http://www.ifaw.org/international/theme/everything/rss.xml/17/21 en Petitioning US government to protect ALL leopards http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/petitioning-us-government-protect-all-leopards <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/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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, 07/25/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An Endangered listing would limit imports of leopard parts and products and better position the US to partner with range countries to promote the species’ conservation. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_25_16_leopard.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="An Endangered listing would limit imports of leopard parts and products and better position the US to partner with range countries to promote the species’ conservation.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/petitioning-us-government-protect-all-leopards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Big Cats Africa Big Cat endangered spieces ESA Humane Society law leopard listing policy United States Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:29:42 +0000 Carson Barylak 108298 at http://www.ifaw.org Ivory kingpin sentenced to 20 years http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/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">Fri, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_22_16_convicted.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Feisal Ali Mohamed was convicted today in a court in Mombasa, Kenya for possession of over two tonnes of ivory seized during a 2014 law enforcement raid on the Kenyan coast.</p> <p><strong>He was sentenced to 20 years and ordered to pay a KS 20 million fine. Feisal had been listed by Interpol as one of the nine most wanted suspects for crimes against the environment.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/ivory-kingpin-sentenced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants conviction crime criminal elephant Ivory law network punishment tusk Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:31:11 +0000 Faye Cuevas, Esq. 108249 at http://www.ifaw.org Membership cards to Kitenden elephant corridor association http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/elephants/steve-njumbi">Steve Njumbi</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, 07/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157671401871275" title="KCCA"><img alt="KCCA" height="343" src="https://c7.staticflickr.com/9/8605/27857797414_c40992b5ba_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>The Kitenden Corridor Conservation Association (KCCA) recently issued membership cards to the more than 1,400 landowners who collaborate with the International Fund for Animal Welfare to protect elephant habitat.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/membership-cards-kitenden-elephant-corridor-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa cards corridor elephants human elephant conflict Ivory Kitenden land lease membership migrating tusks Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:45:27 +0000 Steve Njumbi 108236 at http://www.ifaw.org Liwonde - a success story! http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/liwonde-success-story <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">Thu, 07/21/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephant grazing in Liwonde National Park, Malawi." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_21_16_liwonde.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Elephant grazing in Liwonde National Park, Malawi." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/liwonde-success-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Africa Chikolongo Community Fish Farm corridor elephants Ivory refuge tusk Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:56:28 +0000 Jason Bell 108220 at http://www.ifaw.org African Elephant Coalition launches #SupportAppendixI campaign for elephants http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/african-elephant-coalition-launches-supportappendixi-campaign-elephants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/international/about-us/seals/c%C3%A9line-sissler-bienvenu">Céline Sissler-Bienvenu</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, 07/19/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="http://www.ffw.ch/en/actualidad_detalle/27062016-ae-29-pays-africains-lancent-depuis-montreux-un-appel-au-monde-pour-sauver-laelephant-daafrique/1/154" target="_blank"><img alt="African Elephant Coalition (AEC) members launched an emergency appeal at their meeting in Montreux, Switzerland. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_19_16_appendix1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 450px;" title="African Elephant Coalition (AEC) members launched an emergency appeal at their meeting in Montreux, Switzerland.</p /> </a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/news/african-elephant-coalition-launches-supportappendixi-campaign-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos CITES elephants Ivory listed listing protected South Africa tusks wildlife trade Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:41:23 +0000 Céline Sissler-Bienvenu 108197 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW CITES Briefing Sheet - Elephants - 2016 http://www.ifaw.org/international/resource-centre/ifaw-cites-briefing-sheet-elephants <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, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/our-work/wildlife-trade/what-cites">CITES</a>) sponsors a Conference of the Parties (CoP), a global gathering held every 3 years to discuss a wide range of issues that have a significant impact on endangered animals and plants. As observers to the CoP, IFAW reviews and analyzes the proposals under consideration by the CoP, takes positions and makes recommendations.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/resource-centre/ifaw-cites-briefing-sheet-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants CITES conservation elephants wildlife trade Policy Briefing Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:19:44 +0000 rbartlett 108168 at http://www.ifaw.org