http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en Helping from a distance: What to do if you encounter a stranded dolphin http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-distance-what-do-if-you-encounter-stranded-dolphin <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/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</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, 04/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Think of a stranding as an event as jarring and stressful as a car accident. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_22_16_dolphin_hero1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Think of a stranding as an event as jarring and stressful as a car accident. " /></p> <p>It can be startling and upsetting to see a seal or dolphin in distress.</p> <p>It is only natural to want to help.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/helping-distance-what-do-if-you-encounter-stranded-dolphin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins beach cape cod dolphin stranding hero Massachusetts rescue shallow south coast Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:11:26 +0000 Kristen Patchett 107321 at http://www.ifaw.org Tracking rescued dolphin shows promise for survival http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tracking-rescued-dolphin-shows-promise-survival <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/kristen-patchett">Kristen Patchett</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, 04/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s Misty Niemeyer and AmeriCorps Jori Barley support the dolphin in preparation for release." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_06_16_stranding1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW’s Misty Niemeyer and AmeriCorps Jori Barley support the dolphin in preparation for release." /></p> <p>About a week after rescuing and releasing a single stranded dolphin, reports from a satellite tag show the animal is faring well and has returned to open waters where dolphin pods congregate off the coast of Cape Cod.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tracking-rescued-dolphin-shows-promise-survival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod Euthanasia satellite tagging welfleet white-sided dolphin Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:04:48 +0000 Kristen Patchett 107172 at http://www.ifaw.org Sonic Sea - Impacts of Noise on Marine Mammals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/sonic-sea-impacts-noise-marine-mammals <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, 03/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Marine life exists in a world dominated by sound. From pistol shrimp to blue whales, marine species use sound to find prey&nbsp; and communicate, sometimes over distances of hundreds of miles or more. But over the last 100 years or so, increasing&nbsp; levels of anthropogenic noise from shipping, oil and gas&nbsp; exploration, naval sonar training, construction, and other activities have begun to drown out the ocean&rsquo;s natural sound.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/sonic-sea-impacts-noise-marine-mammals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales dolphines marine mammals navy sonar ocean noise Sonic Sea whales Reports, Papers, and Proceedings Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:34:18 +0000 adintino 106937 at http://www.ifaw.org Sonic Sea - Impacts of Noise on Marine Mammals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/sonic-sea-impacts-noise-marine-mammal-0 <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, 03/14/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A new film created by IFAW and Natural Resources Defense Council, Sonic Sea immerses viewers in the symphony of natural sounds upon which whales, dolphins and other sea animals depend for survival&mdash;and introduces the jarring cacophony of human-made noises that has exploded over the past century.</p> <p>Narrated by Rachel McAdams and featuring Sting, Jean-Michel Cousteau, Dr. Sylvia Earle and other ocean experts, Sonic Sea offers solutions and hope for a quieter ocean, and underscores that the ocean&rsquo;s destiny is inextricably bound to our own.</p> </div> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales commercial shipping dolphins gas exploration Marine Mamals naval sonar Oil Exploration Sonic Sea whales Fact Sheets Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:59:17 +0000 adintino 106946 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Sonic Sea. Scientists and stars call to save whales from noise http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-sonic-sea-scientists-and-stars-call-save-whales-noise <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, 03/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T-jabL64UZE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Oceans are a sonic symphony. Sound is essential to the survival and prosperity of marine life.</p> <p>But over the last 100 years people have been pumping more and more noise into the ocean from shipping, seismic testing for oil and gas exploration, naval sonar training, construction, and other activities.</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/T-jabL64UZE?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-sonic-sea-scientists-and-stars-call-save-whales-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Dolphins Whales dolphins harmful loud marine mammals movie Noise premiere Sonic Sea sound whales Video Tue, 08 Mar 2016 21:07:03 +0000 Azzedine Downes 106883 at http://www.ifaw.org 4,000 and counting: IFAW’s stranding team reaches milestone http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/4000-and-counting-ifaw%E2%80%99s-stranding-team-reaches-milestone <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/brian-sharp">Brian Sharp</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, 03/02/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Three of the dolphins rescued in Wellfleet were cleared for release." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_02_16_mmr4000.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Three of the dolphins rescued in Wellfleet were cleared for release." />The IFAW Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team (originally the Cape Cod Stranding Network) has provided marine mammal stranding response to Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts since December 1998. Recently the team passed the 4,000 stranded animal responses in its record books.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/4000-and-counting-ifaw%E2%80%99s-stranding-team-reaches-milestone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins beaching Cape Cod dolphin marine mammals Massachusetts stranding Wellfleet Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:29:27 +0000 Brian Sharp 106828 at http://www.ifaw.org