http://www.ifaw.org/africa/theme/everything/rss.xml/124/15 en Spreading tiger awareness in remote Russia http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spreading-tiger-awareness-remote-russia <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/tigers/ekaterina-blidchenko">Ekaterina Blidchenko</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, 01/18/2016</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/01_18_16_tiger_aware.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 434px;" /></p> <p>The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is raising awareness of the success of the Amur tiger rehabilitation project in the residential communities that are closest to these released tigers.</p> <p>Our route started in Blagoveshchensk (Amur Region) and proceeded to the village of Blagoslavennoe (Jewish Autonomous Region). We were able to visit eight communities (two towns, two urban-type settlements and four villages).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spreading-tiger-awareness-remote-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tigers Education Tigers art children Education learn russia school students teachers Fri, 15 Jan 2016 22:18:03 +0000 Ekaterina Blidchenko 106493 at http://www.ifaw.org Bhutan “happiness” conference: True well-being for animals, people http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/bhutan-%E2%80%9Chappiness%E2%80%9D-conference-true-well-being-animals-people <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/conservation/beth-allgood">Beth Allgood</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, 11/18/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="How much do animals contribute to happiness?" class="caption" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_18_15_happiness.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 405px;" title="How much do animals contribute to happiness?" />Can you think of a time that an animal made you happy?&nbsp; Maybe it was snuggling with your own dog or cat, hearing a familiar bird song while hiking in the woods, or seeing wildlife roaming free on the plains of your own or a foreign country?</p> <p>How exactly can an economic system value that happy experience?</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/bhutan-%E2%80%9Chappiness%E2%80%9D-conference-true-well-being-animals-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Conservation Elephants Education Political advocacy Elephants animals Bhutan GDP Gross National Happiness happiness money quality of life smiles well being Tue, 17 Nov 2015 19:49:03 +0000 Beth Allgood 105889 at http://www.ifaw.org Spreading animal welfare education around Moscow http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spreading-animal-welfare-education-around-moscow <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/about-us/whales/elena-zharkova">Elena Zharkova</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, 11/17/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/11_17_15_russia_aae.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 344px;" />&ldquo;Mospriroda,&rdquo; a state institution that oversees all 20 natural parks and 10 eco-centers within the Russian capital, is a perfect partner for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).</p> <p>In August I presented &ldquo;Animal Action Week&rdquo; to the heads and staff of eco-centers, and then my colleagues and myself gave two lectures at the Kuskovo eco-center (focused on wildlife trade and rehabilitation of orphaned wildlife, respectively).</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/spreading-animal-welfare-education-around-moscow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education children class Education event learning russia school Tue, 17 Nov 2015 17:24:28 +0000 Elena Zharkova 105888 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Action Education Brochure http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/animal-action-education-brochure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-label">Staff member:&nbsp;</div> <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-label">Publication Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 11/05/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><div> For more than two decades, the International Fund for Animal Welfare - IFAW has joined with educators, parents and celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio to bring our free Animal Action Education programme to classrooms, youth groups and families worldwide.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> Today, the Animal Action Education programme educates and inspires more than 5 million educators and young people in dozens of countries each year to respect and protect animals and their habitats.</div> <div> &nbsp;</div> <div> </div></div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/resource-centre/animal-action-education-brochure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education aae children Education lesson plans Fact Sheets Thu, 05 Nov 2015 19:26:19 +0000 Nancy Barr 105746 at http://www.ifaw.org Animal Action Award winners inspire http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-action-award-winners-inspire <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/philip-mansbridge">Philip Mansbridge</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, 10/21/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p><img alt="" src="http://d2mlnkprj9wd81.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/wordpress/image/10_21_15_animalactionawards.jpg" style="width: 610px; height: 461px;" />As someone who has loved animals since as long as I could walk, I realise how lucky I am to be working within the animal welfare sector and knowing that I can use my skills and experience every day to help animals in need in the UK and internationally.</p> </div><p><a href="http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/animal-action-award-winners-inspire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dogs & Cats Animal rescue Education Dogs & Cats animal action awards Animal welfare bill oddie house of lords prestigious United Kingdom Wed, 21 Oct 2015 16:44:38 +0000 Philip Mansbridge 105614 at http://www.ifaw.org Celebrating Wildlife Week in India http://www.ifaw.org/africa/news/celebrating-wildlife-week-india <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/africa/node/64646">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">Mon, 10/19/2015</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="node-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="position: relative; 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