http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/18 en Seal doc Huntwatch premieres on television on Discovery Channel next month http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_huntwatchdiscovery.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 606px;" /></p> <p>This year the Discovery Channel began airing a series of trailblazing&nbsp;documentaries on humanity&rsquo;s impact on the environment and what we can do to solve related global problems via the Discovery Impact banner. I couldn&rsquo;t think of a more fitting home for IFAW&rsquo;s flagship feature documentary, <em>Huntwatch,</em> to make its global television premiere. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals bloody cruel cute defenseless film HuntWatch movie seals Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:30:14 +0000 Erica Martin 108617 at http://www.ifaw.org Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt to Open April 10th http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/canadian-commercial-seal-hunt-open-april <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, 04/05/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="200" height="134" title="Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt to Open April 10th" alt="Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt to Open April 10th" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/EU%20SEAL%20%28Custom%29.jpg?1460014075" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Canada&rsquo;s commercial seal hunt will open once again on the East Coast on April 10th. The Canadian government has not announced the 2016 quota, but it will likely remain at 400,000 harp seals, 60,000 grey seals and 8,200 hooded seals. However, the commercial seal hunt is expected to kill only a fraction of this number.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/canadian-commercial-seal-hunt-open-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt EU ban seal products Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:21:06 +0000 svandereyd 107160 at http://www.ifaw.org Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/canadas-commercial-seal-hunt-past-present-and-future <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, 02/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Canada&#39;s Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future</p> </div> Seals Seals Canada seal hunt seals Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:17:53 +0000 rbartlett 106688 at http://www.ifaw.org Council adopts revised EU seal products ban to meet WTO compliance http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/council-adopts-revised-eu-seal-products-ban-meet-wto-compliance <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">Thu, 10/01/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomed today&rsquo;s adoption by the Council of the European Union of the amended version of the regulation on trade in seal products. The trade ban had to be revised in response to findings of the World Trade Organization (WTO). This decision follows the 8<sup>th</sup> of September vote by the European Parliament which put its weight behind this proposal.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/council-adopts-revised-eu-seal-products-ban-meet-wto-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals EU Trade ban WTO Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:22:26 +0000 svandereyd 105425 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Parliament takes last step to ensure WTO compliance of EU seal products ban http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-parliament-takes-last-step-ensure-wto-compliance-eu-seal-products-ban <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, 09/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomed today&rsquo;s EU Parliament vote for an amended version of the regulation on trade in seal products. The trade ban had to be revised in response to findings of the World Trade Organization (WTO). IFAW is delighted that the import of seal products from commercial hunts in the EU will continue to be illegal.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-parliament-takes-last-step-ensure-wto-compliance-eu-seal-products-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals EU seal products ban Trade in seal products WTO Tue, 08 Sep 2015 09:08:18 +0000 svandereyd 105180 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY! European Parliament votes in WTO-compliant seal product trade regulation changes http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/victory-european-parliament-votes-wto-compliant-seal-product-trade-regulation-changes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/seals/staci-mclennan">Staci McLennan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Tue, 09/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The European Parliament voted to support revisions to the EU regulation on the trade in seal products meeting WTO rules" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/eu_seal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 402px;" title="The European Parliament voted to support revisions to the EU regulation on the trade in seal products meeting WTO rules" />Today was a great victory for seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/victory-european-parliament-votes-wto-compliant-seal-product-trade-regulation-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals European Union seal product ban Marine Resource Management McLennan Staci Staci McLennan WTO Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:59:06 +0000 Staci McLennan 105185 at http://www.ifaw.org