http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/25 en Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Dolphin satellite tag data shows signs of a successful rescue http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-satellite-tag-data-shows-signs-successful-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2880">Jane Hoppe</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, 09/24/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An IFAW responder with one of the five dolphins who recently stranded on Cape Cod." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/09.14.2014-Mass-Stranding-010_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 412px;" title="An IFAW responder with one of the five dolphins who recently stranded on Cape Cod." /></p> <p>A dolphin satellite-tagged during a rescue ten days ago appears to be doing well, swimming in areas that are known habitats for common dolphins.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-satellite-tag-data-shows-signs-successful-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins dolphin Gut mammal marine release rescue satellite stranding tag tracking Wellfleet Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:21:02 +0000 Jane Hoppe 101487 at http://www.ifaw.org 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