http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/18 en Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-seal-slaughter <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">Wed, 08/17/2016</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="201" title="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial seal slaughter" alt="Discovery Channel premieres Huntwatch – the story behind Canada’s controversial " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-1025305_300px.jpg?1471373678" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Discovery Channel acquired worldwide television rights to the feature documentary <em>Huntwatch</em> narrated by actor Ryan Reynolds and produced by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>). The film, which follows the 50 year history of Canada&rsquo;s commercial harp seal hunt, will air in the U.S. on Thursday, September 22 at 10 p.m. ET, immediately following a limited theatrical release by Discovery and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), and will debut worldwide later this year. Lionsgate will also distribute the film on home entertainment worldwide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/discovery-channel-premieres-huntwatch-%E2%80%93-story-behind-canada%E2%80%99s-controversial-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt Commercial seal hunt HuntWatch seals Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:01:07 +0000 adintino 108611 at http://www.ifaw.org Seal doc Huntwatch premieres on television on Discovery Channel next month http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_huntwatchdiscovery.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 606px;" /></p> <p>This year the Discovery Channel began airing a series of trailblazing&nbsp;documentaries on humanity&rsquo;s impact on the environment and what we can do to solve related global problems via the Discovery Impact banner. I couldn&rsquo;t think of a more fitting home for IFAW&rsquo;s flagship feature documentary, <em>Huntwatch,</em> to make its global television premiere. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/seal-doc-huntwatch-premieres-television-discovery-channel-next-month" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Seals bloody cruel cute defenseless film HuntWatch movie seals Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:16:37 +0000 Erica Martin 108613 at http://www.ifaw.org Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation <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, 08/02/2016</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="180" title="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" alt="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-seal-rescue_300px.jpg?1470166962" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Last week marked the first successful seal rescue using remote sedation on the East Coast of the U.S.&nbsp; Biologists and veterinarians from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Marine Mammal Center (the Center) employed techniques that the Center and other agencies have developed on the West Coast to assist entangled California sea lions. The method incorporates darting an entangled seal or sea lion to allow it to be captured, examined by a veterinarian, disentangled, medically treated, and released.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals entangled seal entanglements fishing gear gray seal sea lions seal rescue seals Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:30:10 +0000 adintino 108444 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals Issue 25 http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/108364 <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">Thu, 07/28/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-woa-link"> <div class="field-label">World Of Animals Book Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_us/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa25/woa_us/index.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World of Animals Issue 25</p> </div> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dolphins cheetahs dolphins World of Animals World of Animals Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:37:46 +0000 rbartlett 108364 at http://www.ifaw.org Another tough year for sea lions in California http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/another-tough-year-sea-lions-california <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/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 06/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="More than 1900 sea lions had stranded in California in the first half of 2016; many were rehabilitated at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_24_16_sealion.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="More than 1900 sea lions had stranded in California in the first half of 2016; many were rehabilitated at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center." />For the second year in a row, record numbers of starving California sea lions have been stranding along the California coastline, overwhelming local marine mammal rehabilitation h</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/another-tough-year-sea-lions-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Seals Animal rescue Seals beached California hungry marine mammals sea lions starving Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:20:47 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 107973 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued harp seal released off Cape Cod http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-harp-seal-released-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/staff/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 03/30/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img src="" style="display:none;" /></p> <p><em>The following was written by Annaleise Conway, an IFAW marine mammal rescue response Intern. --MN</em></p> <p>Goodbye (we quietly say) to Frank&nbsp;<em>Seal</em>natra.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-harp-seal-released-cape-cod" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod release seal Wed, 30 Mar 2016 17:38:07 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 107122 at http://www.ifaw.org