http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/theme/everything/rss.xml/4/26 en Identifying individual whales in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/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="/united-kingdom/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/united-kingdom/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/united-kingdom/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main-fe <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/united-kingdom/news/calls-suspension-industrial-activity-which-threatens-critically-endangered-whales-their-main-fe" 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 My latest weekend in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/my-latest-weekend-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/marc-riley">Marc Riley</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, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author in Iceland" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_marcriley.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The author in Iceland." />My latest trip to Iceland was supposed to be centred around a festival taking place in Keflavik called All Tomorrow&rsquo;s Parties (ATP) Iceland, featuring lots of great bands from all over the world including my favourite band, Thee Oh Sees.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/my-latest-weekend-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales commercial whaling DJ iceland Meet us don't eat us Reykjavík tourists whale Whaling Fri, 15 Jul 2016 17:13:40 +0000 Marc Riley 108172 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered right whale cause of death confirmed: vessel strike http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/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="/united-kingdom/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/united-kingdom/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 Film prompts US aquarium to end import of belugas from wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/film-prompts-us-aquarium-end-import-belugas-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/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, 06/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/132513199" target="_blank">BornToBeFree Trailer 3&#39;05</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/user2753817" target="_blank">Dasha Domukhovskaya</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com" target="_blank">Vimeo</a>.</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/film-prompts-us-aquarium-end-import-belugas-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Whales aquarium Beluga whales entertainment film Georgia marine mammals movie russia Sea World Video Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:52:52 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 108026 at http://www.ifaw.org Annual study on beluga whales continues http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/annual-study-beluga-whales-continues <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-kingdom/about-us/whales/mila-danilova">Mila Danilova</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, 06/29/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW-supported researchers will study their patterns and behavior from the 12-meter tower, constructed with IFAW support, near the water's edge." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_29_16_beluga.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW-supported researchers will study their patterns and behavior from the 12-meter tower, constructed with IFAW support, near the water's edge." />Next week, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will commence another summer of beluga whale research as part of our longstanding White Sea Beluga Whale Proje</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-kingdom/news/annual-study-beluga-whales-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Beluga whales breeding calves Research russia study Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:23:16 +0000 Mila Danilova 108025 at http://www.ifaw.org