http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Rescued elephant calf reunited with mother http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-elephant-calf-reunited-mother <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">May 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="An elephant calf struggles to get out of a water tank near a village near the outer edge of Pakke Tiger Reserve in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_22_17_mother_calf.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 397px;" title="An elephant calf struggles to get out of a water tank near a village near the outer edge of Pakke Tiger Reserve in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/rescued-elephant-calf-reunited-mother" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Animal rescue Elephants baby calf drown elephant India mother rescue trapped Mon, 22 May 2017 20:41:44 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 111495 at http://www.ifaw.org WATCH: Eighth rehabilitated tiger released into wild http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-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">May 22 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/mWVtFNEko3Y" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Vladik, an Amur tiger rehabilitated at PRNCO Tiger Center, was released recently into the wild in Bikin National Park&rsquo;s Primorsky Krai region. According to the winter survey there are no resident male tigers in the area, and Vladik can claim the territory.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/watch-eighth-rehabilitated-tiger-released-wild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur Borya Filippa russia Siberian stripe Svetlana Tiger Vladik Video Mon, 22 May 2017 17:32:38 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 111487 at http://www.ifaw.org Protecting endangered wildlife through landscape conservation http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/protecting-endangered-wildlife-through-landscape-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/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">May 19 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/Artboard%201-100.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" />It&rsquo;s a fact: Mother Earth is in trouble, and it is the fault of humans.</p> <p>Science tells us we are experiencing a &ldquo;sixth mass extinction on Earth,&rdquo; a large-scale die-off of plants and animals, largely due to human interference.</p> <p>This Endangered Species Day, it&rsquo;s time to look to ourselves to find the big and little solutions that will, at the very least, slow the demise of so many of the creatures that share this planet we all call home.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/protecting-endangered-wildlife-through-landscape-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Rhinos conserve landscape pangolin protect species Thu, 18 May 2017 19:59:09 +0000 Azzedine Downes 111453 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight Uganda: Wildlife crime capacity building for the judiciary http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-uganda-wildlife-crime-capacity-building-judiciary <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/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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">May 17 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Judicial officers, prosecutors and members of Uganda’s police and customs authority worked together through case studies and content development to strengthen their collaborative approach to stopping wildlife criminals." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/07_06_16_uganda.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Judicial officers, prosecutors and members of Uganda’s police and customs authority worked together through case studies and content development to strengthen their collaborative approach to stopping wildlife criminals." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-uganda-wildlife-crime-capacity-building-judiciary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats Elephants Raptors Africa illegal Ivory Judge law poaching smuggling Uganda Wildlife Wed, 06 Jul 2016 12:51:27 +0000 Kelvin Alie 108065 at http://www.ifaw.org European Commission guidance: No more raw ivory exports http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/european-commission-guidance-no-more-raw-ivory-exports <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/eleonora-panella">Eleonora Panella</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">May 16 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Ivory tusks and worked products in Europe" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/05_16_17_eu_rawivory.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Ivory tusks and worked products in Europe" /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/european-commission-guidance-no-more-raw-ivory-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Elephants Elephants carved China elephant Europe Ivory kill poaching trade tusk Tue, 16 May 2017 20:44:37 +0000 Eleonora Panella 111393 at http://www.ifaw.org UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife Cases in Uganda http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/uwa-conservation-partners-engage-judicial-officers-raise-profile-wildlife-cases-uganda <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">May 16 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="200" title="UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife Cases in Uganda" alt="UWA, Conservation Partners Engage Judicial Officers to Raise Profile of Wildlife" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DSC_0254_300px.jpg?1494944913" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><strong><em>African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) host workshop with Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) to sensitize key judicial officials on the nature and extent of wildlife crimes in the country. </em></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/uwa-conservation-partners-engage-judicial-officers-raise-profile-wildlife-cases-uganda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants Elephants combatting wildlife trafficking illegal ivory illegal wildlife trade pangolin scales poaching Wildlife crime Tue, 16 May 2017 14:35:44 +0000 adintino 111392 at http://www.ifaw.org