http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/publications/rss.xml/17/20 en With one more reported death, biologists extremely concerned about right whales’ future http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/one-more-reported-death-biologists-extremely-concerned-about-right-whales%E2%80%99-future <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Jul 20 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as many deaths (9) as births (5) this year." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_20_17_rightwhale.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The North Atlantic right whale population has now experienced nearly twice as many deaths (9) as births (5) this year." />We recently received more sad news regarding the already critically endangered North Atlantic right whale.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/one-more-reported-death-biologists-extremely-concerned-about-right-whales%E2%80%99-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:14:33 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 112070 at http://www.ifaw.org Portugal screens Sonic Sea, supports reduction of underwater noise http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/portugal-screens-sonic-sea-supports-reduction-underwater-noise <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/wildlife-trade/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">Jul 13 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW, Portuguese government officials and members of the shipping industry discuss the importance of reducing ocean noise." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_13_17_screening.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW, Portuguese government officials and members of the shipping industry discuss the importance of reducing ocean noise." />The documentary <a href="http://www.sonicsea.org/film" target="_blank">Sonic Sea</a> was screened on July 12 in Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, and was met with the same enthusiasm as it has in other count</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/portugal-screens-sonic-sea-supports-reduction-underwater-noise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales drilling Noise ocean oil whale Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:26:25 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111978 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW statement on tragic death of whale rescuer Joe Howlett http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-statement-tragic-death-whale-rescuer-joe-howlett <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">Jul 12 2017</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="273" title="IFAW statement on tragic death of whale rescuer Joe Howlett" alt="IFAW statement on tragic death of whale rescuer Joe Howlett" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Joe%20Howlett%20%28Custom%29%20%282%29.jpg?1499865819" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare&#39;s Canada Country Director Patricia Zaat commented on the recent tragedy concerning the Campobello Whale Rescue Team:</p> <p>&ldquo;The animal rescue and conservation community lost one of our own this week. Joe Howlett, a core member of the Campobello Whale Rescue Team, died while rescuing a whale in distress.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-statement-tragic-death-whale-rescuer-joe-howlett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Campobello Whale Rescue Joe Howlett Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:57:11 +0000 adintino 111937 at http://www.ifaw.org Minke whale stuck in harbor dies from apparent infection http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/minke-whale-stuck-harbor-dies-apparent-infection <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/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">Jul 11 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Sarah Sharp, IFAW veterinarian, observes the minke whale in Stage Harbor." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_11_17_minke1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Sarah Sharp, IFAW veterinarian, observes the minke whale in Stage Harbor." /><em>This blog was penned by Assistant Stranding Coordinator Kathryn Rose. --BS</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/minke-whale-stuck-harbor-dies-apparent-infection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Animal rescue Whales Cape Cod Chatham Massachusetts minke stage harbor whale Tue, 11 Jul 2017 19:36:48 +0000 Brian Sharp 111930 at http://www.ifaw.org New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on whales and dolphins http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/new-technology-could-reduce-damaging-impact-oil-and-gas-noise-pollution-whales-and-dolphins <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">Jul 7 2017</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="New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on whales and dolphins" alt="New technology could reduce damaging impact of oil and gas noise pollution on wh" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/SOTW38_300px_0.jpg?1499434842" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The seismic industry could reduce its impact on the marine environment, particularly on sound-sensitive whales and dolphins, by using new technology during oil and gas exploration, new research has found.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/new-technology-could-reduce-damaging-impact-oil-and-gas-noise-pollution-whales-and-dolphins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Whales Whales dolphins noise pollution seismic airguns Seismic industry seismic surveying whales Fri, 07 Jul 2017 13:42:04 +0000 adintino 111892 at http://www.ifaw.org Fishery minister says she’s open to changes in whaling policy http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/fishery-minister-says-she%E2%80%99s-open-changes-whaling-policy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/node/2535">Sigursteinn Masson</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">Jul 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Volunteers hand signatures to Iceland's Minister of Fisheries. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_06_17_Whale%20Signatutes_0.jpeg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="Volunteers hand signatures to Iceland's Minister of Fisheries. " /></p> <p>Recently some Meet Us, Don&rsquo;t Eat Us volunteers and I were waiting for Iceland&rsquo;s Minister of Fisheries Thorgerdur Katrin Gunnarsdottir as she came out of a cabinet meeting.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/fishery-minister-says-she%E2%80%99s-open-changes-whaling-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Whales Whales iceland Meet us don't eat us minke whales Political Advocacy whales Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:56:50 +0000 Sigursteinn Masson 111882 at http://www.ifaw.org