http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/38 en Helping future leaders better understand today’s web of illegal wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime <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/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, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trade and uncovering the links it has to terrorism around the globe.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles fighting terrorism illeagal wildlife trade Interpol Ivory policy Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101964 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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/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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Seizure at Indian airport results in rescue of 440 endangered star tortoises http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/node/92736">Sheren Shrestha</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">Fri, 06/27/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><object height="458" width="610"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2F&amp;set_id=72157644985245908&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="https://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=143270" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fanimalrescueblog%2Fsets%2F72157644985245908%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_s</object></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/seizure-indian-airport-results-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Wildlife trade Turtles Bangkok Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary customs Customs Act hatchlings immobilized India Star Tortoise hatchlings Indian Wildlife Protection Act IUCN Kerala Kerala Forest Department luck to the owner mangoes medical purposes pets sleeping pill solution Star tortoises Thiruvananthapuram International Airport Trivandrum Zoo Wildlife Trust of India WTI Fri, 27 Jun 2014 16:17:00 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100682 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 Instagram photos from our efforts for animals around the world http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/5-instagram-photos-our-efforts-animals-around-world <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 05/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>#Animals? We&#39;ve got those. Below are just a few highlights from recent IFAW program efforts from around the world. <strong><a href="http://g.ifaw.org/1c3LRZa" target="_blank">Be sure to follow the IFAW Instagram account here</a>&nbsp;if you haven&#39;t already!</strong></p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oSGPhuRe_H/embed/" width="612"></iframe></p> <p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="710" scrolling="no" src="//instagram.com/p/oTd83axe_U/embed/" width="612"></iframe>&gt;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/5-instagram-photos-our-efforts-animals-around-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Animal rescue Tigers Penguins Primates Seals Tigers Turtles animals camera global instagram photos smartphone welfare Wed, 28 May 2014 15:53:11 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 100420 at http://www.ifaw.org The sometimes horrific treatment of wildlife to be sold as pets http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sometimes-horrific-treatment-wildlife-be-sold-pets <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/ahmed-abou-zahra">Ahmed Abou-Zahra</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">Fri, 05/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The tortoises and other species were turned over to a nearby rehabilitation center. All are making recoveries." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/turtle_seizure_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="The tortoises and other species were turned over to a nearby rehabilitation center. All are making recoveries." />For those who wish to keep tortoises as pets, you should be aware of how some of these creatures have crossed international borders.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/sometimes-horrific-treatment-wildlife-be-sold-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Turtles criminal Jordan seizure tortise trade Wildlife Fri, 16 May 2014 18:36:49 +0000 Ahmed Abou-Zahra 100291 at http://www.ifaw.org When it comes to poaching, hate the crime, not the criminal http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/when-it-comes-poaching-hate-crime-not-criminal <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/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">Tue, 03/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Poachers who had been illegally fishing on the Shire River in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park retreat at the sight of park rangers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/_RIC7434_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 424px;" title="Poachers who had been illegally fishing on the Shire River in Malawi’s Liwonde National Park retreat at the sight of park rangers." />All poachers are not inherently evil.</p> <p>We know that in impoverished countries killing animals for their parts is often done out of economic desperation.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/when-it-comes-poaching-hate-crime-not-criminal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Raptors Tigers Turtles Africa crime development economy elephants jobs livelihoods poaching Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:49:19 +0000 Azzedine Downes 99443 at http://www.ifaw.org