https://www.ifaw.org/canada/theme/publications/rss.xml/2/20 en Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after three-year hiatus https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/iceland%E2%80%99s-lone-fin-whaling-company-resumes-hunting-endangered-whales-after-three-year-hiatus <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">Jun 20 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="190" title="Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after three-year hiatus" alt="Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after th" src="/sites/default/files/109803_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Harpoons are being trained on endangered fin whales in Icelandic waters for the first time in three years this summer.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/iceland%E2%80%99s-lone-fin-whaling-company-resumes-hunting-endangered-whales-after-three-year-hiatus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Whales Fin Whales Meet Us Don’t Eat Us Minke Whale whale meat whale watch whale watching whales Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:38:58 +0000 adintino 113645 at https://www.ifaw.org Fin whaling resumes in Iceland for first time in three years https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fin-whaling-resumes-iceland-first-time-three-years <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/canada/about-us/staff/sigursteinn-masson">Sigursteinn Masson</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">Jun 20 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Fin-Whale-1-Blog.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" /></p> <p><strong>For the first time since 2015, fin whale hunting is taking place in Iceland</strong>, with whaling vessels heading out to sea to train their harpoons on this endangered marine mammal, the second largest whale in the world. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/fin-whaling-resumes-iceland-first-time-three-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales endangered whales Fin Whales iceland iceland whaling Whaling Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:32:34 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 113643 at https://www.ifaw.org Statement from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ actions to protect the right whale https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/statement-international-fund-animal-welfare-ifaw-department-fisheries-and-oceans%E2%80%99-actions-prote <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">May 21 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="203" title="Statement from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) on the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ actions to protect the right whale" alt="Statement from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) on the Departmen" src="/sites/default/files/North%20Atlantic%20Right%20Whales_300px_4.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In recognition of the potential harm to the North Atlantic right whale caused by snow crab and lobster fishing off the Atlantic coast, Canada&rsquo;s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) made a commitment to adopt dynamic management practices to protect this endangered population. Following recent confirmation of the presence of right whales in Canada&rsquo;s Gulf of St. Lawrence, DFO Minister Dominic LeBlanc fulfilled that commitment and closed six fisheries in the area for a minimum of 15 days.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/canada/news/statement-international-fund-animal-welfare-ifaw-department-fisheries-and-oceans%E2%80%99-actions-prote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Whales Canada Department of Fisheries and Oceans DFO North Atlantic right whale Right Whales whales Tue, 29 May 2018 20:12:47 +0000 adintino 113585 at https://www.ifaw.org Save North Atlantic right whales https://www.ifaw.org/canada/get-involved/save-north-atlantic-right-whal-0 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-teaser-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_teaser_image" width="460" height="315" title="Save North Atlantic right whales" alt="Save North Atlantic right whales" src="/sites/default/files/right_whale_action_form_104558.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Save North Atlantic right whales</p> </div><div class="field field-type-link field-field-action-url"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://action.ifaw.org/ea-action/action?ea.client.id=1720&amp;ea.campaign.id=81580">Take action now</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 10 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> https://www.ifaw.org/canada/get-involved/save-north-atlantic-right-whal-0#comments Whales Whales Sat, 10 Mar 2018 16:27:55 +0000 jjohnson 113331 at https://www.ifaw.org Collaborative project seeks to improve response to marine mammal strandings https://www.ifaw.org/canada/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/canada/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 April Suen https://www.ifaw.org/canada/about-us/whales/april-suen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wildlife Campaigner </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>April Suen joined the IFAW Oceania office in November 2017 as a Wildlife Campaigner. Prior to this she worked&nbsp; across a number of threatened species and environmental issues at the Department of the Environment and Energy in Canberra. She holds a Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours in genetics and ecology from the Australian National University.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-staff-image"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_staff_image" title="April Suen" alt="April Suen" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/april_suen_headshot2.jpg?1513951486" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-label">Authored On:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Dec 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> Whales Staff Dolphins Whales Thu, 21 Dec 2017 15:03:48 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 113077 at https://www.ifaw.org