http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/video/rss.xml/17/18 en Canada’s commercial seal hunt 2015: the slaughter begins http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/seals/sheryl-fink">Sheryl Fink</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, 04/13/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/P6y8XX6jMlk?list=PL93EA6660E42C8B0C" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><strong><em>Warning this video contains graphic material. </em></strong><em>IFAW has spent decades documenting what really happens at Canada&rsquo;s commercial seal hunt. The same cruelty and waste happens year after year. Watch the video, see for yourself.</em></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/P6y8XX6jMlk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/P6y8XX6jMlk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6y8XX6jMlk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-P6y8XX6jMlk_9.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Canada commercial seal hunt clubbing cruel wasteful Video Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:55:49 +0000 Sheryl Fink 103608 at http://www.ifaw.org Canada’s commercial seal hunt: it is cruel, unnecessary – and shockingly wasteful http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-it-cruel-unnecessary-%E2%80%93-and-shockingly-wastef-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/seals/sheryl-fink">Sheryl Fink</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, 04/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Q1ZTW1rFQmM" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><em><strong>Warning this video contains graphic material.</strong></em></p> <p>For now, there is peace on the ice.&nbsp;</p> <p>Harp seals are currently &ldquo;off limits&rdquo; to sealers, as the Department of Fisheries and Oceans has temporarily closed the hunt to allow the mothers to give birth and nurse their whitecoat pups.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-2" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-2"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/Q1ZTW1rFQmM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-2"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Q1ZTW1rFQmM&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1ZTW1rFQmM"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-Q1ZTW1rFQmM_3.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-it-cruel-unnecessary-%E2%80%93-and-shockingly-wastef-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Seals cruel cute fur hunting meat Video Mon, 06 Apr 2015 18:22:50 +0000 Sheryl Fink 103529 at http://www.ifaw.org What the WTO victory means for animal welfare beyond the international seal trade http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Tue, 06/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>When Canada and Norway complained about the EU&rsquo;s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the international trade body of 159 countries, we were very unsure as to what eventual outcomes might be. In a few cases it had ruled on the relationship between trade and public morality concerns, but never before had this international trade court taken on a case, let alone made a judgment, about animal welfare.</p> <p><strong>RELATED:<a href="/node/100461" target="_blank">WTO supports EU ban on seal products: What needs to happen next?</a></strong></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-3" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-3"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-3"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxPm-NUWoI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-zDxPm-NUWoI_17.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Animal welfare Canada EU Norway seal trade ban WTO Video Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:39:01 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 100505 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban: "Global implications" http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-ban-global-implications <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Fri, 11/22/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>In case you missed it, be sure to&nbsp;<a href="/node/98349" target="_blank">WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban &ndash; &quot;Taking action&quot;</a></strong></p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/zDxPm-NUWoI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The pending decision of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) panel regarding whether the European seal product ban violates trade obligations goes beyond seals and will have great implications on the animal welfare movement as a whole.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-4" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-4"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-4"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxPm-NUWoI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-zDxPm-NUWoI_10.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-ban-global-implications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals ban Canada Europe European seals trade Union WTO Video Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:03:24 +0000 Barbara Slee 98350 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal ban – "Taking action" http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-ban-%E2%80%93-taking-action <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Thu, 11/21/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong>In case you missed it, be sure to&nbsp;<a href="/node/98333" target="_blank">WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban &ndash; &quot;An inhumane cull&quot;</a></strong></p> <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/BG2-zZ2SEd8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Michel Vandenbosch, founder of the Belgian animal welfare organization GAIA (Global Action in the Interest of Animals), worked tirelessly for the introduction of a national ban on the import of seal products into the EU. The ban was finally passed in 2007.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-5" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-5"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/BG2-zZ2SEd8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-5"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/BG2-zZ2SEd8&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BG2-zZ2SEd8"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-BG2-zZ2SEd8_7.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-ban-%E2%80%93-taking-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals decision Europe European seals Union video WTO Video Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:49:48 +0000 Barbara Slee 98349 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: EU voices united in support of the seal product ban – "An inhumane cull" http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-product-ban-%E2%80%93-inhumane-cull <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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, 11/20/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Thanks to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)&nbsp;</em><em>supporters</em><em>, year after year we have been able to take media and decision makers to the ice as we document the cruelty of commercial seal hunt in Canada.&nbsp;</em></p> <p><em>Now, many leading Europeans have joined IFAW in defending the <a href="/node/88391" target="_blank">European ban on products from the commercial seal hunt in Canada as the Canadian government pursues a challenge to the ban&rsquo;s legality according to the rules of the World Trade Organisation.</a></em></p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-6" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-6"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/SomFijb3H4E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-6"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SomFijb3H4E&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SomFijb3H4E"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-SomFijb3H4E_6.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/watch-eu-voices-united-support-seal-product-ban-%E2%80%93-inhumane-cull" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals ban EU Europe morality panel seals trade WTO Video Tue, 19 Nov 2013 21:45:43 +0000 Barbara Slee 98333 at http://www.ifaw.org