http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/20 en Spotlight Russia: Despite fog, Western Gray Whale Research Team’s work continues http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-russia-despite-fog-western-grey-whale-research-team%E2%80%99s-work-continues <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Tue, 07/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The WGW research team photographs the 2014 season’s first mother-calf pair" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Blog_3a._Web.v2_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 152px;" title="The WGW research team photographs the 2014 season’s first mother-calf pair" />This post was filed from the field by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Western Gray Whale (WGW) Research Team collectively. </em><em>WGW team member Olya Sychenklo contributed this report</em><em> <strong>-- MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-russia-despite-fog-western-grey-whale-research-team%E2%80%99s-work-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales photography russia Western Gray Whale Research team Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:44:26 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 100893 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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">Fri, 07/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Teams from all over the International Fund for Animal Welfare program and project landscape have been particularly busy over the last few weeks. Below are only five highlights from their rather amazing collective efforts.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-miss-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Education Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales artists baby elephant BBC Radio Berlin birth Botswana Cozumel elephant family Germany Humane Society iceland India Little Dudes Manas National Park Marc Riley Mexico Moremi Game Reserve Vets whale whale watching Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100884 at http://www.ifaw.org Western gray whale Ponchik survives last year's rope entanglement http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/western-gray-whale-ponchik-survives-last-years-rope-entanglement <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Fillipova</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, 07/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="And what a great surprise when the third whale we observed was Ponchik! " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/%20%20%D1%81%20%D1%84%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%BC%20%D0%BD%D0%B0%20%D1%85%D0%B2%D0%BE%D1%81%D1%82%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%BE%D0%BC%20%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B5%20%D1%84%D0%BE%D1%82%D0%BE%20%D0%9E%20%D0%A1%D1%8B%D1%87%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%BA%D0%BE_web_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 329px;" title="And what a great surprise when the third whale we observed was Ponchik!</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/western-gray-whale-ponchik-survives-last-years-rope-entanglement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Piltun feeding area Ponchik russia Sakhalin Island whale Image Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:18:11 +0000 Anna Fillipova 100845 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Russia: Western Grey Whale Research Team begins 2014 expedition http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-russia-western-grey-whale-research-team-begins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Thu, 07/10/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The WGW team photographs their good friend, Svetlana, a well-known female whale, near the Piltun lighthouse" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/7_9_14_Post_Image_v2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 237px;" title="The WGW team photographs their good friend, Svetlana, a well-known female whale, near the Piltun lighthouse" />This post was filed from the field by the International Fund for Animal Welfare Western Grey Whale (WGW) Research team collectively. -- MV</em></p> <p>Our long-term research on gray whales is continuing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spotlight-russia-western-grey-whale-research-team-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales russia Svetlana Western Gray Whale whale research Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:10 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 100796 at http://www.ifaw.org BBC Radio 6 music guru Marc Riley muses on his love affair with Iceland and whale watching http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/bbc-radio <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/marc-riley">Marc Riley</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, 07/01/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A pod of whales swimming off Iceland. Image courtesy Marc Riley." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Whales1_V2..jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 180px;" title="A pod of whales swimming off Iceland. Image courtesy Marc Riley." />My first trip to Iceland came in 1982.</p> <p>If memory serves it was a very, very different place then.</p> <p>Tourism was in its infancy and all the beer was alcohol-free...which would be perhaps understandable if mind-bending spirits weren&rsquo;t freely available&hellip;which they were.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/bbc-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales iceland Whale friendly tourism whale watching Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:02:44 +0000 Marc Riley 100699 at http://www.ifaw.org Whale success story: Hangglide’s rescue in the Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/whale-success-story-hangglide%E2%80%99s-rescue-bay-fundy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/mackie-green">Mackie Green</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">Fri, 06/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A CWRT rescue worker frees Hangglide, a nine-year-old humpback whale, in the Bay of Fundy. © CWRT/IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Hangglide_disentanglement_2_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 272px;" title="A CWRT rescue worker frees Hangglide, a nine-year-old humpback whale, in the Bay of Fundy. © CWRT/IFAW" />The call came in on Monday night, June 10, 2014.</p> <p>A whale watching ship out of Maine had stumbled on a humpback tangled up in lobster traps.</p> <p><strong>He was fifty miles offshore, and he needed our help.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/whale-success-story-hangglide%E2%80%99s-rescue-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Campobello Whale Rescue Team disentanglement Hangglide humpback rescue Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:21:27 +0000 Mackie Green 100590 at http://www.ifaw.org