http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en So this is how South Africa values its rhinos? http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/so-how-south-africa-values-its-rhinos <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/jason-bell">Jason Bell</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">Tue, 09/02/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="A white rhino calf stands beside its grazing mother in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. © IFAW/J. Hrusa" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Rhino_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 425px;" title="A white rhino calf stands beside its grazing mother in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. © IFAW/J. Hrusa" />We have grown weary of South Africa&rsquo;s Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa&rsquo;s weak argument that South Africa, through its Constitution, aspires to protect rhinos through a philosophy of sustainable utilisation of natural resources.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/so-how-south-africa-values-its-rhinos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Rhinos government policy rhino horn rhino horn trade South Africa Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:46:09 +0000 Jason Bell 101293 at http://www.ifaw.org World of Animals Issue 19 http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/resource-centre/world-animals-iss-1 <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">Mon, 09/01/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-woa-link"> <div class="field-label">World Of Animals Book Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa19/woa_us/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.ifaw.org/sites/default/files/publications/woa/woa19/woa_us/index.html</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>World of Animals Issue 19</p> </div> Whales Whales World of Animals Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:29:59 +0000 jjones 101236 at http://www.ifaw.org Counting elephant carcasses is not enough http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/counting-elephant-carcasses-not-enough <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/node/2739">James Kinney</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, 08/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephant expert vet, Sharon Redrobe, left, and IFAW's Celine Sissler-Bienvenu, right, examine a poached elephant in Bouba Ndjida National Park, Cameroon. © IFAW/ J. Landry" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Poached_elephant_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 468px;" title="Elephant expert vet, Sharon Redrobe, left, and IFAW's Celine Sissler-Bienvenu, right, examine a poached elephant in Bouba Ndjida National Park, Cameroon. © IFAW/ J.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/counting-elephant-carcasses-not-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants elephant population Ivory poaching Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:57:31 +0000 James Kinney 101232 at http://www.ifaw.org Treasured to death http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/treasured-death <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-lafontaine">Peter LaFontaine</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, 08/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Read Treasured to Death using the link below, and make sure to visit IFAW.org/stopwildlifecrime for other educational resources including infographics, reports, factsheets and articles on the illegal wildlife trade." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/20140610AHKG15a_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 409px;" title="Read Treasured to Death using the link below, and make sure to visit IFAW.org/stopwildlifecrime for other educational resources including infographics, reports, factsheets and articles on the illegal wildlife trade." />The latest issue of the Americ</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/treasured-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Political advocacy Elephants CITES DC elephants illegal Ivory law policy trade Wildlife Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:02:24 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 101229 at http://www.ifaw.org Nestlé announces commitment to animal welfare http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nestl%C3%A9-announces-commitment-animal-welfare <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">Thu, 08/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Times are changing. As a representative of Nestl&eacute;&mdash;one of the world&rsquo;s largest food companies with operations in 86 countries&mdash;acknowledged last week, consumers are increasingly invested in the welfare of the animals that produce their food.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/business/nestle-moves-toward-humane-treatment-of-animals-at-its-suppliers.html" target="_blank">A story</a> in <em>The New York Times</em> noted that Nestl&eacute; would implement the following changes to its supplier practices:</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/nestl%C3%A9-announces-commitment-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy farm animal farm animal cruelty humane supplier practices Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:23:42 +0000 Carson Barylak 101294 at http://www.ifaw.org Federal agencies limit Endangered Species Act protections http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/federal-agencies-limit-endangered-species-act-protections <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">Thu, 08/28/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="An endangered hawksbill sea turtle." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/Turtle_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 436px;" title="An endangered hawksbill sea turtle." />This blog one in an ongoing series of intermittent analyses of the United States&rsquo; Endangered Species Act. --ED</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/federal-agencies-limit-endangered-species-act-protections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Act endangered fish fisheries marine National service Services species U.S. US policy Wildlife Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:11:05 +0000 Carson Barylak 101230 at http://www.ifaw.org