http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en Standing-room only for marine mammals on Capitol Hill http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/standing-room-only-marine-mammals-capitol-hill <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/margaret-cooney">Margaret Cooney</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, 07/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, with Congressmen Keating and Huffman." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Cooney-and-2-Congresspersons-at-briefing_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 377px;" title="IFAW Campaigns Officer, Margaret Cooney, with Congressmen Keating and Huffman." />In response to the recent extraordinary strandings of bottlenose dolphins along the East Coast and of California sea lion pups along the West Coast, combined with the proposed decrease in federal funding for US marine mammal stranding response efforts, the International Fund for</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/standing-room-only-marine-mammals-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Seals Whales bottlenose dolphins California Capitol Hill Congressman Huffman of California Congressman Keating of Massachusetts East Coast Jeff Boehm John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program katie moore Marine Mammal Protection Act MMPA National Marine Mammal Stranding Network National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NGOs NOAA Prescott Grant sea lion pups Susan Barco The Marine Mammal Center TMMC Unusual Mortality Events US marine mammal stranding response Virginia Aquarium Marine Science Center West Coast Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:39:09 +0000 Margaret Cooney 100868 at http://www.ifaw.org Recording whale calls will help protect threatened humpbacks off Cape Verde http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde <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/anna-moscrop">Anna Moscrop</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, 06/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/acoustic%20recording%20device_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="The acoustic recording device undergoing final tests on the deck of RV Meteor prior to deployment north of the Cape Verde Islands at the end of April." />R/V <em>Song of the Whale</em> team member Conor Ryan joined the German RV Meteor in Mindelo, Cape Verde, at the end of April to deploy an acousti</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/recording-whale-calls-will-help-protect-threatened-humpbacks-cape-verde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales archipelago Atlantic Cape Verde GEOMAR humpback whale IUCN MCR migration oceanographic mooring songs whale Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:32:34 +0000 Anna Moscrop 100472 at http://www.ifaw.org Tribute to an inspirational campaigner, Francisco Goncalves http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tribute-inspirational-campaigner-francisco-goncalves <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/tania-mccrea-steele">Tania McCrea-Steele</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, 05/09/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Francisco Goncalves. Photo source: Greenpeace." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Francisco-whale-Action_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 494px;" title="Francisco Goncalves. Photo source: Greenpeace." />The 8<sup>th</sup> of May was a very sad day for many people in the conservation and animal welfare world as we learnt that our fellow campaigner, Francisco Goncalves, had lost his battle with cancer.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tribute-inspirational-campaigner-francisco-goncalves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales cancer conservation dolphins Greenpeace whales Fri, 09 May 2014 20:20:50 +0000 Tania McCrea-Steele 100192 at http://www.ifaw.org EU hears concerns about marine mammals over the disturbance of seismic surveys http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surveys <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">Wed, 03/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Conservationists including the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>), OceanCare (<a href="http://www.oceancare.org">www.oceancare.org</a>) and NRDC (<a href="http://www.nrdc.org">www.nrdc.org</a>) welcome today&#39;s vote in the European Parliament to make underwater noise pollution related to&nbsp; oil exploration subject to Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/eu-hears-concerns-about-marine-mammals-over-disturbance-seismic-surveys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales dolphins EIA Environmental Impact Assessments marine mammal noise pollution NRDC OceanCare seismic surveys Underwater noise whales Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:20:56 +0000 adintino 99561 at http://www.ifaw.org Marine Mammal Rescue team releases 4 stranded common dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases <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">Thu, 03/06/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/release2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The MMRR team successfully released four common dolphins off the coast of Cape Cod. c. IFAW" /></p> <p>Five common dolphins stranded in Provincetown Harbor&rsquo;s flats this morning, and four were transported to nearby Herring Cove Beach where they were released four hours later.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/marine-mammal-rescue-team-releases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod marine Provincetown release stranding team Thu, 06 Mar 2014 22:22:41 +0000 Brian Sharp 99517 at http://www.ifaw.org John Kerry sets an urgent, but hopeful stage at Economist Ocean Summit http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/john-kerry-sets-urgent-hopeful-stage-economist-ocean-summit <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/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">Fri, 02/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/02/222532.htm" target="_blank"><img alt="US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke eloquently on the topic of ocean conservation via video stream this week at The Economist's World Ocean Summit." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/jfk_oceans_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 454px;" title="US Secretary of State John Kerry spoke eloquently on the topic of ocean conservation via video stream this week at The Economist's World Ocean Summit." /></a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/john-kerry-sets-urgent-hopeful-stage-economist-ocean-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Political advocacy Dolphins Whales acidification conservation Department economist fish oceans overfishing state summit US whales Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:34:00 +0000 Patrick Ramage 99448 at http://www.ifaw.org