http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/28 en From CITES to CBD: Youth Forum delegates shine http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine <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/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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">Thu, 12/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/109060" target="_blank"><img alt="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cbdside1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" />Delegates from the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> , held just before the CITES conference of the parties a few months ago, are now making their presence at Cancun&#39;s United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity CoP</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Whales biology change climate conference ecology ecosystem speices student youth forum Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:37:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109945 at http://www.ifaw.org Q&A: World of Animals 2016 calendar photo contest winner http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/qa-world-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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, 12/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157677454979466" title="Contest Winner"><img alt="Contest Winner" height="343" src="https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5596/31375257551_17fd70fa35_z.jpg" width="610" /></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/qa-world-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Big Cats Elephants Africa beautiful contest image interview photographer picture Wildlife winner Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:27:39 +0000 Erica Martin 109940 at http://www.ifaw.org The making of an elite force: Kasungu’s Commando Unit http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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, 12/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_06_16_commando1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." />Poaching has left Kasungu National Park Malawi&rsquo;s most depleted eco-system.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos crime criminal elite team gun Kasungu military network Park poaching training Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:16:21 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 109916 at http://www.ifaw.org Responding to US election results: IFAW steadfast in protecting animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-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">Wed, 11/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/political%20change%20blog-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />What&rsquo;s at stake</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/responding-us-election-results-ifaw-steadfast-protecting-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Whales Animal welfare climate change Donald Trump election endangered global warming President Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:39:41 +0000 Azzedine Downes 109827 at http://www.ifaw.org Trainings to better respond to displaced wildlife in India http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/trainings-better-respond-displaced-wildlife-india <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/shannon-walajtys">Shannon Walajtys</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, 11/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jUMspN-Ueq4" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Recently, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and Wildlife Trust of India collaborated with the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) Forests &amp; Environment Department of the Government of Odisha to provide a three-day intensive training workshop on rescue and rehabilitation of displaced wildlife.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><iframe id="media-youtube-html5-1" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jUMspN-Ueq4?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/trainings-better-respond-displaced-wildlife-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Bears Big Cats Elephants India rescue save train video Wildlife workshop Video Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:28:46 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 109817 at http://www.ifaw.org Putting animal welfare on France’s 2017 political election agenda http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/putting-animal-welfare-frances <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/89341">Mia Crnojevic</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, 11/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Lucille Peget of the Animal Politique coalition announces the manifesto at a press conference beside Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_22_16_fr_manifesto.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Lucille Peget of the Animal Politique coalition announces the manifesto at a press conference beside Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/putting-animal-welfare-frances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers France Manifesto NGO policy political action Wildlife Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:07:31 +0000 Mia Crnojevic 109811 at http://www.ifaw.org