http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Door-to-door community dog rescuers play vital animal welfare role in Johannesburg http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/door-door-community-dog-rescuers-play-vital-animal-welfare-role-johannesburg <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/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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, 10/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Fistos is now a happy dog, thanks to Themba Buthelezi, a CLAW rescuer, who built a wire fence and provided a kennel. The dog’s owner – a sick, elderly woman—needed help in caring for her dog. Buthelezi still checks on Fistos regularly." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Fistos_after_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 384px;" title="Fistos is now a happy dog, thanks to Themba Buthelezi, a CLAW rescuer, who built a wire fence and provided a kennel. The dog’s owner – a sick, elderly woman—needed help in caring for her dog.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/door-door-community-dog-rescuers-play-vital-animal-welfare-role-johannesburg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats Africa claw community dogs johannesburg Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:51:19 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101748 at http://www.ifaw.org Still hope for wildlife after the 12th Convention on Biodiversity http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/still-hope-wildlife-after <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/elephants/peter-pueschel">Peter Pueschel</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, 10/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). Image: International Institute for Sustainable Development." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ifaw_cbd_team_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 391px;" title="Delegates from Jordan, Syria and Yemen in consultation with a participant from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/still-hope-wildlife-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy #cop12 biodiversity conservation convention Korea policy UN Wildlife Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:11 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101755 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org Michigan voters will consider two harmful wildlife measures on November 4th http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/michigan-voters-will-consider-two-harmful-wildlife-measures-november <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/wildlife-trade/carson-barylak">Carson Barylak</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">Mon, 10/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/gray_wolf_on_the_move_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 363px;" title="Wolf in Denali National Park, photo by Ken Miller - Wikipedia" /></p> <p>On November 4, Michigan voters will have an opportunity to weigh in on two measures&mdash; <strong>Proposals 1 and 2</strong>&mdash;that, if passed, would harm the state&rsquo;s small, vulnerable wolf population and prevent the public from weighing in on important wildlife protection and management decisions.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/michigan-voters-will-consider-two-harmful-wildlife-measures-november" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Wolves Wolves gray hunting legislation Michigan trophy Wolf Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:26:33 +0000 Carson Barylak 101746 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Soweto: community hears warnings on dog fighting's human and animal costs http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs <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/lisa-cant-haylett">Lisa Cant-Haylett</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">Mon, 10/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/CLAW_tent_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 461px;" title="CLAW’s tent at a Soweto community event addressed dog fighting’s human and animal costs." />Nthabiseng Raditapole, </em><em>Community Led Animal Welfare (CLAW) project Administrative Assistant and Education Officer, recently tackled the dog fighting issue at a community lifestyle expo in Soweto. She filed this report.</em></p> <p><strong><em>--LCH</em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-soweto-community-hears-warnings-dog-fightings-human-and-animal-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Education Dogs & Cats Africa claw dog Education fighting kids learners Soweto Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:52:39 +0000 Lisa Cant-Haylett 101747 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler <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">Fri, 10/17/2014</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="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" alt="IFAW partner Interpol on the hunt for suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/INTERPOL%20-%20IFAW_300px_0.jpg?1413564103" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Interpol, the world&rsquo;s largest international police organization is cracking down on wildlife criminals. Just this week, they issued a red notice alert &ndash; similar to an international arrest warrant - for suspected Kenyan ivory trafficker Feizal Ali Mohamed. He is accused of being the mastermind behind the slaughter of tens of thousands of elephants in Kenya.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-partner-interpol-hunt-suspected-kenyan-ivory-smuggler" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants elephants illeagal ivory trade Interpol Ivory Ivory poaching ivory smuggling Wildlife crime Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:44:17 +0000 adintino 101740 at http://www.ifaw.org