http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4 en Hearts are heavy as IFAW Disaster Teams are evacuated in the face of Hurricane Maria http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hearts-are-heavy-ifaw-disaster-teams-are-evacuated-face-hurricane-maria <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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">Sep 18 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Devastation in the wake of Hurricane Irma" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/hurricane_irma_5.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hearts-are-heavy-ifaw-disaster-teams-are-evacuated-face-hurricane-maria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue antigua barbuda Humane Society hurricane irma IFAW st. john st. thomas Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:31:27 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 112566 at http://www.ifaw.org US Coast Guard helps IFAW deliver aid for animals on St. John http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/seals/res-andreas-krebs">Res (Andreas) Krebs</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">Sep 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The US Coast Guard helps IFAW's Disaster Response teams access the islands affected by Hurricane Irma." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/ifaw_responds_hurricane_irma_usvi_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />It&rsquo;s my first time deploying with IFAW&rsquo;s Disaster Response team, and it has been an eye-opening experience. The team was sent to the US Virgin Islands of St. John and St. Thomas to assess the impact of Hurricane Irma, and to inform the relevant authorities of what is needed to recover from the devastation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/us-coast-guard-helps-ifaw-deliver-aid-animals-st-john" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Sun, 17 Sep 2017 15:39:39 +0000 Res (Andreas) Krebs 112544 at http://www.ifaw.org Hurricane Irma Disaster Response team assess damage to wildlife populations on Barbuda http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/erika-flores">Erika Flores</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">Sep 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="destruction in the aftermath of hurricane irma on the island of barbuda" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/hurricane_irma_4.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Hurricane Irma tore across the island of Barbuda, leaving destruction in her wake and forcing 1,600 people to evacuate. Our disaster response team was contacted by Antigua and Barbuda&#39;s Ministry of the Environment to assess wildlife and the destruction of habitats. Reports of the destruction and impact have been made, however, little is known about how Irma has impacted wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/hurricane-irma-disaster-response-team-assess-damage-wildlife-populations-barbuda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Turtles antigua barbuda disaster response hurricane irma IFAW wildlife rescue Sat, 16 Sep 2017 14:03:47 +0000 Erika Flores 112538 at http://www.ifaw.org Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath <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 14 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="300" height="169" title="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma aftermath " alt="Disaster Response team deploys to assess wildlife and community needs in Irma af" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/hurricane_irma_ifaw_140_0.jpg?1505396474" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>After the island of Barbuda was left almost completely destroyed by Hurricane Irma&rsquo;s winds and rain, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) sent their team of disaster response experts to the island nation as recovery efforts begin to pull the community back together.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/disaster-response-team-deploys-assess-wildlife-and-community-needs-irma-aftermath" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue barbuda caribbean disaster response hurricane hurricane irma st. john St. Martin st. thomas Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:42:26 +0000 adintino 112516 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Disaster Response Teams heading to Caribbean to help animals in distress http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-disaster-response-teams-heading-caribbean-help-animals-distress <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/cats-and-dogs/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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">Sep 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hi4DJh_xMRw" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Islands throughout the Caribbean have been devastated by Hurricane Irma. Houses are destroyed, power is out, and people have been separated from their animals. Now IFAW teams are deploying to the islands of Antigua, Barbuda, St. John and St. Thomas to help these communities and their animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/ifaw-disaster-response-teams-heading-caribbean-help-animals-distress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue animals antigua barbuda disaster response hurricane irma IFAW natural disaster st. john st. thomas Video Thu, 14 Sep 2017 14:11:03 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 112519 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Plenary united against whale hunting in Norway http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/eu-plenary-united-against-whale-hunting-norway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">Sep 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="minke whale " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/minke_whale_ifaw_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Whales are magnificent creatures; they have entranced seafarers, children and tourists and inspired literature all over the world for centuries. But not everyone has this same reverential admiration. In 1993, Norway resumed commercial whaling under an objection to the International Whaling Commission&rsquo;s (IWC) moratorium.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/eu-plenary-united-against-whale-hunting-norway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales commercial whaling iceland Japan Meet us don't eat us minke whales Norway Whaling Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:39:51 +0000 Eleonora Panella 112509 at http://www.ifaw.org