http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/20 en On the passing of Frederic Chemay: Belgian IWC Commissioner http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/passing-frederic-chemay-belgian-iwc-commission-0 <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/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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">Mon, 10/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Frederic Chemay." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Frederic-Chemay_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 592px;" title="Frederic Chemay." />It is with great sadness that we here at IFAW learned of the passing of Frederic Chemay on Sept. 30<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;at only 53 years of age.</p> <p>As the Belgian IWC Commissioner Fred was a passionate advocate on behalf of whales. He would not be swayed from doing what he thought was in the best interest of marine mammals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/passing-frederic-chemay-belgian-iwc-commission-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales Belgium Chemay Frederic IWC whales Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:18:24 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 101626 at http://www.ifaw.org IWC65 wrap up: major victories scored for whales http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/iwc65-wrap-major-victories-scored-whales <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">Mon, 10/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IWC 65 victories and progress bode well for whales like this minke in the Western Antarctic Peninsula’s Crystal Sound. © IFAW/A. Friedlaender " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Whale_antarctica_web_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 296px;" title="IWC 65 victories and progress bode well for whales like this minke in the Western Antarctic Peninsula’s Crystal Sound. © IFAW/A.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/iwc65-wrap-major-victories-scored-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales commission iwc65 Japan slovenia UN whales Whaling Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:20:11 +0000 Patrick Ramage 101625 at http://www.ifaw.org Passing of Frederic Chemay: Belgian IWC Commissioner http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/passing-frederic-chemay-belgian-iwc-commissioner <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, 10/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>It is with great sadness that we here at IFAW learned of the passing of Frederic Chemay on Sept. 30<sup>th</sup> at only 53 years of age. As the Belgian IWC Commissioner Fred was a passionate advocate on behalf of whales. He would not be swayed from doing what he thought was in the best interest of marine mammals. He was a friend to many, including those of us here at IFAW, and it is unlikely we will see a man of his stature, principles and vision again anytime soon.</p> <p>He will be missed.</p> </div> Whales Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:00:31 +0000 svandereyd 101599 at http://www.ifaw.org Holarctic Conference examines still-mysterious Russian gray whale population http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/holarctic-conference-examines-still-mysterious-russian-gray-whale-population <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/13096">Anna Filippova</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, 10/01/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="One of six presentations about the grey whale population at the Marine Mammal of the Holaractic International Conference VIII." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Conference_session_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 362px;" title="One of six presentations about the grey whale population at the Marine Mammal of the Holaractic International Conference VIII." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/holarctic-conference-examines-still-mysterious-russian-gray-whale-population" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales breeding conference gray mammals marine Piltun russia western whale Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:16:01 +0000 Anna Filippova 101597 at http://www.ifaw.org Supporting whale disentanglement and stranding team efforts in Tonga http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/supporting-whale-disentanglement-and-stranding-team-efforts-tonga <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/7029">Brian Sharp</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">Thu, 09/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="IFAW supported workshops taught Tongans skills to manage strandings and to safely disentangle whales." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/tonga-workshop-boat_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 323px;" title="IFAW supported workshops taught Tongans skills to manage strandings and to safely disentangle whales." /></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/supporting-whale-disentanglement-and-stranding-team-efforts-tonga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales disentanglement stranding Tonga training Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:45:47 +0000 Brian Sharp 101510 at http://www.ifaw.org IWC-65 Main Outcomes http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/resource-centre/iwc <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, 09/23/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 65<sup>th</sup> International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting has come to a close. While there were some very big decisions taken for whales there were also a myriad of decisions that don&rsquo;t make it into the headlines. This document from the IWC outlines all of the major decisions taken during the week-long international meeting.</p> </div> Whales Whales Other Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:56:57 +0000 rbartlett 101485 at http://www.ifaw.org