http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Rhino horn auction all about profit, not protection nor conservation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/conservation/dr-joseph-okori">Dr. Joseph Okori</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">Aug 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="African rhinos in south africa" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/rhino-horn-auction-august-2017-01.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 400px;" /></p> <p><em>UPDATE - August 21, 2017: A High Court decision in South Africa yesterday ordered that a controversial online-auction of rhino horn be allowed to go ahead, overturning a decision by the Minister of Environmental Affairs not to issue a permit. According to media reports, the auction, due to start today (Monday), has been delayed and will now start at 14h00 on Wednesday August 23.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rhino-horn-auction-all-about-profit-not-protection-nor-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Rhinos Africa buying or selling horn horn IFAW Illegal trade international trade John Hume rhino rhinoceros South Africa trade Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:57:45 +0000 Dr. Joseph Okori 112290 at http://www.ifaw.org India celebrates its wild elephants with Gaj Yatra http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/india-celebrates-its-wild-elephants-gaj-yatra <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">Aug 23 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="School children gather around Gaju, an inflatable Gaj Yatra mascot, at the Biodiversity Express during CBD. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/IFAW_WTI_Gaj_Yatra_Celebration_1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="School children gather around Gaju, an inflatable Gaj Yatra mascot, at the Biodiversity Express during the Convention on Biodiversity (CBD). ©IFAW-WTI" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/india-celebrates-its-wild-elephants-gaj-yatra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Elephants Dia Mirza elephant corridors Gaj Yatra IFAW Indian elephants International fund for animal welfare New Delhi Wildlife Trust of India WTI Tue, 22 Aug 2017 18:07:21 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 112348 at http://www.ifaw.org Endangered falcons released back to the Russian wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/whales/dr-maria-masha-n-vorontsova">Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova</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">Aug 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/oxkdVmOJvlI" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/endangered-falcons-released-back-russian-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Raptors bird rescue CITES Falcons gyrfalcons peregrine falcons raptor rescue raptors russia saker falcons Wildlife crime wildlife trade Tue, 22 Aug 2017 15:12:50 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 112340 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Rescue August 2017 http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/animal-rescue-august <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">Aug 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal Rescue August 2017</p> </div> Animal rescue Bears Big Cats Elephants Rhinos Tigers Whales Dogs & Cats animal rescue Other Tue, 22 Aug 2017 16:17:43 +0000 jhart@ifaw.org 112345 at http://www.ifaw.org New rescued elephant calf, Mkaliva, arrives at Zambia orphanage http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-rescued-elephant-calf-mkaliva-arrives-zambia-orphanage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/gail-a%E2%80%99brunzo">Gail A’Brunzo</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">Aug 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="New rescue, Mkaliva, receives treatment after her arrival at Lilayi Elephant Nursery and bonds with one of her keepers." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Zambia_elephant_orphan_IFAW-1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="New rescue, Mkaliva, receives treatment after her arrival at Lilayi Elephant Nursery and bonds with one of her keepers." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-rescued-elephant-calf-mkaliva-arrives-zambia-orphanage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants elephants GRI-Elephant Orphanage IFAW luangwa national park orphan animals poaching Zambia Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:58:02 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 112323 at http://www.ifaw.org Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-wild <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">Aug 21 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="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " alt="Rare, endangered gyrfalcons intercepted, rehabilitated and returned to the wild " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/falcon_300px.jpg?1503410881" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Fifteen rare falcons were rescued and rehabilitated in joint effort by <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a> (IFAW) and ANO &ldquo;Wild Animal Rescue Centre&rdquo; (WARC). The raptors are saker and gyrfalcon species. Nine endangered saker falcons were released on August, 3, 2017 in the protected nature territory &ldquo;Kisliukhinsky&rdquo; in Altai Region of Russia and on August 16, 2017, six rare gyrfalcons were released back to the wild in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rare-endangered-gyrfalcons-intercepted-rehabilitated-and-returned-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Animal rescue Falcons gyrfalcon illegal trafficking illegal wildlife trade raptor saker Wild Animal Rescue Centre Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:38:48 +0000 adintino 112330 at http://www.ifaw.org