Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/13 en Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy <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">Mon, 08/15/2016</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="300" height="199" title="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " alt="Right Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/D5100_094-CWR_300px.jpg?1471280552" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a right whale Saturday afternoon in the Bay of Fundy.</p> <p>The whale is a six year old male, #4057, who has been dubbed FDR. He was caught up in a huge ball of nets and fishing gear on his back, through the right side of his mouth in the baleen, around both flippers, and around the tail stock.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/right-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Bay of Fundy CWRT disentangled fighing gear entanglement fishing gear right whale whale Mon, 15 Aug 2016 17:08:23 +0000 adintino 108590 at http://www.ifaw.org Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation <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">Tue, 08/02/2016</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="300" height="180" title="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" alt="Entangled seal rescued using remote sedation" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-seal-rescue_300px.jpg?1470166962" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Last week marked the first successful seal rescue using remote sedation on the East Coast of the U.S.&nbsp; Biologists and veterinarians from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Marine Mammal Center (the Center) employed techniques that the Center and other agencies have developed on the West Coast to assist entangled California sea lions. The method incorporates darting an entangled seal or sea lion to allow it to be captured, examined by a veterinarian, disentangled, medically treated, and released.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/entangled-seal-rescued-using-remote-sedation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Seals entangled seal entanglements fishing gear gray seal sea lions seal rescue seals Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:30:10 +0000 adintino 108444 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW aids with deplorable animal cruelty case in Westport, MA http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-aids-deplorable-animal-cruelty-case-westport-ma <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">Mon, 08/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources requested assistance from International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) to help care for and relocate more than 1,000 animals kept in appalling conditions in Westport, MA. The menagerie of neglected birds, rabbits, goats, sheep, cattle, horses left without access to food and water makes this the biggest farm animal cruelty case in the Northeastern, U.S.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-aids-deplorable-animal-cruelty-case-westport-ma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Animal Rescue League of Boston ARL ASPCA farm animals Mon, 01 Aug 2016 20:55:49 +0000 adintino 108437 at http://www.ifaw.org Photography Contest Ignores Cruel Reality of Falconry http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry <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, 07/27/2016</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="829" height="829" title="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." alt="The IPPA Grand Prize imagery ignores the cruel reality of falconry." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Man%20and%20the%20Eagle_0.jpg?1469644150" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The 9th iPhone Photography Awards (IPPA), AKA &quot;the Oscar of mobile phone photography,&quot; recently awarded young Chinese photographer Niu Siyuan with the Grand Prize for his iPhone photo captioned &quot;Man and the Eagle,&quot; which features an ethnic Khalkha man with his captive eagle. This is the first time a Chinese photographer has won the IPPA Grand Prize.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/photography-contest-ignores-cruel-reality-falconry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Raptors China China Nature Magazine eagle falconry iPhone IPPA Khalkha photography Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:37:18 +0000 slajoie 108349 at http://www.ifaw.org Taunton river dolphin dies shortly after rescue http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/taunton-river-dolphin-dies-shortly-after-rescue <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">Mon, 06/27/2016</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="300" height="200" title="Taunton river dolphin dies shortly after rescue" alt="Taunton river dolphin dies shortly after rescue" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Taunton_Bottlednose-dolphine-_300px.jpg?1467044075" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Despite the best efforts of rescuers from the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a>; a wayward bottlenose dolphin, died shortly after the team rescued it from the Taunton River on Saturday.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/taunton-river-dolphin-dies-shortly-after-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins animal rescue bottlenose dolphins dolphin marine mammal rescue MMRR Tursiops truncatus and research Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:14:58 +0000 adintino 107989 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