http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/20 en Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign <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">Thu, 01/15/2015</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="200" title="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" alt="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PROTECT_300jpg.jpg?1421352372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador <strong>Joely Fisher</strong>, features notable Hollywood personalities discussing pressing issues facing animals around the world and calling upon the public to take action for animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Tigers Whales aae action for animals Animal Action Education Animal welfare big cats elephants I found a way Joely Fisher protect Protect PSAs PSAs whales Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:12:13 +0000 adintino 102699 at http://www.ifaw.org Why Japan won’t defy the World Court and resume high-seas whaling http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 01/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/japan_delegation_panama_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 468px;" title="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " />New Year&rsquo;s Greetings, Whale Huggers and others,</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales future Japan's whaling predictions whales Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:53:59 +0000 Patrick Ramage 102689 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s whaling vessels heading to Antarctic – but without their harpoons http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-whaling-vessels-heading-antarctic-%E2%80%93-without-their-harpoons <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, 01/07/2015</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="176" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_0.jpg?1420642060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A smaller than usual Japanese whaling fleet is due to leave port in Shimonoseki tomorrow (Thursday) to carry out research in the Antarctic - but no whales will be harpooned after the World Court ruled last year that its &lsquo;scientific&rsquo; whaling in the Southern Ocean was illegal.</p> <p>Japan&rsquo;s Fisheries Agency announced that a reduced number of boats will instead head to the Antarctic to carry out sighting surveys, biopsy work and photo identification of whales led by the country&rsquo;s Institute of Cetacean Research.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-whaling-vessels-heading-antarctic-%E2%80%93-without-their-harpoons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commerical whaling ICJ IWC Japan's whaling Japanese scientific whaling scientific whaling whales Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:48:00 +0000 adintino 102606 at http://www.ifaw.org Reykjavík votes whaling out of Faxaflói Bay http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/reykjav%C3%ADk-votes-whaling-out-faxafl%C3%B3i-bay <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/node/2535">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, 12/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about whaling." class="caption" longdesc="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about whaling." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_30_14_minke.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 357px;" title="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about </p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/reykjav%C3%ADk-votes-whaling-out-faxafl%C3%B3i-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales hunting Iceland whalers Meet us don't eat us sanctuary Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:24:55 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 102583 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court finds its scientific whaling illegal http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan-announces-plans-new-antarctic-whale-hunt-months-after-world-court-finds-its-scientific-wh <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, 11/18/2014</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="176" title="Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court finds its scientific whaling illegal" alt="Japan announces plans for new Antarctic whale hunt months after World Court find" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px.jpg?1416320736" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Japan today announced plans for a new &lsquo;scientific&rsquo; whaling programme in the Antarctic, just months after the International Court of Justice (ICJ)&nbsp; ruled its whaling in the Southern Ocean was illegal and must stop.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan-announces-plans-new-antarctic-whale-hunt-months-after-world-court-finds-its-scientific-wh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales International Whaling Commission IWC Japanese scientific whaling minke whales scientific whaling whales Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:20:26 +0000 adintino 101981 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s “Newrep” seeks to kill more whales, not less http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnewrep%E2%80%9D-seeks-kill-more-whales-not-less <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Government of Japan and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan would return to whale killing around Antarctica." class="caption" longdesc="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Government of Japan and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that Japan would return to whale killing around Antarctica." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/whaling_11_18_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 441px;" title="Despite initially committing to respect the World Court’s judgment the Gove</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnewrep%E2%80%9D-seeks-kill-more-whales-not-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commercial government hunters Japan Japanese North American Right whales scientific whale Whaling Tue, 18 Nov 2014 21:34:46 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101995 at http://www.ifaw.org