https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/theme/publications/rss.xml/48971/18 en 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 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017 https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/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="/european-union/node/6394">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/european-union/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 Huntwatch now available for download in US, Canada https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/huntwatch-now-available-download-us-canada <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/european-union/node/37">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 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/wordpress/image/HW_IFAW_Homepage_Pic_640_resized_w_laurels.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 237px;" title="Now available for download, HUNTWATCH chronicles the history of IFAW's founding campaign." /></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/news/huntwatch-now-available-download-us-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Tue, 02 May 2017 15:08:59 +0000 Sheryl Fink 111250 at https://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Canada’s commercial seal hunt: Separating myth from fact https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/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="/european-union/node/37">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/european-union/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 Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:25:42 +0000 Sheryl Fink 111024 at https://www.ifaw.org DFO Opens Commercial Seal Hunt Early, Removes Limited Protection for Mothers and Nursing Pups https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/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/Seal_9546-S-T%20%28Custom%29.jpg?1490701715" /> </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/european-union/news/dfo-opens-commercial-seal-hunt-early-removes-limited-protection-mothers-and-nursing-pups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Seals Commercial seal hunt harp seals Seal pups Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:54:15 +0000 svandereyd 110864 at https://www.ifaw.org Differences between Inuit, Canada’s East Coast seal hunts https://www.ifaw.org/european-union/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="/european-union/node/37">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/european-union/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