http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/16 en Good news for wildlife: IFAW recognised as Top 20 Brand in China http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/good-news-wildlife-ifaw-recognised-top <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">Mon, 05/23/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW ads in clubs, subways " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_23_16_china_ranking.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW ads in clubs, subways " />At the end of 2014, when I wrote about <a href="/node/102027" target="_blank">Chinese cultural icons joining the IFAW campaign</a> to stigmatize wildlife consumption, I certainly didn&rsquo;t expect that the media blitz generated by the campaign would push an animal welfare charity onto the Top 20 Brands list in China.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/good-news-wildlife-ifaw-recognised-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers advertising China elephants endangered Ivory tusks wildlife trade Video Mon, 23 May 2016 18:41:18 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 107616 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered Species Day: A call to champion animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-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">Fri, 05/20/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_20_16_endangered_species_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Much progress has been made in the last year to protect the endangered African Lion. PHOTO: © IFAW/B. Hollweg" />Perhaps it seems a little ironic that we celebrate Endangered Species Day, as the fact that so many animals are endangered in our world is universally tragic.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/endangered-species-day-call-champion-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Africa America endangered animals Endangered Species Act lions pangolin species USA Fri, 20 May 2016 14:17:31 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107611 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How tenBoma works http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-how-tenboma-works <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/faye-cuevas-esq">Faye Cuevas, Esq.</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, 05/16/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/c663wLXCuX8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Implementing systems and technologies to prevent elephant poaching in Africa can be complicated. Working with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to apply aspects of our ground-breaking poaching disruption program tenBoma requires that specialized operations and intelligence experts work closely with the KWS professionals who will ultimately take on the responsibility of maintaining the program over the long term.</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/c663wLXCuX8?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-how-tenboma-works" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants African Elephant Summit criminal networks elephants Ivory Kenya Wildlife Services KWS poaching tenBoma tusks Video Mon, 16 May 2016 20:23:28 +0000 Faye Cuevas, Esq. 107588 at http://www.ifaw.org Trapped male Asian elephant calf rescued, admitted to centre http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/trapped-male-asian-elephant-calf-rescued-admitted-centre <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/subhamoy-bhattacharjee">Subhamoy Bhattacharjee</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, 05/12/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The injured, stressed and highly dehydrated calf was rescued in the hilly Amsorli region and is stable now at the IFAW-WTI Wildlife Rescue Center." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_12_16_india_ele1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The injured, stressed and highly dehydrated calf was rescued in the hilly Amsorli region and is stable now at the IFAW-WTI Wildlife Rescue Center." />A male Asian elephant calf, estimated to be just over a year old, had been wedged between rocks for 72 hours in the hilly Amsorli area before being rescued by frontline staff of </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/trapped-male-asian-elephant-calf-rescued-admitted-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants dehydrated elephant India lost orphan rescue trapped Thu, 12 May 2016 15:54:25 +0000 Subhamoy Bhattacharjee 107557 at http://www.ifaw.org Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Trade http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cybercrime-savvy-help-south-african-law-enforcers-crackdown-illegal-online-wildlife-trade <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">Mon, 05/09/2016</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="199" title="Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online Wildlife Trade" alt="Cybercrime Savvy to Help South African Law Enforcers Crackdown on Illegal Online" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/cheetah-cubs_300px.jpg?1462797211" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Law enforcers from nine provinces of South Africa will go into training in Johannesburg this week to learn the skills needed to combat illegal online trade in wildlife.</p> <p>The first ever South Africa Wildlife Cybercrime Enforcement training is being held jointly by the <a href="http://www.ewt.org.za/">Endangered Wildlife Trust</a> (EWT) and <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a> (International Fund for Animal Welfare), and draws together representatives from a gamut of law enforcement agencies countrywide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cybercrime-savvy-help-south-african-law-enforcers-crackdown-illegal-online-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos Tigers birds elephants illeagal online wildlife trade reptiles wildlife trade Mon, 09 May 2016 12:33:41 +0000 adintino 107513 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Kenya burns ivory from 10,000 poached elephants http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-kenya-burns-ivory <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">Tue, 05/03/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/03NQIB6ViJE" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Bearing witness to the destruction of 105 tonnes of elephant ivory in Kenya this past weekend was a moving experience.</p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare is wholly committed in the fight against the decimation of elephants for their ivory on a number of fronts. And we were proud to support the government of Kenya and the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) on this somber occasion.</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-html5-2" title="YouTube video player" class="media-youtube-html5" type="text/html" width="460" height="292" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/03NQIB6ViJE?hd=1" frameborder="0"></iframe> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-kenya-burns-ivory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants burn crush Ivory Kenya trinkets tusks worth more alive Video Tue, 03 May 2016 17:56:25 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107462 at http://www.ifaw.org