http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/25 en Why an interactive app like Whappy is crucial for Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/why-interactive-app-whappy-crucial-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/seals/barbara-slee">Barbara Slee</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, 05/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="We developed this unique app to make it easier for tourists to have a positive impact during their visit to Iceland" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_28_15_whappy.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 430px;" title="We developed this unique app to make it easier for tourists to have a positive impact during their visit to Iceland" />Iceland has experienced a rapid emergence as a top quality whale watching destination, according to Erich Hoyt, a senior research fellow at Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Head of WDC&rsquo;s Global Campaign for Marine Protected</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/why-interactive-app-whappy-crucial-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales dolphins Icelandic whale watch tourism whale meat whales whappy Thu, 28 May 2015 18:53:50 +0000 Barbara Slee 104107 at http://www.ifaw.org Q&A: IFAW scientist looks for answers behind dolphin strandings for graduate thesis http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/104018 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/animal-rescue/ct-harry">CT Harry</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, 05/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_18_15dolphinstrandingthesis.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="CT Harry with a stranded common dolphin on Cape Cod in 2012. It’s strandings like this one that sparked the idea for Harry’s graduate thesis. " />I did an interview with </em><em>Todd McLeish, University of Rhode Island Public Information Officer interested in news about oceanography and environmental sciences. Our conversation follows. <strong>--CT</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/104018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod cape cod dolphin stranding dolphin new england whales Mon, 18 May 2015 18:08:42 +0000 CT Harry 104018 at http://www.ifaw.org In first Middle Eastern ivory crush, UAE sends a message http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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">Wed, 04/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_28_15_dubaicrush2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 389px;" title="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Dolphins crime Dubai elephants ivory crush wildlife trade Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:53:36 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 103819 at http://www.ifaw.org Dolphin re-stranding provides a second chance to live and learn http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." class="caption" longdesc="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_19_14_stranded.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." />On the first day of November, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue team responded to two live stranded Common dolphins in Wellfleet, MA.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod stranded dolphins tracking Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:47:54 +0000 Kristen Pachett 102015 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Recording whale calls will help protect threatened humpbacks off Cape Verde http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/anna-moscrop">Anna Moscrop</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, 06/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/acoustic%20recording%20device_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." />R/V <em>Song of the Whale</em> team member Conor Ryan joined the German RV Meteor in Mindelo, Cape Verde, at the end of April to deploy an acousti</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales archipelago Atlantic Cape Verde GEOMAR humpback whale IUCN MCR migration oceanographic mooring songs whale Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:32:34 +0000 Anna Moscrop 100472 at http://www.ifaw.org