http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/20 en Protecting Whales http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/protecting-whales <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">Jun 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>From pollution to climate change to whaling, these magnificent creatures face more threats than ever.</p> </div> Whales Whales commercial whaling Floating Class Room Marine Mammel Research and Rescue MMRR song of the whale SOTW whale habitats whale watching whales Fact Sheets Tue, 08 May 2012 16:30:20 +0000 adintino 58461 at http://www.ifaw.org Save the belugas. Buy a dress. http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/save-belugas-buy-dress <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/elena-zharkova">Elena Zharkova</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">Jun 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Thank You charity shops and Re-Dreses are asking women in St. Petersburg to donate their wedding dress to raise money for IFAW rather than letting those dresses gather dust in their wardrobes." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_13_17_dresses.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Thank You charity shops and Re-Dreses are asking women in St.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/save-belugas-buy-dress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:44:58 +0000 Elena Zharkova 111669 at http://www.ifaw.org Addressing ocean noise, ship strikes at UN this World Oceans Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/addressing-ocean-noise-ship-strikes-un-world-oceans-day <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/110498">Aurore Morin</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">Jun 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="This World Oceans Day, the United Nations has convened the Ocean Conference to drive forward ocean conservation " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/BreachingGrayWhale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 387px;" title=" Ocean noise and ship strikes affect all whales, including the Western gray whale, pictured here." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/addressing-ocean-noise-ship-strikes-un-world-oceans-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales ship strikes UN Oceans Conference World Oceans Day Tue, 06 Jun 2017 15:54:41 +0000 Aurore Morin 111627 at http://www.ifaw.org Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/111643 <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">Jun 8 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="420" title="Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts" alt="Shipping companies recognized for endangered whale protection efforts" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Right-Whale-Report-Card-Summary_300px.jpg?1496928081" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Collisions between endangered North Atlantic right whales and large shipping vessels are one of the leading causes of death for these rare whales and hinder the recovery of their entire species of approximately 500 individuals. As a protection measure, mariners are required to travel at ten knots or less in designated right whale habitat areas and their speed is monitored.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/111643" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales NOAA North Atlantic right whales right whale ship strikes whales world ocean day Thu, 08 Jun 2017 13:26:09 +0000 adintino 111643 at http://www.ifaw.org Minke whaling season begins in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-season-begins-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">May 26 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="176" title="Minke whaling season begins in Iceland" alt="Minke whaling season begins in Iceland" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_7.jpg?1495812110" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Whaling boats are out at sea in Iceland as the country&rsquo;s minke whaling season begins, with whales being cruelly hunted with harpoons so their meat can be sold in restaurants and supermarkets.</p> <p>Iceland&rsquo;s self-allocated kill quota for each year is 224 minke whales, with a fraction of this quota usually taken. In recent years the number of minkes killed annually has been between 24 and 30, although last year whalers harpooned 46 minke whales.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/minke-whaling-season-begins-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Faxaflói Bay minke whales whale meat whales Fri, 26 May 2017 15:22:03 +0000 adintino 111516 at http://www.ifaw.org US Congress keeps some conservation funding alive…for now http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-congress-keeps-some-conservation-funding-alive%E2%80%A6-now <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/peter-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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">May 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s marine mammal stranding rescue and research program relies heavily on Prescott grants which have been spared in the recent bipartisan compromise to keep the government funded through September." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_05_17_budget.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW’s marine mammal stranding rescue and research program relies heavily on Prescott grants which have been spared in the recent bipartisan compromise to keep the government funded through September." />Congress has reached a deal to keep federal agencies funde</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-congress-keeps-some-conservation-funding-alive%E2%80%A6-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Dolphins budget conservation funding Trump Wildlife Fri, 05 May 2017 18:11:57 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 111290 at http://www.ifaw.org