https://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/20 en Collaborative project seeks to improve response to marine mammal strandings https://www.ifaw.org/africa/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/africa/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/africa/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 Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan-whaling-%E2%80%93-cites-fails-act-imports <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">Nov 27 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="Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports" alt="Japan Whaling – CITES Fails to Act on Imports" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/sei%20whale_300px.jpg?1511798977" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The world&rsquo;s most important conservation body has avoided taking action against Japan for its trade in endangered sei whales. While many governments expressed concern, ultimately it was decided only to seek more information from Japan at this time and delay any decision to the following meeting.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/japan-whaling-%E2%80%93-cites-fails-act-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Whales Whales CITES scientific whaling sei whales whales Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:11:20 +0000 adintino 112947 at https://www.ifaw.org Icelandic support for whaling on the decline, polling reveals https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/icelandic-support-whaling-decline-polling-reveals <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 25 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="Icelandic support for whaling on the decline, polling reveals" alt="Icelandic support for whaling on the decline, polling reveals" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/minkewhalepic_300px.jpg?1508931018" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Icelandic support for minke whaling has dropped by 5% in just one year, <a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/ifaw-pantheon/sites/default/files/legacy/default/IFAW-Gallup-Oct2017-full-version.pdf" target="_blank">according to polling results released today </a>(Wednesday).</p> <p>Gallup polling commissioned by the <a href="https://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) reveals that 45.8% of Icelanders now claim to support minke whaling, compared to 50.8% last year. This is also the first time that such polling has found Icelandic support for whaling to have been less than 50%.</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/icelandic-support-whaling-decline-polling-reveals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales commercial whaling fin whaling Meet Us Don’t Eat Us Minke whaling whale meat whale watching Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:34:54 +0000 adintino 112796 at https://www.ifaw.org Migratory species: their future is our future https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>The article below was authored by&nbsp;Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and CEO, for distribution in the upcoming Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) Cop12 publication, shared here with permission.</em></p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/migratory-species-their-future-our-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy Whales Elephants Elephants Whales CMS Convention on Migratory Species elephants IFAW migration migratory animals sharks whales Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:31:12 +0000 Azzedine Downes 112757 at https://www.ifaw.org Sonic Sea wins TWO Emmy awards https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/sonic-sea-wins-two-emmy-awards <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW and our partners at NRDC and Imaginary Forces are deeply gratified by the recognition&nbsp;<a href="/node/106883" target="_blank">our film Sonic Sea</a>&nbsp;achieved at the documentary Emmy awards last night at Lincoln Center in NYC, where Sonic Sea won two Emmy Awards: Outstanding Nature Documentary and Outstanding Music and Sound.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="https://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/sonic-sea-wins-two-emmy-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Discovery emmy awards IFAW imaginary forces NRDC outstanding music and sound outstanding nature documentary Sonic Sea Fri, 06 Oct 2017 14:09:10 +0000 Patrick Ramage 112707 at https://www.ifaw.org