http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/publications/rss.xml/124/15 en Partnering with University of Winchester on animal welfare program http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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">Wed, 08/17/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_17_16_winchester.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Cindy Milburn, IFAW Director of Outreach and Policy Development, and University of Winchester Vice Chancellor Joy Carter formalise a partnership to bring animal welfare expertise to the institution’s new program." />The International Fund for Ani</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/partnering-university-winchester-animal-welfare-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education College Education programme students study United Kingdom Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:36:34 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 108614 at http://www.ifaw.org CLAW project teaches communities about wild owls, monkeys http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw-project-teaches-communities-about-wild-owls-monkeys <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/mandi-smallhorne">Mandi Smallhorne</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, 08/02/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Whenever a wildlife encounter comes to the attention of the CLAW staff, it’s seen as a great opportunity to do some education." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/08_02_16_clawowls1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Whenever a wildlife encounter comes to the attention of the CLAW staff, it’s seen as a great opportunity to do some education." />In the townships and suburbs of the West Rand, among the communities Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) serves, there are often encounters between humans and wild animals.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/claw-project-teaches-communities-about-wild-owls-monkeys" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Education Primates bad luck birds cats dogs evil primates South Africa superstition township tradition Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:29:47 +0000 Mandi Smallhorne 108443 at http://www.ifaw.org Youth Forum mentoring sessions to help aspiring advocates get started http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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, 07/15/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_15_16_youthmentor.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Jane Goodall’s Roots and Shoots program will present its 4-Step Formula to make positive change happen for people, animals, and the environment in your community." />Looking to get more involved in animal and environmental protection as part of your career?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/youth-forum-mentoring-sessions-help-aspiring-advocates-get-started" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Education CITES elephant Jane Goodall JGI September wildlife trade youth forum Thu, 14 Jul 2016 17:21:48 +0000 Azzedine Downes 108165 at http://www.ifaw.org Project Cecil: Save 1 for Me: Ohio students pay tribute, raise money http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/project-cecil-save <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/kelly-johnston">Kelly Johnston</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, 07/01/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_01_16_projectcecil_0.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />Today marks the first anniversary of the death of Cecil, the famed black-maned African lion from Zimbabwe&rsquo;s Hwange National Park. Cecil&rsquo;s death at the hands of a trophy hunter from the United States caused outrage around the world, but it also <a href="/node/108007" target="_blank">prompted a range of people and entities to take steps to protect lions and other species from similar fates</a>.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/project-cecil-save" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae Cecil the lion students teachers Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:52:01 +0000 Kelly Johnston 108048 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 Youth Forum Delegate: Advocating for island iguanas http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/youth-forum-delegate-advocating-island-iguanas <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/imogen-scott">Imogen Scott</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">Wed, 06/22/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/06_22_16_dragon.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />The following is one in a series of blogs leading up to our Youth Forum for People and Wildlife in Johannesburg in September. Delegate <strong>Stefan Knights</strong>, a lawyer and postgraduate student, is promoting access to information, public participation in decision-making processes and access to justice on matters relating to the environment with the Caribbean Youth Environment Network. --IS</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/youth-forum-delegate-advocating-island-iguanas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Education CITES dragon Global Youth Forum johannesburg lizard scales South Africa wildlife trade Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:57:50 +0000 Imogen Scott 107960 at http://www.ifaw.org