http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Spotlight Russia: Success! ‘Class of 2014’ bears released back to Russian wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-russia-success-%E2%80%98class <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">Mon, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Bears Nestor and Nafanya dash out of their transport crates to a life in the wild." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Bear_Release_IFAW_N-Nafanya_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 306px;" title="Bears Nestor and Nafanya dash out of their transport crates to a life in the wild." />The post below comes in to us from IFAW Russia Office staff member Mila Danilova.<strong> -- MV</strong></em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-russia-success-%E2%80%98class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Bears bear cubs The Orphan Bears Rehabilitation Center Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:15:45 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 101471 at http://www.ifaw.org Progress on elephant protection at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york <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">Mon, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes, IFAW President and Chief Executive Officer (far left), sits on a discussion panel during the 2013 Clinton Global Inituative annual meeting to discuss the three year commitment to help stop the poaching of African elephants for their ivory. c.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/progress-elephant-protection-clinton-global-initiative-new-york" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Africa CGI Clinton cooperation elephants Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:12:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101462 at http://www.ifaw.org When it comes to community dog ownership, paying close attention pays off http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/when-it-comes-community-dog-ownership-paying-close-attention-pays <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">Mon, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Can you tell whether these dogs are strays or locally owned? Knowing the difference helps local dog management efforts. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Dogs_truck_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 281px;" title="Can you tell whether these dogs are strays or locally owned? Knowing the difference helps local dog management efforts. " /></p> <p>Working on humane dog management with communities who are generally underserviced means a couple of things.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/when-it-comes-community-dog-ownership-paying-close-attention-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Dogs & Cats Canada community dogs veterinary Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:56:59 +0000 Janice Hannah 101401 at http://www.ifaw.org Don’t forget this World Rhino Day that killing isn’t conservation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/don%E2%80%99t-forget-world-rhino-day-killing-isn%E2%80%99t-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/wildlife-trade/jeffrey-flocken">Jeffrey Flocken</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, 09/22/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A black rhino at night in the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/rhino-night_026-KWS_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="A black rhino at night in the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary." /></p> <p><strong>Today we celebrate World Rhino Day, an annual celebration of the five species we know for their distinctive rough skin and horns. </strong></p> <p>Despite their tough exterior and their formidable size, all five species of rhinos are classified as Endangered under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/don%E2%80%99t-forget-world-rhino-day-killing-isn%E2%80%99t-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos Africa auction black Club rhino safari USFWS Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:02:41 +0000 Jeffrey Flocken 101465 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Dvůr Králové rhino horn burning ceremony http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-dv%C5%AFr-kr%C3%A1lov%C3%A9-rhino-horn-burning-ceremony <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">Sun, 09/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="458" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Ezwi-LYTcd8" width="610"></iframe></p> <p><strong>Stringent action is needed urgently, as to say we are now &ldquo;at the 11 hour to save the rhinos&rdquo; is not an over-estimation.&nbsp; </strong></p> <p>Already we have lost at least 769 rhinos so far this year in South Africa, and there is no indication that the rhino poaching crisis is coming under control. It is very encouraging to see the broad, perhaps unique range of partners coming together here.&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-dv%C5%AFr-kr%C3%A1lov%C3%A9-rhino-horn-burning-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos burn ceremony crime Czech rhino Slovakia video Wildlife Video Mon, 22 Sep 2014 01:01:34 +0000 Peter Pueschel 101464 at http://www.ifaw.org Granting new life to some special chimps http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/granting-new-life-some-special-chimps <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">Fri, 09/19/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Harper is now oh so happy. c. Chimp Haven" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Harperohsohappy_AF_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 433px;" title="Harper is now oh so happy. c. Chimp Haven" /></p> <p>The pictures you see of these amazing and incredibly intelligent individual animals are just four of the over two hundred chimpanzees now in&nbsp;the care of the staff at Chimp Haven, an IFAW grantee in Louisianna.</p> <p><strong>I think the pictures speak for themselves.</strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/granting-new-life-some-special-chimps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Political advocacy Primates chimp medical rehabilitation Research Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:57:39 +0000 Gail A’Brunzo 101460 at http://www.ifaw.org