http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/theme/everything/rss.xml/1/15 en Refresher training reinforces Bhutanese rangers’ steely resolve to combat illegal wildlife trade http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade <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">Thu, 10/16/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><em><img alt="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW-WTI-Classroom_Bhutan-Rangers-training_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 341px;" title="Bhutanese rangers engage in interactive training during their refresher course." />Editor&rsquo;s note: Jose Louies, Wildlife Trust of India&rsquo;s Assistant Manager, Enforcement Assistance and Law filed this report about this recent ranger refresher training.</em></p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/refresher-training-reinforces-bhutanese-rangers%E2%80%99-steely-resolve-combat-illegal-wildlife-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Bhutan crime IFAW-WTI ranger training Wildlife Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:23:32 +0000 James Kinney 101717 at http://www.ifaw.org New honorary board member Jane Goodall will help us stay true http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true <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">Wed, 10/15/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/azzedine_downes_janes_goodall_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 453px;" title="Azzedine Downes and Jane Goodall at her 80th birthday celebration event in San Francisco, CA, April, 2014." />With all her wisdom and passion on a wide range of fronts, it is no surprise that Dr. Jane Goodall is the most preeminent voice in the animal welfare movement.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/new-honorary-board-member-jane-goodall-will-help-us-stay-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants Primates board elephants goodall honorary jane Tanzania Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:39:43 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101659 at http://www.ifaw.org Spotlight India: workshops help Assamese women further develop weaving skills http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-workshops-help-assamese-women-further-develop-weaving-skills <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">Wed, 10/08/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Eight women weavers, carefully selected from among the beneficiaries of the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) Greater Manas green livelihoods project, were participating in an intensive three-week training workshop." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IMG_1090_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 339px;" title="Eight women weavers, carefully selected from among the beneficiaries of the International Fund for Animal Welfare-Wildlife Trust of India (IFAW-WTI) Greater Manas green livelihoods project, were participating in an in</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/spotlight-india-workshops-help-assamese-women-further-develop-weaving-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Elephants Assam development elephants India tigers women Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:22:04 +0000 Rupa Gandhi Chaudhary 101638 at http://www.ifaw.org Why we raise bees at our headquarters http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-we-raise-bees-our-headquarters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/executive-leadership/phyllis-bayer">Phyllis Bayer</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, 10/07/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="There are half as many beekeepers as there were two decades ago, and the remaining beekeepers are mostly large-scale pollination services with thousands of hives and millions of bees. " class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/ifaw_hq_bees_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 388px;" title="There are half as many beekeepers as there were two decades ago, and the remaining beekeepers are mostly large-scale pollination services with thousands of hives and millions of bees. © v.slowek" />Global plant pollination is in decline.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/why-we-raise-bees-our-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education beekeeping bees ccd collapse colony honey keeper pollination Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:06:49 +0000 Phyllis Bayer 101627 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating the expansion of educational offerings on World Animal Day http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day <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">Sat, 10/04/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/cc_image_web.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 351px;" title="Download IFAW Climate Change &amp; Animals materials using the link below." />When I was younger, I pored over volumes of Encyclopedia Britannica to peer into animal worlds that I could not experience personally. The knowledge I gained formed a lifelong appreciation for nature and the animals that live within it.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/celebrating-expansion-educational-offerings-world-animal-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Bears Big Cats Dogs & Cats Dolphins Elephants Foxes Penguins Polar Bears Primates Raptors Rhinos Seals Tigers Turtles Whales Wolves bears change climate Education environment whales Fri, 03 Oct 2014 18:08:29 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101615 at http://www.ifaw.org Tiger Day on its way to becoming a traditional event in Far East Russia http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-russia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/united-states/about-us/cats-and-dogs/anna-fillipova">Anna Filippova</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">Mon, 09/29/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>This year, Tiger Day in the Russian Far East took place for the 15<sup>th</sup> time on September 28, 2014. I personally participated in the event in 2007 for the first time.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/news/tiger-day-its-way-becoming-traditional-event-far-east-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Tigers Amur tigers Tiger Day 2014 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:45:25 +0000 Anna Filippova 101539 at http://www.ifaw.org