http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/20 en Children’s renderings of beluga whales are exhibited at Moscow's Darwin Museum http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/children%E2%80%99s-renderings-beluga-whales-are-exhibited-moscows-darwin-museum <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/elena-zharkova">Elena Zharkova</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">Sat, 04/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="AAE participants have created more than 100,000 pieces of artwork." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_16_15_beluga.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="AAE participants have created more than 100,000 pieces of artwork." />More than 60,000 people will visit the <a href="http://www.darwinmuseum.ru/eng/" target="_blank">AAE Beluga whales exhibition at the Darwin museum in Moscow</a><strong>&nbsp;</strong>and see <strong>a selection of the best drawings from schoolchildren</strong> who participate in AAE.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/children%E2%80%99s-renderings-beluga-whales-are-exhibited-moscows-darwin-museum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales aae art Beluga whales children learning russia Thu, 16 Apr 2015 20:53:36 +0000 Elena Zharkova 103662 at http://www.ifaw.org Experts slam Japan’s new whaling plan: No more whales need to be killed http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/103616 <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, 04/13/2015</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="A panel of top scientists released a report slamming Japan&#039;s new whaling program" alt="A panel of top scientists released a report slamming Japan&#039;s new whaling program" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_1.jpg?1428933516" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>An independent expert review<sup>[i]</sup> of Japan&rsquo;s new plan for whaling in the Southern Ocean, published today, failed to back the proposal for further slaughter and concluded that no more whales need to be harpooned for Antarctic research.</p> <p>In today&rsquo;s International Whaling Commission (IWC) report, a Panel of top scientists has concluded that Japan has not demonstrated any need to kill any more whales in the Antarctic. This is a major blow to Japan&rsquo;s latest attempt to resume whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale sanctuary.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/node/103616" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales ICJ IWC Japan NEWREP-A Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:03:21 +0000 slajoie 103616 at http://www.ifaw.org After the marine mammal necropsy: learning from each animal http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/after-marine-mammal-necropsy-learning-each-animal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 04/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Two student volunteers, look at the inverted top half of a fin whale skull. Photo © SUNY ESF" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_06_15_necro.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Two student volunteers, look at the inverted top half of a fin whale skull. Photo © SUNY ESF" /></p> <p><strong>We don&rsquo;t often get a chance to talk about what happens after the necropsy; however, it is a hugely important part of what our team does and can have long lasting impacts.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/after-marine-mammal-necropsy-learning-each-animal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales dead Education mamals necropsy Research whale Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:36:45 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 103535 at http://www.ifaw.org Forward to a world without “scientific” whaling http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/forward-world-without-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-whaling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">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, 04/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p> <img alt="In ancient Roman mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings and transitions, of gates, doorways, passages and endings." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_08_15_janus.jpg" style="float: left; margin: 20px 20px 20px 0px;" title="In ancient Roman mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings and transitions, of gates, doorways, passages and endings." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/forward-world-without-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-whaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales antarctic whaling Japan Research scientific whale huggers Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:20:56 +0000 Patrick Ramage 103576 at http://www.ifaw.org WHALEFEST 2015: a leviathan happening http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/whalefest <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">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">Fri, 03/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The author presenting on the Science and Campaigns stage at WHALEFEST 2015." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_20_15_patrick.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 347px;" title="The author presenting on the Science and Campaigns stage at WHALEFEST 2015." /></em></p> <p><em>&ldquo;The British and Americans are two people separated by a common language.&rdquo; </em></p> <p><em>― George Bernard Shaw</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/whalefest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales Brighton festivals oceans United Kingdom whalefest whales Fri, 20 Mar 2015 21:35:09 +0000 Patrick Ramage 103352 at http://www.ifaw.org Keeping the pressure on Japan to stop whaling http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/keeping-pressure-japan-stop-whaling <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/patrick-ramage">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, 03/04/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="For the first time in more than a century, no commercial whaling is taking place this season in the Southern Ocean. " class="caption" longdesc="For the first time in more than a century, no commercial whaling is taking place this season in the Southern Ocean. " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_04_15_whale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 392px;" title="For the first time in more than a century, no commercial whaling is taking place this season in the Southern Ocean. " />I&rsquo;m keyed up, almost giddy, despite a dozen hours in an economy class seat from LAX.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/keeping-pressure-japan-stop-whaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Japan scientific whaling southern ocean Whaling Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:08:37 +0000 Patrick Ramage 103116 at http://www.ifaw.org