WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Apr 9 2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Apr 10 2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Apr 10 2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

The grueling schedule of rehabilitating orphan bear cubs

Apr 7 2017
The grueling schedule of rehabilitating orphan bear cubs

This report was filed by Polina Shershneva, IFAW Russia Communications & Development Officer, after a visit to the Orphan Bears Rehabilitation Center.

Hulp voor dieren na cycloon Debbie

Apr 4 2017
Cycloon Debbie heeft grote schade aangericht aan de dierenverblijven en volières

Cycloon Debbie heeft grote schade aangericht aan de dierenverblijven en volières van Fauna Rescue Whitsundays. FOTO: © Fauna Rescue Whitsundays

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Tragic development problems cub-petting operations can create

Apr 10 2017
An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows)

An x-ray of Blackfire’s hind legs reveals fractures (labeled with yellow arrows), as well as many micro-fractures.This article is the third in a multi-part series explaining the deleterious effects of cub petting.

WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

Apr 10 2017
WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact

The East Coast commercial seal hunt has started up in Canada for another year, and once again we are hearing the same myths from both the sealing industry and from politicians.

With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.

Let’s separate the myths from the facts.

Myth #1: Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.

Differences between Inuit, Canada’s East Coast seal hunts

Mar 27 2017
IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals th

IFAW always focused on the commercial hunting of harp, hooded, and grey seals that takes place off of Canada’s east coast; it has never campaigned against the Inuit seal hunt.I remember going to the East Coast seal hunt for the first time in 2001.

INDIA UPDATE: Whale sharks—from hunted quarry to conservation icon

Apr 6 2017
Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be kno

Once hunted extensively off the state of Gujarat, the whale shark came to be known as ‘Vhali’ –meaning loved one—and spectacular events provided public participation and groundswell.Thirteen years since a religious icon in India championed the cause of saving a little-kno