IFAW and green.tv partner up

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Tue, 04/17/2007
IFAW will have their own dedicated channel on green.tv.  IFAW’s channel will be launched at the annual TV industry get-together in Cannes, MIP TV, where green.tv tops the bill as part of the opening session 'Can Green TV be Primetime TV?'
 
Ade Thomas, Managing Director of green.tv, said:  “green.tv is proud to be working with IFAW to show IFAW's great films on both our broadband TV channel and our video podcast.
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Cape Cod Stranding Network to Merge with IFAW

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Wed, 04/11/2007
With a staff of only five individuals and a dedicated corps of more than 300 local volunteers, CCSN responds to 500-700 reports of stranded marine mammals each year.
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Yarmouth Port, MA
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Major U.S. Sushi Supplier Linked to Japan’s Whale Hunts

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Tue, 04/10/2007
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Kyokuyo is a multinational seafood conglomerate that got its start in the 1930s as a whaling company operating in the Antarctic. Although it sold its stock in the Government of Japan’s whaling fleet last year, Kyokuyo has not cut its connections to the whaling industry.
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Washington, D.C.
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Whales Need US: More than 50 members of Congress and 20 Conservation Groups Call for U.S. Leadership to Protect Whales

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Tue, 04/10/2007
New U.S. poll results on attitudes toward whaling show the vast majority of the American public opposes commercial whaling and supports greater protection for whales, while polling data from Japan shows that a sizeable majority of the Japanese public does not support whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary. A national survey of 1,000 registered U.S.
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Washington, D.C.
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Conservationists Call on China to Support Law Over Tiger Farms

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Fri, 03/30/2007
China's 1993 ban on domestic trade of tiger bones has been essential in contributing to preventing the extinction of wild tigers by curbing demand in what historically has been the world’s largest consumer market for tiger parts and products.
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China
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Science – not guns – sought for management of South Africa’s elephants

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Wed, 03/07/2007
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In making the announcement, South Africa’s Minister of Environment and Tourism, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, said that his department would commit an initial five million rand ($675,000 or 514,000 Euros) to explore science-based options for the management of South Africa’s elephant populations.
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Celebrities Mobilize Against Canadian Seal Hunt

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Thu, 03/29/2007
Even the death of thousands of newborn pups in the Gulf of Saint-Laurent due to global warming has not prompted the Canadian authorities to cancel the hunt as recommended by the experts. In this particular respect, Canada's attitude can be qualified as highly irresponsible.
 
When called upon by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) and SPA (the French Animal Rights Society - www.spa.asso.fr), in an open letter to Ms.
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Paris, France
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IFAW helps animals in flood ravaged Indonesia

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Wed, 03/07/2007
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In response to this disaster, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - www.ifaw.org) and CARE (Center for Animal Rescue and Education) have mobilized a team to rescue domestic animals that were left homeless and abandoned and to provide basic veterinary care for the animals that survived the floods.
 
IFAW arrived in Jakarta on March 2, and joined the CARE Rescue Team that has been conducting assessments and proving emergency response to animals in the affected communities since the second week of February.
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Science Gets the Green Light to Determine Ethical Elephant Management

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Wed, 02/28/2007
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IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare – www.ifaw.org) said the announcement today by the Minister of Environment and Tourism, Marthinus Van Schalkwyk, that his department would commit an initial R5-million to an elephant research project was a positive sign that government was determined to allow science and not emotion take the lead in its management plans.
 
The announcement came ahead of the publication of the Draft Norms and Standards for Elephant Management.
 
“While culling as a method of
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Three Siberian Tiger Cubs Rescued in the Russian Far East

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Wed, 02/21/2007
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Last weekend two cubs were found by a logger and a truck driver on the roads of the Chuguyewski district in the Primorye region. The young tigers were so exhausted from hunger and frost that they did not flee from the men.
 
“These tigers look like they are only about two months old which indicates they were likely abandoned by their mother tigress,” said Igor Beliatski, of IFAW.
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Moscow, Russia
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