Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1/13 en Overwhelming response from UK public to appeal for mittens to help koalas injured in bushfires http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102640 <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, 01/09/2015</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="386" title="Alyse Garcia Bell Product Specialist (800)-468-9353 x5052 fax # 856-661-3450 abell@discmakers.com www.discmakers.com/myaccount 7905 N Crescent Blvd Pennsauken NJ 08110" alt="Alyse Garcia Bell Product Specialist (800)-468-9353 x5052 fax # 856-661-3450 abe" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IG_Mitten_Cropped.jpg?1420833010" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>UK animal lovers have given a fantastic response to an appeal by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>) to make mittens for koalas injured in the Australian bushfires &ndash; so much so that rescuers now have all they need for the rest of the dry season.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102640" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Australian bushfires bushfires koalas koalas mittens mittens wildfire Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:14:22 +0000 adintino 102640 at http://www.ifaw.org Koalas sew need you this summer http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102608 <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, 01/07/2015</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="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Koala%20Bear_300_0.jpg?1420644032" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>IFAW, (the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) is appealing for help for koalas injured in the South Australian and Victorian bushfires.</p> <p>Slow-moving koalas have been the sad victims of bushfires in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales during fierce wildfires over the past week. We expect koalas may come into the care of wildlife groups as the fire grounds are opened up to rescuers searching for injured animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102608" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue bushfires koalas South Australian wildfires Wed, 07 Jan 2015 15:19:06 +0000 adintino 102608 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot project http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-yearling-grizzly-cub-returns-wild-near-cranbrook-bc-pilot-project <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, 08/25/2014</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="Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot project" alt="Rescued yearling grizzly cub returns to the wild near Cranbrook via BC pilot pro" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/grizzley%20bear%20release_300px.jpg?1408988617" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Littlefoot, a grizzly yearling, has been released back into the wild near Cranbrook, BC. He was found this spring severely underweight after being orphaned prior to hibernation last fall. After being cared for by the Northern Lights Wildlife Society (NLWS, <a href="http://www.wildlifeshelter.com">www.wildlifeshelter.com</a>) since June, Littlefoot has gone from a scrawny 28 pounds to a hearty 98 pounds. He was released yesterday away from human activity near where he was found. Littlefoot has been fitted with a satellite collar and will be monitored for the next 18 months.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-yearling-grizzly-cub-returns-wild-near-cranbrook-bc-pilot-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bears British Columbia Ministries of Enviroment Forest Grizzly bear Lands and Natural Resource Operations Northern Lights Wildlife Society orphan bears Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:40:06 +0000 adintino 101199 at http://www.ifaw.org New York State Assembly passes bill putting distance between public and big cats http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats <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">Thu, 06/19/2014</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" alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/tiger_seizure_ny_300px.jpg?1403188402" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The New York State Assembly late yesterday signed bill A.9004-C/S.6903-C (Rosenthal/Avella) into law.&nbsp; Introduced by Assembly Member, Linda B. Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) and initiated by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">IFAW</a>), the ruling prohibits direct contact between members of the public and tigers, lions and other dangerous wild animals owned by licensed dealers and exhibitors.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-york-state-assembly-passes-bill-putting-distance-between-public-and-big-cats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers Big Cas and Public Safety Protections Act big ctas lions tigers Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:36:55 +0000 adintino 100586 at http://www.ifaw.org Humpback Whale Disentangled in Bay of Fundy http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/humpback-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">Thu, 06/12/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Campobello Whale Rescue Team (CWRT) successfully disentangled a humpback whale Tuesday evening 50 miles offshore in the Bay of Fundy. The whale was identified by the Center for Coastal Studies as 9 year-old &quot;Hangglide,&quot; a frequent visitor to these waters.</p> <p>Caught up in two lobster trawls, the whale was anchored to the sea floor, unable to free itself. &quot;We&#39;re lucky it was a clear day,&quot; said Mackie Green, leader of the Campobello Whale Rescue Team. &quot;If there had been bad weather, that whale could have easily drowned before we got to him.&quot;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/humpback-whale-disentangled-bay-fundy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Campobello Whale Rescue Team CWRT disentanglement humpback whale whale Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:43:37 +0000 adintino 100527 at http://www.ifaw.org