http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/13 en Shot in face by poachers, new cub joins three orphans recovering at Russia centre http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157679235457962" title="Yarik"><img alt="Yarik" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2929/33398665752_fc53bfa380_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Two months ago, a tiger cub was admitted to the International Fund for Animal Welfare-supported PRNCO Tiger Centre with a gunshot wound to the face. There were serious doubts that he would survive.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/shot-face-poachers-new-cub-joins-three-orphans-recovering-russia-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Tigers Tigers buckshot hunting injured Lazovka orphan poachers Pozharik russia Tiger Yarik Mon, 20 Mar 2017 19:16:52 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 110801 at http://www.ifaw.org Nine things you may not know about dolphin strandings http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings <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">Mar 15 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_15_17_dolphin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" />On the occasion of dolphin awareness month, we would like to share a few facts about these charismatic cetaceans. Dolphins are some of the fastest animals in the sea, but when they strand on mud and sand they are unable to move on their own. Luckily there are people like the International Fund for Animal Welfare&rsquo;s (IFAW) Marine Mammal Rescue and Research team available to come to their aid in top stranding hotspots like Cape Cod, Massachusetts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/nine-things-you-may-not-know-about-dolphin-strandings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Dolphins beach Dolphin awareness month ocean noise rescue stranding swim Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:27:43 +0000 Kerry Branon 110761 at http://www.ifaw.org Testing satellite collars for elephant orphans http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/testing-satellite-collars-elephant-orphans <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/lisa-olivier">Lisa Olivier</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 14 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Testing of elephant collars involves moving the collars around and seeing if the information we are sent in GPS signals are accurate." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Testing%20collars.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 610px;" title="Testing of elephant collars involves moving the collars around and seeing if the information we are sent in GPS signals are accurate." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/testing-satellite-collars-elephant-orphans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:25:10 +0000 Lisa Olivier 110750 at http://www.ifaw.org Rescued penguin data reveal climate change effects http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-penguin-data-reveal-climate-change-effects <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/francois-louw">Francois Louw</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 10 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.cell.com/current-biology/fulltext/S0960-9822(16)31536-6" target="_blank"><img alt="Photo: ©SANCCOB" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_10_17_penguin.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Photo: ©SANCCOB" />New research</a> indicates that juvenile African penguins are continuously foraging in areas of low food availability due to climate change and overfishing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rescued-penguin-data-reveal-climate-change-effects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Penguins climate change cute global warming penguin South Africa weather Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:30:01 +0000 Francois Louw 110733 at http://www.ifaw.org Mongolian livestock herders affected by climate change sent crucial supplies http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/mongolian-livestock-herders-affected-climate-change-sent-crucial-supplies <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">Mar 9 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mongolia reported one million livestock like these yaks perished during the 2016 dzud." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_09_17_dzud_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Mongolia reported one million livestock like these yaks perished during the 2016 dzud." />After two straight devastating <em>dzuds</em>, summer droughts followed by extremely cold winter temperatures, Mongolian livestock herders are struggling to keep their livestock from freezing or starving to death.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/mongolian-livestock-herders-affected-climate-change-sent-crucial-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue climate change cold extreme weather pollution Trump Thu, 09 Mar 2017 20:13:12 +0000 Shannon Walajtys 110713 at http://www.ifaw.org International Women’s Day: Paving the way for the next generation of animal heroines http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines <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">Mar 8 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="788" scrolling="no" src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fbusiness.facebook.com%2Fmedia%2Fset%2F%3Fset%3Da.10155064604510365.1073741839.8369315364%26type%3D3&amp;width=610&amp;show_text=true&amp;height=788&amp;appId" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-women%E2%80%99s-day-paving-way-next-generation-animal-heroines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Dogs & Cats Whales Elephants Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Elephants Whales cats dogs dolphins elephants female Ivory rescue staff whale Women's day Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:00:09 +0000 Erica Martin 110681 at http://www.ifaw.org