http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en 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 LIVE COVERAGE: Successful release of seven dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/live-coverage-successful-release-seven-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/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 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="true" allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="343" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fifaw.na%2Fvideos%2F1327586460631151%2F&amp;show_text=0&amp;width=610" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/live-coverage-successful-release-seven-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins bay beach Cape Cod dolphin echolocation Massachusetts ocean stranding Video Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:02:30 +0000 Kerry Branon 110639 at http://www.ifaw.org One week, seven stranding responses, 20 marine mammals saved http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-week-seven-stranding-responses <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">Mar 1 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157678630104282" title="Feb. 2017 Dolphin Rescues"><img alt="Feb. 2017 Dolphin Rescues" height="427" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2864/33189341805_eb6bb77346_z.jpg" width="640" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Marine mammal strandings in 2017 have been unusually high for the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s (IFAW) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/one-week-seven-stranding-responses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins beach Cape Cod dolphin echolocation marine mammal Massachusetts Mystery stranding Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:12:44 +0000 Brian Sharp 110596 at http://www.ifaw.org Born to Be Free premieres in Moscow http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow <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/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Feb 24 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" mozallowfullscreen="" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>The documentary film <em>Born to Be Free</em> produced with support by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) will open the programme of the ECO CUP International Green Film Festival in Moscow today. The screening will be held at the 1,500-seat N1 hall at Octyabr Cinema (operated by Karo film company).</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-vimeo"><div id="media-vimeo-1" class="media-vimeo"> <iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/132513199?fullscreen=1&show_title=0&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&autoplay=0" width="460" height="292"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/born-be-free-premieres-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales Beluga capture cruel dolphin entertainment free Hunt perform whale wild Video Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:15:43 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 110529 at http://www.ifaw.org Beyond the selfie: responsible tourism in today’s world http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110381 <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">Feb 4 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_04_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="From left to right: Linda Schlapp, Michael Luongo, Glenn Jampol, Merryn Johns and Kerry Branon" />This year &ndash; 2017 &ndash; is the year of the rooster, the year of new US leadership and as the United Nations has declared, the year of sustainable tourism. The latter gives us added incentive to be thoughtful in our approach to travel.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/110381" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Big Cats Dolphins Tigers camera cat elephant photo picture selfie Tiger tourism vacation Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:59:40 +0000 Kerry Branon 110381 at http://www.ifaw.org Solving strandings from space http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/solving-strandings-space <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">Feb 3 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Dolphins strand around the world, including right here on Cape Cod." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/02_03_17_nasa.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Dolphins strand around the world, including right here on Cape Cod." />Each year hundreds of whales, dolphins and porpoises (cetaceans) strand around the world, <a href="/node/110203" target="_blank">including right here on Cape Cod</a>, where my office is based at IFAW&rsquo;s International Operations Center. I am regularly asked, why does this happen?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/solving-strandings-space" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Animal rescue Dolphins Whales astronomical event beach ocean dolphin echolocation solar flare SONAR stranding whale Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:43:07 +0000 Katie Moore 110378 at http://www.ifaw.org