We are excited to announce our very own &ldquo;Animojis&rdquo; &ndash; a collection of emoji stickers focused on wildlife conservation around the world along with our mobile messaging partners at <a href="http://www.baretreemedia.com/" target="_blank">Bare Tree Media</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/share-and-protect-animals-ifaw-animojis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Whales Elephants Seals Elephants Rhinos Seals Whales Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:05:50 +0000 Kerry Branon 112309 at http://www.ifaw.org Canadian government declares Seal Products Day http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canadian-government-declares-seal-products-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">May 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Canadian politicians have inexplicably chosen to focus on seal “products” rather than the people, culture, and traditions that have been historically involved in seal hunting." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_12_17_seal_product.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Canadian politicians have inexplicably chosen to focus on seal “products” rather than the people, culture, and traditions that have been historically involved in seal hunting." /><em>The following blog </em><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/sheryl-fink/national-seal-products-d</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/canadian-government-declares-seal-products-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Club cruel first nation hackapic Hunt indigenous kill pup seal Fri, 12 May 2017 19:10:00 +0000 Sheryl Fink 111363 at http://www.ifaw.org Huntwatch now available for download in US, Canada http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/huntwatch-now-available-download-us-canada <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Apr 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/HW_IFAW_Homepage_Pic_640_resized_w_laurels.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 237px;" title="Now available for download, HUNTWATCH chronicles the history of IFAW's founding campaign." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/huntwatch-now-available-download-us-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:53:05 +0000 Sheryl Fink 111215 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-separating-myth-fact <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Apr 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zH7XoaJ5GEk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.</p> <p>With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.</p> <p>Let&rsquo;s separate the myths from the facts.</p> <p><strong>Myth #1:</strong> Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/watch-canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-separating-myth-fact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Seals Seals baby beater Canada clubbing cruel hackapic Hunt ice mother seal week Video Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:34:12 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110986 at http://www.ifaw.org