http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/18 en The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/commercial-seal-hunt-canada-frequently-asked-questions <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">Fri, 06/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&#39;s collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada.</p> </div> Seals Seals Canada commerical seal hunt seals Commercial Seal Slaughter Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:00:55 +0000 rbartlett 100602 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Briefing -- Bill C-555: An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/ifaw-briefing-bill-c <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">Sat, 03/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Bill C &ndash; 555 proposes to increase the distance that a person must maintain from another person who is fishing for seals, except under the authority of a seal fishery observation license.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/ifaw-briefing-bill-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Other Sat, 08 Mar 2014 02:03:27 +0000 rbartlett 99529 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW WTO Seal briefing http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/ifaw-wto-seal-briefing <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, 03/12/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The EU legislation being challenged by Canada and Norway is&nbsp;Regulation (EC) No. 1007/2009, also known as the &ldquo;EU seal regime&rdquo;, effectively banning the import and placing on the market of seal products in the EU. &nbsp;The legislation exempts products coming from subsistence hunts carried out by indigenous communities, and allows exceptions for trade in by-products from sustainable marine resources management and products for personal use of travelers or their families. These exceptions represent non-commercial use of seal products.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/ifaw-wto-seal-briefing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals IFAW seal briefing WTO Commercial Seal Slaughter Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:29:53 +0000 rbartlett 88941 at http://www.ifaw.org Final Seal Amicus Brief from IFAW and other NGOs http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/final-seal-amicus-brief-ifaw-and-other-ngos <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, 03/12/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Final Seal Amicus Brief from IFAW and other NGOs.</p> </div> Seals Seals IFAW seals WTO Commercial Seal Slaughter Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:34:46 +0000 rbartlett 88946 at http://www.ifaw.org Amicus Brief: European Communities — Measures Prohibiting the Importation and Marketing of Seal Products http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/amicus-brief-european-communities-%E2%80%94-measures-prohibiting-importation-and-marketing-s <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, 03/12/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The preliminary submissions in this brief are aimed at correcting the misleading and incomplete manner in which Canada has characterized the objectives of the measures at issue in this dispute,1 (referred to together as the &ldquo;EU Seals Regime&rdquo;); the economic and environmental context of the Canadian commercial seal hunt; and the legal principles relevant to differential treatment of indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/amicus-brief-european-communities-%E2%80%94-measures-prohibiting-importation-and-marketing-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals IFAW seals WTO Other Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:38:28 +0000 rbartlett 88951 at http://www.ifaw.org Saving animals http://www.ifaw.org/australia/resource-centre/saving-animals <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, 03/06/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>It&rsquo;s been more than 40 years since a small group of concerned citizens banded together to stop Canada&rsquo;s cruel commercial seal hunt. We&rsquo;ve since grown into the most effective international organization specializing in saving animals in crisis around the world. Today, IFAW works to protect animals in more than 40 countries, where we have identified both critical need and exemplary local partners.</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Wolves The ban on hunting with dogs Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears cats dogs IFAW rhinos saving animals seals wolves Other Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:26:48 +0000 rbartlett 88666 at http://www.ifaw.org