https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/everything/rss.xml/48971/20 en IFAW launches its European Elections Campaign https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-launches-its-european-elections-campaign <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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 18 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/u1197501/Blog-image_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 350px;" />The 2019 European Parliamentary elections represent an important milestone as Europe and its citizens are facing several unprecedented challenges, from climate change to Euroscepticism, along with biodiversity loss, plastic filled oceans and Brexit.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/ifaw-launches-its-european-elections-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Fri, 15 Feb 2019 12:26:11 +0000 Eleonora Panella 114535 at https://www.ifaw.org EU governments set to fail on reaching their own objectives to protect marine wildlife from harmful ocean noise pollution https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/EU-governments-set-to-fail-on-reaching-own-objectives-protect-marine-wildlife <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 24 2019</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ALL_Wide_03%20%280-00-01-12%292.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 281px;" /></p> <p>Member States of the European Union are set to fail to protect marine wildlife from the impacts of intense underwater noise levels by 2020, despite a requirement to do so under EU marine law.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/EU-governments-set-to-fail-on-reaching-own-objectives-protect-marine-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales advocacy conservation IFAW joint marine Member States MSFD NGOs policy recommendations regulation report Wildlife Thu, 24 Jan 2019 09:55:08 +0000 bwiacek 114065 at https://www.ifaw.org 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