Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/press/rss.xml/124/15 en World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets <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, 09/28/2016</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="225" title="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" alt="World Rabies Day is a Reminder to Vaccinate Your Pets" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rabies-clinic-_300px.jpg?1475064771" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today marks World Rabies Day and reminds us that this disease, so rare in many places, still kills thousands of people every year. The large majority of the human deaths are children, and occur mostly in Africa and Asia. Official statistics list some 60,000 cases per year. However, as rabies is a disease of marginalized people, many cases are unreported.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/world-rabies-day-reminder-vaccinate-your-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats cats cats and dogs companion animals dogs rabies vaccinate world rabies day Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:18:40 +0000 adintino 109158 at http://www.ifaw.org China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-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">Mon, 06/27/2016</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="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" alt="China’s Shopping Giant Builds Noah’s Ark for Endangered Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Disappearing-finless-porpoise-creative-sculpture-exhibition-300px.jpg?1467037400" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A unique effort to draw the attention of Chinese consumer to the plight of endangered species reaches a climax in Nanjing tonight with hundreds of thousands of shoppers having watched the animal picture show at the facade of a large building.</p> <p>The themed picture show is one part of the campaign &ldquo;Save Endangered Animals &ndash; Please Do Not Say Goodbye&rdquo;, which was launched jointly by <a href="/www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and the Deji Plaza, a landmark building in Nanjing.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/china%E2%80%99s-shopping-giant-builds-noah%E2%80%99s-ark-endangered-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos Tigers elephants endangered animals illegal wildlife trade Ivory ivory trade poachers Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:29:04 +0000 adintino 107984 at http://www.ifaw.org Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Visit Indian Wildlife Rescue Centre http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre <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, 04/12/2016</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="189" title="©IFAW - archive photo" alt="©IFAW - archive photo" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Ghajni-R-01_300px.jpg?1460483153" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Tomorrow (Wednesday) the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW &ndash; <a href="http://www.ifaw.org">www.ifaw.org</a>) and the Wildlife Trust of India (<a href="http://www.wildlifetrustofindia.org">www.wildlifetrustofindia.org</a>) will welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC), where they will witness first-hand orphaned Asian elephants and rhinos and other injured wildlife and meet the dedicated staff that rescue and care for these animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/duke-and-duchess-cambridge-visit-indian-wildlife-rescue-centre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Animal rescue Tigers Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Asian Elephants Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation clouded leopards CWRC rhinos Tue, 12 Apr 2016 17:47:01 +0000 adintino 107241 at http://www.ifaw.org Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/106827 <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, 03/03/2016</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="300" title="Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife " alt="Young leaders from 25 countries launch the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/delegates-revised-300px.jpg?1456941354" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today, World Wildlife Day, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW</a>) announced that 34 extraordinary young leaders in conservation and animal welfare from around the world have been selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 candidates as delegates to first global Youth Forum for People and Wildlife.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/node/106827" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy aae CITES world wildlife day Youth Forum for People and Wildlife Wed, 02 Mar 2016 18:31:03 +0000 adintino 106827 at http://www.ifaw.org Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/applications-open-global-youth-and-wildlife-forum-south-africa <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">Sun, 10/04/2015</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="Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa" alt="Applications Open for Global Youth and Wildlife Forum, South Africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Purabi08_300px_0.jpg?1443818907" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The search is on for 20 of the world&rsquo;s brightest conservationists, aged 18 to 25, to join the first ever Youth Forum for People and Wildlife.</p> <p>Convened by the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) the Youth Forum will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2016.</p> <p>Delegate applications open on Sunday, October 4<sup>th</sup> and run through until December 4<sup>th</sup> 2015. Applications and more information can be found at <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/youthforum">www.ifaw.org/youthforum</a></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/applications-open-global-youth-and-wildlife-forum-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy CITES conservationists Global Youth Forum South Africa Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:41:36 +0000 adintino 105459 at http://www.ifaw.org GO WILD WITH IFAW’S NEW GLOBAL EDUCATION PROGRAM http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/go-wild-ifaw%E2%80%99s-new-global-education-program <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">Sun, 10/04/2015</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="225" title="Go wild with ifaw’s new global education program" alt="Go wild with ifaw’s new global education program" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSCF9718_300px.jpg?1443819071" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Today, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is launching the new global education program <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/international/our-work/education/animal-action-education">Keep Wild Animals Wild</a> and a new online community to connect educators and students worldwide.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/go-wild-ifaw%E2%80%99s-new-global-education-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Education Elephants Rhinos aae elephants illegal wildlife trade Keep Wild Animals Wild rhinos Fri, 02 Oct 2015 20:57:56 +0000 adintino 105460 at http://www.ifaw.org