http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124 en Recommendations to Convention on Biological Diversity CoP 13 http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/recommendations-convention-biological-diversity-cop <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/elephants/dr-akram-darwich">Dr. Akram Darwich</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, 12/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW is advocating at the Convention on Biological Diversity CoP 13 for decisions that align with our guiding principles and solutions." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_09_16_cbd3.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="IFAW is advocating at the Convention on Biological Diversity CoP 13 for decisions that align with our guiding principles and solutions." />This week the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) Conference of the Parties (CoP) opened debate on a wide range of proposals intended to protect biodiversity and ensure its sustainable use</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/recommendations-convention-biological-diversity-cop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Wildlife trade Dolphins Whales cancun conference COP13 Mexico Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:16:14 +0000 Dr. Akram Darwich 109951 at http://www.ifaw.org Rehabilitated Amur tiger Zolushka has shed her tracking collar http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-zolushka-has-shed-her-tracking-collar <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Fri, 12/09/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_09_16_zolushka_update.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Zolushka caught on a camera trap at the Bastak Reserve without her radio collar. ©Bastak Nature Reserve" /></p> <p>After three and a half years of wearing a sturdy leather collar equipped with a radio transmitter, Zolushka is free from the encumbrance.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/rehabilitated-amur-tiger-zolushka-has-shed-her-tracking-collar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Animal rescue Tigers Big Cats Tigers amur big cats family release russia stripes Tiger tiger cubs wild Zolushka Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:22:17 +0000 Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova 109950 at http://www.ifaw.org Cutie endures illness, injury before finding forever home http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cutie-endures-illness-injury-finding-forever-home <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/dogs-cats/christina-pretorius">Christina Pretorius</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, 12/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Cutie, when she arrived at the center, suffered from debilitating mange." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cutiet1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Cutie, when she arrived at the center, suffered from debilitating mange." />This story comes to us from Brian Bergman, Head Veterinarian at the Mdzananda Animal Clinic.&mdash;CP</em></p> <p>Cutie has suffered through a lot, much of which has challenged her chances of ever being adopted.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cutie-endures-illness-injury-finding-forever-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats cutie dog fur injured johannesburg mange South Africa stray street dog Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:21:26 +0000 Christina Pretorius 109944 at http://www.ifaw.org From CITES to CBD: Youth Forum delegates shine http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/cats-and-dogs/nancy-barr">Nancy Barr</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, 12/08/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a href="/node/109060" target="_blank"><img alt="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with IFAW Director of Education and Social Change Nancy Barr" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_08_16_cbdside1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Josephine Crouch and Cécile Tang with the author." />Delegates from the Youth Forum for People and Wildlife</a> , held just before the CITES conference of the parties a few months ago, are now making their presence at Cancun&#39;s United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity CoP13.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/cites-cbd-youth-forum-delegates-shine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Big Cats Dolphins Elephants Penguins Polar Bears Rhinos Tigers Turtles Whales biology change climate conference ecology ecosystem speices student youth forum Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:37:44 +0000 Nancy Barr 109945 at http://www.ifaw.org Q&A: World of Animals 2016 calendar photo contest winner http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/qa-world-animals <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Wed, 12/07/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><a data-flickr-embed="true" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/animalrescueblog/albums/72157677454979466" title="Contest Winner"><img alt="Contest Winner" height="343" src="https://c8.staticflickr.com/6/5596/31375257551_17fd70fa35_z.jpg" width="610" /></a></p> <script async src="//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js" charset="utf-8"></script> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/qa-world-animals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Big Cats Elephants Africa beautiful contest image interview photographer picture Wildlife winner Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:27:39 +0000 Erica Martin 109940 at http://www.ifaw.org The making of an elite force: Kasungu’s Commando Unit http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/mike-labuschagne">Mike Labuschagne</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, 12/06/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/12_06_16_commando1.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 343px;" title="Equipping our rangers is an essential element of creating the team,” says Clifford Mwale, a ranger who quickly rose to a leadership position within the Kasungu Commando Unit." />Poaching has left Kasungu National Park Malawi&rsquo;s most depleted eco-system.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/making-elite-force-kasungu%E2%80%99s-commando-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants Rhinos crime criminal elite team gun Kasungu military network Park poaching training Mon, 05 Dec 2016 22:16:21 +0000 Mike Labuschagne 109916 at http://www.ifaw.org