http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/18 en Standing-room only for marine mammals on Capitol Hill http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/standing-room-only-marine-mammals-capitol-hill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/margaret-cooney">Margaret Cooney</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, 07/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, with Congressmen Keating and Huffman." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Cooney-and-2-Congresspersons-at-briefing_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 377px;" title="IFAW Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, with Congressmen Keating and Huffman." />In response to the recent extraordinary strandings of bottlenose dolphins along the East Coast and of California sea lion pups along the West Coast, combined with the proposed decrease in federal funding for US marine mammal stranding response efforts, the International Fund for</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/standing-room-only-marine-mammals-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Seals Whales bottlenose dolphins California Capitol Hill Congressman Huffman of California Congressman Keating of Massachusetts East Coast Jeff Boehm John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program katie moore Marine Mammal Protection Act MMPA National Marine Mammal Stranding Network National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NGOs NOAA Prescott Grant sea lion pups Susan Barco The Marine Mammal Center TMMC Unusual Mortality Events US marine mammal stranding response Virginia Aquarium Marine Science Center West Coast Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:39:09 +0000 Margaret Cooney 100868 at http://www.ifaw.org The Commercial Seal Hunt in Canada: Frequently Asked Questions http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/commercial-seal-hunt-canada-frequently-asked-questions <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">Fri, 06/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW&#39;s collection of FAQs about the commercial seal hunt in Canada.</p> </div> Seals Seals Canada commerical seal hunt seals Commercial Seal Slaughter Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:00:55 +0000 rbartlett 100602 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 06/13/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Here are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.</p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oTd83axe_U/embed/" width="612"></iframe></p> <p><strong>1. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wto-affirms-eu-ban-seal-products" target="_blank">WTO affirms EU ban on seal products</a></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Animal rescue Tigers Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Polar Bears Seals Tigers Whales amur Canada climate change EU Japan JNK Call of the Wild Sanctuary New York polar bear russia seal products Tiger WCS whale whale watching whale watching association White House WTO Image Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:21:06 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100533 at http://www.ifaw.org What the WTO victory means for animal welfare beyond the international seal trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/seals/sonja-van-tichelen">Sonja Van Tichelen</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, 06/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>When Canada and Norway complained about the EU&rsquo;s 2009 seal trade ban to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the international trade body of 159 countries, we were very unsure as to what eventual outcomes might be. In a few cases it had ruled on the relationship between trade and public morality concerns, but never before had this international trade court taken on a case, let alone made a judgment, about animal welfare.</p> <p><strong>RELATED:<a href="/node/100461" target="_blank">WTO supports EU ban on seal products: What needs to happen next?</a></strong></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"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/zDxPm-NUWoI&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDxPm-NUWoI"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-zDxPm-NUWoI_14.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/what-wto-victory-means-animal-welfare-beyond-international-seal-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Animal welfare Canada EU Norway seal trade ban WTO Video Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:39:01 +0000 Sonja Van Tichelen 100505 at http://www.ifaw.org WTO supports EU ban on seal products: What needs to happen next? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wto-supports-eu-ban-seal-products-what-needs-happen-next <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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, 06/03/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A Canadian harp seal pup on the ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/seal_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 397px;" title="A Canadian harp seal pup on the ice in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wto-supports-eu-ban-seal-products-what-needs-happen-next" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals ban Canada EU EU ban on seal products European Union hunting Inuit seals WTO Tue, 03 Jun 2014 17:32:00 +0000 Sheryl Fink 100461 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 Instagram photos from our efforts for animals around the world http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-instagram-photos-our-efforts-animals-around-world <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 05/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>#Animals? We&#39;ve got those. Below are just a few highlights from recent IFAW program efforts from around the world. <strong><a href="http://g.ifaw.org/1c3LRZa" target="_blank">Be sure to follow the IFAW Instagram account here</a>&nbsp;if you haven&#39;t already!</strong></p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oSGPhuRe_H/embed/" width="612"></iframe></p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oTd83axe_U/embed/" width="612"></iframe>&gt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/5-instagram-photos-our-efforts-animals-around-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Tigers Penguins Primates Seals Tigers Turtles animals camera global instagram photos smartphone welfare Wed, 28 May 2014 15:53:11 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100420 at http://www.ifaw.org