Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/press/rss.xml/4/20 en Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/112304 <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">Aug 17 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" width="300" height="167" title="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" alt="Animojis run wild to protect animals around the world" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Animojis-Graphic_300px_0.jpg?1502976373" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><div> <p><strong><em>International Fund for Animal Welfare teams with Bare Tree Media to release emojis to engage audiences in animal rescue and conservation </em></strong></p> </div> <p>Mobile technology and conservation join forces to save animals in a new partnership. <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> and Bare Tree Media have teamed up to educate the public on animal rescue and wildlife conservation issues through mobile messaging conversations and photo sharing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/112304" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Animal rescue Seals Rhinos Seals Whales Animoji stickers elephant Emojis giraffe harp seal pangolin rhino whale Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:07:22 +0000 adintino 112304 at http://www.ifaw.org Iceland’s whaling magnate prepares to ship whale meat consignment to Japan http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/iceland%E2%80%99s-whaling-magnate-prepares-ship-whale-meat-consignment-japan <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">Aug 16 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" width="300" height="190" title="Iceland’s whaling magnate prepares to ship whale meat consignment to Japan" alt="Iceland’s whaling magnate prepares to ship whale meat consignment to Japan" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Fin_Whale_300px.jpg?1502892714" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Iceland&rsquo;s lone whaling crusader, Kristjan Loftsson, is attempting to ship hundreds of tonnes of fin whale meat out of the country, bound for Japan.</p> <p>Despite limited market for the meat and opposition at home and abroad to the bloody trade in the endangered whale species, the shipment, which is at least two years old, has been loaded onto a cargo vessel.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/iceland%E2%80%99s-whaling-magnate-prepares-ship-whale-meat-consignment-japan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Fin Whales Meet Us Don’t Eat Us whale meat whale watching whales Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:13:29 +0000 adintino 112287 at http://www.ifaw.org Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale deaths http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/conservationists-look-answers-unprecedented-north-atlantic-right-whale-deaths <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">Aug 10 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" width="300" height="201" title="Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale deaths " alt="Conservationists look for answers in unprecedented North Atlantic right whale de" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/right%20whale_PRphoto_300.jpg?1502369095" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Endangered North Atlantic right whales have experienced a shocking number of fatalities in 2017, causing alarm among biologists and conservationists for their depleting population of only 500 animals. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>&ldquo;A population this small cannot withstand such a drastic decrease in numbers over such a short period of time&rdquo; said Brian Sharp, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue and Research Manager, &ldquo;there is a pressing need to determine the factors contributing to their deaths in order to potentially institute appropriate mitigation efforts.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/conservationists-look-answers-unprecedented-north-atlantic-right-whale-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales endanger speciesed entanglement North Atlantic right whales ship strike whales Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:53:38 +0000 adintino 112224 at http://www.ifaw.org New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on whales and dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/new-technology-could-reduce-damaging-impact-oil-and-gas-noise-pollution-whales-and-dolphins <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 7 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" width="300" height="200" title="New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on whales and dolphins" alt="New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on wh" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/SOTW38_300px_0.jpg?1499434842" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The seismic industry could reduce its impact on the marine environment, particularly on sound-sensitive whales and dolphins, by using new technology during oil and gas exploration, new research has found.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/new-technology-could-reduce-damaging-impact-oil-and-gas-noise-pollution-whales-and-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales dolphins noise pollution seismic airguns Seismic industry seismic surveying whales Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:42:04 +0000 adintino 111892 at http://www.ifaw.org Japan’s North Pacific ‘scientific’ whaling flouts international law http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-north-pacific-%E2%80%98scientific%E2%80%99-whaling-flouts-international-law <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 15 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" width="300" height="176" title="Japan’s North Pacific ‘scientific’ whaling flouts international law " alt="Japan’s North Pacific ‘scientific’ whaling flouts international law " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_8.jpg?1498483824" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The former head of the UN body charged with protecting endangered species has condemned Japan&rsquo;s latest North Pacific whaling programme as &lsquo;violating international law&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/japan%E2%80%99s-north-pacific-%E2%80%98scientific%E2%80%99-whaling-flouts-international-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Whales Whales CITES minke whales sei whales whales scientific whaling Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:34:25 +0000 adintino 111779 at http://www.ifaw.org Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/111643 <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 8 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" width="300" height="420" title="Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts" alt="Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Right-Whale-Report-Card-Summary_300px.jpg?1496928081" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Collisions between endangered North Atlantic right whales and large shipping vessels are one of the leading causes of death for these rare whales and hinder the recovery of their entire species of approximately 500 individuals. As a protection measure, mariners are required to travel at ten knots or less in designated right whale habitat areas and their speed is monitored.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/node/111643" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales NOAA North Atlantic right whales right whale ship strikes whales world ocean day Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:26:09 +0000 adintino 111643 at http://www.ifaw.org