http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/26 en Ocean noise film Sonic Sea premieres tonight on Discovery http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ocean-noise-film-sonic-sea-premieres-tonight-discovery <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/katie-moore">Katie Moore</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, 05/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ocean noise film Sonic Sea premieres tonight on Discovery" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_04_16_sonicsea.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /><em>Sonic Sea</em>, a one-hour documentary produced by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and Imaginary Forces premieres tonight at 9:00 pm EDT. It beautifully illustrates the painful impact of increasing ocean noise on marine mammals, as well as the simple steps we can take to remove this danger.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ocean-noise-film-sonic-sea-premieres-tonight-discovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Discovery Channel documentary film marine mammals movie noise pollution sound whales Thu, 19 May 2016 14:58:21 +0000 Katie Moore 107605 at http://www.ifaw.org BREAKING: Right whale calf found dead in Cape Cod waters, necropsy in progress http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/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="/united-states/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/united-states/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 17:47:48 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 107505 at http://www.ifaw.org NOAA/IFAW Statement: Massachusetts right whale death http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/noaaifaw-statement-massachusetts-right-whale-death <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">Fri, 05/06/2016</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="410" height="308" title="A necropsy is being performed today on a dead Right whale found off Chatham." alt="A necropsy is being performed today on a dead Right whale found off Chatham." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-MMRR_2016-05-06_Chatham-CapeCod_RightWhaleNecropsy-05%20%282%29%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg?1462554890" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On Thursday May 5, a dead North Atlantic right whale was reported near Morris Island. The Chatham Harbor Master towed it to Hardings Beach where a necropsy is being performed today with a large team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, International Fund for Animal Welfare, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Virginia Aquarium, Riverhead Foundation and the Center for Coastal Studies.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/noaaifaw-statement-massachusetts-right-whale-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales necropsy NOAA North Atlantic right whale Fri, 06 May 2016 17:25:06 +0000 slajoie 107504 at http://www.ifaw.org Sonic Sea screening evidence of good partnerships http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sonic-sea-screening-evidence-good-partnerships <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/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, 05/04/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_04_16_sonicsea.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>We are GRATEFUL to be a part of this evening&rsquo;s showing in New York of Sonic Sea, a collaborative effort between IFAW, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and Imaginary Forces.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/sonic-sea-screening-evidence-good-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales movie Natural Resources Defense Council ocean noise screening Sonic Sea whales Wed, 04 May 2016 20:55:19 +0000 Patrick Ramage 107491 at http://www.ifaw.org Discovery to air NRDC-IFAW ocean noise film http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/discovery-air-nrdc-ifaw-ocean-noise-film <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">Mon, 05/02/2016</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="200" height="355" title="SONIC SEA premieres Thursday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT" alt="SONIC SEA premieres Thursday, May 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/SonicSeaImage_0.jpg?1462221462" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Everywhere on Earth we can hear the songs of life. From small insects to the largest animals on the planet, our world is made up of the sounds of these creatures living and communicating with one another.&nbsp;&nbsp; This is even more apparent deep down in the darkness of the sea, where whales and other marine life depend on sound to mate, find food, migrate, raise their young and defend against predators. Yet, their symphony of life is being disrupted by the industrialized noise that has become commonplace in our oceans today&mdash;with tragic and deadly costs.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/discovery-air-nrdc-ifaw-ocean-noise-film" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales NRDC Sonic Sea Mon, 02 May 2016 20:41:17 +0000 slajoie 107452 at http://www.ifaw.org Minke whaling season due to begin in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-season-due-begin-iceland <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, 04/26/2016</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="176" title="Minke whaling season due to begin in Iceland" alt="Minke whaling season due to begin in Iceland" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_4.jpg?1461604976" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Minke whaling season is expected to start imminently in Iceland with whaling boats already on the move.</p> <p>So far, Iceland&rsquo;s self-allocated kill quota for minkes this season has not been announced. Last year&rsquo;s quota allowed whalers to harpoon up to 239 minke whales, but in reality 29 were taken. The same quota was issued for the previous year with only around 10% of the catch limit, 24 minkes, killed.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-season-due-begin-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Whales commercial whaling minke whale watching Whaling Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:32:29 +0000 adintino 107325 at http://www.ifaw.org