http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/15 en WATCH: How animal welfare figures into the pursuit of happiness http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Fri, 11/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="343" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/PqvLLHsornk" width="610"></iframe></p> <p>There are many reasons why the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) rescues and protects animals around the globe.</p> <p>Populations careen toward extinction, and individual animals that are exploited, abused or neglected suffer terribly. This makes many people upset or at least gravely concerned, but how animal well-being affects us directly is hard to measure.</p> </div><div class="field field-type-emvideo field-field-embed-video"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="emvideo emvideo-video emvideo-youtube"><div id="media-youtube-1" class="media-youtube"> <div id="media-youtube-default-external-1"> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="292" width="460" data="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" id="media-youtube-default-external-object-1"> <param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/PqvLLHsornk&amp;amp;rel=0&amp;amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;amp;playerapiid=ytplayer&amp;amp;fs=1" /> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="sameDomain"/> <param name="quality" value="best"/> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"/> <param name="bgcolor" value="#FFFFFF"/> <param name="scale" value="noScale"/> <param name="salign" value="TL"/> <param name="FlashVars" value="playerMode=embedded" /> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" /> <!-- Fallback content --> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqvLLHsornk"><img src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/emvideo-youtube-fiUaCNtUAg0.jpg" alt="See video" title="See video" width="460" height="292" /></a> </object> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/watch-how-animal-welfare-figures-pursuit-happiness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy Animal welfare gnh gnp happiness slideshow value Video Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:08:05 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101728 at http://www.ifaw.org Training authorities in East Africa and the Arabian Peninsula to stop wildlife traffickers http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/wildlife-trade/kelvin-alie">Kelvin Alie</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, 11/18/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." class="caption" longdesc="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline Nyagah, Steve Njumbi, Beatrice Owayo and Isaac Peroh at the Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking workshop at the Friendship International Hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/IFAW%20EA%20Staff%2011_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 407px;" title="IFAW staff Samuel Matua, Jacqueline N</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/training-authorities-east-africa-and-arabian-peninsula-stop-wildlife-traffickers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority illegal wildlife trade Interpol workshop Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:39:29 +0000 Kelvin Alie 101971 at http://www.ifaw.org Helping future leaders better understand today’s web of illegal wildlife crime http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Mon, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) has been at the forefront of the fight against wildlife trade and uncovering the links it has to terrorism around the globe.</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/helping-future-leaders-better-understand-today%E2%80%99s-web-illegal-wildlife-crime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Political advocacy Elephants Rhinos Tigers Turtles fighting terrorism illeagal wildlife trade Interpol Ivory policy Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Azzedine Downes 101964 at http://www.ifaw.org The next ten years are the tipping point for the world’s wild places http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/next-ten-years-are-tipping-point-world%E2%80%99s-wild-places <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Mon, 11/17/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." class="caption" longdesc="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/elephants_11_17_14.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 429px;" title="Elephants need space for their survival but their habitats are becoming increasingly fragmented." />As the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) deliberations begin to unwind, there are a few messages coming out of this congress that are crystal clear.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/next-ten-years-are-tipping-point-world%E2%80%99s-wild-places" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wildlife trade Education Elephants climate change conservation elephants IUCN World Parks WPC Mon, 17 Nov 2014 21:14:41 +0000 Jason Bell 101970 at http://www.ifaw.org Reassuring start to World Parks Congress in Sydney http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/reassuring-start-world-parks-congress-sydney <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/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">Fri, 11/14/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to set the agenda for the conservation of the world’s parks." class="caption" longdesc="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to set the agenda for the conservation of the world’s parks." src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/iucn.jpg" style="float: left; margin: 20px 20px 20px 0px;" title="In Sydney, Australia the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Parks Congress aims to</p /> </p></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/reassuring-start-world-parks-congress-sydney" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education Political advocacy conference conservation IUCN parks Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:48:40 +0000 Jason Bell 101955 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal heroes from around the UK to receive awards http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0 <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, 10/21/2014</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>Animal heroes will tomorrow (Tuesday) receive prestigious awards for their outstanding work from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (<a href="http://www.ifaw.org/">www.ifaw.org</a>).</p> <p>IFAW&rsquo;s annual Animal Action Awards ceremony will be hosted at the House of Lords by Baroness Gale and presented by naturalist and broadcaster Bill Oddie.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-heroes-around-uk-receive-awar-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Seals Whales Animal rescue Wildlife trade Education Dogs & Cats Seals Whales aae animal action awards Animal Action Education Animal Heros companion animals dogs illegal wildlife trade otters rescue dog seals whales Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:12:10 +0000 adintino 101751 at http://www.ifaw.org