#IWC2012: 64th International Whaling Commission - Panama - news round up

This is a round up of International Fund for Animal Welfare and other organizations' news stories on the topic of the 64th International Whaling Commission meeting held in Panama City, Panama.

At the 64th International Whaling Commission - Panama

Documenting the efforts of the International Fund for Animal Welfare and others during the 64th International Whaling Commission meeting held in Panama City, Panama.

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Notes from Panama: We have a moral obligation to save whales in the 21st century | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
Monaco concerned its resolution calling for UN help, will be “innocent victims of a long agenda." #IWC2012action4ifaw
#IWC2012 South Korea to resume hunting #whales for research. See @WashingtonPost take on this issue. http://wapo.st/N8EO0PUSA for Whales
South Korea's scientific whaling proposal #IWC2012 - http://iwcoffice.org/sc64docs/Opening%20Statements/64-OSc-Korea.pdfRichard Black
Aussie MPs slam South Korea whaling plansPrime Minister Julia Gillard has condemned South Korea's plans to resume its whale slaughter and has instructed Australia's top diplomat ...
South Korea's whaling plan beggars belief - The Drum Opinion - South Korea's announcement that it intends to begin so-called scientific whaling in the north Pacific came as a shock to many. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)South Korea's announcement that it intends to begin so-called scientific whaling in the north Pacific came as a shock to many. This isn't...
Spotlight Panama: Day three at the International Whaling Commission meeting | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
Matt Collis, @action4ifaw: The best way the international community can deal with Sth Korea whaling is with swift diplomatic pressure.ABC News Breakfast
Thinly veiled commercial whaling set to begin in South Korea. Plans for 'scientific' whaling unveiled at #iwc2012 http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/1666080Sea Shepherd UK
Korean plan 'just commercial whaling in disguise' - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Matt Collis says he is disappointed with South Korea's plan to kill whales.
IFAW International Whaling Commission Update - Day Threeckoenen
Matt Collis, @action4ifaw, joining us from #IWC2012, says Korean plan ‘just commercial whaling in disguise’ http://ow.ly/c1okGABC News Breakfast
There is absolutely no reason to kill whales for scientific research as proposed by #Korea at #IWC2012. http://ow.ly/c1j5FWWF
IWC debate on increasing scientific whaling permits. UK clear in opposing this. Killing whales not needed for research #IWC2012Richard Benyon
IFAW's Matt Collis about to speak LIVE with ABC News Breakfast.IFAW Australia
Australia calls Japan's commercial whaling proposal "a mockery of science" #IWC #savewhalesHumane Society Int'l
RT @WWF: RT @wwf_uk_politics: WWF calls on nations to prevent #Arctic oil + gas drilling that harms #whales http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/jul/04/wwf-appeal-threat-whal... #IWC2012Paula Coelho
Japanese coastal whaling bid left open for later after big opposition #IWC2012. Suspect raising it for domestic audience was enoughRichard Black
Spotlight Panama: Day two at the International Whaling Commission meeting | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
"It's true...conservation has only begun to be argued, but at least it's being argued in time." Tony Burke. #IWC2012action4ifaw
Atlantic whale sanctuary stirs controversyThe International Whaling Commission (IWC) has proposed a new whale sanctuary in the southern Atlantic ocean, the third such haven in the...
Japan, Norway and allies vote down South Atlantic whale sanctuaryAn idea raised by several South American countries to create a haven for whales in the South Atlantic was shot down Monday at the Interna...
Spotlight Panama: day one at the International Whaling Commission meeting | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
#IWC2012 official South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary vote breakdown (PDF): http://bit.ly/LMZq2Aaction4ifaw
#IWC2012 day one concludes here in Panama.action4ifaw
IFAW International Whaling Commission Update - Day Oneckoenen
South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary FAILS to Pass IWC Vote!The first order of "real" business is a discussion on The South Atlantic: A Sanctuary for Whales, presented by the Governments of Brazil,...
South Atlantic sanctuary #IWC2012 falls as three quarters majority not attained. 38 yes 21 noRichard Black
Sad day for the whales - #IWC2012 could not reach 3/4 majority. 38 in favor 21 no for the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary.Greenpeace USA
The South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary has just failed to pass a 3/4 majority by a vote of -38 yea, -21 nay -2 abs #IWC2012action4ifaw
In a very close vote occurring now, the United States has voted for the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary at #iwc2012action4ifaw
#IWC2012 chair has called for the vote on the question of the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary proposal. Stay tuned.action4ifaw
The American Cetacean Society's round up of the South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary vote record. 
WATCH: Calm before the storm for whales in Panama? | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
IFAW IWC 2012 - "Calm before the storm" - intro videockoenen
Speaking Up for Whales at International Whaling Commission Meeting - Wayne Pacelle: A Humane NationIWC 64, the 2012 meeting of the International Whaling Commission, is in full swing in Panama City, Panama, and there is a dedicated HSUS ...
Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, offers his thoughts on the SAWS proposal.
Voting is not declaring warIn the lunch break (and thank you Panama for continuing to feed us) less than ten NGOs of various types are seen to meet with Chairman Br...
South Atlantic whale sanctuary fails to pass at IWC | Greenpeace BlogsDespite overwhelming public support and powerful speeches from supporting countries, the IWC failed to pass the South Atlantic Whale Sanc...
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society accounting of the afternoon of IWC 2012 day one.
Whaling: From 'bloody' to 'boring'?If you have a thought to spare this week, spare it for Tony Burke. The Australian Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Popula...
Some perspective from BBC journalist and longtime International Whaling Commission observer Richard Black.
Japan and Leads Harpooning of Atlantic Ocean Whale SanctuaryA long-running campaign to turn a huge swathe of the South Atlantic Ocean into a whale sanctuary have been blocked by whaling nations at ...
64th International Whaling Commission meetingWWF's goal is to ensure that viable populations of all cetacean species occupy their historic range, and fulfill their role in maintainin...
The World Wildlife Fund's post on the opening of the 64th International Whaling Commission meeting here in Panama.
During National Oceans Month, the U.S. makes a new resolution to protect the world's whales | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
On the eve of Panama, yet another sorry note in the Japanese whaling saga | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
No Room For Whaling in the 21st Centuryhsi
Volunteer humpbacks take pride in waiving Icelandic tourists away from eating whale meat | IFAW - International Fund for Animal Welfareundefined
IFAW "Meet Us Don't Eat Us" campaign videockoenen

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