IFAW gets tied to a cause with Vineyard Vines®

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Mar, 05/04/2010
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Designed to raise awareness for whale conservation, Tails for Whales is an innovative, grassroots program that captures celebrities, athletes, conservationists and everyday people posing with their hands in the sign of the whale tail.

“Given our work to save the whales and vineyard vines’ signature logo, this partnership could not be a better fit,” said Fred O’Regan, President and CEO, IFAW. “vineyard vines has a long history of giving back to the community and we’re honored to be working with them to make a whale of a difference.”

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Yarmouth Port, MA and Stamford, CT
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Sealers take aim at last surviving harp seal pups as Newfoundland seal hunt opens

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Jue, 04/08/2010
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Twenty-three sealing vessels from Newfoundland and Labrador have hailed out in search of concentrations of seal pups on whatever ice is still available.

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Newfoundland, Canada
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First phase of seal hunt a bust as single boat leaves port

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Dom, 03/28/2010
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The vessel is reportedly heading to the Northern Gulf – the only area where seals have been observed in the Gulf – to kill the few animals that have managed to survive what has been a disastrous year for harp seal pups.

“After spending the past week watching the few tenacious seal pup survivors clinging to life, it is heartbreaking to realize that they may now be killed,” said Sheryl Fink, a senior researcher with IFAW. “On the other hand, I am encouraged that only one boat has decided to go seal killing so far this year.”

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Charlottetown, Canada
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Climate change catastrophe: worst ice year on record leads to harp seals’ demise

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Mié, 03/24/2010
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IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) reports that the Gulf of St. Lawrence, which is the annual birthing ground of hundreds of thousands of harp seals, is essentially devoid of both ice and seals.

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Senator John Kerry Introduces Legislation to Protect Whales

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Lun, 03/15/2010
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“Whales are in a sea of trouble, and we must do all we can to mitigate threats to the species and its habitat,” said Jeff Flocken, IFAW DC Office Director. “We applaud Senator Kerry’s leadership in championing this legislation and hope his colleagues follow suit.”  

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Canadian government raises kill quota for harp seal pups despite severe lack of ice habitat

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Lun, 03/15/2010
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“The Canadian government looks absurd calling for 330,000 seals to be slaughtered when there may not even be that many pups left alive,” said Sheryl Fink, a senior researcher with IFAW.

Harp seals require stable ice platforms to give birth and nurse their pups. This year’s ice conditions are the lowest on record, spelling imminent danger for the pups’ survival.

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Study Finds Little Local Economic Value in Trophy Hunting Polar Bears Hunts are of economic importance only to a handful of individuals

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Vie, 03/05/2010
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A new study, The Economics of Polar Bear Trophy Hunting in Canada, jointly released today by Humane Society International and International Fund for Animal Welfare reveals that polar bear hunts provide little economic benefit to Canada’s Inuit communities. The study shows that the income derived from polar bear trophy hunting amounts to only a small fraction of Northern Canada’s economy, and is concentrated in few hands.

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Animal groups pledge $1.1M dollars for long-term animal relief efforts in Haiti

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Jue, 03/04/2010
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“Our goal is to reach millions of animals in need and have a long-lasting impact for the people of Haiti,” said Ian Robinson, IFAW’s Director of Emergency Relief. “Cooperating as a group of NGOs gives us a unique opportunity to address public and animal health concerns, across the entire country.”

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Will the Year of the Tiger be good for the tiger?

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Vie, 02/12/2010
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“Wild tigers once numbered around 100,000 across Asia, today there are fewer than 3,500,” said Grace Ge Gabriel, IFAW’s Asia Regional Director. “Tigers face threats from loss of habitat and prey. But the greatest threat to wild tigers is poaching to supply an illegal trade driven by the demand for tiger parts and products.”

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Help for animals arrives in Haiti

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Mar, 01/26/2010
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“The condition of these animals before the earthquake was not good, so we can’t just simply put things back as they were,” said Ian Robinson, IFAW’s Director of Emergency Relief. “We need to deliver immediate relief to animals and to develop long-term plans for a lasting good.”

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