http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/18 en This Seal Week, tell PM Trudeau to end commercial seal hunting in Canada http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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">Tue, 03/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fxbUnMKwQoI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>It&rsquo;s nearly spring in Canada. The snow is beginning to melt, the maple sap is flowing, and the ice floes on the east coast will be stained with the blood of seal pups, as Canada&rsquo;s commercial seal slaughter begins.</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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fxbUnMKwQoI?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/seal-week-tell-pm-trudeau-end-commercial-seal-hunting-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals Canada Canadian government cruel hunting PM Trudeau seal meat seal products Video Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:47:53 +0000 Sheryl Fink 106926 at http://www.ifaw.org Four stray seals saved from danger on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</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, 03/10/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_10_16_ccseal1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A female juvenile harp seal strayed into the road in Harwich, but was collected, tagged and safely relocated to a nearby beach." /></p> <p>Harp seals sometimes need a break from swimming and will haul-out onto ice or dry land for some sun and rest.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/four-stray-seals-saved-danger-cape-cod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod Massachusetts mmr seal Thu, 10 Mar 2016 17:34:17 +0000 Kristen Patchett 106899 at http://www.ifaw.org Canada's Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/resource-centre/canadas-commercial-seal-hunt-past-present-and-future <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">Tue, 02/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Canada&#39;s Commercial Seal Hunt: Past, Present, and Future</p> </div> Seals Seals Canada seal hunt seals Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:17:53 +0000 rbartlett 106688 at http://www.ifaw.org Global premiere of film chronicling our founding campaign inspires http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/global-premiere-film-chronicling-our-founding-campaign-inspires <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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, 11/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author with IFAW founder Brian Davies (center) and long-time IFAW campaigner and advisor AJ Cady, all of whom play prominent roles in the Huntwatch documentary." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_20_15_huntwatch_premiere.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="The author with IFAW founder Brian Davies (center) and long-time IFAW campaigner and advisor AJ Cady, all of whom play prominent roles in the Huntwatch documentary." />I was privileged to attend the world premiere of <a href="http://huntwatchthefilm.com/" target="_blank">Huntwatch</a> </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/global-premiere-film-chronicling-our-founding-campaign-inspires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Seals Brian Davies Canada film HuntWatch movie premiere Ryan Reynolds seal hunting seals white coat Fri, 20 Nov 2015 20:11:34 +0000 Sheryl Fink 105953 at http://www.ifaw.org Huntwatch: Seal hunt documentary to premiere at New York film festival http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/huntwatch-seal-hunt-documentary-premiere-new-york-film-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 10/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/HW_IFAW_Homepage_Pic_610.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />As many people know, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) was founded in 1969 to end the commercial seal hunt in Canada, and cameras, documenting the inherent cruelty of the commercial hunt, have been an essential tool of the campaign.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/huntwatch-seal-hunt-documentary-premiere-new-york-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Seals Canada cruel documentary film fur hunt watch hunting movie pelt skin Video Tue, 13 Oct 2015 18:20:56 +0000 Azzedine Downes 105536 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY! European Parliament votes in WTO-compliant seal product trade regulation changes http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/victory-european-parliament-votes-wto-compliant-seal-product-trade-regulation-changes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/seals/staci-mclennan">Staci McLennan</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, 09/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The European Parliament voted to support revisions to the EU regulation on the trade in seal products meeting WTO rules" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/eu_seal.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 402px;" title="The European Parliament voted to support revisions to the EU regulation on the trade in seal products meeting WTO rules" />Today was a great victory for seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/victory-european-parliament-votes-wto-compliant-seal-product-trade-regulation-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals European Union seal product ban Marine Resource Management McLennan Staci Staci McLennan WTO Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:59:06 +0000 Staci McLennan 105185 at http://www.ifaw.org