http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/20 en IFAW denounces wildlife crime on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day <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">Tue, 03/03/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>) urges the global community to respect, celebrate and most importantly to take action to protect animals from wildlife crime and illegal wildlife trade on the second annual <a href="http://www.wildlifeday.org/">World Wildlife Day</a> started by United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-denounces-wildlife-crime-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales world wildlife day Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:13:29 +0000 slajoie 103096 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Iceland: New generation of students better understands whales http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-iceland-new-generation-students-better-understand-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." class="caption" longdesc="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/01_29_15_iceland.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 387px;" title="There are 23 types of whales found in Icelandic waters and whale watching has become a positive alternative to whaling." />Thorshavn is the name of the capital of the Faroe Islands.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-iceland-new-generation-students-better-understand-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Education future school visit students Whaling Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:46:35 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 102787 at http://www.ifaw.org How to carefully count a beluga herd, including every baby beluga http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-carefully-count-beluga-herd-including-every-baby-beluga <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Fri, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Our beluga research team in Russia utilises off the shelf aircraft models and specialised ‘lifter kites’ to minimise disturbance to the survey populations. Photo © Roman Belikov/IFAW" class="caption" longdesc="Our beluga research team in Russia utilises off the shelf aircraft models and specialised ‘lifter kites’ to minimise disturbance to the survey populations.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/how-carefully-count-beluga-herd-including-every-baby-beluga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Beluga count russia whales Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:05:48 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 102788 at http://www.ifaw.org Bureau of Ocean Energy Management makes a seismic blunder http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bureau-ocean-energy-management-makes-seismic-blunder <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/margaret-cooney">Margaret Cooney</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">Tue, 01/27/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A North Atlantic right whale with an oil platform in the distance." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/whale_gas_platform_2015_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 364px;" title="A North Atlantic right whale with an oil platform in the distance." />Today the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) <a href="http://www.boem.gov/Five-Year-Program/" target="_blank">announced plans</a> to open up the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, and offer more lease sales in the sensitive Arctic waters off Alaska.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/bureau-ocean-energy-management-makes-seismic-blunder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales BOEM conservation exploration Gas Noise ocean oil seismic SONAR whales Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:14:29 +0000 Margaret Cooney 102769 at http://www.ifaw.org Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign <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">Thu, 01/15/2015</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="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" alt="Stars Align to Defend Wildlife in New IFAW Campaign" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PROTECT_300jpg.jpg?1421352372" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) today released its new PROTECT PSA campaign. The series, which was conceived, directed and edited by actress, director and IFAW ambassador <strong>Joely Fisher</strong>, features notable Hollywood personalities discussing pressing issues facing animals around the world and calling upon the public to take action for animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/stars-align-defend-wildlife-new-ifaw-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Tigers Education Big Cats Elephants Tigers Whales aae action for animals Animal Action Education Animal welfare big cats elephants I found a way Joely Fisher protect Protect PSAs PSAs whales Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:12:13 +0000 adintino 102699 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: “PROTECT” campaign features dozens of celebrity animal friends http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-%E2%80%9Cprotect%E2%80%9D-campaign-features-dozens-celebrity-animal-friends <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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">Wed, 01/14/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/E_fVLgtYG1A?list=PL01fYnIuuBbWOfwZmagYUyK6JCU5xnjAt" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare is honoured to be affiliated with such talented actors and musicians who lend their celebrity to help our cause.</p> <p><strong><a href="http://ifaw.org/protect">Launching today</a> is our latest endeavour of brand awareness which was made possible through the efforts of one particular dedicated individual: actress, director and IFAW ambassador Joely Fisher.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-%E2%80%9Cprotect%E2%80%9D-campaign-features-dozens-celebrity-animal-friends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Elephants Tigers Whales Ads Education elephants Protect PSA tigers whales Video Mon, 12 Jan 2015 17:11:46 +0000 Azzedine Downes 102659 at http://www.ifaw.org