http://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/everything/rss.xml/2/20 en Ocean noise film premieres in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ocean-noise-film-premieres-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/staff/sigursteinn-masson">Sigursteinn Masson</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, 02/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/141970886?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/141970886" target="_blank">Sonic Sea Film Teaser</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/imaginaryforces" target="_blank">Imaginary Forces</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com" target="_blank">Vimeo</a>.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/141970886?title=0&fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/ocean-noise-film-premieres-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales cetaceans communicate drilling navigate ocean noise ship strike song sonic whales Video Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:49:29 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 106635 at http://www.ifaw.org Remembering the Thames whale 10 years on http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/remembering-thames-whale <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/whales/josey-sharrad">Josey Sharrad</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, 01/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There it was, a whale soon to be known around the world as the Thames whale; surreal, lost and looking so incredibly out of place." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_21_16_thames_whale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="There it was, a whale soon to be known around the world as the Thames whale; surreal, lost and looking so incredibly out of place." /></p> <p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s not as if a whale is ever going to swim up the Thames is it?!&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/remembering-thames-whale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales cetacean England marine mammal rescue stranding stuck Thames whales Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:51:29 +0000 Josey Sharrad 106516 at http://www.ifaw.org Mother, baby dolphin safely herded out of Nantucket Harbor http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/mother-baby-dolphin-safely-herded-out-nantucket-harbor <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/animal-rescue/ct-harry">CT Harry</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, 01/12/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The dolphins were seen in shallow water, swimming inside the yacht club piers, with the likelihood of potentially stranding again very high." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_12_15_dolphin_stranding1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="The dolphins were seen in shallow water, swimming inside the yacht club piers, with the likelihood of potentially stranding again very high." />After being called to help two common dolphins on the island of Nantucket last Thursday, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue &amp; Research team successfully herded the</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/mother-baby-dolphin-safely-herded-out-nantucket-harbor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Dolphins baby boats dolphin harbor hearding mother Nantucket ocean noise pollution stranding Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:44:40 +0000 CT Harry 106427 at http://www.ifaw.org Dramatic rescues, huge policy wins for animals in 2015 http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/dramatic-rescues-huge-policy-wins-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/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">Sat, 12/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-V1iV9K7EjM" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>I am inspired every day by the dramatic rescue of individual elephants, whales, tigers, bears, dogs and cats, such as those showcased in the above video.</p> <p>Thanks to millions of supporters around the world, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) provides hands-on care to orphaned and injured bears, elephants and rhinos, domestic animals suffering in the wake of disasters, and tens of thousands of dogs and cats in impoverished communities.</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/-V1iV9K7EjM?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/dramatic-rescues-huge-policy-wins-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Whales Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Tigers Whales bears climate change cute end of year fuzzy ivory ban New Year Tiger tiger cubs Victories whales wildlife trade Video Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:07:33 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106319 at http://www.ifaw.org Explainer: Is Japan’s Antarctic whaling legal? http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/explainer-japan%E2%80%99s-antarctic-whaling-legal <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, 12/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The IWC can only review ‘scientific’ whaling programs, it cannot stop them." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_15_legal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="The IWC can only review ‘scientific’ whaling programs, it cannot stop them." /></em></p> <p><em>With the Japanese whaling fleet heading back to the Antarctic, we&rsquo;ve had a lot of questions about how this is possible. Below is my best attempt at explaining the legal situation. Bear with me, it&rsquo;s not simple!</em></p> <p><em>--MC</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/explainer-japan%E2%80%99s-antarctic-whaling-legal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Antarctic cetacean cruel fleet harpoon hunting Japan Whaling Tue, 08 Dec 2015 22:16:10 +0000 Matt Collis 106150 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan urged to leave its harpoons at home as whaling fleet prepares for return to the Antarctic http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/japan-urged-leave-its-harpoons-home-whaling-fleet-prepares-return-antarctic <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">Mon, 11/30/2015</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="201" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_whale_300px_1.jpg?1448897358" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Japan&rsquo;s whaling fleet is being urged to leave its harpoons behind and pursue only non-lethal research as it prepares for a return to the Antarctic in the coming weeks.</p> <p>Japan has stated its intention to resume killing whales in the Southern Ocean, despite its Antarctic &lsquo;scientific whaling&rsquo; programme being found not for the purposes of science and ruled illegal by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in March last year. Following this landmark ruling, Japan paused its Southern Ocean whaling for one year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/japan-urged-leave-its-harpoons-home-whaling-fleet-prepares-return-antarctic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales International Whaling Commission Japanese scientific whaling scientific whaling whales. IWC Mon, 30 Nov 2015 15:26:40 +0000 adintino 106025 at http://www.ifaw.org