L’équipe de recherche sur les baleines grises recense huit nouveaux baleineaux

Wed, 08/20/2014
L’équipe de recherche sur les baleines grises recense huit nouveaux baleineaux

Cette année, le nombre total de nouveaux baleineaux recensés s'élève à huit.Dans l’article ci-après, Anna Filippova, membre d’IFAW Russie, revient sur les dernières expéditions en mer conduites par notre équipe de recherche sur les baleines grises occidentales.  Maria Vorontsova

Blue Jays should rethink locker room use of tiger cub as Instagram prop

Tue, 09/16/2014
Blue Jays should rethink locker room use of tiger cub as prop

The Toronto Blue Jays are heroes to countless kids (and quite a few adults) across Canada. But there is nothing heroic about players posting photos to social media showing them posing with lion and tiger cubs in their dressing room.

Opinion - The Hill Times: Moving beyond Canada’s commercial seal hunt

Tue, 09/16/2014
Opinion - The Hill Times: Moving beyond Canada’s commercial seal hunt

This opinion from Sheryl Fink IFAW Canada Wildlife Campaigns Director, originally ran in The Hill Times (subscription) on Monday 15 September. --ED

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EU joins conservation tide to increase protection for whales at IWC

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Tue, 09/16/2014
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EU joins conservation tide to increase protection for whales at IWC

An important resolution to provide increased protection to whales around the world was passed despite pro-whaling countries opposing it and a vote being forced on the second day of the 65th International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has strongly backed the resolution from the start and welcomed the result as a positive step for whales. The resolution aims to provide greater coherent global action for the world’s 80+ marine cetacean species.

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Portoroz, Slovenia
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Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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Department of environmental affairs trying to remove protection for elephants

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Tue, 09/16/2014
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Department of environmental affairs trying to remove protection for elephants

At a recent stakeholder meeting called by the Department of Environmental Affairs to discuss proposed amendments to the Elephant Norms and Standards it became apparent that the Department appears to be intending on removing all welfare based provisions relating to elephants.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Southern Africa)
Ainsley Hay (NSPCA)
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Key conservation measure to increase protection for whales passed by vote at international whales forum

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Tue, 09/16/2014
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Key conservation measure to increase protection for whales passed by vote at int

An important resolution to provide increased protection to whales around the world was passed despite pro-whaling countries opposing it and a vote being forced on the second day of the 65th International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia.

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has strongly backed the resolution from the start and welcomed the result as a positive step for whales. The resolution aims to provide greater coherent global action for the world’s 80+ marine cetacean species.

Press Location: 
Portoroz, Slovenia
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Press Contact: 
Clare Sterling (IFAW UK)
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L’application de nouvelles mesures de protection marque la première journée internationale des requins

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Sun, 09/14/2014
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L’application de nouvelles mesures de protection marque la première journée inte

Alors que des mesures de protection des requins très attendues sont entrées en vigueur vendredi dernier, les défenseurs de l’environnement ont appelé à faire du 14 septembre la journée internationale des requins afin de célébrer cette avancée.

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Hambourg, Allemagne
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Christina Pretorius (IFAW Afrique australe)
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Welt-Hai-Tag soll Haischutz helfen

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Sun, 09/14/2014
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Unter Anderem einige Hammerhai-Arten sind etwas besser geschützt.

Der 14. September soll zum Welt-Hai-Tag werden, fordern Tier- und Umweltschützer, um auf die stark bedrohten Tiere aufmerksam zu machen. Gleichzeitig ist der 14. September auch ein Tag der Hoffnung für die Haie, treten doch heute neue Schutzmaßnahmen in Kraft.

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Hamburg
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Andreas Dinkelmeyer
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+49 (0)40 866 500 15
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IWC: Mehr Schutz für Wale und Delfine

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Tue, 09/16/2014
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Nun ist nicht alleine die IWC Zuständig
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Nun ist nicht alleine die IWC Zuständig

Heute Morgen hat die Vollversammlung der Internationalen Walfang-Kommission (IWC) für einen besseren Schutz aller Wal- und Delfinarten gestimmt.

Die Resolution von Monaco will einen weltweit stärkeren Schutz für die über 80 Wal- und Delfinarten und insbesondere für die wandernden Arten erreichen, indem sie anderen internationalen Gremien ermöglicht, sich auch mit dem Thema Walschutz zu befassen.

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Portoroz, Slowenien
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Andreas Dinkelmeyer
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