http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/publications/rss.xml/17/20 en Identifying individual whales in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/identifying-individual-whales-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/sharon-livermore">Sharon Livermore</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="RV Song of the Whale moored outside the Harpa building in Reykjavik ahead of our whale research trip. Photo: © IFAW/Sharon Livermore" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_22_16_iceland1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="RV Song of the Whale moored outside the Harpa building in Reykjavik ahead of our whale research trip.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/identifying-individual-whales-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales commercial whaling Faxaflói Bay Fin Whales iceland minke Research Reykjavík song of the whale whale watching Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:32:11 +0000 Sharon Livermore 108237 at http://www.ifaw.org Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main--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">Wed, 07/20/2016</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="189" title="Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangered whales in their main feeding ground" alt="Calls for suspension of industrial activity which threatens critically endangere" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/grey_whale_0.jpg?1469027512" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and other groups have called for a temporary suspension of activities by an oil and gas company, which they fear are causing disturbance to critically endangered whales in Russia&rsquo;s Far East.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main--0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Gas gray whale Noise oil ship vessel Wed, 20 Jul 2016 15:14:15 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 108203 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered right whale cause of death confirmed: vessel strike http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/endangered-right-whale-cause-death-confirmed-vessel-strike <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 07/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/AaJ2kmqLodI" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The cause of death of a North Atlantic right whale calf that had been floating in the water off Chatham&rsquo;s shore near Morris Island had been a mystery. Based on the findings of a necropsy in which I participated, we are confident the cause of death was indeed a vessel strike.</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/AaJ2kmqLodI?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/endangered-right-whale-cause-death-confirmed-vessel-strike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales marine mammals North Atlantic right whale calf ship strike whales Video Fri, 08 Jul 2016 21:18:14 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 108112 at http://www.ifaw.org Supporting the national Charter for Happiness http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/supporting-national-charter-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</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, 06/10/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Happiness is an armful of puppies, which is being prioritized and measured through initiatives such as the Charter for Happiness." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_10_16_hapiness.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Happiness is an armful of puppies, which is being prioritized and measured through initiatives such as the Charter for Happiness." />Last week, I was at the Santa Fe farmers&rsquo; market at the launch of the Charter for Happiness, a document that spells out the hope and need for a new bottom line in America, one that is based on</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/supporting-national-charter-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales climate change environmentalism happiness pets well being Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:55:51 +0000 Beth Allgood 107795 at http://www.ifaw.org Making waves for whales on World Oceans Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/making-waves-whales-world-oceans-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/conservation/patrick-ramage">Patrick Ramage</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, 06/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_08_16_oceanday1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Whales, dolphins and our planet&rsquo;s oceans face a wide variety of threats, more today than ever before in history.&nbsp; Some of these are old and familiar: commercial whaling, pollution of marine habitat, entanglement in outmoded fishing gear, and ship strikes with high-speed vessels.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/making-waves-whales-world-oceans-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Atlantic dolphins mammals Marine Life Pacific whale alert whales world ocean day Wed, 08 Jun 2016 21:32:44 +0000 Patrick Ramage 107776 at http://www.ifaw.org BREAKING: Right whale calf found dead in Cape Cod waters, necropsy in progress http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/breaking-right-whale-calf-found-dead-cape-cod-waters-necropsy-progress <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 05/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157665640722124" title="Right Whale Calf"><img alt="Right Whale Calf" height="343" src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7355/26581143680_0217365ec4_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>I joined my fellow International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) responders last night to examine a dead North Atlantic right whale calf that had been reported off Morris Island and towed to a nearby beach by the local harbormaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/breaking-right-whale-calf-found-dead-cape-cod-waters-necropsy-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Cape Cod necropsy Punctuation right whale ship strike Fri, 06 May 2016 17:52:24 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 107506 at http://www.ifaw.org