International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

April 11, 2011 12:07 ET

Media Advisory/2011 Commercial Seal Hunt: IFAW Visual Assets and Team Available

Editors: The first still images and broadcast quality video b-roll related to Canada's commercial seal hunt off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador are available and seal hunt observers are available for media interviews.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 11, 2011) -

What: IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare - http://www.ifaw.org/) has a team of observers documenting the 2011 commercial seal hunt off the Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. Only 27 boats have reportedly hailed out on day one of the commercial hunt in this region.

- IFAW has a team of professional video cameramen and photographers documenting the hunt.

- Journalists can register to access 2011 commercial seal hunt visual assets at:

Stills: https://www.ifawimages.com/teams/Login.do?action=6&forwardAction=%2FSets.do%3Faction%3D26%26setInfo%3D1144801%7E0%7E

Video: https://www.ifawimages.com/teams/Login.do?action=6&forwardAction=%2FSets.do%3Faction%3D26%26setInfo%3D1144802%7E0%7E

Where: Waters off Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

When: April 11, 2011

IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare) was established in 1969 and its founding campaign was in opposition to Canada's commercial seal hunt. IFAW has more than 40 years of experience raising awareness, documenting and opposing the cruel commercial hunts for seals in Canada and around the world.

Contact Information

  • Michelle Cliffe
    IFAW Global Communications Lead, Seals
    +1-508-344-1300
    mcliffe@ifaw.org
    Twitter: @MichelleCliffe or @IFAWCanada