http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/20 en Spotlight Iceland: New generation of students better understands whales http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-iceland-new-generation-students-better-understand-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Fri, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." class="caption" longdesc="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_29_15_iceland.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 387px;" title="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." />Thorshavn is the name of the capital of the Faroe Islands.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/spotlight-iceland-new-generation-students-better-understand-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Education future school visit students Whaling Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:46:35 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 102787 at http://www.ifaw.org How to carefully count a beluga herd, including every baby beluga http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/how-carefully-count-beluga-herd-including-every-baby-beluga <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Our beluga research team in Russia utilises off the shelf aircraft models and specialised ‘lifter kites’ to minimise disturbance to the survey populations. Photo © Roman Belikov/IFAW" class="caption" longdesc="Our beluga research team in Russia utilises off the shelf aircraft models and specialised ‘lifter kites’ to minimise disturbance to the survey populations.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/how-carefully-count-beluga-herd-including-every-baby-beluga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Beluga count russia whales Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:05:48 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 102788 at http://www.ifaw.org Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign <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, 01/15/2015</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="200" title="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" alt="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PROTECT_300jpg.jpg?1421352372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador <strong>Joely Fisher</strong>, features notable Hollywood personalities discussing pressing issues facing animals around the world and calling upon the public to take action for animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Tigers Whales aae action for animals Animal Action Education Animal welfare big cats elephants I found a way Joely Fisher protect Protect PSAs PSAs whales Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:12:13 +0000 adintino 102699 at http://www.ifaw.org Why Japan won’t defy the World Court and resume high-seas whaling http://www.ifaw.org/international/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="/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, 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/international/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 whaling vessels heading to Antarctic – but without their harpoons http://www.ifaw.org/international/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/international/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/international/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="/international/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/international/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