Press Content Pane http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/press/rss.xml/1 en IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-relief-work-animals-begins-malawi <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, 02/23/2015</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="IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi " alt="IFAW Relief Work for Animals Begins in Malawi " src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Floods_300px.jpg?1424715579" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Week one, and relief efforts to save thousands of animals in flood ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, have kicked off successfully with nearly 3,500 animals vaccinated to protect them from disease. In the coming weeks the <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team intends to vaccinate 10,000 livestock for diseases commonly caused by flooding; a rabies vaccination for dogs and cats is being conducted in affected villages.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/ifaw-relief-work-animals-begins-malawi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal rescue companion animals cyclonic rains Disaster Responce Team Livestock Malawi Mon, 23 Feb 2015 18:13:24 +0000 adintino 103028 at http://www.ifaw.org Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/training-africa%E2%80%99s-law-enforcers-targeting-illegal-ivory-trade <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">Fri, 02/20/2015</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="Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade" alt="Training Africa’s Law Enforcers, Targeting Illegal Ivory Trade" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/elephant_tusk_300px.jpg?1424454760" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Law enforcers from Malawi and Zambia gathered in Lusaka this week to participate in a high level training exercise aimed to ensure their success in targeting ivory retailers and thus disrupting the grisly ivory supply chain.</p> <p>The training was funded by <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> and conducted by INTERPOL in cooperation with the Zambian Wildlife Authority (ZAWA).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/training-africa%E2%80%99s-law-enforcers-targeting-illegal-ivory-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Wildlife trade Elephants illeagal wildlife trade illegal ivory trade Ivory ivory trade Malawi Zambia Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:53:24 +0000 adintino 103014 at http://www.ifaw.org Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants <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">Wed, 02/11/2015</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="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" alt="Wildlife Advocates Seek Endangered Listing for African Elephants" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Amboseli%20NP_300px_6.jpg?1423673643" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p align="center" style="margin-left:.25in;"><em>&ndash; Groups say uplisting species under Endangered Species Act is important tool to fight ivory trade &ndash;</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/wildlife-advocates-seek-endangered-listing-african-elephants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Political advocacy Elephants African elephants elephants Endangered Species Act threatened Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:01:34 +0000 adintino 102903 at http://www.ifaw.org Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102888 <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">Tue, 02/10/2015</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="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" alt="Malawi Floods – IFAW Relief Effort to Save Thousands of Stranded Animals" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/Malawi_Flood_300px.jpg?1423586861" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>A relief effort to save thousands of farm and companion animals stranded by extreme flooding in cyclone ravaged Malawi, Southern Africa, begins in the worst hit region today.</p> <p>An <a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">IFAW (International Fund for Animal Welfare)</a> led Disaster Response Team of international and local vets and para vets, departed for Nsanje District today where urgent action is needed to save farm animals that survived the devastating flooding caused by Tropical Cyclone&rsquo;s Bansi and Chedza in the past month.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102888" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Dogs & Cats companion animals disaster farm animals floods IFAW Disaster Response Team Malawi Malawi Floods Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:40:32 +0000 adintino 102888 at http://www.ifaw.org EU Commission releases amended EU seal products regulations http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102858 <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">Fri, 02/06/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>The EU Commission today released an amended version of the EU regulations on seal products. The EU trade regulation on seals had to be revised in response to the findings of a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body decision. IFAW (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org">International Fund for Animal Welfare</a>) is pleased that the changes maintain the impact of the EU ban on seal products while ensuring that Inuit populations in Canada and Greenland maintain their right to sell seal products from traditional hunts.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102858" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seals Political advocacy Seals ban on seal products EU Commission EU seal trade seal hunting seal trade seals culled seals Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:06:59 +0000 adintino 102858 at http://www.ifaw.org IFAW Statement on Congress’ Passage of Keystone XL Bill http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102806 <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">Fri, 01/30/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Jeff Flocken, North America Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement regarding the passage of S.1. the &ldquo;Keystone XL Pipeline Act&rdquo;:</p> <p>&nbsp;&ldquo;Building Keystone XL means sacrificing our global climate, wildlife, and public health for the benefit of foreign oil corporations. Congress has made a huge mistake in rushing approval of this dangerous project.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/node/102806" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Political advocacy Keystone XL Pipeline Act tar sand mining Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:53:36 +0000 adintino 102806 at http://www.ifaw.org