http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Northern Dogs Project helps dogs find a warm place this winter http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/northern-dogs-project-helps-dogs-find-warm-place-winter <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/janice-hannah">Janice Hannah</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, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project has been invited into communities to help individuals provide for their dogs." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project has been invited into communities to help individuals provide for their dogs." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_21_14_Poppet.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="IFAW’s Northern Dogs Project has been invited into communities to help individuals provide for their dogs." />It&rsquo;s only November but winter has definitely arrived in northern Canada.&nbsp; The thermometer is already on the minus side and </p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/northern-dogs-project-helps-dogs-find-warm-place-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats cold dog food keeping warm Northern Dogs Project winter Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:12:03 +0000 Janice Hannah 102072 at http://www.ifaw.org International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Trafficking http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-and-inter-agency-collaboration-essential-preventing-wildlife-trafficking <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, 11/21/2014</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="International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Trafficking " alt="International and Inter-agency Collaboration Essential to Preventing Wildlife Tr" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/PWT_300px.jpg?1416578168" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Extensive collaboration and cooperation at an international level are key ingredients in fighting wildlife trafficking wildlife law enforcers agreed at the conclusion of a training workshop to increase capacity and expertise in the Horn of Africa.</p> <p>The workshop began on Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and was hosted by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) in partnership with International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF), and Interpol.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/international-and-inter-agency-collaboration-essential-preventing-wildlife-trafficking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Primates Raptors Rhinos elephants illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory poaching rhinos wildlife trade wildlife trafficking Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:58:26 +0000 adintino 102062 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <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/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, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org South Africa, Rhino Poaching Hits Record Level http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-rhino-poaching-hits-record-level <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, 11/21/2014</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="South Africa, Rhino Poaching Hits Record Level" alt="South Africa, Rhino Poaching Hits Record Level" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/rhino_SA_300_2.jpg?1416577050" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Rhino poaching has hit record levels in South Africa with 1020 rhinoceros poached for their horn to date in 2014.</p> <p>The latest statistics were announced by the Department of Environmental Affairs earlier today in their monthly report on poaching of rhino, arrests of poachers, couriers and members of poaching syndicates. So far this year 344 people have been arrested in connection with crimes related to rhino poaching.</p> <p>The world famous Kruger National Park (KNP) has been the worst hit by poaching with 672 of its rhinos poached in the past 10 months.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/south-africa-rhino-poaching-hits-record-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Rhinos elephant ivory illegal wildlife trade Ivory KNP Kruger Natinal Park poaching rhino rhino horn rhino poaching wildlife trade Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:43:16 +0000 adintino 102061 at http://www.ifaw.org Dolphin re-stranding provides a second chance to live and learn http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/animal-rescue/kristen-pachett">Kristen Pachett</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">Thu, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." class="caption" longdesc="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/11_19_14_stranded.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="Back in September, an IFAW responder Nathan DiMartino cares for one of the dolphins." />On the first day of November, IFAW&rsquo;s Marine Mammal Rescue team responded to two live stranded Common dolphins in Wellfleet, MA.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/dolphin-re-stranding-provides-second-chance-live-and-learn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Dolphins animal rescue. Marine Mammal Rescue Cape Cod stranded dolphins tracking Wed, 19 Nov 2014 17:47:54 +0000 Kristen Pachett 102015 at http://www.ifaw.org Chinese cultural icons plead for the lives of elephants in media blitz http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-cultural-icons-plead-lives-elephants-media-blitz <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/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">Thu, 11/20/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Named “Asia’s Hero” by Time magazine in October 2005, Li Yuchun has made it her personal mission to speak up against elephant poaching and the ivory trade—the root cause of the slaughter. " class="caption" longdesc="Named “Asia’s Hero” by Time magazine in October 2005, Li Yuchun has made it her personal mission to speak up against elephant poaching and the ivory trade—the root cause of the slaughter.</p /> </em></p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/chinese-cultural-icons-plead-lives-elephants-media-blitz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants anti poaching China elephants Ivory poaching Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:58:28 +0000 Grace Ge Gabriel 102027 at http://www.ifaw.org