http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/20 en The Amazing Whale(Fest) experience http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/amazing-whalefest-experience <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/barbara-slee">Barbara Slee</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, 03/25/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Author at Whalefest." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_24_15_whalefest.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 462px;" title="The Author at Whalefest." />Have you ever smelled the breath of a whale?</p> <p>I did, and it smells really fishy. During a whale watching boat trip, I felt like a true detective, smelling whale before seeing it and following the stinking trail&hellip;</p> <p>We actually ended up never seeing a whale on that particular boat trip, but I was blissfully happy - I had smelled a whale.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/amazing-whalefest-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Brighton festival UK whales Tue, 24 Mar 2015 21:48:27 +0000 Barbara Slee 103378 at http://www.ifaw.org Why Japan won’t defy the World Court and resume high-seas whaling http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/36">Patrick Ramage</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, 01/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/japan_delegation_panama_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 468px;" title="The author predicts The Government of Japan will NOT defy international opinion and court order and send its fleet to kill whales in Antarctica later this year. " />New Year&rsquo;s Greetings, Whale Huggers and others,</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/why-japan-won%E2%80%99t-defy-world-court-and-resume-high-seas-whaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales future Japan's whaling predictions whales Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:53:59 +0000 Patrick Ramage 102689 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s “New” Proposal for Continued Research Whaling in the Antarctic Ocean http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/japan%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9Cnew%E2%80%9D-proposal-continued-research-whaling-antarctic-ocean <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, 01/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW, Greenpeace and WWF react to Japan&rsquo;s &ldquo;New&rdquo; Proposal for Continued Research Whaling in the Antarctic Ocean. The &lsquo;new&rsquo; proposal is a reaction to the March 2014 ruling by the International Court of Justice in The Hague (ICJ). (Also available in <a href="/sites/default/files/default/2015-Greenpeace-IFAW-WWF-JARPA-III-Briefing-french.pdf">French.</a>)</p> </div> Whales Whales Whaling Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:31:31 +0000 rbartlett 102612 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s whaling vessels heading to Antarctic – but without their harpoons http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/japan%E2%80%99s-whaling-vessels-heading-antarctic-%E2%80%93-without-their-harpoons <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">Wed, 01/07/2015</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="300" height="176" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_0.jpg?1420642060" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A smaller than usual Japanese whaling fleet is due to leave port in Shimonoseki tomorrow (Thursday) to carry out research in the Antarctic - but no whales will be harpooned after the World Court ruled last year that its &lsquo;scientific&rsquo; whaling in the Southern Ocean was illegal.</p> <p>Japan&rsquo;s Fisheries Agency announced that a reduced number of boats will instead head to the Antarctic to carry out sighting surveys, biopsy work and photo identification of whales led by the country&rsquo;s Institute of Cetacean Research.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/japan%E2%80%99s-whaling-vessels-heading-antarctic-%E2%80%93-without-their-harpoons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commerical whaling ICJ IWC Japan's whaling Japanese scientific whaling scientific whaling whales Wed, 07 Jan 2015 14:48:00 +0000 adintino 102606 at http://www.ifaw.org Reykjavík votes whaling out of Faxaflói Bay http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/reykjav%C3%ADk-votes-whaling-out-faxafl%C3%B3i-bay <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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, 12/30/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about whaling." class="caption" longdesc="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about whaling." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/12_30_14_minke.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 357px;" title="The strong partnership between IFAW and Icewhale has helped to opened the eyes of people within Iceland to the need for a change in attitude about </p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/reykjav%C3%ADk-votes-whaling-out-faxafl%C3%B3i-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales hunting Iceland whalers Meet us don't eat us sanctuary Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:24:55 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 102583 at http://www.ifaw.org 2014 IFAW Underwater noise and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/2014-ifaw-underwater-noise-and-marine-strategy-framework-directive <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">Mon, 12/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The goal of reaching Good Environmental Status in EU waters by 2020 is vital to Europeans for numerous reasons. One of the most pressing areas of concern for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD) is Underwater Noise. Please find here IFAW&rsquo;s briefing on Underwater Noise in relation to the MSFD.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales underwater noise pollution Policy Briefing Mon, 29 Dec 2014 15:10:47 +0000 rbartlett 102572 at http://www.ifaw.org