http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en 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 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 Deepwater Horizon oil spill still impacts bottlenose dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-still-impacts-bottlenose-dolphins <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/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">Apr 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author assists Dr. Cynthia Smith, principal investigator for the Deepwater Horizon marine mammal impact project and lead veterinarian/executive director for the National Marine Mammal Foundation, on a dolphin health assessment in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. PHOTO: © NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_20_17_deepwater.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The author assists Dr.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-still-impacts-bottlenose-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins disaster dolphin louisiana oil spill pollution sea birds slick Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:57:09 +0000 Brian Sharp 111120 at http://www.ifaw.org Watch: Five ways we use science to save dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-five-ways-we-use-science-save-dolphins <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">Apr 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/R4LmmiM2VSc" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team of the International Fund for Animal Wedlfare (IFAW) responds to stranded dolphins along more than 700 miles of coastline in southern Massachusetts - one of the top dolphin stranding hotspots in the world.</p> <p>Here are five innovative ways IFAW&rsquo;s team is using science and technology to return healthy dolphins back to the sea.</p> <p><strong>1. Blood Analysis</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-five-ways-we-use-science-save-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dolphins beach dolphin marine mammal ocean rescue science strand swim technology Video Thu, 13 Apr 2017 21:17:57 +0000 Kristen Patchett 111073 at http://www.ifaw.org Infection may be factor in recent spate of Cape Cod dolphin deaths http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/infection-may-be-factor-recent-spate-cape-cod-dolphin-deaths <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/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">Mar 30 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare is working with diagnostic labs at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut and the University of Illinois to help test blood and tissue samples to determine whether this type of bacteria is actually causing clinical disease or if other factors may be at play." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_30_17_infection.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The International Fund for Animal Welfare is working with diagnostic labs at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut and the University of Illinois to help test blood a</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/infection-may-be-factor-recent-spate-cape-cod-dolphin-deaths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins beach Cape Cod dolphin marine mammal sick strand unexplained Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:33:43 +0000 Brian Sharp 110920 at http://www.ifaw.org Nine things you may not know about dolphin strandings http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings <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/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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 15 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_15_17_dolphin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" />On the occasion of dolphin awareness month, we would like to share a few facts about these charismatic cetaceans. Dolphins are some of the fastest animals in the sea, but when they strand on mud and sand they are unable to move on their own. Luckily there are people like the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s (IFAW) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team available to come to their aid in top stranding hotspots like Cape Cod, Massachusetts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins beach Dolphin awareness month ocean noise rescue stranding swim Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:30:56 +0000 Kerry Branon 110760 at http://www.ifaw.org