http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/21 en South African court rules against rhino horn moratorium http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/south-african-court-rules-against-rhino-horn-moratorium <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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, 05/24/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The ruling against the rhino horn ban seems counter-intuitive when one considers that the South African Government decided not to submit a proposal to trade in horn at this year’s CITES conference." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_24_16_rhino_horn.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="The ruling against the rhino horn ban seems counter-intuitive when one considers that the South African Government decided not to submit a proposal to trade in horn at this year’s CITES conference." />Based on a number of court rulings over the years, it seems </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/south-african-court-rules-against-rhino-horn-moratorium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos CITES court horn rhino ruling South Africa trade Tue, 24 May 2016 16:42:03 +0000 Jason Bell 107630 at http://www.ifaw.org Good news for wildlife: IFAW recognised as Top 20 Brand in China http://www.ifaw.org/international/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="/international/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/international/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 18:48:27 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 107619 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Q&A with Jon Favreau http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-qa-jon-favreau <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/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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><strong><img alt="Jon Favreau and The Jungle Book star Neel Sethi.. Photo: Glen Wilson. ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_23_16_favreau.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Jon Favreau and The Jungle Book star Neel. Photo: Glen Wilson. ©2016 Disney Enterprises, Inc.</p /> </strong></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ifaw-qa-jon-favreau" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Disney film Ironman Jon Favreau Jungel Book movie pangolin Tue, 24 May 2016 15:18:16 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 107629 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrate Biological Diversity! http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrate-biological-diversity <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">Sun, 05/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_22_16_biodiversity_day.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />May 22 is International Biological Diversity Day and this year&rsquo;s theme: Mainstreaming Biodiversity; Sustaining People and their Livelihoods, gets to the heart of <a href="/node/106251" target="_blank">IFAW&rsquo;s work with communities</a> who live near wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/celebrate-biological-diversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Polar Bears Rhinos biodiversity species Wildlife Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Fri, 20 May 2016 20:50:33 +0000 Azzedine Downes 107613 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered Species Day: A call to champion animals http://www.ifaw.org/international/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="/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">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/international/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 Saudi Arabia officials undergo training in detecting illegal wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/saudi-arabia-officials-undergo-training-detecting-illegal-wildlife <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/dr-akram-darwich">Dr. Akram Darwich</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, 05/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Display of confiscated samples" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_19_16_sauditraining_2.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Display of confiscated samples" />In cooperation with the Saudi Wildlife Authority (SWA), the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has organized two DISRUPT trainings (Detecting Illegal Species Through Prevention Training) in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia, and in Abha, a city in the southwest of the country near the Yemeni border. &nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/saudi-arabia-officials-undergo-training-detecting-illegal-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles DISRUPT Ivory poaching Saudi Arabia smuggling training wildlife trade Thu, 19 May 2016 15:58:33 +0000 Dr. Akram Darwich 107606 at http://www.ifaw.org