http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/39 en Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Dramatic impacts of climate change on animals must be addressed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dramatic-impacts-climate-change-animals-must-be-addressed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/political-advocacy/paul-todd">Paul Todd</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, 12/11/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="c. Alexey Neshin via FLICKR - UNDP in Europe and Central Asia c. Some Rights Reserved" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/climate_art_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" title="c. Alexey Neshin via FLICKR - UNDP in Europe and Central Asia c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/dramatic-impacts-climate-change-animals-must-be-addressed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears change climate extreme IPCC UN weather Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:00:28 +0000 Paul Todd 98587 at http://www.ifaw.org 5 animal welfare posts you may have missed http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-missed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/staff/jc-bouvier">J.C. Bouvier</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, 12/06/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="c. IFAW" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/week_brief_feature_12_6_13_web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 472px;" title="c. IFAW" />Another active week here at headquarters gathering, distilling and publishing news about IFAW team efforts for animals from around the world.</p> <p>We&#39;ve seen a host of news come in from animal welfare forums, events and animal specific rescues; below are only five you may have missed, be sure to sign up for IFAW Action Alerts and check in at our News section frequently for regular updates.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/5-animal-welfare-posts-you-may-have-missed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Elephants Animal rescue Wildlife trade Political advocacy Dogs & Cats Elephants Polar Bears animals global list roundup welfare Wed, 04 Dec 2013 17:42:34 +0000 J.C. Bouvier 98524 at http://www.ifaw.org International Polar Bear Forum: Range countries must commit to a conservation strategy with teeth http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-polar-bear-forum-range-countries-must-commit-conservation-strategy-teeth <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">Wed, 12/04/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="According to our best estimates, more than 400 polar bears are indiscriminately killed each year for their fur and parts. And every polar bear removed from the population is one less animal able to reproduce and help build the next generation. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/us-logo_web.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 771px;" title="According to our best estimates, more than 400 polar bears are indiscriminately killed each year for their fur and parts.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/international-polar-bear-forum-range-countries-must-commit-conservation-strategy-teeth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Polar Bears Antarctic bears endangered floe ice IUCN polar russia Tue, 03 Dec 2013 20:28:47 +0000 Azzedine Downes 98510 at http://www.ifaw.org At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial trade http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/moscow-polar-bear-forum-ifaw-calls-end-international-commercial-trade <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, 12/03/2013</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="At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial trade" alt="At Moscow polar bear forum, IFAW calls for an end to international commercial tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/polar_Bears_300px_1.jpg?1386082680" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>At an international polar bear forum this week marking the 40th anniversary of the &ldquo;Agreement on the Conservation of the Polar Bear&rdquo;, the IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) called on countries to go further in addressing the threats polar bears face today, by addressing climate change and corresponding loss of polar bear habitat, and by banning the international commercial trade in polar bear parts.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/moscow-polar-bear-forum-ifaw-calls-end-international-commercial-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Polar Bears climate change commercial trade Polar bear forum polar bears russia Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:05:08 +0000 adintino 98505 at http://www.ifaw.org Demand for parts of endangered species is immoral http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/demand-parts-endangered-species-immoral <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Wed, 08/28/2013</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Seized ivory tusks, tiger skins and rhino horn at the Hong Kong Customs and Excise headquarters in Hong Kong, China, 08 August 2013. This large seizure of wildlife products bound from Nigeria was disguised as timber inside two containers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/HK_seizure_web.jpg" style="width: 350px; height: 263px;" title="Seized ivory tusks, tiger skins and rhino horn at the Hong Kong Customs and Excise headquarters in Hong Kong, China, 08 August 2013.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/demand-parts-endangered-species-immoral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Tigers Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Polar Bears Raptors Rhinos Tigers Turtles Africa China crime enforcement horn Ivory Japan shells Taiwan trinkets Wed, 28 Aug 2013 20:14:22 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 97448 at http://www.ifaw.org