http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/publications/rss.xml/48971/20 en Migratory species: their future is our future http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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">Oct 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>The article below was authored by&nbsp;Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, for distribution in the upcoming Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Cop12 publication, shared here with permission.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Elephants Whales CMS Convention on Migratory Species elephants IFAW migration migratory animals sharks whales Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:12 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112757 at http://www.ifaw.org New campaign by IFAW partner Seas at Risk http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/new-campaign-ifaw-partner-seas-risk <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">Oct 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><h2> #EmojiOcean: Share your ocean emotion in support of healthy seas</h2> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hVOxQe0Zu5A" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/new-campaign-ifaw-partner-seas-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales entanglement EU European Union habitat marine marine mammal ocean ocean noise ship strike shipping lanes whale Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:06:21 +0000 Eleonora Panella 112729 at http://www.ifaw.org Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/jackson-hole-wildlife-film-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/6394">Kelvin Alie</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">Oct 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>We&#39;re coming off an inspiring week among peers and experts who are putting their skills to work in telling the story of the Earth&#39;s wildlife and habitats. The <a href="http://www.jhfestival.org/">Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival</a> is an international celebration of the best producers, editors, film crews and conservation storytellers over a biennial&nbsp;time frame.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/jackson-hole-wildlife-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Seals Big Cats Elephants Whales cat summit film festival HuntWatch ivory game jackson hole jackson hole wildlife film festival ocean noise seal hunt Sonic Sea Wildlife Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:33:25 +0000 Kelvin Alie 112698 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Plenary united against whale hunting in Norway http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-plenary-united-against-whale-hunting-norway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">Sep 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="minke whale " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/minke_whale_ifaw_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Whales are magnificent creatures; they have entranced seafarers, children and tourists and inspired literature all over the world for centuries. But not everyone has this same reverential admiration. In 1993, Norway resumed commercial whaling under an objection to the International Whaling Commission&rsquo;s (IWC) moratorium.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/eu-plenary-united-against-whale-hunting-norway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commercial whaling iceland Japan Meet us don't eat us minke whales Norway Whaling Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:39:51 +0000 Eleonora Panella 112509 at http://www.ifaw.org Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale deaths http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/conservationists-look-answers-unprecedented-north-atlantic-right-whale-deaths <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">Aug 10 2017</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="201" title="Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale deaths " alt="Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale de" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/right%20whale_PRphoto_300.jpg?1502369095" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Endangered North Atlantic right whales have experienced a shocking number of fatalities in 2017, causing alarm among biologists and conservationists for their depleting population of only 500 animals. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;A population this small cannot withstand such a drastic decrease in numbers over such a short period of time&rdquo; said Brian Sharp, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Manager, &ldquo;there is a pressing need to determine the factors contributing to their deaths in order to potentially institute appropriate mitigation efforts.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/conservationists-look-answers-unprecedented-north-atlantic-right-whale-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales endanger speciesed entanglement North Atlantic right whales ship strike whales Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:53:38 +0000 adintino 112224 at http://www.ifaw.org Portugal screens Sonic Sea, supports reduction of underwater noise http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/portugal-screens-sonic-sea-supports-reduction-underwater-noise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">Jul 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW, Portuguese government officials and members of the shipping industry discuss the importance of reducing ocean noise." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_13_17_screening.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW, Portuguese government officials and members of the shipping industry discuss the importance of reducing ocean noise." />The documentary <a href="http://www.sonicsea.org/film" target="_blank">Sonic Sea</a> was screened on July 12 in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, and was met with the same enthusiasm as it has in other count</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/portugal-screens-sonic-sea-supports-reduction-underwater-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales drilling Noise ocean oil whale Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:26:25 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111978 at http://www.ifaw.org