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Japan’s ‘scientific’ whaling is illegal and must end

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 9:02 am | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(The Hague, Netherlands – 31 March 2014) – Delivering its judgment on Australia’s case against Japan, which saw evidence presented during a three-week hearing last June, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) today found that Japan’s Southern ... More >>

IFAW & INTERPOL Team Up to Dismantle Ivory Trafficking

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 3:03 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

Operation WENDI: IFAW and INTERPOL Team Up to Dismantle Ivory Trafficking in West and Central Africa More >>

Controversial Whaling Proposal Fails at Meeting

Thursday, 24 June 2010, 12:20 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org ) announced today that a controversial proposal to legalize whaling has failed at the annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) in Agadir, Morocco. More >>

World to legalize whaling this week?

Monday, 21 June 2010, 1:20 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(21 June 2010) – The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org ) announced today that the worldwide whaling ban—in place since 1986—may be overturned this week. More >>

Plan To Overturn Whaling Ban Unveiled

Friday, 23 April 2010, 3:16 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Sydney, Australia – 23 April 2010) – The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) announced that the International Whaling Commission (IWC) has released a new plan to legalize commercial whaling. More >>

Report Documents Massive Growth In Whale Watching

Thursday, 25 June 2009, 2:20 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Madeira, Portugal -- 23 June 2009) -A new report released today by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW -- www.ifaw.org ) documents massive growth in the global whale watching industry over the past decade. The new report, Whale Watching Worldwide, ... More >>

Science and Conservation or Sanctioned Slaughter?

Tuesday, 23 June 2009, 1:16 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Madeira, Portugal -- 22 June 2009) Governments from more than 80 countries opened the 61st annual meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) today, following a year of closed-door discussions which have failed to secure agreement from Japan, ... More >>

Japan’s Whalers Return With Bloody Swag

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 12:53 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

14 April 2009 - In clear defiance of international law and current International Whaling Commission (IWC) negotiations, the Government of Japan’s whaling fleet has returned to port having killed 680 whales this season. More >>

No Market For Pelts Yet Seal Hunt Quota Expanded

Thursday, 9 April 2009, 2:53 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Ottawa, Canada – 8 April 2009) - As Canada’s commercial seal hunt re-opened in the Gulf of St. Lawrence yesterday with another 64,000 pups scheduled for slaughter, IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) welcomed the news that many sealers ... More >>

Over 17,200 Baby Seals Killed in Two Days

Thursday, 26 March 2009, 12:59 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Charlottetown, PEI, Canada – 26 March 2009) – Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) closed the first phase of the seal hunt yesterday after sealers killed 17,200 harp seals. DFO is set to re-open the hunt in another area of the Gulf ... More >>

Canada’s 2009 Commercial Seal Hunt

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 12:29 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Charlottetown, Canada – 23 March 2009) – A team of observers with IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) is ready to document Canada’s cruel commercial seal hunt as it opens in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, today. More >>

280,000 Baby Seals To Be Slaughtered In Canada

Monday, 23 March 2009, 1:27 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Ottawa, Canada – 23 March 2009) - Canada’s Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has released this year’s total allowable catch (TAC) for harp seals despite a lack of demand worldwide for seal fur. Experts with IFAW (International Fund for ... More >>

Victory For Seals: Russia Bans Baby Seal Hunt

Thursday, 19 March 2009, 1:16 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Moscow, Russia – 19 March 2009) – After 15 years of campaigning against the Russian seal hunt, IFAW (The International Fund for Animal Welfare) applauds yesterday’s announcement by Yuriy Trutnev, Russia’s Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, ... More >>

IWC Meeting – No Rome For Compromise

Tuesday, 10 March 2009, 12:06 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

9 March 2009 – The Australian Government must fight harder than ever for the future of whales as the intercessional meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) starts today in Rome to continue negotiations that may lead to lifting the moratorium ... More >>

IWC Meeting – No Rome For Compromise

Monday, 9 March 2009, 4:25 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

9 March 2009 – The New Zealand Government must fight harder than ever for the future of whales as the intercessional meeting of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) starts today in Rome to continue negotiations that may lead to lifting the moratorium ... More >>

Poachers Kill Five Elephants In Kenya

Wednesday, 25 February 2009, 2:29 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(Nairobi, Kenya – 25 February 2009) – Five elephants have been killed by poachers in the last six weeks in the Tsavo ecosystem of Kenya, alarming authorities and conservationists. The elephants, whose tusks had been hacked off, were found in three separate parts ... More >>

Whaling Cave In

Tuesday, 3 February 2009, 2:07 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

Sydney, Australia, 3 February 2009 – A plan released today by the International Whaling Commission (IWC) confirms negotiations to undo the global moratorium on commercial whaling and allow the Government of Japan to kill whales off its coastline and in ... More >>

Japan’s Whalers Defy Antarctic Laws – New Report

Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 11:50 am | International Fund For Animal Welfare

An independent group of Antarctic law and policy experts, convened in Canberra, Australia by IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare), has released a report detailing options available to the New Zealand, Australian and other like-minded Governments ... More >>

Japan’s Whaling - More Sushi Than Science

Wednesday, 16 January 2008, 4:17 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

While the drama unfolds in the Southern Ocean, IFAW (the International Fund for Animal Welfare) reiterates the only way to permanently stop the Government of Japan’s illegal whaling activity is through international courts. More >>

CITES Standing Committee releases Ivory stockpiles

Thursday, 7 June 2007, 2:46 pm | International Fund For Animal Welfare

(The Hague, Netherlands – 5 June 2007) – The Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) has disregarded evidence of Japan’s poor record on regulating ivory trade and instead officially released 60 ... More >>

 

 

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