WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Abril 10, 2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

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.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

Differences between Inuit, Canada’s East Coast seal hunts

Marzo 27, 2017
IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals th

IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals that takes place off of Canada’s east coast; it has never campaigned against the Inuit seal hunt.I remember going to the East Coast seal hunt for the first time in 2001.

INDIA UPDATE: Whale sharks—from hunted quarry to conservation icon

Abril 6, 2017
Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be kno

Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be known as ‘Vhali’ –meaning loved one—and spectacular events provided public participation and groundswell.Thirteen years since a religious icon in India championed the cause of saving a little-kno

Statement zum „Report Mainz“ Bericht zur Elefantenhaltung im Zoo Hannover

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Abril 6, 2017

In einem Bericht des Magazins „Report Mainz“ vom 4. April 2017 wurde Filmmaterial der Tierrechtsorganisation PETA gezeigt, das zeigt, dass junge Elefanten im Zoo Hannover unter dem Einsatz von Elefantenhaken abgerichtet werden, um sie zu bestimmten Verhaltensweisen zu zwingen. Es wird außerdem auf dem Filmmaterial aus dem Jahr 2016 gezeigt, dass die Elefanten Kunststücke vor Publikum aufführen müssen.

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Rehabilitated rhinos sighted in Indian forest range

Abril 5, 2017
Rehabilitated rhinos sighted in Indian forest range

Rhino Sighting

Nearly two years after going back to the wild, Sohola, the hand-raised adult male rhino that was released in the western forest range of Kaziranga National Park was sighted today near Gendamari forest camp.

Five orphan elephants collared with GPS tracking in Zambia

Abril 5, 2017
One of the orphan elephants receives a health exam while it is under anesthesia

One of the orphan elephants receives a health exam while it is under anesthesia and collared.I held the tip of Batoka’s trunk in the palm of my hand to monitor his respiratory rate. Each strong breath ensured he was tolerating the anesthesia well. By placing my hand on the back of his ear, I could feel his pulse rate through the blood vessels.

China sluit een derde van de ivoorverkooppunten in het land

Marzo 31, 2017
Twee eerdere ivoorvernietigingen in China waren een voorbode voor verdere regeri

Twee eerdere ivoorvernietigingen in China waren een voorbode voor verdere regeringsmaatregelen om de ivoorhandel te stoppen.

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