The Republic of Korea has abandoned its plans to resume whaling, following international outcry.
Tens of thousands of people around the world, many of them IFAW supporters, emailed the Korean government in protest after it announced its intention toRead more »
– Despite thousands of whales still being cruelly harpooned for commercial reasons each year, whale meat consumption in Japan along with support for whaling are both surprisingly low, polling released today by the International Fund for AnimalRead more »
The European Parliament today called for an end to Japanese so-called ‘scientific whaling’ as part of a resolution on EU-Japan trade talks. The adopted text notes the serious divergences between the EU and Japan on issues related to the mRead more »
European Parliamentarians have taken a strong stand against whaling in the context of EU – Japan trade negotiations. The adopted amendments tabled by MEP David Martin (S&D) note the serious divergences between the EU and Japan on issuRead more »
Actress and activist Amber Valletta joins the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival in Monterey, California, September 26 – 28 to raise awareness of entangled whales in California.Read more »
A state-of-the-art whale research vessel has returned to Icelandic waters to carry out further vital, non-invasive research on whales and their behaviour.
Song of the Whale, owned by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) and oRead more »