http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/everything/rss.xml/125/25 en Deepwater Horizon oil spill still impacts bottlenose dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-still-impacts-bottlenose-dolphins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author assists Dr. Cynthia Smith, principal investigator for the Deepwater Horizon marine mammal impact project and lead veterinarian/executive director for the National Marine Mammal Foundation, on a dolphin health assessment in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. PHOTO: © NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_20_17_deepwater.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The author assists Dr.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-still-impacts-bottlenose-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins disaster dolphin louisiana oil spill pollution sea birds slick Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:57:09 +0000 Brian Sharp 111120 at http://www.ifaw.org Watch: Five ways we use science to save dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/watch-five-ways-we-use-science-save-dolphins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</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 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/R4LmmiM2VSc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team of the International Fund for Animal Wedlfare (IFAW) responds to stranded dolphins along more than 700 miles of coastline in southern Massachusetts - one of the top dolphin stranding hotspots in the world.</p> <p>Here are five innovative ways IFAW&rsquo;s team is using science and technology to return healthy dolphins back to the sea.</p> <p><strong>1. Blood Analysis</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/watch-five-ways-we-use-science-save-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dolphins beach dolphin marine mammal ocean rescue science strand swim technology Video Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:07:02 +0000 Kristen Patchett 111083 at http://www.ifaw.org Infection may be factor in recent spate of Cape Cod dolphin deaths http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/infection-may-be-factor-recent-spate-cape-cod-dolphin-deaths <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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 30 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare is working with diagnostic labs at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut and the University of Illinois to help test blood and tissue samples to determine whether this type of bacteria is actually causing clinical disease or if other factors may be at play." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_30_17_infection.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare is working with diagnostic labs at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut and the University of Illinois to help test blood a</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/infection-may-be-factor-recent-spate-cape-cod-dolphin-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins beach Cape Cod dolphin marine mammal sick strand unexplained Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:43 +0000 Brian Sharp 110920 at http://www.ifaw.org Nine things you may not know about dolphin strandings http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 15 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_15_17_dolphin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" />On the occasion of dolphin awareness month, we would like to share a few facts about these charismatic cetaceans. Dolphins are some of the fastest animals in the sea, but when they strand on mud and sand they are unable to move on their own. Luckily there are people like the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s (IFAW) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team available to come to their aid in top stranding hotspots like Cape Cod, Massachusetts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins beach Dolphin awareness month ocean noise rescue stranding swim Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:29:11 +0000 Kerry Branon 110762 at http://www.ifaw.org LIVE COVERAGE: Successful release of seven dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/live-coverage-successful-release-seven-dolphins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="343" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fifaw.na%2Fvideos%2F1327586460631151%2F&amp;show_text=0&amp;width=610" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/live-coverage-successful-release-seven-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins bay beach Cape Cod dolphin echolocation Massachusetts ocean stranding Video Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:02:30 +0000 Kerry Branon 110639 at http://www.ifaw.org One week, seven stranding responses, 20 marine mammals saved http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/one-week-seven-stranding-responses <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/animal-rescue/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157678630104282" title="Feb. 2017 Dolphin Rescues"><img alt="Feb. 2017 Dolphin Rescues" height="427" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2864/33189341805_eb6bb77346_z.jpg" width="640" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Marine mammal strandings in 2017 have been unusually high for the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s (IFAW) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/one-week-seven-stranding-responses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins beach Cape Cod dolphin echolocation marine mammal Massachusetts Mystery stranding Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:12:44 +0000 Brian Sharp 110596 at http://www.ifaw.org