http://www.ifaw.org/australia/theme/publications/rss.xml/125/20 en Young right whale disentangled from fishing gear in Canada’s Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/young-right-whale-disentangled-fishing-gear-canadas-bay-fundy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/whales/mackie-green">Mackie Greene</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">Tue, 08/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QcHY3-3qkTw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>In the middle of the Bay of Fundy, in the deep water of the Grand Manan Basin about 50 km southeast of Campobello Island, a six-year-old male endangered right whale we eventually named FDR was wrapped in many lines of rope.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/QcHY3-3qkTw?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/young-right-whale-disentangled-fishing-gear-canadas-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Whales Bay of Fundy buoys Canada marine mammal rescue swim tangled whale Video Tue, 16 Aug 2016 20:02:04 +0000 Mackie Greene 108612 at http://www.ifaw.org Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy <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">Mon, 08/15/2016</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="199" title="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " alt="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/D5100_094-CWR_300px.jpg?1471280552" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a right whale Saturday afternoon in the Bay of Fundy.</p> <p>The whale is a six year old male, #4057, who has been dubbed FDR. He was caught up in a huge ball of nets and fishing gear on his back, through the right side of his mouth in the baleen, around both flippers, and around the tail stock.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Bay of Fundy CWRT disentangled fighing gear entanglement fishing gear right whale whale Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:08:23 +0000 adintino 108590 at http://www.ifaw.org Disruptive tugboats, barges leave Far East Russia whale nursery due to IFAW coalition complaint http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/disruptive-tugboats-barges-leave-far-east-russia-whale-nursery-due-ifaw-coalition-complaint <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Mon, 08/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Western Pacific Gray Whales in a nursery in Russia’s Piltun Bay are safer now that oil exploration barges have left the area." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_15_16_exxon.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Western Pacific Gray Whales in a nursery in Russia’s Piltun Bay are safer now that oil exploration barges have left the area." />A month ago, a group of scientists based in Piltun Bay near Sakhalin Island contracted by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and the Pacific Geography Institute in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky saw th</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/disruptive-tugboats-barges-leave-far-east-russia-whale-nursery-due-ifaw-coalition-complaint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Far East Russia Gas gray whales marine noise pollution oil protection Ships trikes Sonic Sea Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:26:00 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 108592 at http://www.ifaw.org Seeing Solovetsky belugas for the first time http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/seeing-solovetsky-belugas-first-time <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/about-us/cats-and-dogs/dr-ian-robinson">Dr. Ian Robinson</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">Thu, 08/11/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157669265553133" title="Belugas"><img alt="Belugas" height="343" src="https://c2.staticflickr.com/9/8390/28303874513_667d73be23_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/seeing-solovetsky-belugas-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales arctic Beluga cute funny mating personality russia social white whale Slideshow Thu, 11 Aug 2016 21:00:08 +0000 Dr. Ian Robinson 108563 at http://www.ifaw.org Environmentalists Successfully Defend Gray Whales from Tugboats of Exxon Neftegaz Limited http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/environmentalists-successfully-defend-gray-whales-tugboats-exxon-neftegaz-limited <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">Wed, 08/10/2016</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="181" title="Environmentalists Successfully Defend Gray Whales from Tugboats of Exxon Neftegaz Limited " alt="Environmentalists Successfully Defend Gray Whales from Tugboats of Exxon Neftega" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Mother-Calf-pair-western-grey-whale-300_px_0.jpg?1470844218" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Representatives of environmental organizations confirm that at the end of last week Exxon Neftegaz Limited stopped navigation of tugboats in Piltun Bay. This happened two weeks after a collective appeal was sent by environmental organizations to the <a href="http://wwf.ru/data/obrashenie-npo-v-rpn.pdf">Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources Management</a> requesting suspension of navigation with the purpose of cargo delivery and control of its compliance with project documentation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/environmentalists-successfully-defend-gray-whales-tugboats-exxon-neftegaz-limited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Political advocacy Whales gray whales Piltun Bay Western Gray Whale whales Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:56:49 +0000 adintino 108532 at http://www.ifaw.org Icelanders, tourists create Iceland’s largest online petition ever, pledge not to eat whale meat http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/icelanders-tourists-create-icelands-largest-online-petition-ever-pledge-not-eat-whale-meat <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/australia/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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">Mon, 08/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Artists Högni Egilsson (pictured), Sóley, Sindri and DJ Margeir can be found on the ifaw.is homepage declaring that they are Icelandic and don’t eat whale meat." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_08_16_meet_us.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Artists Högni Egilsson (pictured), Sóley, Sindri and DJ Margeir can be found on the ifaw.is homepage declaring that they are Icelandic and don’t eat whale meat." />Outside of the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s quaint but cozy cabin on Reykjav&iacute;k Harbor, the lyrics to the Beatles </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/australia/news/icelanders-tourists-create-icelands-largest-online-petition-ever-pledge-not-eat-whale-meat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Political advocacy Whales commercial whaling harpoon iceland restaurant Reykjavík tourist whale watch whales Mon, 08 Aug 2016 20:20:42 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 108500 at http://www.ifaw.org