http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/26 en Animal rescuer, other IFAW associates win local “40 under 40” awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-rescuer-other-ifaw-associates-win-local-40-under <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, 06/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Joy Jordan, editor at Cape and Plymouth Business Magazine and Misty Niemeyer." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_20_16_misty.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Joy Jordan, editor at Cape and Plymouth Business Magazine and Misty Niemeyer." />International Fund for Animal Welfare animal rescuer Misty Niemeyer, volunteers Cally Harper and Gary Hedman, and graphic design contractor Alison Caron were all honored last week at a special event for <em>Cape &amp; Plymouth Business</em>&rsquo; list of 40 young professionals under the age of 40, who are excelling as </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-rescuer-other-ifaw-associates-win-local-40-under" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Wildlife trade Whales 40 under 40 Cape Cod dolphins marine mammals necropsy whales Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:03:19 +0000 Erica Martin 107938 at http://www.ifaw.org Supporting the national Charter for Happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporting-national-charter-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</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, 06/10/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Happiness is an armful of puppies, which is being prioritized and measured through initiatives such as the Charter for Happiness." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_10_16_hapiness.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Happiness is an armful of puppies, which is being prioritized and measured through initiatives such as the Charter for Happiness." />Last week, I was at the Santa Fe farmers&rsquo; market at the launch of the Charter for Happiness, a document that spells out the hope and need for a new bottom line in America, one that is based on</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/supporting-national-charter-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales climate change environmentalism happiness pets well being Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:55:51 +0000 Beth Allgood 107795 at http://www.ifaw.org Making waves for whales on World Oceans Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/making-waves-whales-world-oceans-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/conservation/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">Wed, 06/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_08_16_oceanday1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /></p> <p>Whales, dolphins and our planet&rsquo;s oceans face a wide variety of threats, more today than ever before in history.&nbsp; Some of these are old and familiar: commercial whaling, pollution of marine habitat, entanglement in outmoded fishing gear, and ship strikes with high-speed vessels.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/making-waves-whales-world-oceans-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Atlantic dolphins mammals Marine Life Pacific whale alert whales world ocean day Wed, 08 Jun 2016 21:32:44 +0000 Patrick Ramage 107776 at http://www.ifaw.org Ocean noise film Sonic Sea premieres tonight on Discovery http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ocean-noise-film-sonic-sea-premieres-tonight-discovery <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, 05/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ocean noise film Sonic Sea premieres tonight on Discovery" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_04_16_sonicsea.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" /><em>Sonic Sea</em>, a one-hour documentary produced by Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and Imaginary Forces premieres tonight at 9:00 pm EDT. It beautifully illustrates the painful impact of increasing ocean noise on marine mammals, as well as the simple steps we can take to remove this danger.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ocean-noise-film-sonic-sea-premieres-tonight-discovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales Discovery Channel documentary film marine mammals movie noise pollution sound whales Thu, 19 May 2016 14:58:21 +0000 Katie Moore 107605 at http://www.ifaw.org BREAKING: Right whale calf found dead in Cape Cod waters, necropsy in progress http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/breaking-right-whale-calf-found-dead-cape-cod-waters-necropsy-progress <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/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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, 05/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157665640722124" title="Right Whale Calf"><img alt="Right Whale Calf" height="343" src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7355/26581143680_0217365ec4_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>I joined my fellow International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) responders last night to examine a dead North Atlantic right whale calf that had been reported off Morris Island and towed to a nearby beach by the local harbormaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/breaking-right-whale-calf-found-dead-cape-cod-waters-necropsy-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Cape Cod necropsy Punctuation right whale ship strike Fri, 06 May 2016 17:47:48 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 107505 at http://www.ifaw.org NOAA/IFAW Statement: Massachusetts right whale death http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/noaaifaw-statement-massachusetts-right-whale-death <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">Fri, 05/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image-optional"> <div class="field-label">Image:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_optional" width="410" height="308" title="A necropsy is being performed today on a dead Right whale found off Chatham." alt="A necropsy is being performed today on a dead Right whale found off Chatham." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-MMRR_2016-05-06_Chatham-CapeCod_RightWhaleNecropsy-05%20%282%29%20%28Custom%29_0.jpg?1462554890" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On Thursday May 5, a dead North Atlantic right whale was reported near Morris Island. The Chatham Harbor Master towed it to Hardings Beach where a necropsy is being performed today with a large team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, International Fund for Animal Welfare, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Virginia Aquarium, Riverhead Foundation and the Center for Coastal Studies.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/noaaifaw-statement-massachusetts-right-whale-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales necropsy NOAA North Atlantic right whale Fri, 06 May 2016 17:25:06 +0000 slajoie 107504 at http://www.ifaw.org