Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1 en Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law <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">Tue, 05/05/2015</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="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout the law" alt="Controversial new ad campaign highlights sly tactics of fox hunts which flout th" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/fox-press-pic.jpg?1430771943" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Hunters are given a fox-like makeover in a controversial new advertising campaign launched by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) today to highlight illegal fox hunting.</p> <p>&lsquo;The Sly Ones&rsquo; campaign, featuring photographs of models with subtle fox-like features in hunting attire, drives home the message that 10 years after the ban on hunting with hounds, foxes are still being illegally hunted and it is time to strengthen the Hunting Act. The images are captioned &lsquo;It&rsquo;s not the foxes who are sly&rsquo;.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/controversial-new-ad-campaign-highlights-sly-tactics-fox-hunts-which-flout-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foxes fox fox hunting foxes hunting act sport hunting Fri, 01 May 2015 17:12:30 +0000 adintino 103869 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake <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">Tue, 05/05/2015</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="169" title="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" alt="IFAW helps animals in wake of Nepal earthquake" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Nepal_dog_300px.jpg?1430855122" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The devastation of the Nepal earthquake has killed thousands and shaken the world. Everyone wants to help. Aid organizations struggle to deliver supplies due to damaged roads and a lack of helicopters and heavy equipment. At the same time, animal rescue organizations like <strong><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a></strong> are doing their best to help the animals injured or orphaned from the disaster.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-helps-animals-wake-nepal-earthquake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats animal rescue cats cats and dogs companion animals Disaster Responce dogs domestic animals farm animals wild animals Tue, 05 May 2015 19:53:30 +0000 adintino 103934 at http://www.ifaw.org Whaling season expected to begin imminently in Iceland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/whaling-season-expected-begin-imminently-iceland <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, 05/01/2015</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="176" title="Whaling season expected to begin imminently in Iceland" alt="Whaling season expected to begin imminently in Iceland" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Minke_Nose12a_Sunna_300px_2.jpg?1430484144" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Minke whaling season is expected to start shortly in Iceland with whaling boats already on the move.</p> <p>Before any whales are harpooned in Icelandic waters this year, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is urging the Icelandic government to respect the wishes of Reykjavik City Council which recently passed a cross-party resolution calling on the minister of fisheries to create an enlarged sanctuary for whales in Faxafloi Bay.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/whaling-season-expected-begin-imminently-iceland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Whales Icelandic whaling minke whales whales Whaling Fri, 01 May 2015 12:42:47 +0000 adintino 103861 at http://www.ifaw.org First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-ever-africa-wide-plan-tackle-illegal-trade-fauna-and-flora <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">Thu, 04/30/2015</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="140" height="105" title="First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora" alt="First Ever Africa-wide Plan to Tackle Illegal Trade in Fauna and Flora" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/congo_ivovry_burn_2015_300px.jpg?1430400307" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>African Heads of State, government representatives and conservation experts have gathered in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo this week for the International Conference on Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora in Africa.</p> <p>With 22 countries represented at ministerial level, the conference is seen as a political show of force by African nations making it clear they are determined to take a zero tolerance approach to wildlife crime, including poaching of elephants and rhinos, and illegal trafficking.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-ever-africa-wide-plan-tackle-illegal-trade-fauna-and-flora" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants burn ivory stockpiles destroy stockpiled illegal ivory elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory Ivory poaching Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:28:22 +0000 adintino 103855 at http://www.ifaw.org Thailand Ivory seizure: IFAW reiterates importance of inter-agency collaboration http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration <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">Wed, 04/29/2015</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="198" title="archive photo © IFAW" alt="archive photo © IFAW" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/20130808AHKG08_300px_2.jpg?1430322083" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>In the wake of the over 3 tonnes of ivory seized in Thailand, The <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW</a> continues to reiterate the importance of inter-agency collaboration amongst wildlife law enforcement, the judiciary and, customs officials.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/thailand-ivory-seizure-ifaw-reiterates-importance-inter-agency-collaboration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephants illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory Illegal trade illegal wildlife trafficking Ivory ivory smuggling white gold Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:42:40 +0000 adintino 103833 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigslist http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-and-wcs-investigation-reveals-thriving-ivory-and-wildlife-trade-craigslist <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">Tue, 04/28/2015</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="610" height="610" title="IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigslist" alt="IFAW and WCS Investigation Reveals Thriving Ivory and Wildlife Trade on Craigsli" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Craigslist_approved_web_0.jpg?1430233562" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em>As Report Finds Hundreds of Wildlife Specimens, Valued at Millions of Dollars, Are Posted Each Month, Craigslist Takes First Step in Altering Policy</em></p> <p>Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS; <a href="http://www.wcs.org">www.wcs.org</a>), released their report &ldquo;Elephant vs. Mouse: An Investigation of the Ivory Trade on Craigslist.&rdquo;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-and-wcs-investigation-reveals-thriving-ivory-and-wildlife-trade-craigslist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants craiglists elephant skin elephants illegal ivory Illegal wildlife products Ivory ivory trade WCS Wildlife Concervation Society Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:13:08 +0000 adintino 103807 at http://www.ifaw.org