http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/15 en Street artist Sonny’s passion for imperiled animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/street-artist-sonny%E2%80%99s-passion-imperiled-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157683979050311" title="Sonny"><img alt="Sonny" height="640" src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4309/35858106772_610d7c0468_z.jpg" width="584" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/street-artist-sonny%E2%80%99s-passion-imperiled-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Bears Big Cats Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:51:39 +0000 Kelly Johnston 112048 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW scholarship students graduate from KWS training institute http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-scholarship-students-graduate-kws-training-institute <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/jacqueline-nyagah">Jacqueline Nyagah</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><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/DMDZCsdE1a8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>In 2014, IFAW embarked on an ambitious <a href="/node/103990" target="_blank">project</a> to pay for the education of 60 students from the Olgulului/Olalarashi Group Ranch (OOGR) based in Amboseli. The announcement was met with celebration, relief and thanks by members of the community.</p> <p>Last week, the first five students graduated from the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute (KWSTI).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ifaw-scholarship-students-graduate-kws-training-institute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Africa Kenya learn scholarship student Video Thu, 13 Jul 2017 20:22:25 +0000 Jacqueline Nyagah 111982 at http://www.ifaw.org “A Dog’s Life” gets kids humming http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/%E2%80%9C-dog%E2%80%99s-life%E2%80%9D-gets-kids-humming <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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">Jun 29 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157683555494670" title="Puppet Show"><img alt="Puppet Show" height="343" src="https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4152/35447769392_d9c5dd2186_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>For the past five days, the Masque Theatre has been packed to the rafters with chattering, excited learners &ndash; many of them paying their first ever visit to a &ldquo;proper&rdquo; arthouse, complete with dimmed lights and swishing curtains.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/%E2%80%9C-dog%E2%80%99s-life%E2%80%9D-gets-kids-humming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Dogs & Cats Thu, 29 Jun 2017 19:50:29 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 111820 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal endangerment issues warrant need for #safeselfies http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/staff/kerry-branon">Kerry Branon</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">Jun 27 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_26_17_selfie.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 319px;" />Selfies have become social currency. It is no longer enough to <em>visit</em> the Blarney Stone. You need an upside-down kissing snapshot on Instagram to get people to double tap.</p> <p>We are social creatures, and research shows that photos with our faces in them receive an average of 38 percent more likes.</p> <p>So sharing our experiences does get your friends and followers&rsquo; attention.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-endangerment-issues-warrant-need-safeselfies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Big Cats Tigers #safeselfies big cats photo picture safe selfie Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:05:33 +0000 Kerry Branon 111792 at http://www.ifaw.org How an IFAW scholarship student overcame odds http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/how-ifaw-scholarship-student-overcame-odds <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/jacqueline-nyagah">Jacqueline Nyagah</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">May 26 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Jonathan has had a tough road on his way to earning one of the 60 IFAW-sponsored scholarships to members of the OOGR." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_26_17_scholarship.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 601px;" title="Jonathan has had a tough road on his way to earning one of the 60 IFAW-sponsored scholarships to members of the OOGR." />When I meet Jonathan at the Amboseli Serena Lodge where he works, it is almost 8 pm; he just knocked off for the day.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/how-ifaw-scholarship-student-overcame-odds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education class diploma graduate learn scholarship student study Fri, 26 May 2017 16:37:20 +0000 Jacqueline Nyagah 111517 at http://www.ifaw.org Our response to scholars’ call to have animal welfare ethics taught in French schools http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/our-response-scholars-call-have-animal-welfare-ethics-taught-french-schools <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/julie-matondo">Julie Matondo</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">Mar 6 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Animal Action Education has reached 5 million children worldwide on the power of humane education, proven by research." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_06_17_humane_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Animal Action Education has reached 5 million children worldwide on the power of humane education, proven by research." />I have a very vivid memory of the day my literature professor settled the fundamental question of the difference between animals and humans: Animals do not have consciences.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/our-response-scholars-call-have-animal-welfare-ethics-taught-french-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education children France French homework kid lesson plan school student teacher Mon, 06 Mar 2017 17:51:30 +0000 Julie Matondo 110651 at http://www.ifaw.org