Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary Huntwatch narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). The film, which follows the 50 year history of Canada’Read more »
The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomed today’s EU Parliament vote for an amended version of the regulation on trade in seal products. The trade ban had to be revised in response to findings of the World Trade Organization (WTRead more »
A recently released study commissioned by the Canadian government recommends the international marketing of seal penises as ingredients in energy drinks. The genitalia would be obtained by killing 140.000 grey seals in the Gulf of St. LawrenceRead more »
It was announced today that Canada’s commercial seal hunt will open once again on the East Coast on Sunday, April 12. Despite receiving tens of millions in public funds and support over four decades, the commercial seal hunt is at one of the loRead more »
The EU Commission today released an amended version of the EU regulations on seal products. The EU trade regulation on seals had to be revised in response to the findings of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body decision. IFAW (InterRead more »
According to media reports the Norwegian government has announced it will stop propping up an unnecessary commercial seal hunt industry with government handouts.
“This is brilliant news that will save thousands of seals from a cruel death. It sRead more »