http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/publications/rss.xml/1/18 en IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-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">Mar 24 2017</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" title="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" alt="IFAW strongly opposed to sealers’ demands for early start to seal slaughter" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Seal-hunt-25th027_beater_300px_1.jpg?1490377740" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare condemns any early opening of the commercial harp seal hunt. Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) are considering suspending the annual closure of the hunt in mid-March. This is one of the few protections in place for harp seals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-strongly-opposed-sealers%E2%80%99-demands-early-start-seal-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals Canada commercial seal hunt DFO harp seal seal seal hunt commercial seal hunt Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:51:44 +0000 adintino 110844 at http://www.ifaw.org Switzerland bans seal products http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/switzerland-bans-seal-products <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">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_09_17_swiss.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />IFAW is celebrating&nbsp; another victory for seals this week,&nbsp; as <a href="https://www.admin.ch/gov/en/start/documentation/media-releases.msg-id-65877.html" target="_blank">Switzerland became the 35<sup>th</sup> country to ban seal products</a>!</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/switzerland-bans-seal-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals ban beater bloody Canada cruel seal Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:11:51 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110725 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW’s Sheryl Fink responds to disturbing Facebook video showing abuse of baby seal pup http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw%E2%80%99s-sheryl-fink-responds-disturbing-facebook-video-showing-abuse-baby-seal-pup <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">Feb 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A harp seal pup rests on the ice in Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada. IFAW works to protect seals from cruelty and stop the commercial seal hunt in Canada." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_03_17_abuse.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A harp seal pup rests on the ice in Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw%E2%80%99s-sheryl-fink-responds-disturbing-facebook-video-showing-abuse-baby-seal-pup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals cruel cute Facebook seal social media viral Fri, 03 Feb 2017 22:20:47 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110383 at http://www.ifaw.org Canada rejects “scientific” seal slaughter in nature reserve http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/canada-rejects-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-seal-slaughter-nature-reserve <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">Jan 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Canadian media reported that sealers have been openly and illegally poaching grey seals on Brion Island for at least three years without repercussion." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_27_17_brionhunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Canadian media reported that sealers have been openly and illegally poaching grey seals on Brion Island for at least three years without repercussion." />We&rsquo;re celebrating a small victory for common sense and wildlife protection, as the province of Quebec, Canada, <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada</p> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/canada-rejects-%E2%80%9Cscientific%E2%80%9D-seal-slaughter-nature-reserve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals beater Canada cruel hackapic pelt seal hunt slaughter Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:40:22 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110295 at http://www.ifaw.org Remembering a Green Giant http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/remembering-green-giant <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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">Jan 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157675355936283" title="Alexey Yablokov"><img alt="Alexey Yablokov" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/325/32135735041_9688b379a5_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/remembering-green-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Seals Whales climate change environment Green party policy politics remembrance russia whales Slideshow Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:22:38 +0000 Patrick Ramage 110246 at http://www.ifaw.org Look back 2016: Videos of our successes http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes <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">Dec 30 2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vs3td80Enb4" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Our video team has been fortunate enough to chronicle so many of our successes over the years. Here is a rundown of our year&rsquo;s projects in videos and trailers.</p> <p><a href="/node/109580" target="_blank"><strong>Manatee Rescue</strong></a></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"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/vs3td80Enb4?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/look-back-2016-videos-of-our-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Seals Whales accomplishments cat dog Ivory kitten list Noise ocean puppy tusks video Video Wed, 28 Dec 2016 19:14:54 +0000 Erica Martin 110156 at http://www.ifaw.org