http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1 en Barbary macaque protection begins with first-ever wildlife trade training in Morocco http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/barbary-macaque-protection-begins-first-ever-wildlife-trade-training-morocco <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/dr-elsayed-ahmed-mohamed">Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed</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">Apr 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/BarbaryMacaqueWithBaby%20%281%29.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 406px;" title="A training in Morocco, home of the endangered Barbary macaque, will help wildlife enforcement officials detect and interdict illegal wildlife products and smuggled animals before they cross borders." /></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/barbary-macaque-protection-begins-first-ever-wildlife-trade-training-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Wildlife trade Abderrahim Houmy Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:27:24 +0000 Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed 111167 at http://www.ifaw.org First-ever training to prevent illegal wildlife trade in Morocco http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-ever-training-prevent-illegal-wildlife-trade-morocco <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">Apr 25 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="First-ever training to prevent illegal wildlife trade in Morocco" alt="First-ever training to prevent illegal wildlife trade in Morocco" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/BarbaryMacaqueWithBaby-300px.jpg?1493146212" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A specialized training of enforcement authorities in the prevention of wildlife trafficking is being carried out from April 24<sup>th</sup> to 28<sup>th</sup> by the High Commissioner for Waters and Forests and the Fight against Desertification of Morocco and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) in Tangiers, Kingdom of Morocco.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/first-ever-training-prevent-illegal-wildlife-trade-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Political advocacy Primates barbary macaques Exotic pet trade illegal wildlife trafficking primatesCITES Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:51:56 +0000 adintino 111173 at http://www.ifaw.org Reflections on DC, Boston, and Cape Cod's Marches for Science http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/reflections-dc-boston-and-cape-cods-marches-science <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">Apr 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="345" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/b4HIIHoNODY" width="610"></iframe></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/reflections-dc-boston-and-cape-cods-marches-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Political advocacy climate change Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:32:21 +0000 Peter LaFontaine 111169 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating World Penguin Day with Original Penguin http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-world-penguin-day-original-penguin <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/political-advocacy/erica-martin">Erica Martin</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">Apr 25 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="345" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/E_SX-gi0t60" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>Penguins make you smile. They just do. So when our friends at Original Penguin suggested teaming up on a project for World Penguin Day, we got happy feet.</p> <p>Comedy genius <a href="https://twitter.com/LamorneMorris">Lamorne Morris</a> (from the hit sitcom <em>New Girl</em>) added his talent and we ended up with penguin gold!</p> <p>But this World Penguin Day, we are asking you to do a little more than just smile.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-world-penguin-day-original-penguin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue Penguins Chick Bolstering Project Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:24:39 +0000 Erica Martin 111174 at http://www.ifaw.org Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cheetah-cubs-rescued-illegal-wildlife-trade-somaliland <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">Apr 24 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="225" title="Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland " alt="Cheetah Cubs Rescued from Illegal Wildlife Trade in Somaliland " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IMG-20170420-WA0010_300px_0.jpg?1493047472" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Nine cheetah cubs and one sub-adult were confiscated from illegal wildlife traders by the Somaliland Ministry of Environment and Rural Development (MoERD) with assistance from Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) in El Sheik and Wajel, respectively, on 19 April.</p> <p>The cubs were destined for the Arabian Peninsula where the illegal market for pet cheetahs is estimated at 300 animals per year. The three youngest cubs were found in extremely poor health, and every effort is being made to save them.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/cheetah-cubs-rescued-illegal-wildlife-trade-somaliland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Big Cats cheetah CITES Exotic pet trade exotic pets ilegal wildlife trade live animal trade trafficker wildlife trade Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:08:19 +0000 adintino 111149 at http://www.ifaw.org Marine scientist advocates for positive change in and out of office http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/marine-scientist-advocates-positive-change-and-out-office <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/misty-niemeyer">Misty Niemeyer</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">Apr 21 2017</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/MarchforScienceFalmouth_FINAL.png" style="width: 610px; height: 458px;" title="The author is one of the organizers of the Falmouth March for Science, which takes place tomorrow at 2pm on the Town Green in Falmouth, MA." /></p> <p>I am a biologist.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/marine-scientist-advocates-positive-change-and-out-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Falmouth March for Science MMRR Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:30:02 +0000 Misty Niemeyer 111130 at http://www.ifaw.org