http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/21 en Remembering Peter Pueschel, long-time compassionate voice for animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/remembering-peter-pueschel-long-time-compassionate-voice-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 06/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Peter Pueschel, Czech Republic rhino horn burn, September 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_29_15_peter_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Peter Pueschel, Czech Republic rhino horn burn, September 2014." /></p> <p>Thoughtful. Kind. Generous. Positive. Tough. Fearless.</p> <p>These are but a few descriptions of Peter Pueschel that poured in from around the world when our organization learned that this morning, this true friend and valued colleague passed away after a sudden illness at only 59 years old.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/remembering-peter-pueschel-long-time-compassionate-voice-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Turtles Greenpeace International Environmental Agreements Peter Pueschel sudden illness Voice for Animals Video Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:49:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104550 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitated rhino gives birth to second calf in the wild http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-rhino-gives-birth-second-calf-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/64646">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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, 06/29/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; padding-bottom: 61%; height: 0; overflow: hidden;"> <iframe frameborder="0" id="iframe" scrolling="no" src="//flickrit.com/slideshowholder.php?height=60&amp;size=big&amp;setId=72157655097221981&amp;click=true&amp;credit=1&amp;thumbnails=1&amp;transition=0&amp;layoutType=responsive&amp;sort=0" style="width:100%; height:100%; position: absolute; top:0; left:0;"></iframe></div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>It&rsquo;s a boy!</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-rhino-gives-birth-second-calf-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Rhinos Assam Baby Rhino India Kaziranga National Park Manas National Park rhino calf Slideshow Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:26:10 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 104540 at http://www.ifaw.org CNN interview: Grace Ge Gabriel shares insider perspective on changing behavior for animals in China http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/azzedine-downes">Azzedine Downes</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, 06/24/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_15_onchina.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Watch Regional director Grace Ge Gabriel on CNN’s On China." />When it comes to spreading awareness about global wildlife trade trends and successful demand reduction campaigns on ivory and other products, I am extremely proud of our China office&rsquo;s diligent work.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/speaking-out-china%E2%80%99s-wildlife-trade-role-important-media-channels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Bears Elephants Rhinos Tigers bones CNN elephants endangered horns Ivory On China rhinos tusks wildlife trade Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:19:14 +0000 Azzedine Downes 104499 at http://www.ifaw.org Ivory trade on agenda for US – China Dialogue http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ivory-trade-agenda-us-%E2%80%93-china-dialogue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/grace-ge-gabriel">Grace Ge Gabriel</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">Tue, 06/23/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The ivory carvings and trinkets crushed at Time Square were confiscated from illegal trade on the streets of New York. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_23_15_agenda_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 662px;" title="The ivory carvings and trinkets crushed at Time Square were confiscated from illegal trade on the streets of New York. " />Every fifteen minutes an elephant is killed for the ivory trade.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/ivory-trade-agenda-us-%E2%80%93-china-dialogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Agenda China elephants tusks ivory crush New York Times Square Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:39:17 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 104487 at http://www.ifaw.org Zambia Elephant Orphanage has wheels! http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/lilayi-elephant-nursery-zambia-has-got-wheels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/ulrica-hansson">Ulrica Hansson</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, 06/22/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The Zambia Elephant Orphanage has a new truck thanks to your generous donations." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_22_15_truckupdate2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 457px;" title="The Zambia Elephant Orphanage has a new tuck thanks to your generous donations." /></p> <p>Thanks to a generous donation from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), the Elephant Orphanage Project (EOP) secured a much-needed vehicle to support the daily work at Zambia Elephant Orphanage.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/lilayi-elephant-nursery-zambia-has-got-wheels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Elephant orphanage project elephants EOP Lilayi truck update Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:07:13 +0000 Ulrica Hansson 104478 at http://www.ifaw.org U.S. Government Destroys More Than a Ton of Ivory in Times Square http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/us-government-destroys-more-ton-ivory-times-square <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, 06/19/2015</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="200" title="U.S. Government Destroys More Than a Ton of Ivory in Times Square" alt="U.S. Government Destroys More Than a Ton of Ivory in Times Square" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Azzedine_NYC_Ivory_Crush_300px.jpg?1434727884" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>USFWS and State of New York Joined by Wildlife and Conservation NGOs to Raise Awareness of Poaching Crisis and Ivory Trade</em></p> <p>The United States today destroyed more than one ton of illegal ivory confiscated through the law enforcement efforts of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of New York.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/us-government-destroys-more-ton-ivory-times-square" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants confiscated elephant ivory elephant illeagal ivory trade Ivory ivory trade NYC Ivory Crush US Ivory Crush Fri, 19 Jun 2015 15:40:45 +0000 adintino 104423 at http://www.ifaw.org