https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/18 en Collaborative project seeks to improve response to marine mammal strandings https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/collaborative-project-seeks-improve-response-marine-mammal-strandings <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">Jan 18 2018</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="200" title="Collaborative project seeks to improve response to marine mammal strandings " alt="Collaborative project seeks to improve response to marine mammal strandings " src="/sites/default/files/2017-01-01_Wellfleet-MA_RissoRescue-300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Version>16.00</o:version> </o:documentproperties> </xml><![endif]--><!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:DocumentProperties> <o:Version>16.00</o:version> </o:documentproperties> </xml><![endif]--></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/collaborative-project-seeks-improve-response-marine-mammal-strandings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Seals Seals Whales dolphins Global Marine Animal Stranding Training GMAST marine mammals porpoises seals whales Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:27:33 +0000 adintino 113138 at https://www.ifaw.org Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017 https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/jackson-hole-wildlife-film-festival <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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">Oct 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>We&#39;re coming off an inspiring week among peers and experts who are putting their skills to work in telling the story of the Earth&#39;s wildlife and habitats. The <a href="https://www.jhfestival.org/">Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival</a> is an international celebration of the best producers, editors, film crews and conservation storytellers over a biennial&nbsp;time frame.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/jackson-hole-wildlife-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Seals Big Cats Elephants Whales cat summit film festival HuntWatch ivory game jackson hole jackson hole wildlife film festival ocean noise seal hunt Sonic Sea Wildlife Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:33:25 +0000 Kelvin Alie 112698 at https://www.ifaw.org Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world https://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/112304 <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">Aug 17 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" title="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" alt="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Animojis-Graphic_300px_0.jpg?1502976373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><div> <p><strong><em>International Fund for Animal Welfare teams with Bare Tree Media to release emojis to engage audiences in animal rescue and conservation </em></strong></p> </div> <p>Mobile technology and conservation join forces to save animals in a new partnership. <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to educate the public on animal rescue and wildlife conservation issues through mobile messaging conversations and photo sharing.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/112304" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Animal rescue Seals Rhinos Seals Whales Animoji stickers elephant Emojis giraffe harp seal pangolin rhino whale Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:07:22 +0000 adintino 112304 at https://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-separating-myth-fact <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Apr 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/zH7XoaJ5GEk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>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.</p> <p>With so much misinformation out there, it is easy to get confused.</p> <p>Let&rsquo;s separate the myths from the facts.</p> <p><strong>Myth #1:</strong> Only adult seals are hunted, and seal pups are protected.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-canada%E2%80%99s-commercial-seal-hunt-separating-myth-fact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Seals Seals baby beater Canada clubbing cruel hackapic Hunt ice mother seal week Video Fri, 07 Apr 2017 14:50:29 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110988 at https://www.ifaw.org DFO Opens Commercial Seal Hunt Early, Removes Limited Protection for Mothers and Nursing Pups https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dfo-opens-commercial-seal-hunt-early-removes-limited-protection-mothers-and-nursing-pups <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 28 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" title="DFO Opens Commercial Seal Hunt Early, Removes Limited Protection for Mothers and Nursing Pups" alt="DFO Opens Commercial Seal Hunt Early, Removes Limited Protection for Mothers and" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/Beater_Seal_300px_8.jpg?1490704188" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is disappointed that Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) will be opening the commercial seal hunt early this year, allowing sealers to hunt while harp seal pups are still nursing. Traditionally, the annual hunt off the coast of Newfoundland is closed until mid-April to allow mothers to give birth to their pups and nurse without disruption. This annual closure is one of the few protections in place for these ice dependent species.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dfo-opens-commercial-seal-hunt-early-removes-limited-protection-mothers-and-nursing-pups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Seals Seals Canadian Commercial Seal Hunt Commercial seal hunt DFO harp seals Seal pups seals Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:37:50 +0000 adintino 110866 at https://www.ifaw.org Differences between Inuit, Canada’s East Coast seal hunts https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/differences-between-inuit-canada%E2%80%99s-east-coast-seal-hunts <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="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." class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/03_27_17_hunt.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="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.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/differences-between-inuit-canada%E2%80%99s-east-coast-seal-hunts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Canada clubbing cruel East Coast hackapic Hunt ice seal Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:36:46 +0000 Sheryl Fink 110978 at https://www.ifaw.org