http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/20 en Slow days still leave Russian Gray Whale Team with plenty to do http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slow-days-still-leave-russian-gray-whale-team-plenty-do <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">Mon, 08/25/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Each summer the team sees native people who stop by the camp and lighthouse, and very often they have their reindeers with them." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Blog_6a_web.jpg" title="Each summer the team sees native people who stop by the camp and lighthouse, and very often they have their reindeers with them." /></p> <p>This update on the western gray whale (WGW) expedition was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Anna Filippova. <strong>--MV</strong></p> <p align="center"><strong>&sect;</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/slow-days-still-leave-russian-gray-whale-team-plenty-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales gray Piltun Research russia western whales Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:05:28 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101200 at http://www.ifaw.org Gray Whale Research Team marks eight new calves so far http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/gray-whale-research-team-marks-eight-new-calves-so-far <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">Wed, 08/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="The total number of new calves for 2014 is now up to eight." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Blog_5b_western_gray_whale_fluke_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 381px;" title="The total number of new calves for 2014 is now up to eight." />This update on the western gray whale (WGW) expedition was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Anna Filippova. <strong>--MV</strong></em></p> <p align="center"><strong>&sect;</strong></p> <p>The total number of new calves for 2014 is now up to eight.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/gray-whale-research-team-marks-eight-new-calves-so-far" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales gray Piltun russia Sakhalin western whales Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:04:30 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101172 at http://www.ifaw.org More cameras observe more aggregation in White Sea beluga whales http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales <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">Fri, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Belugas-observation-point-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." /></p> <p><em>This update on IFAW funded beluga whale research, part of a larger multiyear survey of the Solovetsky beluga whale aggregation near Cape&nbsp;Beluzhi&nbsp;in Russia, was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Mila Danilova. <strong>--MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales aggregation belugas breeding Research russia whales white Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:46:56 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101144 at http://www.ifaw.org 2014 Russian Western Gray Whale Research Team reports good news from Sakhalin Island http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/2014-russian-western-gray-whale-research-team-reports-good-news-sakhalin-island <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">Wed, 08/13/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There has been a lot of good news from the Western Gray Whale expedition this year, despite ongoing threats." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/DSC_3570_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 378px;" title="There has been a lot of good news from the Western Gray Whale expedition this year, despite ongoing threats." />We are back with some news from Piltun, where we study gray whales in the Sea of Okhotsk off northeastern Sakhalin Island.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/2014-russian-western-gray-whale-research-team-reports-good-news-sakhalin-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales breeding calving gasprom gray ground Piltun russia whales Wed, 13 Aug 2014 17:26:53 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101116 at http://www.ifaw.org 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