http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en 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 Tell Congress to restore marine mammal rescue funding http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tell-congress-restore-marine-mammal-rescue-funding <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">Thu, 03/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="MMRR helping a stranded Atlantic white-sided dolphin." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/03_18_15_prescott.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 408px;" title="MMRR helping a stranded Atlantic white-sided dolphin." />I am a rescuer. </strong></p> <p>It is not only what I do; it is who I am.</p> <p>As a marine mammal rescuer for more than 20 years, it has been my job to respond to live stranded dolphins, provide care, and try to release healthy animals back to the wild.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tell-congress-restore-marine-mammal-rescue-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales animal rescue dolphins marine ocean whales Wed, 18 Mar 2015 19:36:33 +0000 Katie Moore 103315 at http://www.ifaw.org Dolphin re-stranding provides a second chance to live and learn http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn <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-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." class="caption" longdesc="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_19_14_stranded.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." />On the first day of November, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue team responded to two live stranded Common dolphins in Wellfleet, MA.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod stranded dolphins tracking Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:47:54 +0000 Kristen Pachett 102015 at http://www.ifaw.org