https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/26 en Celebrating marine milestones as we reach our 5000th response https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-marine-milestones-we-reach-our <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/1336">Katie Moore</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">Nov 28 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="rtecenter"><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/MMRR%20blog%20photo%20group%20.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/celebrating-marine-milestones-we-reach-our" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Seals Whales 20th anniversary 5000th response animal rescue dolphins marine animals marine conservation marine mammal rescue and research Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team MMRR release seals whales Wed, 28 Nov 2018 21:18:50 +0000 Katie Moore 113904 at https://www.ifaw.org CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-censures-japan-trading-whale-products-endangered-species <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">Oct 2 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="3072" height="2048" title="CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species" alt="CITES censures Japan for trading in whale products from an endangered species" src="/sites/default/files/Seiwhales.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservation organisations today welcomed the news that Japan&rsquo;s import and sale of sei whale products from its controversial &ldquo;scientific&rdquo; whaling programme in the North Pacific has been censured as illegal by the global body entrusted with protecting endangered species from trade.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/cites-censures-japan-trading-whale-products-endangered-species" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales CITES Japan scientific whaling sei whales the International Whaling Commission (IWC) Tue, 02 Oct 2018 09:54:25 +0000 svandereyd 113825 at https://www.ifaw.org Japan’s controversial proposal which could have ended global ban on commercial whaling fails https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/japan%E2%80%99s-controversial-proposal-which-could-have-ended-global-ban-commercial-whaling-fails <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">Sep 14 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="350" height="233" title="Japan’s controversial proposal which could have ended global ban on commercial whaling fails" alt="Japan’s controversial proposal which could have ended global ban on commercial w" src="/sites/default/files/2005-09-13-N-MWB_005%20%28Custom%29_0.jpeg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A controversial proposal by Japan to effectively end the global ban on commercial whaling has failed after being voted down by conservation-minded countries at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meeting, prompting Japan to suggest they may quit the forum in future if they do not get their way.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/japan%E2%80%99s-controversial-proposal-which-could-have-ended-global-ban-commercial-whaling-fails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales brazil conservation declaration entanglement Florianopolis Forum government IFAW International Whaling Commission IWC Japan proposal sustainable Underwater noise whale whale watching Whaling Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:25:04 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113801 at https://www.ifaw.org Pro-whaling countries again harpoon plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pro-whaling-countries-again-harpoon-plans-south-atlantic-whale-sanctuary <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">Sep 11 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p class="p2" style="margin: 0px 0px 10px; padding: 0px; font-size: 16px; line-height: 1.3em; color: rgb(1, 56, 86); font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><strong><a href="https://iwc.int/iwc67" target="_blank"><img alt="international whaling commission 2018" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/iwc-graphic.JPG" style="width: 318px; height: 175px;" /></a></strong><em>During day two of the 67<sup style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;">th</sup>meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Florianopolis, Brazil, plans for a South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary failed again due to opposition from</em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/pro-whaling-countries-again-harpoon-plans-south-atlantic-whale-sanctuary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Seals Dolphins Seals Whales brazil committee conference conservation EU Florianopolis IFAW International Whaling Commission IWC marine ocean South Atlantic Whale Santuary whales Whaling Wed, 12 Sep 2018 11:04:03 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113786 at https://www.ifaw.org Global ban on commercial whaling under threat at critical meeting of International Whaling Commission https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/113769 <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">Sep 7 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><a href="https://iwc.int/iwc67" target="_blank"><img alt="international whaling commission 2018" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/iwc-graphic.JPG" style="width: 318px; height: 175px;" /></a>Who:</strong> International Whaling Commission</p> <p><strong>What: </strong>Pro and anti-whaling delegations considering a raft of issues related to whales and whaling at biennial meeting, including Japanese proposal which could threaten the worldwide ban on commercial whaling.</p> <p><strong>Where:</strong> Florianopolis, Brazil</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/node/113769" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:57:03 +0000 shedman 113769 at https://www.ifaw.org Concerns, hope and optimism for the deep divers of the Hellenic Trench https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/concerns-hope-and-optimism-deep-divers-hellenic-trench <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/35891">Anna Moscrop</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">Sep 4 2018</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Alexandros Frantzis writes from on board vessel Song of the Whale, from the Hellenic Trench, off south Crete, Greece about his concerns, hopes and optimism for the deep diving whales of the Hellenic Trench during IFAW-supported survey work:</em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/concerns-hope-and-optimism-deep-divers-hellenic-trench" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:52:36 +0000 Anna Moscrop 113767 at https://www.ifaw.org