http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en Cape Cod exhibits help visitors learn about marine ecosystems http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cape-cod-exhibits-help-visitors-learn-about-marine-ecosystems <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">Mon, 07/06/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_06_15_cc.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 541px;" />At the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), we rescue and protect animals in more than 40 countries&hellip;</p> <p>&hellip;and right here on Cape Cod.</p> <p>Based on the Cape since 1977, IFAW has a special concern for the quality of life on this fragile peninsula and for the protection of the coastal environment that surrounds us.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cape-cod-exhibits-help-visitors-learn-about-marine-ecosystems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Whales Education Dolphins Seals Whales animal rescue Cape Cod Education local Massachusetts National Seashore Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:29:44 +0000 Erica Martin 104595 at http://www.ifaw.org Promoting Whale Alert for Capitol Hill Ocean Week http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/promoting-whale-alert-capitol-hill-ocean-week <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/april-wobst">April Wobst</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">Mon, 06/08/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Whale Alert app. Is available for both for iPhone and Android platforms." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_08_15_alert_app_ca.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="The Whale Alert app.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/promoting-whale-alert-capitol-hill-ocean-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales andriod dolphins iPhone marine mammals oceans ship strike technology whales Mon, 08 Jun 2015 19:43:54 +0000 April Wobst 104206 at http://www.ifaw.org Why an interactive app like Whappy is crucial for Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-interactive-app-whappy-crucial-iceland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/seals/barbara-slee">Barbara Slee</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, 05/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="We developed this unique app to make it easier for tourists to have a positive impact during their visit to Iceland" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_28_15_whappy.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 430px;" title="We developed this unique app to make it easier for tourists to have a positive impact during their visit to Iceland" />Iceland has experienced a rapid emergence as a top quality whale watching destination, according to Erich Hoyt, a senior research fellow at Whale and Dolphin Conservation, Head of WDC&rsquo;s Global Campaign for Marine Protected</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-interactive-app-whappy-crucial-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Dolphins Whales dolphins Icelandic whale watch tourism whale meat whales whappy Thu, 28 May 2015 18:53:50 +0000 Barbara Slee 104107 at http://www.ifaw.org Q&A: IFAW scientist looks for answers behind dolphin strandings for graduate thesis http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/qa-ifaw-scientist-looks-answers-behind-dolphin-strandings-graduate-thesis <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/ct-harry">CT Harry</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">Tue, 05/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_18_15dolphinstrandingthesis.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="CT Harry with a stranded common dolphin on Cape Cod in 2012. It’s strandings like this one that sparked the idea for Harry’s graduate thesis. " />I did an interview with </em><em>Todd McLeish, University of Rhode Island Public Information Officer interested in news about oceanography and environmental sciences. Our conversation follows. <strong>--CT</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/qa-ifaw-scientist-looks-answers-behind-dolphin-strandings-graduate-thesis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Cape Cod cape cod dolphin stranding dolphin new england whales Mon, 18 May 2015 18:08:42 +0000 CT Harry 104018 at http://www.ifaw.org In first Middle Eastern ivory crush, UAE sends a message http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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, 04/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/04_28_15_dubaicrush2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 389px;" title="UAE, the first country in the Middle East to destroy its ivory stockpile, is a role model for all neighboring countries.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-middle-eastern-ivory-crush-uae-sends-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Dolphins crime Dubai elephants ivory crush wildlife trade Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:53:36 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 103819 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescue team frees dolphin from sea ice http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescue-team-frees-dolphin-sea-ice <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">Fri, 03/20/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Now, as temperatures begin to warm and the ice starts to break up, the potential for dolphins to get into trouble has become very real." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_19_15_dolphin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Now, as temperatures begin to warm and the ice starts to break up, the potential for dolphins to get into trouble has become very real." />The dolphin was completely trapped in sea ice and slush, unable to free itself and swim away from shore.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescue-team-frees-dolphin-sea-ice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins dolphin ice flow rescue Stranded trapped winter Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:57:40 +0000 Brian Sharp 103324 at http://www.ifaw.org