Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/13 en STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0 <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">Feb 22 2017</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="2464" height="1648" title="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" alt="STATEMENT: Attack on Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/RHINOSA_0.jpg?1487779157" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The<strong> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> </strong>condemns the Monday night attack on the Thula Thula Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, during which staff were beaten and brutalized, and at least one rhino calf killed while another had to be euthanized due to the extent of its wounds.</p> <p>Dr Joseph Okori, Regional Director Southern Africa, said the attack on the orphanage, its staff and care givers, was appalling and tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/statement-attack-thula-thula-rhino-orphana-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Rhinos Rhino orphanage rhino poaching Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:02:56 +0000 svandereyd 110522 at http://www.ifaw.org Los Angeles animal advocates rally to support IFAW and Zimbabwe orphan elephant rescue http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue <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">Feb 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157676741867934" title="Poach Pears Not Animals Event"><img alt="Poach Pears Not Animals Event" height="400" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/568/32780687901_dab6f347fe_h.jpg" width="640" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/los-angeles-animal-advocates-rally-support-ifaw-and-zimbabwe-orphan-elephant-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Elephants conservation GLAM James Costa Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:56:08 +0000 rbartlett 110438 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109099 <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">Sep 27 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="225" title="IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon " alt="IFAW provides second chance for dogs and kittens from Lebanon " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Lebanon_Dog_robin_300px.jpg?1474892776" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) flew nine mixed breed dogs and four special needs kittens from foster homes in Beirut, Lebanon to Boston, MA, where they will find forever homes in the US. Animal advocates from the organization <a href="http://www.animalslebanon.org/">Animals Lebanon</a> requested IFAW&rsquo;s assistance in re-homing the dogs, which are difficult to adopt in country.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109099" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats Cats & Dogs companion animals dog Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:28:44 +0000 adintino 109099 at http://www.ifaw.org Mystic Aquarium/IFAW Statement: Rescued manatee is pregnant http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109150 <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">Sep 27 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="200" title="Mystic Aquarium/IFAW Statement: Rescued manatee is pregnant" alt="Mystic Aquarium/IFAW Statement: Rescued manatee is pregnant" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-Manatee-Rescue_300px.jpg?1475009111" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today during a routine medical exam Mystic Aquarium staff discovered that the wayward manatee dubbed &ldquo;Washburn&rdquo; is pregnant. The 800 pound female was rescued by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) last Thursday in Falmouth, MA just before the water temperatures dropped to an uninhabitable 67 degrees Fahrenheit.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/109150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue animal rescue manatee Mystic Aquarium Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:49:06 +0000 adintino 109150 at http://www.ifaw.org Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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">Aug 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/united-states/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 Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation <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">Aug 2 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="180" title="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" alt="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-seal-rescue_300px.jpg?1470166962" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Last week marked the first successful seal rescue using remote sedation on the East Coast of the U.S.&nbsp; Biologists and veterinarians from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Marine Mammal Center (the Center) employed techniques that the Center and other agencies have developed on the West Coast to assist entangled California sea lions. The method incorporates darting an entangled seal or sea lion to allow it to be captured, examined by a veterinarian, disentangled, medically treated, and released.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals entangled seal entanglements fishing gear gray seal sea lions seal rescue seals Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:30:10 +0000 adintino 108444 at http://www.ifaw.org