http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/29 en Rehabilitated rhinos sighted in Indian forest range http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabilitated-rhinos-sighted-indian-forest-range <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/staff/rupa-gandhi-chaudhary">Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary</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">Apr 5 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157680487450760" title="Rhino Sighting"><img alt="Rhino Sighting" height="343" src="https://c1.staticflickr.com/4/3956/33044574373_5552a9aa62_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Nearly two years after going back to the wild, Sohola, the hand-raised adult male rhino that was released in the western forest range of Kaziranga National Park was sighted today near Gendamari forest camp.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rehabilitated-rhinos-sighted-indian-forest-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Rhinos Baghmari horn India orphan release rhino Sohola wild Wed, 05 Apr 2017 16:33:53 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 110970 at http://www.ifaw.org International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and people http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-day-happiness-report-emphasizes-wellbeing-animals-and-people <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">Mar 16 2017</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="International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and people" alt="International Day of Happiness: report emphasizes wellbeing for animals and peop" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_5306_300px.jpg?1489680106" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>International Day of Happiness, on March 20, opens the conversation to discuss alternative ways of looking at human happiness. For example, can effective animal welfare and wildlife conservation truly increase an individual&rsquo;s experience of joy?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-day-happiness-report-emphasizes-wellbeing-animals-and-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Rhinos animal conservation Animal welfare GDP Gross National Happiness International Day of Happiness Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:08:45 +0000 adintino 110778 at http://www.ifaw.org Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino <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">Mar 15 2017</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="310" height="217" title="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " alt="Better security, not dehorning, the answer to protecting rhino " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW-CITES-rhino-pic_310px_0.jpg?1489584566" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Zoos should be improving their security, not dehorning their rhino exhibits to protect them from poachers says one of the world&rsquo;s leading rhino conservationists.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/better-security-not-dehorning-answer-protecting-rhino" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos dehorning rhinos illegal wildlife trade poachers rhino Rhino hor wildlife trade Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:44:44 +0000 adintino 110754 at http://www.ifaw.org Shocking: A rhino falls victim to poaching in the very heart of France http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shocking-rhino-falls-victim-poaching-very-heart-france <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/110498">Aurore Morin</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">Mar 7 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/03_07_17_fr_rhino.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="A white rhino like the one above was poached in a French zoo last night. (Editor's note: We posted a previous photo of a different species of rhino before correcting it with the present image. We regret the error.)" />The Thiory Zoo, 60km from Paris, made a gruesome discovery this morning upon finding one of its three white rhinos killed by one or perhaps several poachers.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/shocking-rhino-falls-victim-poaching-very-heart-france" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos african rhino poaching Tue, 07 Mar 2017 17:43:49 +0000 Aurore Morin 110673 at http://www.ifaw.org Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="1366" height="768" title="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " alt="Tackling wildlife trade and empowering youth on World Wildlife Day " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IFAW%20WWD%20Collage_0.jpg?1488547316" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Amidst the sixth mass extinction, wildlife conservation has never been more paramount. The UN World Wildlife Day, which takes place globally on the third of March each year, provides an opportunity to emphasize the importance of protecting wild animals and plants.</p> <p>This year, <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)</a> and the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) partnered to end rampant illegal wildlife trade and encourage active youth involvement in wildlife protection.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tackling-wildlife-trade-and-empowering-youth-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles #DoOneThingToday #ListenToYoungVoices #WWD2017 #Youth4Wildlife CITES conservation illegal wildlife trade wildlife protection world wildlife day WWD. WIldlife consevation Youth for Wildlife Conservation Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:20:23 +0000 adintino 110634 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day <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">Mar 3 2017</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="7087" height="4134" title="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" alt="China’s Young Celebrities Appeal for Wildlife Protection on World Wildlife Day" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/poster_0.jpg?1488554639" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>On this year&rsquo;s UN World Wildlife Day, United Nations Environment, International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) launched the &lsquo;Protect Our Wildlife Star&rsquo; campaign with young celebrities Jevon Wang, Junkai Wang and Xiaotong Guan to serve as the advocates for 2017 World Wildlife Day (WWD).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/china%E2%80%99s-young-celebrities-appeal-wildlife-protection-world-wildlife-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Education Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles UN World Wildlife Day world wildlife day WWD Fri, 03 Mar 2017 15:36:26 +0000 adintino 110636 at http://www.ifaw.org