http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/18 en Global premiere of film chronicling our founding campaign inspires http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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-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">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-states/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 Ryan Reynolds narrates wildlife documentary Huntwatch premiering at DOC NYC http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ryan-reynolds-narrates-wildlife-documentary-huntwatch-premiering-doc-nyc <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">Mon, 10/26/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="442" title="Ryan Reynolds narrates wildlife documentary Huntwatch premiering at DOC NYC" alt="Ryan Reynolds narrates wildlife documentary Huntwatch premiering at DOC NYC" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Huntwatch-Poster-_300px.jpg?1445867066" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Vancouver born actor <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005351/">Ryan Reynolds</a> lent his voice to the wildlife documentary <a href="http://huntwatchthefilm.com/trailer/"><em>Huntwatch</em></a> that follows the 50 year battle for baby seals on the ice floes of Canada. The 90 minute feature film will make its world premiere at <a href="http://www.docnyc.net/film/huntwatch/">DOC NYC</a> on Saturday, November 14. Tickets can be purchased <a href="https://www.movietickets.com/pre_purchase.asp?house_id=26102&amp;movie_id=219455&amp;rdate=2015-11-14">here</a>.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ryan-reynolds-narrates-wildlife-documentary-huntwatch-premiering-doc-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Canada seal hunt candian seal hunt commerical seal hunt DOC NYC HuntWatch seals Mon, 26 Oct 2015 13:48:48 +0000 adintino 105646 at http://www.ifaw.org Huntwatch: Seal hunt documentary to premiere at New York film festival http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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-states/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-states/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 EU Parliament takes last step to ensure WTO compliance of EU seal products ban http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-parliament-takes-last-step-ensure-wto-compliance-eu-seal-products-ban <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, 09/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="300" height="197" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Seal-hunt-25th027_beater_300px.jpg?1441716488" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) welcomed today&rsquo;s EU Parliament vote for an amended version of the regulation on trade in seal products. The trade ban had to be revised in response to findings of the World Trade Organization (WTO). IFAW is delighted that the import of seal products from commercial hunts in the EU will continue to be illegal.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-parliament-takes-last-step-ensure-wto-compliance-eu-seal-products-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals EU ban on seal products seal product seals World Trade Organization WTO Tue, 08 Sep 2015 12:48:08 +0000 adintino 105184 at http://www.ifaw.org VICTORY! European Parliament votes in WTO-compliant seal product trade regulation changes http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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-states/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-states/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 Know your seal species on Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/know-your-seal-species-cape-cod <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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">Mon, 08/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Only true seals are found on the East Coast." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_15_sealtypes.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="Only true seals are found on the East Coast." />Allison Hardman is currently an intern with the IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team based at IFAW headquarters.&nbsp; Allison has interned with several stranding organizations from Maine to Virginia rescuing stranded animals, providing care at rehabilitation facilities, and participating in outreach events and research initiatives.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/know-your-seal-species-cape-cod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Cape Cod gray seals Harbor seals harp seal hooded seals seals Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:18:27 +0000 Kristen Pachett 105031 at http://www.ifaw.org