http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/25 en 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 Tribute to an inspirational campaigner, Francisco Goncalves http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/tribute-inspirational-campaigner-francisco-goncalves <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/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 05/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Francisco Goncalves. Photo source: Greenpeace." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Francisco-whale-Action_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 494px;" title="Francisco Goncalves. Photo source: Greenpeace." />The 8<sup>th</sup> of May was a very sad day for many people in the conservation and animal welfare world as we learnt that our fellow campaigner, Francisco Goncalves, had lost his battle with cancer.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/tribute-inspirational-campaigner-francisco-goncalves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales cancer conservation dolphins Greenpeace whales Fri, 09 May 2014 20:20:50 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 100192 at http://www.ifaw.org EU hears concerns about marine mammals over the disturbance of seismic surveys http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surveys <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, 03/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), OceanCare (<a href="http://www.oceancare.org">www.oceancare.org</a>) and NRDC (<a href="http://www.nrdc.org">www.nrdc.org</a>) welcome today&#39;s vote in the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to&nbsp; oil exploration subject to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surveys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales dolphins EIA Environmental Impact Assessments marine mammal noise pollution NRDC OceanCare seismic surveys Underwater noise whales Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:20:56 +0000 adintino 99561 at http://www.ifaw.org Marine Mammal Rescue team releases 4 stranded common dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases <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/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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, 03/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/release2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" /></p> <p>Five common dolphins stranded in Provincetown Harbor&rsquo;s flats this morning, and four were transported to nearby Herring Cove Beach where they were released four hours later.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod marine Provincetown release stranding team Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:22:41 +0000 Brian Sharp 99517 at http://www.ifaw.org