http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/20 en Icelandic whaler cancels this summer’s endangered fin whale hunt http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/icelandic-whaler-cancels-summer%E2%80%99s-endangered-fin-whale-hunt <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/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">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A fin whale spouting at the surface." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_09_17_iceland.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A fin whale spouting at the surface." /></p> <p>Encouraging news has reached us overnight from Iceland that the country&rsquo;s lone fin whaler and fisheries magnate, Kristj&aacute;n Loftsson, has declared he will not resume the hunt for endangered fin whales this summer.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/icelandic-whaler-cancels-summer%E2%80%99s-endangered-fin-whale-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales cetacean cruel Fin Whales harpoon iceland Meet us don't eat us minke tourist vacation Whaling Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:48:34 +0000 Sharon Livermore 110710 at http://www.ifaw.org International Women’s Day: Paving the way for the next generation of animal heroines http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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">Mar 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="788" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fbusiness.facebook.com%2Fmedia%2Fset%2F%3Fset%3Da.1331044106952053.1073741845.107953199261156%26type%3D3&amp;width=610&amp;show_text=true&amp;height=788&amp;appId" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales cats dogs dolphins elephants female Ivory rescue staff whale Women's day Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:32:55 +0000 Erica Martin 110680 at http://www.ifaw.org Born to Be Free premieres in Moscow http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow <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">Feb 24 2017</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>The documentary film <em>Born to Be Free</em> produced with support by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will open the programme of the ECO CUP International Green Film Festival in Moscow today. The screening will be held at the 1,500-seat N1 hall at Octyabr Cinema (operated by Karo film company).</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-states/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales Beluga capture cruel dolphin entertainment free Hunt perform whale wild Video Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:15:43 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 110529 at http://www.ifaw.org Solving strandings from space http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/solving-strandings-space <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">Feb 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dolphins strand around the world, including right here on Cape Cod." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_03_17_nasa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Dolphins strand around the world, including right here on Cape Cod." />Each year hundreds of whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) strand around the world, <a href="/node/110203" target="_blank">including right here on Cape Cod</a>, where my office is based at IFAW&rsquo;s International Operations Center. I am regularly asked, why does this happen?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/solving-strandings-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales astronomical event beach ocean dolphin echolocation solar flare SONAR stranding whale Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:43:07 +0000 Katie Moore 110378 at http://www.ifaw.org Remembering a Green Giant http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/remembering-green-giant <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">Jan 12 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157675355936283" title="Alexey Yablokov"><img alt="Alexey Yablokov" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/325/32135735041_9688b379a5_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/remembering-green-giant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Seals Whales climate change environment Green party policy politics remembrance russia whales Slideshow Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:22:38 +0000 Patrick Ramage 110246 at http://www.ifaw.org US denies seismic survey permits in Atlantic http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-denies-seismic-survey-permits-atlantic <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/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</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">Jan 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Humpback whales will rest easier without massive seismic arigun testing to disrupt their lives in their ocean habitat." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_06_17_seismic.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Humpback whales will rest easier without massive seismic arigun testing to disrupt their lives in their ocean habitat." />In the waning days of the Obama Administration the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced today that it has denied all applications to conduct seismic surveys in the Atlantic Ocean.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/us-denies-seismic-survey-permits-atlantic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales dolphins noise pollution ocean song sonic sound whales Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:12:53 +0000 Beth Allgood 110217 at http://www.ifaw.org