Attempt to revive whale meat trade raises legal questions

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Mié, 06/04/2008
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While the exact circumstances and status of the shipments remains unclear, the export of fin and minke whale meat to Japan appears to have taken place without the knowledge or authorisation of relevant Icelandic, Norwegian and Japanese authorities according to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).
 
Robbie Marsland, Director of IFAW UK, said: “We are still working to establish the facts in this particular case, but attempts by anyone to circumvent the relevant authorities and regulations to resuscitate the international trade in whale meat has very grav
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London, United Kingdom
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Clare Sterling (IFAW, United Kingdom)
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020 7587 6708
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Food Relief for Pets Affected by Johannesburg Unrest

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Mar, 05/20/2008
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CLAW (Community Led Animal Welfare) which works in townships and informal settlements across Gauteng reports that companion animals were abandoned as their owners scrambled to flee the xenophobic violence that has spread across South Africa’s biggest city since last weekend.
 
“Under police guard CLAW was able to access Alexandra township (where the attacks began) towards the end of last week and is also working with human welfare ngos.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW, South Africa)
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+27 (21) 424 2086
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Experts convene in Marine Mammal Stranding Conference

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Mié, 04/16/2008
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The Northeast Region Stranding Conference is held from April 16 to 20 in Providence, Rhode Island and will gather over 100 participants to discuss strategies that will improve the coordination and effectiveness in rehabilitation and release efforts of marine animals.
 
Constituents will partake in meetings and scientific sessions that will include items than range from stranding innovations and trends, disease and diagnostics to oil spills and more.
 
"This conference is an annual event that allows stranding responders from Maine to Virginia to meet a
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Providence, Rhode Island - United States
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Michael Booth (IFAW, Headquarters)
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Cruelty to continue under 'new' Canadian seal hunt regulations

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Jue, 03/27/2008
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“Now that I have seen the actual text of the new condition of license, I’m left speechless by its inadequacy.” said Sheryl Fink, IFAW senior researcher and veteran seal hunt observer.

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Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
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Cruelty to continue under ‘new’ Canadian seal hunt regulations

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Jue, 03/27/2008
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“Now that I have seen the actual text of the new condition of license, I’m left speechless by its inadequacy.” said Sheryl Fink, IFAW senior researcher and veteran seal hunt observer.
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Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
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Katie McConnell (IFAW, Headquarters)
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Through the Internet, Students from all over Latin America will be able to help Improve Animal Welfare

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Vie, 03/07/2008
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Help Networks is designed so that junior high school students (between the ages of 12 and 15) can get to know the main threats facing animals all over the world, become sensitized to respect, and understand the social, environmental and ecological importance of animal welfare.
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Joaquín de la Torre Ponce (IFAW, América Latina)
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IFAW Encourages Tourists and Shoppers in Dubai to "Think Twice" Before Buying Wildlife Souvenirs

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Mié, 02/06/2008
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The campaign aims to protect endangered wildlife species from the growing illegal commercial wildlife trade around the world.  IFAW’s approach to combating illegal wildlife trade in the Middle East and North Africa region is to work in co-operation with local governments and agencies.
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Dubai, UAE
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Cass Koenen
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After Delay on Listing Status, Polar Bear Survival Remains Precarious

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Lun, 02/04/2008
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“Polar bears are already facing potentially catastrophic threats from global warming, vanishing habitats, toxic pollution, and trophy hunting,” said Jeffrey Flocken, Office Director, IFAW Washington, D.C.
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Washington, D.C., United States
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Brandon Frazier (IFAW, US)
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Victory for biodiversity Erika judgement compensates bird welfare groups

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Jue, 01/17/2008
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We are very pleased that the verdict against the oil group Total, the Italian certification company Rina, the Italian owner Giuseppe Savarese and Antonio Pollara, chief executive of the Panship management company, will provide our partner Bretagne Vivante with considerable support for the criminal lawsuit that it has brought, the aim being, no more no less, to redress the prejudice caused by the gigantic oil slick caused by the shipwreck in December 1999.
 
When the disaster occurred, IFAW and its veterinary experts, who came in from various parts of the world, set up a
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Reims, France
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Bernard Derty (IFAW, France - spokesperson)
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International Fund for Animal Welfare's YouTube Content Surges Past 300,000 Views

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Mar, 01/08/2008
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“We are very pleased to reach this important milestone as it indicates a high level of interest in our content from the YouTube community,” said Cassandra Koenen, IFAW’s Director of Online Campaigns & Marketing.
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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Cassandra Koenen (IFAW, Headquarters)
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