Press Content Pane https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/press/rss.xml/48971/17 en 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 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 Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/minke-whaling-iceland-has-stopp-0 <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">Jul 27 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="176" title="Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped" alt="Minke whaling in Iceland has stopped" src="/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hunting of minke whales has ended in Iceland. Media sources reported today that cost and poor profits has made whaling no longer economically viable closing the local whaling industry.</p> <p>&ldquo;This is very good news for minke whales and Iceland,&rdquo; said Sigursteinn Masson, Iceland Representative for <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a>. &ldquo;Ending minke whaling will have a very positive impact on the far more economically viable commercial whale watching industry.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/minke-whaling-iceland-has-stopp-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Whales anti whaling anti-commercial whaling commercial whaling iceland iceland whaling minke Minke Whale Whaling Fri, 27 Jul 2018 13:23:55 +0000 tdegroot@ifaw.org 113740 at https://www.ifaw.org Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/tech-giant-baidu-joins-ifaw-save-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">Jun 22 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="Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife" alt="Tech giant Baidu joins IFAW to save wildlife" src="/sites/default/files/Dreamstime_xxl_3064627%20-%20Snow%20leopard%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and <a href="https://www.baidu.com/">Baidu</a>, the leading Chinese language internet search provider, launched an historical initiative to protect biodiversity, at Baidu&rsquo;s headquarters in Beijing.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/tech-giant-baidu-joins-ifaw-save-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Baidu biodiversity China Chinese conservation crime cybercrime giant government IFAW Internet online online wildlife trade platform public awareness social media tech technology trade trafficking Wildlife Wildlife crime wildlife cybercrime Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:49:02 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113649 at https://www.ifaw.org Iceland’s lone fin whaling company resumes hunting of endangered whales after three-year hiatus https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/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/european-union/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 INTERPOL & IFAW co-host cross-sector workshop to address cyber-enabled wildlife crime https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol-ifaw-co-host-cross-sector-workshop-address-cyber-enabled-wildlife-crime <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 5 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="INTERPOL &amp; IFAW co-host cross-sector workshop to address cyber-enabled wildlife crime" alt="INTERPOL &amp; IFAW co-host cross-sector workshop to address cyber-enabled wildlife " src="/sites/default/files/IFAW%20DT%20-%20Typing%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>Following a recent report issued by IFAW, this global workshop brings&nbsp;together key stakeholders to identify and share best practices.</em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/interpol-ifaw-co-host-cross-sector-workshop-address-cyber-enabled-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy academics animals best practices body parts collaboration criminal networks cyber-enabled cybercrime endangered enforcement government IFAW Internet Interpol live animals marketplace network NGO online online technology company partnership platform policymaker private public report sector social media species specimens threat threatened Wildlife Wildlife crime wildlife cybercrime wildlife trade wildlife trafficking workshop Tue, 05 Jun 2018 04:35:36 +0000 aclose@ifaw.org 113602 at https://www.ifaw.org