http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/15 en On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants <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">Mon, 08/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Mayukh-with-the-kids_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day." />In the sweltering humid heat of Delhi, Dr Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi and I were back in school. Figuratively speaking that is...</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/world-elephant-day-india-%E2%80%9Cthumbs-up%E2%80%9D-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Elephants Education elephants India kids slideshow WTI Slideshow Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:21:35 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 101156 at http://www.ifaw.org More cameras observe more aggregation in White Sea beluga whales http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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, 08/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Belugas-observation-point-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore." /></p> <p><em>This update on IFAW funded beluga whale research, part of a larger multiyear survey of the Solovetsky beluga whale aggregation near Cape&nbsp;Beluzhi&nbsp;in Russia, was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Mila Danilova. <strong>--MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/more-cameras-observe-more-aggregation-white-sea-beluga-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whales Education Whales aggregation belugas breeding Research russia whales white Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:46:56 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101144 at http://www.ifaw.org World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty <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, 08/08/2014</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="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" alt="World Cat Day: no need to expel Kitty" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Kitty%20tow_300px.jpg?1407167226" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p style="margin-left:7.1pt;">August 8<sup>th</sup> is world cat day, a chance to celebrate the bond between humans and cats. Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our feline friends are often expelled from their homes if a woman in the household becomes pregnant. This unfortunate parting often results from an unnecessary fear of toxoplasmosis.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/world-cat-day-no-need-expel-kitty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats companion animal kittens World Cat Day Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:53:32 +0000 adintino 100967 at http://www.ifaw.org Deserving young boy receives Animal Action Award in South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/cats-and-dogs/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 08/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/kganya-and-friends.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="Kganya with his award and, from left to right, Nthabiseng Raditapole (Education Officer at CLAW), Kganya’s Mom, his teacher, and the author" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/deserving-young-boy-receives-animal-action-award-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards cats dogs Education Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:31:43 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101069 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Conservation Education Partnership Plans to Help People and Animals http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/malawi-conservation-education-partnership-plans-help-people-and-animals <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, 08/01/2014</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="201" title="© IFAW-children in thatched classrooms at Nanthomba Full Primary School." alt="© IFAW-children in thatched classrooms at Nanthomba Full Primary School." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/School_Children_300px.jpg?1406903146" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The launch of a unique conservation education partnership at Liwonde National Park, Malawi, later this month, is expected to significantly improve school success rates in local communities who live daily with wildlife.</p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) will join HELP Malawi (Help, Educate, Love, Protect &ndash; <a href="http://www.helpchildren.org">www.helpchildren.org</a>) in rolling out IFAW&rsquo;s Animal Action Education Programmes at schools close to Liwonde from the start of the 2014-15 academic year.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/malawi-conservation-education-partnership-plans-help-people-and-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Animal Action Education education program HELP Malawi Liwonde National Park Malawi Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:28:03 +0000 adintino 100955 at http://www.ifaw.org In the creation of tiger messengers, change begins now http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now <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">Tue, 07/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/QnA-session-2_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="The author answers some questions from an eager crowd." /></p> <p>Children are the key to the future of our wildlife. They can also be the present.</p> <p>Our Animal Action Education programme team in India was recently invited to give a talk on tigers at a school in the National Capital Region to be a part of their Global Tiger Day celebrations.</p> <p>We had a hidden motive though.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/creation-tiger-messengers-change-begins-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Tigers Achintya Tripathi Dr Mayukh Chatterjee Education Meenakshi Public School tigers Wildlife Trust of India Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:05:04 +0000 Sheren Shrestha 100920 at http://www.ifaw.org